Friday, March 18, 2016
Offshore News

Petrobras FPSO Shutdown After Fire

A Petrobras FPSO in Brazil’s Campos Basin has been shutdown after a fire on the facility on Thursday afternoon. The state-run oil company confirmed the incident aboard the P-48 FPSO...

March 18, 2016
Total Views: 9

Monday, December 14, 2015
Maritime News

LPG Tanker Catches Fire in Houston Ship Channel

A fire broke out onboard a LPG tanker moored in the Houston Ship Channel near Galena Park on Monday morning. The Coast Guard says the fire was reported at about 9:45...

December 14, 2015
Total Views: 23

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Containership Catches Fire at Port of Manila – INCIDENT PHOTOS

  The Marshall Islands-flagged containership MV Cape Moreton caught fire while berthed at the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT) in the Philippines. Photos from the scene show thick smoke billowing...

September 12, 2015
Total Views: 8

Friday, August 28, 2015
Maritime News

Fire on UASC Containership at Port of Hamburg

  A fire broke out in the cargo area of a UASC containership early Friday morning as it arrived at the port of Hamburg. Local media reports say that firefighters...

August 28, 2015
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Fatal Fire: Japanese Ro-Pax Still Burning Off Japan

  A fatal fire on board a Japanese ferry continues to burn off the coast of Japan five days after it first started. The 11,401-ton Sunflower Daisetsu Ro-Pax was carrying...

August 5, 2015
Total Views: 17

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Containership ‘Kamala’ On Fire Off Japan – Update

  A Liberia-flagged containership is on fire in the East China Sea off the Japanese island of Kuchinoshima. Japanese media reports say that the containership MV Kamala caught fire early...

July 12, 2015
Total Views: 39

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Maritime News

Crew Evacuated from Fugro Offshore Survey After Fire

Firefighters in Scotland worked overnight to extinguish a blaze aboard a Fugro offshore survey vessel while docked at Peterhead Port, north of Aberdeen. The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service says...

May 20, 2015
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Scorched ‘Sorrento’ Ferry Towed to Port

The fire-scorched ferry is finally headed for Segunto, Spain more than a week after the ship burst into flames while crossing the Mediterranean Sea. The fire broke out in the...

May 6, 2015
Total Views: 61

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Maritime News

Burning Ferry Evacuated in Mediterranean Sea Off Spain

Spanish emergency services safely evacuated around 150 people from a burning ferry crossing the Mediterranean from the island of Mallorca to the Spanish port of Valencia, government and port authorities said on Tuesday.

April 28, 2015
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Russian Trawler Burns Off Canary Islands – Incident Photos

Update (April 15, 2015): Russian Trawler Oleg Naydenov Sinks After Fire Spanish authorities are working to save a Russian fishing trawler 4 days after it was hit by a fire...

April 14, 2015
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Teekay’s Petrojarl Knarr FPSO Hit by ‘Small Fire’

Teekay's Petrojarl Knarr FPSO has been hit by a small fire less than a week after producing its first oil from the Knarr field in the North Sea offshore Norway.

March 24, 2015
Total Views: 9

Monday, February 16, 2015
Maritime News

MOL Containership Suffers Fire at Port of Oakland

Firefighters in Oakland battled a two-alarm blaze in the superstructure of a cargo ship berthed at the Port of Oakland on Sunday evening. The fire was reported just before 6...

February 16, 2015
Total Views: 14

Thursday, October 9, 2014
ocean drover fire
Fire Incidents

World’s Largest Livestock Carrier Catches Fire in Fremantle [PHOTOS]

MV Ocean Drover, the world’s largest, purpose-built livestock carrier caught fire this morning at 0900 local time while docked in Fremantle, Western Australia today.  The fire started in the ship’s...

October 9, 2014
Total Views: 51

Friday, October 3, 2014

New Video Shows Natural Gas Platform Fire in Cook Inlet, AK

Some new video from the Nikiski Fire Department shows Thursday's fire aboard the Baker platform located in Cook Inlet, Alaska.

October 3, 2014
Total Views: 6

Thursday, October 2, 2014
Fire Incidents

Coast Guard Responding to Fire Aboard Cook Inlet Drilling Platform

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a fire aboard a natural gas drilling platform located in Alaska’s Cook Inlet which prompted the evacuation of all personnel. The Coast Guard...

October 2, 2014
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

‘Stubborn’ Wharf Fire Closes Container Terminals at Port of Los Angeles -UPDATE 2

Update 2: The wharf fire at the Port of Los Angeles has been extinguished after more than 32 hours of active firefighting, the port said Wednesday. All terminals are now open,...

September 23, 2014
Total Views: 11

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Fire Incidents

Fatality Reported As Engine Room Fire Disables Tanker Off Oregon

A 485-foot chemical tanker is adrift several hundred miles off the coast of Oregon following an engine room fire that reportedly killed on crewmember.

August 16, 2014
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Australian Navy Chief Inspects Fire Damage to HMAS Bundaberg

The Chief of the Royal Austrialian Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, was at a Brisbane dockyard on Wednesday to inspect damage to a the Armidale Class Patrol Boat that caught fire around midday on Monday.

August 13, 2014
Total Views: 48

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
hmas bundaberg fire
Fire Incidents

HMAS Bundaberg Burns in Brisbane, Total Loss Appears Likely

Latest: Australian Navy Chief Inspects Fire Damage to HMAS Bundaberg At just past noon on Monday, an intense fire broke out on board the 186-foot aluminum-hulled patrol vessel, HMAS Bundaberg...

August 12, 2014
Total Views: 12

Friday, August 8, 2014
Fire Incidents

Russian Cargo Ship Catches Fire Southeast of Vladivostok

On 7 August, the 106-meter Russian-flagged cargo ship Sea Champion was disabled due to an engine room fire while operating in the Sea of Japan approximately 120 kilometers ESE from Vladivostok.  The...

August 8, 2014
Total Views: 4