Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Monday, February 22, 2021
Two Seriously Injured in Blast on Chinese Bulk Carrier Off Gibraltar
An investigation is underway into an explosion aboard a bulk carrier of Gibraltar that resulted in serious injuries to two crew members. The explosion occurred on board the Hong Kong-flagged...
Friday, February 19, 2021
Commercial Fishing Vessel Burning at Tacoma, Washington Pier
A fire continues to burn on board a 225-foot fishing vessel docked at the Port of Tacoma in Washington as multiple agencies including the Coast Guard continue to respond to...
Monday, February 15, 2021
Fire on Offshore Supply Vessel Kills Three Off India
Three crew members of an offshore supply vessel were killed in a fire on board the vessel off the coast of Mumbai, India on Saturday. The fire was reported in...
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Four Rescued from Burning Fishing Vessel Off Alabama
The U.S. Coast rescued four people Monday after their commercial fishing vessel caught fire near Fort Morgan, Alabama. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report around 6:45 p.m....
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Crude Oil Tanker Suffers Engine Room Fire Off Taiwan
A Liberian-flagged tanker has suffered an engine fire off Orchid Island, Taiwan, prompting a helicopter rescue by authorities. The Taiwanese Coast Guard Administration reports that the MT Marquessa reported the...
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Sunday, August 23, 2020
Pollution and Salvage Response Continues After Dredging Vessel Fire in Corpus Christi
The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies continue pollution and salvage response for the dredging vessel Waymon L Boyd in Corpus Christi, Texas. Dive and salvage operations commenced at approximately...
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Major Tanker Fire After Collision With Barge Near Shanghai
At 03:39 local time this morning the 308 foot (94m) tanker Long Qing 1 with approximately 3000 tons of fuel on board collided with a sand barge about 1.5 nautical...
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Thursday, December 12, 2019
One Dead After Fire on Russia’s Only Aircraft Carrier
MOSCOW, Dec 12 (Reuters) – At least one military serviceman was killed and 12 people were injured by a fire at Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, Russian news...
Monday, August 12, 2019
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Hong Kong-Flagged Tanker Hit By Second Fire in Months Off New York
The U.S. Coast Guard is coordinating the response to an engine room fire aboard the Hong Kong-flagged tanker Amber Bay which broke out as the ship was departing the New...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Maersk Says New Dangerous Goods Guidelines to Improve Containership Safety After Maersk Honam Fire
The world’s top shipping line Maersk has implemented new guidelines on the stowage of dangerous goods after a review of its safety procedures in the aftermath of the devastating Maersk...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Burning Container Ship Grounds, Partially Sinks Off India
Things are not looking up for an Indian containership which suffered an explosion and fire more than three weeks ago in the Bay of Bengal off the east coast of...
Monday, June 18, 2018
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Containership Abandoned in Bay of Bengal Due to Major Fire
The Indian Coast Guard has rescued all 22 crew member of a containership following a major fire aboard the vessel while about 50 miles off the coast of India in...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Self-Igniting Charcoal ID’d as Source of Two Containership Fires
Investigators in Germany are calling on the International Maritime Organization to update regulations related to the carriage of charcoal cargoes in containers after separate fires on board two containerships. In...
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