Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Windoc Ship Smoking

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 indicating that the bridge...

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 12117

Monday, August 9, 2021

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 ferry as flames could...

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 2975

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 Coast...

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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 after it reported a fire...

August 29, 2018
Total Views: 5

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 New South Wales...

June 18, 2018
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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 are “inadequate” – particularly as ships have grown...

September 19, 2017
Total Views: 37

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 Juan Harbor in Puerto Rico. The vessel...

August 17, 2016
Total Views: 61

Monday, July 25, 2016
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 Atlantic Coast. All six crew members...

July 25, 2016
Total Views: 7

Monday, February 16, 2015
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 just before 6...

February 16, 2015
Total Views: 22

Thursday, June 5, 2014
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: 1

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 being towed into port...

August 29, 2012
Total Views: 8

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 submarine, USS Miami, in Portsmouth Naval Shipyard on...

July 23, 2012
Total Views: 15

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 Flaminia, Second Blast Disrupts Firefighting Tuesday Update:...

July 15, 2012
Total Views: 24

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 with the five other crewmembers, have...

March 28, 2012
Total Views: 31

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 ship has been contained.  One...

March 21, 2012
Total Views: 48

Monday, February 6, 2012

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 to maritime authorities...

February 6, 2012
Total Views: 19

Thursday, September 15, 2011

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, while travelling offshore Norway. All 207 passengers have been...

September 15, 2011
Total Views: 1

Monday, August 22, 2011

Chief mate and two others killed in Philippines ferry fire

Three people, including the chief mate, were killed Saturday in a fire that broke out on the passenger ferry M/V ISLAND FASTCRAFT 1, just miles from its destination in Cebu...

August 22, 2011
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Formosa petrochemical fire
Fire Incidents

7th fire this year in Taiwanese refinery depresses Asian tanker market… seriously Taiwan, WTF?

  Photo: Liao Shu-ling, Taipei Times SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–The freight market for vessels carrying clean petroleum products may weaken in the coming days, reversing gains since mid-July, as Taiwan’s Formosa...

August 2, 2011
Total Views: 0

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 container ship currently in...

April 5, 2011
Total Views: 1319