Fire Incidents

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
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Friday, April 17, 2015

Large Dock Fire Hits Squamish Terminals, British Columbia

A large dock fire in Squamish, British Columbia on Thursday caused thick black smoke to blanket the town and forced authorities to issue a Shelter-In-Place

April 17, 2015
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Fire Incidents

Russian Trawler Sinks After Fire

A Russian fishing trawler that caught fire Saturday has sunk off the Canary Islands. Spain’s Salvamento Maritimo reports that the trawler Oleg

April 15, 2015
Total Views: 42

Friday, April 10, 2015
Maritime News

Santos Suspends Ultracargo Fuel Operations After Week-Long Fire

The mayor of Santos suspended on Friday operations at a fuel storage warehouse in Brazil after a week-long fire at the facility operated by Ultracargo slowed

April 10, 2015
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
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Fire Incidents

Russian Nuclear Submarine “Orel” Catches Fire

A nuclear submarine caught fire in a shipyard in Russia's northern province of Arkhangelsk on Tuesday but there were no weapons on board, Russian news agencies

April 7, 2015
Total Views: 40

Saturday, April 4, 2015
Maritime News

Fire Spreads at Port Santos, Brazil

A fire at a fuel storage facility run by Ultracargo near Santos, Brazil's largest port, spread further on Saturday as it entered its third day despite

April 4, 2015
Total Views: 4

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Maritime News

Fuel Storage Tanks on Fire Near Port of Santos, Brazil

Eighty firefighters were battling a fire at a fuel tank storage facility run by Ultracargo near Brazil's port of Santos, Latin America's largest, the local

April 2, 2015
Total Views: 23

Monday, March 23, 2015
Maritime News

One Dies in High Speed Ferry Fire at Greek Shipyard

One person has died following a fire aboard a Greek high speed ferry while docked at a shipyard in Drapetsona, Greece. Hellenic Seaways confirmed the fire

March 23, 2015
Total Views: 39

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
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Fire Incidents

Crewboat Evacuated After Catching Fire in the Gulf of Mexico

The 113-foot crewboat GIS Leonce suffered an engine fire this evening forcing the evacuation of the vessel south of Louisiana.  Upon notification of the

March 18, 2015
Total Views: 34

Maritime News

Fire-Hit Ro-Ro Towed Back to New York

The U.S. Coast Guard and local agencies in New York were working Wednesday to extinguish a fire aboard a Panamanian-flagged roll-on/roll-off vessel at Homeport

March 18, 2015
Total Views: 22

Friday, March 6, 2015
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Fire Incidents

Edison Chouest Anchor Handler Towed Across the Caribbean After Fire

The anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) Edison Chouest has arrived today in Port Fourchon after being towed by the AHTS Gulf Champion from Trinidad. An

March 6, 2015
Total Views: 104

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Maritime News

Operations Resume at Port Metro Vancouver After Chemical Fire

Port Metro Vancouver was mostly re-opened Thursday after a chemical fire broke out in a container Wednesday afternoon at a terminal at the port's south

March 5, 2015
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Four-Alarm Chemical Fire Shuts Port Metro Vancouver – Update

Update: The fire was brought under control as of 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, Port Metro Vancouver said in a update. The update said that smoke continued to diminish

March 4, 2015
Total Views: 17

Maritime News

U.S. Navy Ship Hit by Fire at NASSCO Shipyard

Navy and local firefighters in Portsmouth, Virginia responded Tuesday to a fire aboard a U.S. Navy amphibious dock landing

March 4, 2015
Total Views: 61

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Sixth Victim Of Brazilian FPSO Explosion Found

A sixth victim of last week's deadly explosion on a Petrobras offshore oil and natural gas production ship has been

February 18, 2015
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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Fire Incidents

Explosion Aboard Brazilian FPSO Kills At Least Five Offshore Workers

An explosion aboard the floating production, storage and offloading vessel FPSO Cidade de São Mateus has left at least five dead.  Four workers are still

February 11, 2015
Total Views: 53

Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Fire Incidents

Fred Olsen Cruise Ship Suffers Engine Room Fire Off Morocco

The cruise ship Boudicca, owned by Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, suffered a fire in her engine room at around 4am this morning while sailing off the coast of

January 25, 2015
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Cal Dive Diving Support Vessel Hit by Fire Off Louisiana Coast

A semi-submersible saturation diving support vessel belonging to Cal Dive found itself adrift in the waters off the Louisiana coast on Monday following a fire

January 20, 2015
Total Views: 229

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Fire Engulfs Vessel Loaded with Hay

A cargo of hay caught fire Wednesday morning aboard a vessel off the coast of Iskenderun, Turkey. According to reports, all 23 crewmembers of the MV Retaj A

January 15, 2015
Total Views: 16

Monday, December 29, 2014

Stricken MV Norman Atlantic Fully Evacuated, Death Toll Rises [UPDATE]

Rescue teams on Monday completed the evacuation of 427 people from a car ferry that caught fire off Greece's Adriatic

December 29, 2014
Total Views: 27