Fire Incidents

Monday, December 5, 2016

Place of Refuge Sought for Fire-Damaged Bulk Carrier Off U.K.

Officials in the U.K. are searching for a place of refuge for the bulk carrier V Due after a fire in one of its cargo holds while at anchor

December 5, 2016
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Maritime News

‘Scarabeo 5’ Drilling Rig Catches Fire Off Norway

Update: The fire on board the Scarabeo 5 has been brought under control. All 106 crew are safe and accounted for. A fire broke out Tuesday in the engine

November 22, 2016
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Maritime News

Tanker Fire, Bunker Spill Closes Houston Ship Channel

A tanker fire caused by a bunker fuel leak closed a 1 mile section of the Houston Ship Channel overnight as crews worked to contain the spill and

September 6, 2016
Total Views: 28

Monday, February 29, 2016

Major Marina Fire Destroys 50 Boats, Leaves Two Dead in Virginia

A major fire ripped through a marina just off Virginia’s Rappahannock River early Monday morning, killing two people and destroying dozens of boats. The

February 29, 2016
Total Views: 41

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Maritime News

Hazardous Container Blaze at Brazil’s Largest Port Restricts Shipping

By Caroline Stauffer and Reese Ewing SAO PAULO, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Up to a dozen containers carrying chemicals caught fire at a terminal at

January 14, 2016
Total Views: 27

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Multiple Crews Battling Cargo Ship Blaze Off England

The Uk Coastguard and several other crews were battling a fire Wednesday aboard a cargo ship in the North Sea off England. The Coastguard says it received a

January 13, 2016
Total Views: 6

Friday, November 20, 2015
Maritime News

Criminal Charges Filed Over 2012 Platform Fire in Gulf of Mexico

Three companies and three individuals have been hit with criminal charges related to a November 2012 explosion on an oil production platform in the Gulf of

November 20, 2015
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Hundreds Evacuated from Luxury Cruise Ship After Engine Room Fire

Update: Photos and Video Show ‘Complex’ Rescue Some 347 passengers and crew members were evacuated from a French luxury cruise ship early Wednesday

November 18, 2015
Total Views: 84

Thursday, November 12, 2015

WATCH: Cargo Ship Burns in Japan

Firefighters in Japan were working to extinguish a fire in the cargo area of a Cambodian-flagged general cargo ship on Thursday. According to reports, the fire

November 12, 2015
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Maritime News

Carnival Cruise Ship Stuck in Caribbean After Engine Room Fire

  By Greg Roumeliotis ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sept 8 (Reuters) – About 4,500 passengers and crew were stranded in the U.S. Virgin Islands

September 8, 2015
Total Views: 62

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Maritime News

Pipeline Fire Injures Two Off Louisiana

Two crew members from a dive support vessel were injured Wednesday after a natural gas pipeline they were working on caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico. The

August 27, 2015
Total Views: 21

Friday, August 21, 2015
Maritime News

Fire On Board PSV Skandi Stolmen Offshore Brazil

An investigation has been launched into a fire on board the platform supply vessel Skandi Stolmen offshore Brazil. According to DOF Group, the fire broke out

August 21, 2015
Total Views: 35

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Hundreds Evacuated After Fire Torches Passenger Vessel in Philippines

  A large fire engulfed the passenger ship MV Wonderful Stars while docked at the port in Ormoc city, central Philippines on Saturday, causing the frantic

August 16, 2015
Total Views: 6

Friday, July 31, 2015

Best Cruise Ship Captain Ever Addresses Passengers About Fire – VIDEO

  Freedom of the Seas captain Ron Holmes addressed his passengers over the ship’s CCTV following last week’s fire on board the ship as it

July 31, 2015
Total Views: 235

Monday, June 15, 2015

Oleg Naydenov – Salvage Firms to Remove Oil from Sunken Trawler Off Canary Islands

  Newly formed marine services company Ardent and a salvage and diving firm from Spain have been contracted to remove oil from a sunken fishing

June 15, 2015
Total Views: 54

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Lifesaving Incidents

M/V Courage Arrives In Southampton, 100 Charred Vehicles Expected

A transporter ship that caught fire off the coast of Essex has arrived in Southampton. The American crew of the RoRo M/V Courage are reported safe after

June 4, 2015
Total Views: 137

Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Fire Incidents

US Flagged RoRo Fire Off Isle Of Wight

A ship’s crew has been tackling a blaze on a transporter carrying cars and US military vehicles. The UK MCA has reported a fire was reported at 22:00 BST

June 3, 2015
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Friday, May 22, 2015

Platform Fire in Gulf of Mexico Off Louisiana – Update

Update: The platform fire continues to burn Friday in the Gulf of Mexico not far from the Louisiana coast.  The Coast Guard has updated that the maximum

May 22, 2015
Total Views: 9

Sunday, May 3, 2015

VIDEO: Hanjin Containership Hit By Fire Near Suez Canal

A giant Hanjin containership suffered a fire Friday while underway just south of the Suez Canal. Local media has identified the ship as the UK-flagged Hanjin

May 3, 2015
Total Views: 56

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Maritime News

Sunken Russian Trawler Leaking Oil Off Canary Islands

An oil slick has been spotted in the water near the Canary Islands that is believed to be from a Russian fishing trawler that sank in the area last

April 23, 2015
Total Views: 7