Fire Incidents

Monday, June 18, 2012
Fire Incidents

High Power – Boiler Blasts Off Gibraltar

A tanker operated by Tokyo-based JX Shipping exploded on Friday off Rosia Bay, Gibraltar which echoed across the town.  This is the second explosion to hit

June 18, 2012
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Thursday, June 7, 2012
Fire Incidents

Vacuum Cleaner Sparked $400M Naval Shipyard Fire

Officials at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard released initial findings June 6 in the case of the recent fire onboard the US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast

June 7, 2012
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Thursday, May 24, 2012
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13 Hours Later, Firefighters Extinguish Blaze on Board US Navy Fast Attack Submarine

USS Miami, an American Los Angeles-class “improved” fast attack submarine was undergoing a routine maintenance shipyard availability at Portsmouth

May 24, 2012
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Monday, April 23, 2012
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Fire Incidents

Forties Cargo Delays Expected as Fire Affects Production from Nexen’s Buzzard Platform

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Output at Nexen Petroleum Inc.’s (NXY) Buzzard oilfield, the largest contributing to the Forties crude stream, has been down

April 23, 2012
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Fire Incidents

Nexen’s Buzzard Platform: Damage Unknown to Largest Producer of Forties Crude After Weekend Fire

LONDON (Dow Jones)–U.K. offshore safety inspectors are investigating reports of a fire on Nexen Inc.’s (NXY) Buzzard North Sea platform over the

April 23, 2012
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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Patrice McAllister Fire [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

Here is a collection of photos sent to us by the crew of the tug Bowditch, the rescue tug that arrived on scene to the burning Patrice McAllister Tuesday

March 29, 2012
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Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Alaskan star drilling rig
Fire Incidents

Alaskan Star Drilling Rig Catches Fire Offshore Brazil

Petrobras announces that on Tuesday (13/03) around 14:30, the drilling rig SS-39 (Alaskan Star), a semi-submersible drilling rig owned by Queiroz Galvao

March 13, 2012
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Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Fire Incidents

Fire on Russian Tanker Kills One

A fire on board a Russian oil tanker claimed the life of at least one crewmember in the Caspian Sea on Tuesday. Russian news agency RIA Novosti, citing a

February 28, 2012
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Monday, February 27, 2012
costa allegra
Fire Incidents

Costa Cruise Ship Adrift off Seychelles, Fire Breaks Out in Engine Room

Costa Cruises can’t catch a break. Just 6 weeks after the Costa Concordia ran aground off Italy, another one of their cruise ships, the Costa Allegra has

February 27, 2012
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Tuesday, January 31, 2012
cruise ship Prinsendam in the Gulf of Alaska

Arctic Cruise Ship Disaster – The Prinsendam’s Effect On Coast Guard Response

With the Costa Concordia disaster headlining global news the questions most asked by mariners is: How will that disaster change the cruise ship industry? For

January 31, 2012
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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Explosion Aboard South Korean Tanker Kills Five, Others Still missing

An explosion tore through a South Korean tanker on Sunday morning killing five crew members and leaving 6 others missing.   The unexplained explosion occurred

January 15, 2012
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Wednesday, January 11, 2012
US Air Force C-130 antarctica

UPDATE 2: US Air Force to the Rescue! C-130 Departs McMurdo With Injured Korean Sailors

Update 2: 13 Jan 2012 A United States Airforce (USAF) C-130 Hercules aircraft departed McMurdo station at 12.35pm today (NZDT) with the 7 injured crew on

January 11, 2012
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Antarctic Fishing Vessel Catches Fire Killing Three Crew, Injuring Others

A Korean fishing vessel caught fire early Wednesday morning in the Ross Sea, approximately 2,000 nautical miles southeast of New Zealand, killing three crew

January 11, 2012
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Friday, December 30, 2011
russian submarine Yekaterinburg
Engineering News

Russian Ballistic Missile Submarine Catches Fire

MOSCOW (Dow Jones)–Some crew members were still aboard a Russian nuclear submarine ablaze early Friday after its hull caught fire

December 30, 2011
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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Fatal Fire Aboard Russian Nuclear Icebreaker

A fire broke out aboard the Russian nuclear-powered icebreaker, Valgach, killing two crew members and seriously injuring one.  The fire occurred early

December 15, 2011
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Friday, October 7, 2011
keppel corporation
Fire Incidents

Tragedy Strikes at Keppel Shipyard, 5 Workers Killed in Fire

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–Keppel Corp. Ltd (BN4.SG) Friday said that five workers have been killed in an accident at the company’s shipyard in the

October 7, 2011
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Friday, September 23, 2011
CNOOC FSO Lentera-Bangsa
Fire Incidents

Lentera Bangsa – CNOOC Oil Storage Tanker Ablaze In Jakarta

Built in 1983, the 261 meter-long & 127575 DWT oil tanker Lentera Bangsa caught fire 100 miles from the coast of Jakarta Bay Friday morning. The vessel

September 23, 2011
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Thursday, July 7, 2011
M/V Brilliante Virtuoso tanker
Fire Incidents

UPDATE: Oil Tanker Fire Off Yemen Extinguished After Attack

Image by Dmitrios LONDON (Dow Jones)–A fire that broke out on an oil tanker after a pirate attack off the Yemeni coast has now been extinguished, an

July 7, 2011
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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

BOEMRE Report: GoM Mariner Platform Fire Caused By Aging Component

​Vermillion 380-A Platform fire courtesy BOEMRE HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. regulators said Wednesday that a fire that took place aboard a Mariner

May 25, 2011
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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Emma Maersk – The Secret Story of Building The World’s Largest Container Ship

Emma Maersk – Photo By Tidewater Muse Emma Maersk The Emma Maersk is a true modern marvel. She is the world’s largest container ship, the longest

April 5, 2011
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