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Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Grounding of World Diana. ATSB photo
Accidents

Ineffective Bridge Resource Management Leads to Bulk Carrier Grounding in Western Australia

Ineffective bridge resource management contributed to the grounding of a bulk carrier in the Port of Bunbury, Western Australia, an Australian Transport Safety

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Thursday, July 11, 2024
Ultra Galaxy grounding. Photo courtesy SAMSA
Grounding Incidents

Rush to Prevent Oil Spill From Grounded Ship Off South African Coast

CAPE TOWN, July 11 (Reuters) – Salvage operations were in high-gear on Thursday to prevent a potential oil spill and pollution along South

July 11, 2024
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Friday, December 8, 2023
A 2019 view of vessels in the Singapore Strait April 3, 2019. Picture taken on April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henning Gloystein/File Photo
Shipping

Shadow Fleet Tanker Grounding Near Singapore Underscores Environmental Risks

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — A shadow-fleet oil tanker that had previously falsified its location to avoid detection on digital ship-tracking

December 8, 2023
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Wednesday, November 29, 2023
The M/V Barbro G aground on the Detroit River. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard
Shipping

Bulk Carrier Refloated in Detroit River

The Portuguese-flagged bulk carrier Barbro G has been refloated in the Detroit River. The 623-foot freighter, which was carrying 21,000 tons of wheat to Italy,

November 29, 2023
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Tuesday, November 7, 2023
The M/V American Courage aground on the St. Clair River near Marine City, Michigan, November 7, 2023. U.S. Coast Guard
Shipping

Tugs Refloat Lake Freighter on St. Clair River in Michigan

Update: The lake freighter American Courage, which ran aground in the St. Clair River Tuesday morning at 7:21 a.m. local time, was successfully refloated

November 7, 2023
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Wednesday, November 1, 2023
View of the grounded TT Line Marco Polo ferry and a tug boat, as the ferry leaks oil into the Baltic off the coast of Horvik, Sweden October 26, 2023. TT News Agency/Johan Nilsson via REUTERS
Accidents

Salvage Crews Refloat Marco Polo Ferry in Sweden

Salvage crews from Smit Salvage have successfully refloated the Marco Polo ferry in Sweden. The ferry, operated by TT-Line of Germany, ran aground on October

November 1, 2023
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Monday, September 25, 2023
Canadian cement carrier NACC Argonaut aground on the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario. Photo courtesy Andrea Reynolds via X
Accidents

Canadian Cement Carrier Aground and Blocking St. Lawrence Seaway

A Canadian cement carrier has run aground and is blocking ship traffic on the St. Lawrence Seaway. The Canadian-flagged NACC Argonaut grounded Sunday

September 25, 2023
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Wednesday, September 13, 2023
The MS Ocean Explorer aground in Alpefjord, part of Northeast Greenland National Park, September 13, 2023. Photo Credit: Air Force/Arctic Command
Accidents

Grounded Expedition Cruise Ship Remains Stuck in Remote Greenland Fjord

An expedition cruise ship with 206 people on board remains stuck in a remote Greenland fjord after initial attempts to refloat the vessel failed. The MS Ocean

September 13, 2023
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Tuesday, September 12, 2023
The MS Ocean Explorer aground in the Northeast Greenland National Park in Greenland, September 12, 2023. Photo credit: Air Force/Arctic Command
Accidents

Expedition Cruise Ship “Ocean Explorer” Aground in Greenland

A modern expedition cruise ship with 206 people on board has run aground in Greenland’s Alpefjord, located within the Northeast Greenland National Park,

September 12, 2023
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Wednesday, August 9, 2023
embers of Philippine Marines is pictured on the dilapidated BRP Sierra Madre
Shipping

Philippine President Says No Promise Made to China to Remove Grounded Warship

MANILA, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr on Wednesday denied making an agreement with China to remove a grounded warship

August 9, 2023
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Thursday, May 25, 2023
Suez Canal Traffic Returns to Normal After Ship Briefly Grounds
Grounding Incidents

Suez Canal Traffic Returns to Normal After Ship Briefly Grounds

CAIRO, May 25 (Reuters) – Tugboats managed to move a large ship that had been stranded for several hours in the Suez Canal on Thursday, and

May 25, 2023
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Wednesday, May 17, 2023
The bulk carrier Mark W. Barker pictured underway on maiden voyage. Viewed from the front.
Accidents

Great Lakes Freighter Mark W. Barker Briefly Grounds on Detroit River

The 639-foot Great Lakes freighter Mark W. Barker grounded Wednesday on Belle Isle on the Detroit River, but was later refloated without incident. The Mark W.

May 17, 2023
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Friday, May 5, 2023
Contaminated Fuel Eyed in Washington State Ferry Grounding
Accidents

Contaminated Fuel Eyed in Washington State Ferry Grounding

Washington State Ferries has reported that contaminated fuel caused a generator failure on board its Walla Walla ferry, leading to the vessel running aground

May 5, 2023
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Sunday, April 16, 2023
Walla Walla Ferry Grounding
Grounding Incidents

Generator Failure Suspected In M/V Walla Walla Ferry Grounding: Crew And Passengers Safe

Late Sunday morning, Washington State Ferries (WSF) reported that all 175 cars trapped aboard the grounded M/V Walla Walla had been successfully removed after

April 16, 2023
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Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Grounded Luxury Yacht Spills Diesel in Maui’s Honolua Bay
Accidents

Grounded Luxury Yacht Spills Diesel in Maui’s Honolua Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a 94-foot luxury yacht that grounded on a reef on the north side of Honolua Bay in Maui on Monday. Eight boaters

February 22, 2023
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Wednesday, February 1, 2023
LNG Carrier Grounds in Suez Canal
Accidents

LNG Carrier Grounds in Suez Canal

A LNG carrier has run aground in the Suez Canal, but at this time does not pose a threat to maritime traffic through the waterway, Leth Agencies has confirmed.

February 1, 2023
Total Views: 5701

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Pilots Praised for Preventing Megaship from Grounding in Southampton Waters
Shipping

Pilots Praised for Preventing Megaship from Grounding in Southampton Waters

The UK Maritime Pilots Association is praising the actions of three ship pilots in preventing one of the world’s largest containerships from running

January 31, 2023
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Monday, January 23, 2023
Tug Grounds Near Corpus Christi After Reported Collision with Bulk Carrier
Accidents

Tug Grounds Near Corpus Christi After Reported Collision with Bulk Carrier

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a tug that ran aground near Corpus Christi, Texas, reportedly following a collision with a bulk carrier. Coast Guard

January 23, 2023
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Monday, January 16, 2023
Ship Salvage Bosphorus
Grounding Incidents

Turkey Refloats Ship Stuck in Bosphorus

By Ugur Yilmaz (Bloomberg) Turkey freed a vessel that had wedged itself against the banks of the Bosphorus Strait, clearing the vital waterway that connects

January 16, 2023
Total Views: 3520

Bosphorus Ship Grounding
Grounding Incidents

Ukraine Grain Ship Grounds In Bosphorus Strait

by Yoruk Isik (Reuters) The cargo ship MKK 1, traveling from Ukraine to Turkey, was grounded in Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on Monday and traffic in

January 16, 2023
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