Monday, July 19, 2021
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Passenger Vessel Grounding Shows Risks of Arctic Travel
By Clifford Harvey, Director of Marine Investigations at the Transportation Safety Board of Canada On 24 August 2018, the passenger vessel Akademik Ioffe ran aground in the Canadian Arctic. The vessel was...
Thursday, June 3, 2021
MAIB Report Reveals Holes in Cargo Ship’s Voyage Planning Process Before Grounding
The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has issued its report into last year’s grounding of the general cargo vessel Kaami on the west coast of Scotland, revealing holes in the...
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Car Carrier Grounds in Chesapeake Bay Leaving the Port of Baltimore
A 760-foot Wallenius Wilhelmsen car carrier ran aground in Chesapeake Bay early Tuesday as it departed the Port of Baltimore, but the vessel was refloated without pollution or injury, the...
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Grounded ‘Mega Ship’ Blocking Suez Canal in Both Directions
Latest: Ever Given Grounding in Suez An ultra-large containership is aground and blocking ship traffic in the Suez Canal. AIS data shows the MV Ever Given is stuck sideways towards...
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Thursday, March 4, 2021
One Year After Grounding, Abandoned Cargo Ship Continues to Pose a Hazard in Ireland
Authorities in Ireland are still working through details of what to do with a grounded cargo ship that has been stranded along the country’s rugged southwest coast for more than...
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Containership Grounds Next to Wrecked Containership in Singapore Strait
A bizarre incident in the Singapore Strait this week as a containership apparently grounded next to (and possibly struck) a second grounded containership that has been shipwrecked in the area...
Sunday, November 22, 2020
Update: Passenger Ferry Viking Grace Refloated in Aland Islands
Update: A rescue tug was able to pull the Viking Grace from the rocks early Sunday morning at around 3:40 a.m. The vessel later docked in Mariehamn where passengers were...
Monday, October 12, 2020
Friday, October 2, 2020
Monday, July 27, 2020
Friday, May 29, 2020
Friday, March 27, 2020
Thursday, March 5, 2020
Soy Vessel Stranded in Brazil After ‘Problem’ During Maneuvering
SAO PAULO, March 5 (Reuters) – The vessel Aeolian Grace, loaded with some 65,000 tonnes of soybeans, has been stranded in Brazil’s São Francisco do Sul port since Wednesday, authorities...
Sunday, December 29, 2019
Containership Runs Aground in Bosphorus Strait – Incident Video
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A foreign cargo ship ran aground in Istanbul’s Bosphorus strait on Friday, requiring a rescue operation and prompting authorities to temporarily close the picturesque and crowded waterway...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Salvage Underway for Fishing Vessel Aground Near Live-Fire Training Grounds in North Carolina
A unified command has been established to oversee the salvage of a grounded fishing vessel near an off-limits U.S. military live-fire training area in North Carolina. The 88-foot fishing vessel,...
Monday, November 11, 2019
Alaska Marine Lines Barge Aground in British Columbia
A container barge will spend another night aground on Quadra Island in British Columbia, Canada. The barge, named Nana Provider, was being towed by the U.S.-flagged tug Polar King when...
Monday, October 14, 2019
Thursday, October 3, 2019
MAIB: Watch Officer Was Watching Videos on Phone Before Grounding
A UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch investigation has revealed that the sole watch officer on board the general cargo ship Priscilla was watching videos on his phone prior to the...
Be the First
Join the 71,170 members that receive our newsletter.Have a news tip? Let us know.