Fire Incidents


Monday, April 18, 2022
Accidents

Crew Member Killed in Containership Fire Off the Philippines

The Philippine Coast Guard responded to a fatal containership fire off the Philippines on Sunday after a pipe allegedly exploded on board. The first was

April 18, 2022
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Thursday, April 7, 2022
Accidents

Hot Work Failures Led to Fire on Aleutian Falcon, NTSB Determines

Inadequate planning for hot work led to a fire aboard a commercial fish processor while docked at a shipyard in Tacoma, Washington, the National Transportation

April 7, 2022
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Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Accidents

NTSB Determines Probable Cause in ‘Miss Dorothy’ Towing Vessel Fire

An engine room fire aboard a towing vessel started when diesel fuel spray hit an uninsulated section of the engine’s exhaust system, the National

March 8, 2022
Total Views: 5460

Monday, February 21, 2022
Accidents

Two Large Salvage Tugs Set to Join Felicity Ace Firefighting Effort

Two large salvage tugs are expected to arrive at the Felicity Ace car carrier which remains adrift after a fire in the Atlantic Ocean. An update from the

February 21, 2022
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Friday, February 18, 2022
Accidents

Electric Vehicles and Maritime Transportation – Fire Hazards Identified

(Note: This article was originally written and submitted to gCaptain prior to the Felicity Ace fire, the cause of which is not yet known. It has been updated

February 18, 2022
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Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Accidents

Fire Continues to Burn on Timber Ship Off Sweden

Fire on board the Almirante Storni off Sweden is expected to continue for several more days. The fire on board the MV Almirante Storni carrying a cargo of

December 7, 2021
Total Views: 2588

Monday, December 6, 2021
Accidents

PHOTOS: Fire Burns on Timber Ship M/V Almirante Storni Off Sweden

The Swedish Coast Guard is continuing to douse water on the burning M/V Almirante Storni off of Swedish island of Vinga, near Gothenburg. The fire broke out in

December 6, 2021
Total Views: 7574

Sunday, December 5, 2021
Fire Incidents

Fire Rages On Cargo Ship Carrying Timber Off Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Dec 5 (Reuters) – A fire on a cargo ship carrying timber off Gothenburg on Sweden’s west coast was still not under control on Sunday

December 5, 2021
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Tuesday, August 3, 2021
one apus
Accidents

Shipping Losses Hit Record Low in 2020, But Risks and Challenges Abound -Report

The number of total losses in shipping hit record low levels in 2020, but risks and challenges on several fronts pose a threat to safety, according to marine

August 3, 2021
Total Views: 1369

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

May 21, 2021
Total Views: 6630

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

May 18, 2021
Total Views: 3530

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

May 14, 2021
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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

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 13868

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

January 10, 2021
Total Views: 6219

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

July 13, 2020
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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

July 12, 2020
Total Views: 128

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

June 5, 2020
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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

June 5, 2020
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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

May 1, 2020
Total Views: 124

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

December 2, 2019
Total Views: 106