Tuesday, October 5, 2021
rena shipwreck
Accidents

MV Rena Shipwreck: New Zealand’s Worst Maritime Disaster in Photos

The MV Rena was traveling at a speed of 17 knots when it grounded on Astrolabe Reef off the coast of New Zealand on October 5, 2011, during a voyage...

October 5, 2021
Total Views: 15177

Monday, September 20, 2021
Accidents

Cargo Ship Grounds in Bulgaria – AIS and Images

A Panama-flagged general cargo ship ran aground on Bulgaria’s coast in the Black Sea early Monday morning. AIS ship tracking data shows the MV Vera Su was traveling at about...

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 8558

Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Grounding Incidents

Bow Of Fragmented Crimson Polaris Is Towed Into Hachinohe Port

In regard to the grounding of wood chip carrier Crimson Polaris that occurred off the coast of Hachinohe on August 11, the bow part of the fragmented hull was towed...

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 3027

Monday, August 30, 2021
Grounding Incidents

Ferry Runs Aground Off The Spanish Island Of Ibiza Leaving 10-Year-Old Seriously Injured

(Reuters)–A ferry ran aground off the Spanish island of Ibiza on Saturday night, August 28, an incident the emergency services told local media had left 25 people injured, two seriously, including a...

August 30, 2021
Total Views: 2437

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
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Accidents

Shipping Losses Hit Record Low in 2020, But Risks and Challenges Abound -Report

The number of total losses in shipping hit record low levels in 2020, but risks and challenges on several fronts pose a threat to safety, according to marine insurer Allianz...

August 3, 2021
Total Views: 1280

Monday, July 19, 2021
american jazz aground
Accidents

Grounded ‘American Jazz’ Freed on Lake Barkley

The riverboat American Jazz was refloated on Friday more than a week after it grounded in Lake Barkley in Cadiz, Kentucky. The Lake Barkley Grounding Unified Command reports the vessel...

July 19, 2021
Total Views: 1731

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Akademik Ioffe
Accidents

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...

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 8716

Thursday, June 3, 2021
Kaami grounding
Accidents

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...

June 3, 2021
Total Views: 6533

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
tirranna
Accidents

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...

April 27, 2021
Total Views: 13721

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Accidents

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...

March 23, 2021
Total Views: 216829

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Accidents

Chinese Fishing Vessel Refloated in Mauritius

The Chinese fishing vessel which ran aground over the weekend on Mauritius’ western reefs has been successfully refloated, authorities said Thursday. The FV Lurong Yuan Yu ran aground on Sunday...

March 11, 2021
Total Views: 3502

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Accidents

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...

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 9931

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
Total Views: 29789

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
Total Views: 17734

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: 143

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: 62

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: 509

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: 60

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: 61

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
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