Friday, May 21, 2021
xpress pearl fire
Accidents

Cargo Fire Erupts on Containership Off Sri Lanka

A fire erupted in the cargo area of a containership anchored near Colombo, Sri Lanka on Thursday, and officials suspect chemicals could be to blame. The Sri Lankan Navy said...

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 6524

Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Iron Chieftrain fire
Accidents

ATSB: Fire on Self-Unloading Bulk Carrier Highlights Inadequate International Fire Safety Standards and Regulations

Investigators with the Australian Transport Safety Bureau said a five-day fire on board a self-unloading bulk carrier at the Port of Kembla in 2018 highlights the lack of adequate regulatory...

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 3452

Friday, May 14, 2021
nyk delphinus fire
Accidents

Coast Guard Responding to Engine Fire on Containership Off California

A Unified Command consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard, the State of California, and commercial salvage company Resolve Marine are responding to reports of a fire on board a containership approximately 50...

May 14, 2021
Total Views: 9332

Friday, March 12, 2021
Accidents

Fire on MSC Lirica in Greece

The MSC cruise ship MSC Lirica has suffered what appearesto be a major fire while docked at the port of Corfu in Greece. Firefighters were battling the blaze after it...

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 13811

Sunday, January 10, 2021
Ports

Large Fire at Ireland’s Port of Cork Brought Under Control

DUBLIN, Jan 9 (Reuters) – Firefighters have brought a large fire at the southern Irish port of Cork under control and no casualties were reported, the port authority, which recently...

January 10, 2021
Total Views: 6192

Monday, July 13, 2020
Defense

Fire Fighters Battle Stubborn Fire Aboard USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego

By Bing Guan SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Flames raged for hours on Sunday aboard a U.S. warship docked at Naval Base San Diego, sending 21 people to the hospital with...

July 13, 2020
Total Views: 196

Sunday, July 12, 2020
Defense

Several Injured as U.S. Navy Ship Catches Fire in San Diego

By Gabriella Borter July 12 (Reuters) – A three-alarm fire erupted on Sunday aboard a U.S. warship docked at Naval Base San Diego, prompting an evacuation of the vessel and...

July 12, 2020
Total Views: 91

Friday, June 5, 2020
Maritime News

USCG Medevacs Burned Crew Member of Maersk Ship in Atlantic

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a crew member of a Maersk containership who sustained burns in some kind of engine room explosion approximately 275 miles off the coast of Ocean...

June 5, 2020
Total Views: 90

Maritime News

Fire Fighters Injured Battling Blaze on Car Carrier in Jacksonville

Several fire fighters have been injured while responding to a fire on board a vehicle carrier off Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville watchstanders were notified at...

June 5, 2020
Total Views: 78

Friday, May 1, 2020
Maritime News

Maersk Ship Loses Propulsion After Fire in Caribbean Sea

A Maersk Line containership suffered an engine room fire that left the ship adrift in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Guadeloupe.  The 1,800-TEU Maersk Vilnius was traveling to Port...

May 1, 2020
Total Views: 89

Monday, December 2, 2019
RCC Passion
Maritime News

Car Carrier RCC Passion Suffers Engine Room Fire in English Channel

French authorities were called to an engine room fire on board a vehicle carrier Sunday in the English Channel. The French Navy reports that the fire broke out around 6...

December 2, 2019
Total Views: 58

Friday, November 22, 2019
Vigili del Fuoco fire
Maritime News

Grimaldi Vehicle Carrier Suffers Engine Room Fire Off Italy

Firefighters in Italy responded to an engine room fire on board a Grimaldi roll-on/roll-off ship near Livorno, Italy late Thursday night. The fire reportedly broke out around 10 p.m. in...

November 22, 2019
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Maersk Honam Fire
Maritime News

ABS Issues Guidance for Fighting Container Fires

International classification society the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has published guidance to address fire-fighting and safety systems of cargo holds of containerships following a series of high-profile incidents. The...

November 13, 2019
Total Views: 29

Friday, September 13, 2019
sture terminal tanker fire
Maritime News

Fire Breaks Out on Moored Tanker at Sture Oil Terminal in Norway

A fire broke out in the engine room of a tanker docked at Equinor’s Sture Oil in Norway, leading to an evacuation of the terminal, the company confirmed in a...

September 13, 2019
Total Views: 18

Monday, June 17, 2019
diamond highway car carrier
Interesting

Reports: K-Line Car Carrier on Fire in South China Sea

The K-Line car carrier Diamond Highway has been abandoned in the South China Sea after a fire broke out on board the vessel late Sunday night, according to reports.  A...

June 17, 2019
Total Views: 204

Monday, February 4, 2019
apl vancouver
Maritime News

Crews Battling Blaze on APL Containership Off Vietnam

The Vietnamese Coast Guard and salvage teams are continuing to respond to a cargo fire onboard the 9,326 TEU containership APL Vancouver in the South China Sea off the coast...

February 4, 2019
Total Views: 55

Friday, March 16, 2018
Interesting

Fire Contained on U.S.-Flagged Maersk Kensington in Gulf of Aden

A fire has been reported in a below-deck container on board the U.S.-flag containership Maersk Kensington in the eastern Gulf of Aden, the second such incident to hit a Maersk...

March 16, 2018
Total Views: 68

Monday, January 15, 2018
Maritime News

One Person Dies After Fire Engulfs Casino Shuttle Off Florida

Update: A 42-year-old woman passenger who was taken to the hospital in critical condition has died, according to local officials. By Renita D. Young NEW YORK, Jan 14 (Reuters) –...

January 15, 2018
Total Views: 7

Monday, August 28, 2017
Cheshire cargo ship fire
Interesting

Cargo Fire Peters Out on British Bulk Carrier MV Cheshire Off Canary Islands

The fertilizer cargo on board a UK-flagged cargo ship has finally stopped smoldering more than two weeks after its crew was forced to abandon ship due to toxic smoke, the...

August 28, 2017
Total Views: 111

Monday, May 22, 2017
Maritime News

Five Killed in Fire Aboard Indonesian Ferry

At least five were killed after a fire broke out aboard a car and passenger in the Java Sea on Friday, Indonesian authorities confirmed over the weekend. The fire reportedly...

May 22, 2017
Total Views: 24