Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Accidents

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...

November 24, 2020
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Sunday, November 22, 2020
Accidents

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...

November 22, 2020
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Monday, October 12, 2020
Maritime News

Cargo Ship Breaks Tow, Grounds in Vietnam

An end-of-life cargo ship under tow to breakers lost its tow and become grounded along the east coast of Vietnam. The owners of the MV Jakarta, NKD Maritime Limited, said...

October 12, 2020
Total Views: 85

Friday, October 2, 2020
Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Refloated at Port of Norfolk

The 738-foot bulk carrier Hong Dai has been reflated after it ran aground Wednesday night near Sewell’s Point in Norfolk, Virginia. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that several tugs were...

October 2, 2020
Total Views: 36

Monday, July 27, 2020
Interesting

Large Bulk Carrier Runs Aground in Mauritius

Update: Mauritius Environmental Minister: No Oil Spill from Grounded Wakashio A large bulk carrier has run aground on an Indian Ocean reef off Mauritius. The Panama-flagged MV Wakashio was underway...

July 27, 2020
Total Views: 258

Friday, May 29, 2020
Maritime News

Distressed VLCC at Anchor Off South Africa

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) is responding to a VLCC in distress off the port of St. Johns. The Chinese-flagged tanker, MT Yua Hua Hu, is currently at...

May 29, 2020
Total Views: 20

Friday, March 27, 2020
Maritime News

Containership Runs Aground on Lower Mississippi

A 334-meter containership has run aground on the Lower Mississippi River near Poydras, Louisiana.  The U.S. Coast Guard reports that watch standers at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a...

March 27, 2020
Total Views: 16

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Maritime News

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...

March 5, 2020
Total Views: 15

Sunday, December 29, 2019
Liberian-flagged cargo ship Songa Iridium is seen after it ran aground in the Bosphorus in Istanbul
Video

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...

December 29, 2019
Total Views: 34

Thursday, December 12, 2019
The Coast Guard hoisted four fishermen from an 88-foot fishing vessel in Browns Inlet, North Carolina.
Accidents

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,...

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 14

Monday, November 11, 2019
nana provider grounding
Maritime News

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...

November 11, 2019
Total Views: 46

Monday, October 14, 2019
Maritime News

Cargo Ship Runs Aground in Corsica

Authorities in France are responded to the grounding of a cargo ship on the island of Corsica early Sunday morning. The 90-meter M/V Rhodanus with seven people on board was...

October 14, 2019
Total Views: 8

Thursday, October 3, 2019
priscilla aground
Accidents

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...

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 74

Friday, August 16, 2019
Lightening ferry grounding
Maritime News

Four Injured in Ferry Grounding in Boston Harbor

The U.S. Coast Guard and other state and local rescue crews responded to the grounding of a passenger ferry near Boston Harbor’s Long Island on Friday. The Coast Guard says...

August 16, 2019
Total Views: 5

Monday, July 1, 2019
BBC Oregon Grounding
Maritime News

BBC Cargo Ship Grounds But is Refloated in Newfoundland

A BBC Chartering cargo ship briefly ran aground in Bay Bulls, Newfoundland, Canada on Sunday, but was quickly refloated by the Canadian Coast Guard and a commercial tug. The Canadian...

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 6

Sunday, March 3, 2019
Solomon Trader oil spill
Maritime News

Australia Sends More Help for Solomon Islands Oil Spill

  By Alison Bevege SYDNEY, March 3 (Reuters) – Australia is sending more help to the Pacific nation of the Solomon Islands to stop oil from a grounded cargo ship...

March 3, 2019
Total Views: 6

Friday, March 1, 2019
efe murat ship grounded
Maritime News

Fuel Removal Commences for Grounded Cargo Ship Off Bari

Crews have started removing fuel from the Turkish cargo ship Efe Murat which washed ashore along a breakwater in Bari, Italy during a storm last week. Authorities in Italy have...

March 1, 2019
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
solomon trader aground
Maritime News

Grounded Bulk Carrier Threatens UNESCO World Heritage Site in Solomon Islands

Authorities in the Solomon Islands have reported a breach in the hull of the grounded bulk carrier MV Solomon Trader, sparking fears of an environmental disaster near the East Rennell...

February 19, 2019
Total Views: 8

Friday, January 4, 2019
anglo alexandria bulk carrier
Maritime News

UK-Flagged Bulk Carrier Grounds at Mile Marker 3.5 of Lower Mississippi River

A UK-flagged bulk carrier ran aground Friday in the Lower Mississippi River near New Orleans. The U.S Coast Guard said it received a report at 8:32 in the morning that...

January 4, 2019
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Interesting

Watch: Dramatic Rescue After Cargo Ship Grounds Near Istanbul

Turkish emergency crews have rescued 16 crew members from a cargo ship which ran aground near Istanbul on Wednesday. The Comoros-flagged ship, named Natalia, ran aground in heavy seas early...

December 19, 2018
Total Views: 23