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Saturday, February 24, 2024
Soybean Ship, Paranagua port. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
Ports

Brazil’s Paranagua Port Resumes Operations After Berths Shut By Fire

SAO PAULO, Feb 24 (Reuters) – An important export terminal for agricultural commodities at the Paranagua port in southern Brazil resumed operations

February 24, 2024
Total Views: 1139

Thursday, August 24, 2023
A wildfire burns in Canakkale, Turkey August 22, 2023. REUTERS/Levent Cetin
Shipping

Some Ship Traffic in Dardanelles Resumes as Fire Curbed in Turkey

CANAKKALE, Turkey, Aug 24 (Reuters) – Ship traffic resumed on Thursday in one direction in Turkey‘s Dardanelles Strait, its forestry

August 24, 2023
Total Views: 1010

Saturday, July 22, 2023
Wildfire On Greek Island Forces Mass Evacuations
Fire Incidents

Wildfire On Greek Island Forces Mass Evacuations

ATHENS, July 22 (Reuters) – A wildfire which has been raging on the Greek island of Rhodes for five days forced hundreds of people to flee

July 22, 2023
Total Views: 2709

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Windoc Ship Smoking
Evergreen

Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video

In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 15322

Monday, August 9, 2021
Harrowing Video Shows Residents Fleeing Burning Greek Island by Ferry
Accidents

Harrowing Video Shows Residents Fleeing Burning Greek Island by Ferry

Residents on the Greek Island of Evia were forced to flee over the weekend as wildfires raged unabated. Harrowing video shows residents being evacuated by a

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 3148

Monday, August 12, 2019
Coastal Jaguar OSV fire
Maritime News

Fire Engulfs OSV in Bay of Bengal

A major fire engulfed an offshore supply vessel off the coast of India in the Bay of Bengal on Monday, leaving one person dead and another missing, the Indian

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 29

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
el-venizelo-ferry-fire-greece
Fire Incidents

Ferry Ignites With 1,016 POB In Greece

by Alkis Konstantinidis (Reuters) – A passenger ferry with 1,016 people onboard returned safely to the port of Piraeus in the early hours on Wednesday

August 29, 2018
Total Views: 22

Monday, June 18, 2018
Ship Fire Port Kembla Australia
Fire Incidents

Port Kembla Reopens After Bulker Blaze

by Nick Ford (Reuters) – A fire in the hold of a bulker ship on Monday briefly closed Australia’s Port Kembla, the second-largest coal export port in

June 18, 2018
Total Views: 77

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Marine Insurers Demand Better Fire Protection for Large Containerships
News

Marine Insurers Demand Better Fire Protection for Large Containerships

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) has warned that Solas firefighting regulations for container vessels

September 19, 2017
Total Views: 67

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Coast Guard, locals rescue 511 responding to vessel fire near San Juan
Fire Incidents

Ferry Fire – Hundreds Plucked From Burning Puerto Rico Ferry

The Coast Guard responded Wednesday morning to a fire aboard the 561-foot passenger/cargo vessel Caribbean Fantasy, approximately 2 nautical miles north of San

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 166

Monday, July 25, 2016
Six Rescued After Fire Damages American Tug Off Florida
Maritime News

Six Rescued After Fire Damages American Tug Off Florida

An American tugboat has been badly damaged after suffering a fire Friday while towing a barge approximately 8 miles east of Matanzas off Florida’s

July 25, 2016
Total Views: 34

Monday, February 16, 2015
MOL Containership Suffers Fire at Port of Oakland
Maritime News

MOL Containership Suffers Fire at Port of Oakland

Firefighters in Oakland battled a two-alarm blaze in the superstructure of a cargo ship berthed at the Port of Oakland on Sunday evening. The fire was reported

February 16, 2015
Total Views: 42

Thursday, June 5, 2014
PHOTOS: Pilot Boat Goes Up in Flames
Fire Incidents

PHOTOS: Pilot Boat Goes Up in Flames

A pilot boat went up in flames yesterday while moored at the port of Fiumicino, Italy, and it was all captured on camera.

June 5, 2014
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
purse seiner fire Lyttelton new zealand
Fire Incidents

Purse Seiner Catches Fire in Lyttelton Dry Dock

At around 1740hrs tonight, fire broke out onboard the Purse Seiner Ocean Breeze while in dry-dock in Lyttelton, New Zealand. The trawler was under repair after

August 29, 2012
Total Views: 18

Monday, July 23, 2012
uss miami portsmouth naval shipyard fire
Fire Incidents

Arsonist to Blame in $400 Million US Navy Submarine Fire

The Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) has made an arrest in connection with a shipyard fire that devastated the Los Angeles-class fast-attack

July 23, 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: 69

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
patrice mcallister fire
Fire Incidents

Fatal Fire Breaks out on Great Lakes Tug [UDPATE]

UPDATE: We are saddened to report that the injured crewmember, the boat’s chief engineer, died in a Toronto hospital Wednesday morning.  The man, along

March 28, 2012
Total Views: 105

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
stolt valor
Fire Incidents

Stolt Valor Declared “Total Loss”, Fire is Out

Stolt Tankers B.V., a subsidiary of Stolt-Nielsen Limited (Oslo Børs: SNI) and owner and operator of MT Stolt Valor, reported today that the fire on the

March 21, 2012
Total Views: 204

Monday, February 6, 2012
14 Rescued as Cargo Ship Catches Fire in Frozen Azov Sea
Uncategorized

14 Rescued as Cargo Ship Catches Fire in Frozen Azov Sea

A Maltese-flagged cargo ship caught fire yesterday while stuck in heavy ice in the Azov Sea.  The vessel, the M/V Captain Ivan Vikulov, sent a distress signal

February 6, 2012
Total Views: 38

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Two killed in engine room fire aboard Norwegian cruise ship

Two killed in engine room fire aboard Norwegian cruise ship

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xQoENfhYZE Two people have been confirmed dead after an engine room fire broke out on the Norwegian cruise ship, MS Nordlys,

September 15, 2011
Total Views: 6
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