Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Accidents

Livestock Carrier Catches Fire Off Spain

A fire on board a Togo-flagged livestock carrier has been extinguished after burning off Spain’s Port of Tarragona. The fire was reported on board the MV Elbeik last Friday as...

August 10, 2021
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Monday, February 22, 2021
Accidents

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...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 3586

Friday, February 19, 2021
Accidents

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...

February 19, 2021
Total Views: 4749

Monday, February 15, 2021
Accidents

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...

February 15, 2021
Total Views: 7413

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Accidents

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....

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 2760

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Accidents

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...

December 8, 2020
Total Views: 4465

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Maritime News

MOL Charisma Underway After Cargo Fire

The MOL Charisma is back underway today following a fire in a cargo hold earlier this month off Sri Lanka. Hapag-Lloyd confirmed the incident in a Sept 3 service update...

September 8, 2020
Total Views: 62

Sunday, August 23, 2020
Maritime News

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...

August 23, 2020
Total Views: 83

Thursday, August 20, 2020
Fire Incidents

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...

August 20, 2020
Total Views: 97

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Maritime News

Tanker Catches Fire Near Strait of Hormuz

A fire broke out on board a VLCC tanker near the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, although reports indicate that the fire started during maintenance work and no foul play...

January 29, 2020
Total Views: 31

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Maritime News

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...

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 23

Monday, August 12, 2019
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Maritime News

Fire Erupts on APL Containership Off India

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – Fire has swept through several containers aboard the APL Le Havre just days after carriers announced they would impose heavy fines on misdeclared dangerous...

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 24

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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Interesting

Tanker Rocked by Explosions in Hong Kong

One person has died and two others are missing after a tanker caught fire in Hong Kong waters off Lamma Island. The fire on board the Vietnamese-flagged Aulac Fortune is believed...

January 8, 2019
Total Views: 66

Thursday, December 20, 2018
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Maritime News

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...

December 20, 2018
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Maritime News

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...

September 26, 2018
Total Views: 2341

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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Fire Incidents

Ferry Ignites With 1,016 POB In Greece

by Alkis Konstantinidis (Reuters) – A passenger ferry with 1,016 people onboard returned safely to the port of Piraeus in the early hours on Wednesday after it reported a fire...

August 29, 2018
Total Views: 5

Thursday, July 5, 2018
Accidents

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...

July 5, 2018
Total Views: 107

Monday, June 18, 2018
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Fire Incidents

Port Kembla Reopens After Bulker Blaze

by Nick Ford (Reuters) – A fire in the hold of a bulker ship on Monday briefly closed Australia’s Port Kembla, the second-largest coal export port in New South Wales...

June 18, 2018
Total Views: 7

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Maritime News

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...

June 14, 2018
Total Views: 40

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
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Maritime News

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...

June 12, 2018
Total Views: 68