Fire Incidents

Monday, March 7, 2011

Two Rescued From Burning, Non-Producing Oil Platform In US Gulf

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two men from a burning Gulf of Mexico oil platform on Sunday. The platform, owned by Houston-based Arena

March 7, 2011
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Fire Incidents

Repairs delayed for Carnival Splendor

Carnival Cruise Lines today announced that it has cancelled an additional five cruises aboard the Carnival Splendor after an engine room fire broke out in

December 15, 2010
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Tuesday, November 9, 2010
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Engine room fire breaks out on carnival cruise ship leaving passengers stranded at sea

How many vessels does it take to assist a Carnival cruise ship with 3,299 passengers and 1,167 crew adrift about 200 miles south of San Diego after an engine

November 9, 2010
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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Incident Photo of The Week – Fire aboard Deadliest Catch’s ‘F/V Arctic Dawn’

Early Sunday morning, the 100-foot former crab boat F/V Arctic Dawn caught fire while the vessel was moored just south of the Ballard Bridge in the Lake

September 14, 2010
Total Views: 830

Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Fire Incidents

FDNY’s Three Forty Three Fireboat – The latest in marine firefighting technology

Image courtesy of Robert Allan LTD. Here at gCaptain we’re big fans of fireboats and the latest in fireboat technology.  That being said, it’s not

June 23, 2010
Total Views: 204

Monday, May 17, 2010
Fire Incidents

60 Minutes’ Coverage on Deepwater Horizon Blowout

Watch CBS News Videos Online For those of you who missed it, last night 60 Minutes aired a must watch report on the Deepwater Horizon blowout.  The report

May 17, 2010
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Thursday, May 6, 2010
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A look at BP’s Containment Dome

Image © BP p.l.c. Yesterday evening the first containment dome, or cofferdam, departed Port Fourchon on Chouest’s M/V Joe Griffin en route to the

May 6, 2010
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Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Fire Incidents

Deepwater Horizon Explosion – Breaking News

Latest News Read more in the gCaptain forum thread Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon is on fire BREAKING NEWS: We’ll update as more information comes

April 21, 2010
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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Incident Photo of The Week – F/V Cape Elizabeth

This weeks incident photos were submitted to gCaptain by Doug Pine via the gCaptain Forum. The images show the F/V Cape Elizabeth ablaze after a fire broke out

December 22, 2009
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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Incident Photo of the Week – Baosisio Assists MV Düden

This weeks incident photos are of the Brazilian frigate Baosisio assisting the MV Düden following a fire on November 23rd while 260 kilometers off the coast

December 1, 2009
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Monday, June 15, 2009

Port Kiel Fire – Incident Photo Of The Week

The Local

June 15, 2009
Total Views: 48

Monday, June 1, 2009
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Vincenzo Florio Ferry Fire – Incident Photo Of The Week

This week’s incident photo of the week is of the Italian ferry M/V Vincenzo Florio, enroute from Naples to Palermo. The BBC tells

June 1, 2009
Total Views: 81

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Incident Photo of The Week – S.S. Grandcamp Explosion

On April 16, 1947, the Liberty ship, S.S. Grandcamp exploded dockside in the port at Texas City, Texas.  The blast and the fires that followed killed about

April 16, 2009
Total Views: 140

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Incident Photo – Chemical Tanker Ablaze after Collision With Container Ship

A chemical tanker carrying about 30 tons of oil condensate burst into flames today after colliding with a small container ship just off the coast of Dubai. 

February 10, 2009
Total Views: 178

Monday, October 20, 2008
Fire Incidents

Incident Video Of The Week – Ing Hua Fu No 9

New Straight Times brings us this video with the following information from Port

October 20, 2008
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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Incident Photo Of The Week – Corpus Christi Tugboat

Today’s Incident Photo Of The Week is the tugboat “The Carrie”. News 6 in Corpus Christi tells us: A tugboat caught fire at about 7 a.m.

September 30, 2008
Total Views: 27

Friday, September 12, 2008

Incident Photo of The Week – M/V Hyundai Fortune

March 21, 2006 – M/V Hyundai Fortune suffered a major explosion about 43 miles off the coast of Yemen in the Gulf of Aden.  An estimated 60 – 90

September 12, 2008
Total Views: 1353

Friday, June 20, 2008
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Fire In Icey Waters – M/V India Lotus

Coast Guard officials say a fire aboard a container ship in the North Pacific has been put out. The 781-foot India Lotus, from Malta, reported a fire in the

June 20, 2008
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Monday, November 19, 2007
Fire Incidents

gCaptain Tip Line – PEMEX Oil Rig Fire

gCaptain received the above photo via our gCaptain Tip Line. Here is the official news on the incident from PEMEX; MEXICO:  PEMEX confirmed that a fire

November 19, 2007
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Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Fire Incidents

Shipping References – Cosco Busan Research Links

For those curious how the editors at gCaptain research maritime incidents like the Cosco Busan’s allision with San Francisco’s Bay Bridge, here are

November 14, 2007
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