Fire Incidents

Monday, December 30, 2013

Chemical Tanker Suffers Major Fire Following Collision With Car Carrier Off Busan

A laden chemical tanker has suffered what looks like a catastrophic fire following a collision with a car carrier on sea trials near Busan, South

December 30, 2013
Total Views: 88

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Fire Incidents

DFDS Ro-Ro Suffers Fire

DFDS has reported a fire onboard their Ro-Ro vessel Corona Seaways while en route from Frederica to

December 4, 2013
Total Views: 9

Monday, December 2, 2013

WATCH: Ocean Countess Cruise Ship on Fire in Greece – Update

Firefighting crews over the weekend were struggling to contain a fire onboard Majestic International's Ocean Countess cruise ship while laid up at a shipyard

December 2, 2013
Total Views: 185

Sunday, November 17, 2013
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Firefighters Douse North Sea Cargo Ship Blaze

OSLO, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Firefighters put out a blaze on a cargo ship loaded with military jet fuel early on Sunday, 13 hours after it broke out during

November 17, 2013
Total Views: 1

Saturday, October 12, 2013
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Fire Incidents

7 Dead After Oil Tanker Explodes

Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) — An oil tanker exploded while undergoing repairs at an eastern China shipyard, killing seven people, injuring one, and causing oil

October 12, 2013
Total Views: 10

Friday, October 4, 2013
Fire Incidents

16 Rescued From Burning Luxury Yacht Off Cairns

A passing containership came to the rescue of 16 people Thursday who were forced to abandon a burning luxury yacht off the coast of Cairns,

October 4, 2013
Total Views: 96

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Fire Incidents

LILAC Container Fire Blamed on Undeclared Dangerous Goods

An incorrect declaration of the contents – omitting that the contents were Dangerous Goods under the IMDG code - was a major contributing factor to a

October 3, 2013
Total Views: 24

Friday, September 20, 2013

USCG Detains Bulker in Portland After Numerous Fire Hazards Found On Board

Sounds like the Panamanian-flagged MV Stargold Trader is lucky it hasn't already spontaneously

September 20, 2013
Total Views: 8

Fire Incidents

Italian Drilling Rig Catches Fire in Keppel Verolme Drydock [VIDEO]

The Scarabeo 5, a 4th-generation semi-submersible drilling rig built in 1990 by Fincantieri for Saipem has caught fire today while drydocked at the Keppel

September 20, 2013
Total Views: 10

Sunday, September 8, 2013
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Fire Incidents

MV Gold Star Becomes Epic Cannabis Campfire Off Malta

The Tanzanian-registered cargo ship MV Gold Star, loaded with an estimated 30 tons of cannabis, caught fire on Friday 6 September while in international waters

September 8, 2013
Total Views: 90

Sunday, September 1, 2013
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Fire Incidents

Maersk Kampala Crew Continues to Battle Blaze, Six Containers Still on Fire

It’s been three days since a fire broke out on board the containership Maersk Kampala just south of the Suez Canal and the crew on board has yet to

September 1, 2013
Total Views: 21

Thursday, August 29, 2013
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Fire Incidents

Maersk Kampala Containership on Fire Near the Suez [UPDATE]

Update: 30 August Maersk Lines’s containership, Maersk Kampala is still on fire this morning according to a statement on Maersk Line’s website. The

August 29, 2013
Total Views: 74

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Fire Incidents

Indian Submariners Killed After Being Trapped By Explosion, Fire

India's navy chief held out little hope for survivors on a submarine after some of its weapons detonated accidentally and fire swept through it. The likely

August 14, 2013
Total Views: 8

Thursday, July 25, 2013
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Hercules Jack-Up Rig Fire is Out, Rowan Jack-Up Contracted for Relief Well

Update 5 (29 July 2013) On 27 July, BSEE approved a permit application by Walter Oil and Gas to drill the relief well which will permanently kill the well

July 25, 2013
Total Views: 247

Friday, July 19, 2013
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Fire Incidents

Salvors Successful on Board MV Hansa Brandenburg, Fire is Out

UPDATE 2: 22 July Shipmanagement Company Leonhardt & Blumberg report that their container vessel MV “HANSA BRANDENBURG” is currently being

July 19, 2013
Total Views: 18

Thursday, July 18, 2013
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Fire Incidents

MV Hansa Brandenburg: Fire Leaves Containership Burning and Adrift, Salvage Companies Contracted

A fire believed to have originated in a container has left the Hansa Brandenburg containership burning and adrift in the Indian Ocean near the island of

July 18, 2013
Total Views: 72

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

WATCH: Quick-Thinking Tug and Barge Crew Extinguish Apartment Fire

Quick-thinking tug and barge crew use backhoe to extinguish top-floor blaze.

July 17, 2013
Total Views: 28

Thursday, June 20, 2013
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Fire Incidents

Eugen Maersk Containership Reports Cargo Fire

In an emailed statement this morning, Maersk Line confirms that one of their largest containerships, the 397 meter, 11,000 TEU Eugen Maersk caught fire on 18

June 20, 2013
Total Views: 70

Thursday, June 13, 2013

USS Nimitz Suffers Electrical Fire at Sea

A fire broke out aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz while underway in the Indian Ocean on June 7, the U.S. Navy said

June 13, 2013
Total Views: 66

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Fire Incidents

Six Killed in Ship Fire at Port of Wakkanai, Japan

Six Russian crewmembers killed in fire in port of Wakkanai in

May 16, 2013
Total Views: 14