Fire Incidents

Friday, March 15, 2013
Fire Incidents

Fire Continues to Rage in Louisiana Bayou

Update: In a statement posted later on Friday, the Coast Guard said that fter the barge was removed from the scene and taken to a secure location, offloading

March 15, 2013
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Thursday, March 7, 2013
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Crewmember Still Missing After Blast on Board Chemical Tanker Harbour Krystal

Yesterday morning, the chemical tanker Harbour Krystal suffered an explosion and subsequent fire while sailing northbound off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal.

March 7, 2013
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Monday, December 10, 2012
Fire Incidents

Cargo Ship Catches Fire at Port of Ipswich

Firefighters in Suffolk county in the UK were called to the Port of Ipswich Monday afternoon to fight a fire aboard the Gibraltar-flagged M/V Accum. The

December 10, 2012
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Thursday, December 6, 2012
Fire Incidents

Ocean-Going Tug Catches Fire North of Maui

Coast Guardsmen from several Honolulu-based units responded to a vessel on fire approximately 69 miles northwest of Maui on Wednesday evening. A mayday call

December 6, 2012
Total Views: 22

Monday, November 26, 2012
Fire Incidents

Superyacht Sinks in a Blaze of Glory Off Miami Beach [Photos and Video]

An 80-foot yacht named “Bliss” sank Saturday morning after catching on fire a mile off the coast of Miami Beach, Florida. The USCG says that crews

November 26, 2012
Total Views: 7

Sunday, November 18, 2012
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Body of Missing Rig Worker Found, Grand Isle Shipyard Says Torch Not to Blame for Incident

GRAND ISLE, La.–Divers searching the Gulf of Mexico for two workers missing after an explosion on an oil platform recovered the body of one Saturday

November 18, 2012
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Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Fire Incidents

A First-Hand Account of Tragedy and Heroism on Board the MSC Flaminia

On July 14, 2012, the MSC Flaminia was on a routine voyage from Charleston, USA to Bremerhaven, Germany, when a massive explosion crippled the ship. Of the 22

October 17, 2012
Total Views: 236

Sunday, October 7, 2012
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Fire Incidents

Rust-Covered LPG Carrier Catches Fire Off Phuket

Is anyone surprised that an LPG carrier covered in this much rust, also has a cloud of smoke billowing from its wheelhouse? This is the Kantika, an 80-meter

October 7, 2012
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
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High Performance Indonesian Warship Goes Up in Flames [VIDEO]

At the end of August, Indonesian composite shipbuilder, North Sea Boats launched one of the most unique warships in the world from their facility in East Java.

October 2, 2012
Total Views: 313

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Fire Incidents

Platform Fire Injures Three in U.S. Gulf

A fire at a Gulf of Mexico platform owned by W&T Offshore Inc. (WTI) injured three people, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday. The fire at the platform

September 26, 2012
Total Views: 9

Monday, September 17, 2012
Fire Incidents

General Dynamics to Plan Restoration of USS Miami’s Burnt Remains

The U.S. Navy said Monday that it has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $94 million contract to begin planning the restoration of the nuclear attack

September 17, 2012
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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Fire Incidents

Amsterdam Bridge Fire Extinguished

The fire on board the containership MV Amsterdam Bridge that broke out earlier this week has been extinguished, the vessels owner said in a statement today.

September 12, 2012
Total Views: 79

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Fishing Vessel On Fire Off New Zealand, 43 Crew Abandon Ship [UPDATE]

Update: All 43 crew of the 64m New Zealand fishing boat Amaltal Columbia, owned by Talley’s, have abandoned ship and been transferred to two other

September 11, 2012
Total Views: 58

Monday, September 10, 2012

WATCH: Containership MV Amsterdam Bridge Catches Fire [UPDATED]

UDPATE: Here is video of the MV Amsterdam Bridge on fire off the coast of India near Mumbai. Reports indicate that the fire has been contained. Original: The

September 10, 2012
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MSC Flaminia Reaches German Port

The MSC Flaminia and accompanying vessels arrived safely at a port in Wilhelmshaven, Germany where it will finally undergo salvage operations nearly two months

September 10, 2012
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Friday, August 10, 2012

Cable Ship Erupts in Flames Off Namibian Coast

A cable laying ship returning from a repair job off the coast of Namibia erupted in flames and smoke earlier this week, forcing all 56 crew members to abandon

August 10, 2012
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Thursday, August 9, 2012
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Iranian Mariners Abandon Floating Inferno, US Navy Responds [IMAGE]

The crew of the guided missile destroyer, James E. Williams rendered assistance to 10 Iranian mariners yesterday who had to abandon their burning vessel in the

August 9, 2012
Total Views: 8

Sunday, August 5, 2012
Fire Incidents

Containership Burns Off San Diego Coast

According to US Coast Guard officials, a 55 year old crew member of the containership Jupiter suffered third degree burns while attempting to put out a fire

August 5, 2012
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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Photos Reveal Damage to MSC Flaminia After Blast, Second Explosion Disrupts Firefighting [UPDATED]

Update (Tues. 7/24/12): Blaze Contained on MSC Flaminia Update (Fri. 7/21/12): Salvors Board Burning MSC Flaminia Update 1: Firefighting operations on MSC

July 19, 2012
Total Views: 79

Sunday, July 15, 2012
msc flaminia fire
Fire Incidents

MSC Box Carrier Catches Fire in Middle of North Atlantic

Update (Tues. 7/24/12): Blaze Contained on MSC Flaminia Update (Fri. 7/21/12): Salvors Board Burning MSC Flaminia Wednesday Update: Photos Reveal Damage to MSC

July 15, 2012
Total Views: 45