Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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Explosion and Fire After Dredger Hits Gas Pipeline in Texas

The Coast Guard responded Tuesday evening to a gas pipeline explosion and fire near Port O’Connor, Texas after it was struck by a dredger, the Coast Guard confirmed today. The...

April 18, 2018
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Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Maritime News

One Missing After Offshore Research Vessel Catches Fire Off Malaysia

One person is missing after a fire broke out aboard an offshore oil and gas research vessel in the South China Sea off the coast of Malaysia, officials said Tuesday....

April 17, 2018
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Monday, February 26, 2018

Bulk Carrier Towed to Seattle After Main Engine Explosion

A 653-foot bulk carrier was towed to Seattle, Washington on Saturday after a minor main engine explosion left the ship adrift with 21 crew members onboard. The vessel is the...

February 26, 2018
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Towboat Fire on Lower Mississippi Forces Crew to Abandon Ship

The crew of a towboat was forced to abandon ship after their vessel caught on fire while pushing barges on the lower Mississippi River near Greenville, Mississippi on Wednesday. Coast...

February 21, 2018
Total Views: 14

Friday, January 26, 2018
Maritime News

Fire Ravages Towing Vessel on Lower Mississippi River Near Vicksburg

The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies on Friday were continuing to monitor a towing vessel fire at mile marker 390 on the lower Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi. The...

January 26, 2018
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Thursday, January 25, 2018
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Towing Vessel Fire on Lower Mississippi River

The U.S. Coast Guard and other federal and local authorities are responding to a towing vessel fire on the lower Mississippi River near Vicksburg, Mississippi. The Coast Guard reported Thursday...

January 25, 2018
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Sunday, October 22, 2017
Maritime News

Search Suspended for Missing Barge Crew Members Suspended Off Texas

HOUSTON, Oct 22 (Reuters) – A sea and air search was suspended on Sunday for two crew members who went missing after an oil barge caught fire early on Friday...

October 22, 2017
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Friday, October 20, 2017

Two Missing After Explosion on Crude Oil Barge Off Port Aransas, Texas

Update 2: The Coast Guard said Sunday that it has suspended its search for the missing two crew members, contradicting an earlier report one crew member had died.  Update: The...

October 20, 2017
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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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Maritime News

Coast Guard Patrol Boat Catches Fire in Gulfport, Mississippi

The Gulfport Fire Department helped the U.S. Coast Guard put out a fire aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Brant while moored in Gulfport, Mississippi on Wednesday. The Coast Guard reported...

October 18, 2017
Total Views: 267

Monday, September 11, 2017
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Five Killed in Shipyard Fire in Batam, Indonesia

A fire aboard a tanker that was undergoing repairs at ASL Marine’s shipyard in Batam, Indonesia killed five people and injured one last Thursday, the shipbuilder has confirmed. The company said the...

September 11, 2017
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

UK-Flagged Bulk Carrier Adrift in Atlantic Ocean After Fire

The crew of a UK-flagged bulk carrier has been evacuated after a fire broke out in a cargo hold off Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. Spain’s Salvamento Marítimo confirmed...

August 15, 2017
Total Views: 16

Monday, July 31, 2017
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Dive Support Vessel Suffers Fire in North Sea

A dive support vessel with 23 crew was forced to issue a mayday call on Monday after a fire broke out in the vicinity of the vessel’s engine room as...

July 31, 2017
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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Ferry Evacuated After Fire in the Solent

All passengers are safe after a fire broke out in the bridge wing of a car and passenger ferry operating in the Solent between the Isle of Wight and Portsmouth....

January 19, 2017
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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Indonesian Tourist Boat Captain to be Prosecuted Over Deadly Fire

JAKARTA, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Indonesia plans to prosecute the captain of a tourist boat for negligence after a fire ripped through the vessel on New Year’s Day, killing at...

January 3, 2017
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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Car Carrier Catches Fire at Antwerp Dock

A serious fire broke out overnight in the cargo area of a pure car and truck carrier docked at the Port of Antwerp.  According to reports the fire erupted just...

October 20, 2016
Total Views: 29

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Massive Fire Engulfs Pemex Oil Tanker in Gulf of Mexico -PHOTOS

MEXICO CITY, Sept 24 (Reuters) – A fire broke out on an oil tanker of Mexican state oil company Pemex in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday, forcing all the...

September 25, 2016
Total Views: 15

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Fire Incidents

Huge Containership Burns In Port Hamburg

A 9,000 TEU containership suffered a major fire in its cargo area while berthed the port of Hamburg on Thursday. The Hamburg Water Police reports that the 300 meter CCNI Arauco...

September 1, 2016
Total Views: 29

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Video: Fire On Platform Supply Vessel in Brazil

The platform supply vessel UP Safira suffered a fire Tuesday in Macaé, Brazil. The vessel is currently on a 4-year charter contract with Petrobras, which commenced in October 2014. The...

August 31, 2016
Total Views: 26

Monday, June 20, 2016

WATCH: Fire Engulfs Tug and Barge Off Italy

Video published by the Italian Coast Guard shows firefighting efforts after a articulated tug and barge caught fire off the coast of Italy. The fire occurred Friday off Gioia Tauro,...

June 20, 2016
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Thursday, March 31, 2016
Maritime News

Two Killed in Tanker Explosion in Germany

At least two people were killed in what has been described as a large explosion aboard an inland tanker berthed in Duisburg, Germany. Local media reports says the blast occurred...

March 31, 2016
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