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Friday, January 13, 2023

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: 3133

Thursday, October 13, 2022

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
Total Views: 17433

Friday, September 23, 2022

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
Total Views: 4756

Monday, June 13, 2022
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
Total Views: 7013

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

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
Total Views: 4814

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

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 3612

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

February 19, 2021
Total Views: 4772

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

February 15, 2021
Total Views: 7443

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

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 2767

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

December 8, 2020
Total Views: 4496

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

September 8, 2020
Total Views: 76

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

August 23, 2020
Total Views: 98

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

August 20, 2020
Total Views: 112

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

January 29, 2020
Total Views: 43

Thursday, December 12, 2019
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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

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 39

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

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 39

Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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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

January 8, 2019
Total Views: 110

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

December 20, 2018
Total Views: 62

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

September 26, 2018
Total Views: 2407

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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

August 29, 2018
Total Views: 12