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Monday, January 8, 2024
Barbours Cut Container Terminal aerial photo. File Photo courtesy Port Houston
Accidents

Fire on Containership Claims the Lives of Two Crew Members at Port Houston

A fire on board a containership at Port Houston claimed the lives of two crew members and third sustained injuries, the port reported Monday. The fire took

January 8, 2024
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Tuesday, November 7, 2023
The commercial dive boat Conception at sunrise prior to sinking, September 2, 2019. (Source: Ventura County Fire Department)
Accidents

Captain of Dive Boat Found Guilty of ‘Seaman’s Manslaughter’ in California Tragedy

In a late afternoon verdict on Monday, Jerry Nehl Boylan, the captain of the Conception dive boat, was found guilty by a jury of one count of misconduct or

November 7, 2023
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Thursday, September 7, 2023
NOAA Ship Rainier underway. Photo courtesy NOAA
Accidents

NOAA Survey Ship Suffers Fire in South Pacific

A survey ship with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration suffered a fire on board during operations off American Samoa on Tuesday. The fire has

September 7, 2023
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Sunday, June 18, 2023
120 People Rescued From Philippine Ferry Fire
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120 People Rescued From Philippine Ferry Fire

MANILA, June 18 (Reuters) – All 120 people onboard a ferry that caught fire at sea in central Philippines on Sunday have been rescued,

June 18, 2023
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Sunday, May 7, 2023
An Oil Tanker Ablaze in the South China Sea Is A Global Problem
Accidents

An Oil Tanker Ablaze in the South China Sea Is A Global Problem

By Alex Longley and Yongchang Chin (Bloomberg) –Off the coast of Malaysia, in one of the world’s busiest shipping channels, an explosion on board

May 7, 2023
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Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Burning Tanker off Malaysia Sounds Shadow Fleet Alarm Bells
Accidents

Burning Tanker off Malaysia Sounds Shadow Fleet Alarm Bells

By Ann Koh and Kok Leong Chan (Bloomberg) — Three crew members are missing from a Gabon-registered tanker that caught fire on Monday in the South

May 2, 2023
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Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Tanker Fire Off Portugal; No Risk of Pollution
Accidents

Tanker Fire Off Portugal; No Risk of Pollution

Update: K-Ships has issued an statement reporting that the fire was limited to the engine room and funnel, and there is no pollution risk. “Despite this

March 21, 2023
Total Views: 7260

Friday, January 13, 2023
Cargo Ship Catches Fire in Indonesia
Accidents

Cargo Ship Catches Fire in Indonesia

A cargo ship caught fire Friday at an anchorage outside Indonesia’s Port of Gresik. The fire is believed to have started in the engine room of the KM

January 13, 2023
Total Views: 3306

Thursday, October 13, 2022
Containership Reportedly Sinks in Red Sea After Fire
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Containership Reportedly Sinks in Red Sea After Fire

Multiple news sites are reporting that the Panamanian-flagged containership has sunk in the Red Sea nearly a week after a fire broke out in a cargo hold. The

October 13, 2022
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Friday, September 23, 2022
Small Fire on TOTE’s LNG-Converted ‘Midnight Sun’ in Tacoma
Accidents

Small Fire on TOTE’s LNG-Converted ‘Midnight Sun’ in Tacoma

A small fire broke out on the TOTE Maritime ship Midnight Sun berthed at the Port of Tacoma Thursday night, but the fire was extinguished quickly by the

September 23, 2022
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Monday, June 13, 2022
Spirit of Norfolk Towed to Shipyard After Fire
Fire Incidents

Spirit of Norfolk Towed to Shipyard After Fire

The passenger vessel Spirit of Norfolk has been towed to the Colonna Shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, where the investigation into last week’s fire will

June 13, 2022
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Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Livestock Carrier Catches Fire Off Spain
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

August 10, 2021
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Monday, February 22, 2021
Two Seriously Injured in Blast on Chinese Bulk Carrier Off Gibraltar
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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

February 22, 2021
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Friday, February 19, 2021
Commercial Fishing Vessel Burning at Tacoma, Washington Pier
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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

February 19, 2021
Total Views: 4780

Monday, February 15, 2021
Fire on Offshore Supply Vessel Kills Three Off India
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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

February 15, 2021
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Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Four Rescued from Burning Fishing Vessel Off Alabama
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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

December 15, 2020
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Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Crude Oil Tanker Suffers Engine Room Fire Off Taiwan
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

December 8, 2020
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Tuesday, September 8, 2020
MOL Charisma Underway After Cargo Fire
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

September 8, 2020
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Sunday, August 23, 2020
Pollution and Salvage Response Continues After Dredging Vessel Fire in Corpus Christi
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

August 23, 2020
Total Views: 103

Thursday, August 20, 2020
Major Tanker Fire After Collision With Barge Near Shanghai
Fire Incidents

Major Tanker Fire After Collision With Barge Near Shanghai

https://youtu.be/YaUevET6qEo At 03:39 local time this morning the 308 foot (94m) tanker Long Qing 1 with approximately  3000 tons of fuel on board collided

August 20, 2020
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