Friday, May 21, 2021
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
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...
Friday, May 14, 2021
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...
Friday, March 12, 2021
Sunday, January 10, 2021
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...
Monday, July 13, 2020
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...
Sunday, July 12, 2020
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...
Friday, June 5, 2020
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...
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...
Friday, May 1, 2020
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...
Monday, December 2, 2019
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...
Friday, November 22, 2019
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...
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Friday, September 13, 2019
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...
Monday, June 17, 2019
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...
Monday, February 4, 2019
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...
Friday, March 16, 2018
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...
Monday, January 15, 2018
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) –...
Monday, August 28, 2017
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...
Monday, May 22, 2017
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