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Tuesday, August 23, 2022
zim containership
Accidents

General Average Declared for ZIM Charleston After Container Fire

The law of General Average has been declared for the ZIM Charleston containership following a fire in stacks of containers earlier this month, reports marine

August 23, 2022
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Sunday, August 7, 2022
Cuba Gets Help From Mexico, Venezuela To Fight Port Fire
Fire Incidents

Cuba Gets Help From Mexico, Venezuela To Fight Port Fire

By Marc Frank and Nelson Acosta HAVANA, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Cuba sought on Sunday to bring under control a fire at its main oil storage facility

August 7, 2022
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Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Passenger Cruise ‘Spirit of Norfolk’ Catches Fire with 89 School Children
Accidents

Passenger Cruise ‘Spirit of Norfolk’ Catches Fire with 89 School Children

More than 100 people, many of whom were elementary school students, were evacuated safely from the Spirit of Norfolk dining cruise on the Elizabeth River near

June 7, 2022
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Monday, June 6, 2022
Bangladesh Battles Container Depot Fire That Killed 41
Fire Incidents

Bangladesh Battles Container Depot Fire That Killed 41

By Ruma Paul (Reuters) – Firefighters in Bangladesh battled for a third day on Monday to stamp out a massive fire that killed 41

June 6, 2022
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Sunday, May 29, 2022
Fire Engulfs Superyacht In British Marina
Fire Incidents

Fire Engulfs Superyacht In British Marina

LONDON (Reuters) – Fire ripped through a superyacht in southwest England on Saturday, sending thick plumes of black smoke into the sky and briefly

May 29, 2022
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Thursday, May 26, 2022
flames and smoke come from the funnel onboard the Carnival Freedom cruise ship
Cruise Ships

Carnival Freedom Suffers Funnel Fire at Grand Turk

A Carnival cruise ship docked at Grand Turk Island in Turks and Caicos caught fire on Thursday, but at this time there does not appear to be any danger

May 26, 2022
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Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Barge Fire Put Out in Delaware Bay
Accidents

Barge Fire Put Out in Delaware Bay

The massive fire onboard a barge in Delaware Bay has been extinguished after burning for approximately 26 hours, ending what is thought to be the largest

May 25, 2022
Total Views: 3646

Monday, May 23, 2022
A barge carrying household appliances for scrap on fire approximately 9 miles south of Port Mahon, Deleware, on Monday, May 23, 2022.
Accidents

Coast Guard Responds Massive Barge Fire in Delaware Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard and local fire departments are responding to a large fire on barge carrying scrap household appliances in Delaware Bay. The barge was

May 23, 2022
Total Views: 5374

Monday, April 18, 2022
Crew Member Killed in Containership Fire Off the Philippines
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
Total Views: 4747

Thursday, April 7, 2022
Hot Work Failures Led to Fire on Aleutian Falcon, NTSB Determines
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
NTSB Determines Probable Cause in ‘Miss Dorothy’ Towing Vessel Fire
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: 5547

Monday, February 21, 2022
Two Large Salvage Tugs Set to Join Felicity Ace Firefighting Effort
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
Total Views: 7636

Friday, February 18, 2022
Electric Vehicles and Maritime Transportation – Fire Hazards Identified
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
Fire Continues to Burn on Timber Ship Off Sweden
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: 2613

Monday, December 6, 2021
PHOTOS: Fire Burns on Timber Ship M/V Almirante Storni Off Sweden
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: 7925

Sunday, December 5, 2021
Fire Rages On Cargo Ship Carrying Timber Off Sweden
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
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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: 6743

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: 3602

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
Total Views: 9406
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