Sunday, February 26, 2012
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Crew Boat Runs Aground Near Houston, Injuries and Spill Reported

A crew boat carrying a four man crew ran ground on the Sabine jetties near Houston Port Arthur, TX early Friday causing various injuries to the crew and an

February 26, 2012
Total Views: 25

Monday, January 16, 2012
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MV TYCOON: Christmas Island Grounding Update

The following is the latest update from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority regarding the MV Tycoon, the Panamanian-flagged general cargo vessel that

January 16, 2012
Total Views: 5

Sunday, January 15, 2012
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Costa Concordia Underwater Photos

These underwater photos released today show damage to the starboard side of the Costa Concordia, below the water line.  As you can see there is quite a bit

January 15, 2012
Total Views: 16

Saturday, January 14, 2012
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Cruise Ship Costa Concordia Sinks off Italian Coast [VIDEO, AIS Track]

Upon departure from the port of a Giglio, an island off the northwestern coast of Italy, the cruise ship Costa Concordia struck a reef, tearing a 50 meter-long

January 14, 2012
Total Views: 175

Incidents

Cruiseship COSTA CONCORDIA Sinks

UPDATE: The captain of the cruise ship COSTA CONCORDIA has been arrested by Italian police as an investigation into Friday night’s grounding is

January 14, 2012
Total Views: 68

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Incidents

Holy Ship! MSC Runs Fatboy Slim And Music Fans Aground

Early this week five tug boats were called out from Freeport Bahamas to pull the 93,300-ton cruise ship MSC Poesia from a reef just two miles from the port.

January 11, 2012
Total Views: 8

Friday, December 16, 2011
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Incident Video of The Week – TK Bremen Grounded in France

The Maltese-flagged TK Bremen, a cargo ship traveling along Northwest coast of France, ran aground Friday in southern Brittany in high winds and heavy seas. 

December 16, 2011
Total Views: 103

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
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Rena Tuesday Update: Oil Released Overnight From Fractured Bow

AUCKLAND—A stranded cargo vessel off the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island has spilled more oil into the ocean, as efforts to pump the

October 18, 2011
Total Views: 20

Thursday, October 13, 2011
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Rena Thursday Update: Vessel Still In One Piece, Containers and Oil Wash Ashore

TAURANGA, New Zealand (Dow Jones)–Several beaches on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island were closed to the public from Thursday and

October 13, 2011
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Incidents

MV Rena… “The worst environmental maritime disaster in New Zealand” – Prime Minister

By Lucy Craymer And Rebecca Howard, Wall Street Journal WELLINGTON—Oil spilling from a cargo vessel stranded off the east coast of New Zealand’s

October 11, 2011
Total Views: 101

Sunday, October 9, 2011
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Oil Slick From Containership Reaches New Zealand Beach, Deteriorating Weather Threatens Salvage

By Lucy Craymer, Wall Street Journal WELLINGTON—Oil from the damaged cargo vessel MV Rena has started to wash up on a popular beach on the east coast of

October 9, 2011
Total Views: 2

Friday, October 7, 2011
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New Zealand Tries To Assess Oil Leak From Stranded Ship

WELLINGTON (Dow Jones)–Aerial observation flights are planned Friday to determine how much oil is leaking from a stranded container ship off the east

October 7, 2011
Total Views: 6

Thursday, October 6, 2011
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Containership Rena strikes New Zealand’s Astrolabe Reef

The Waikato Times of New Zealand reports that the 236-meter Liberian flagged container ship, M/V Rena aground on Astrolabe Reef yesterday about 6 nautical

October 6, 2011
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
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Death Toll Rises to 6 in Taiwan Shipping Accident

TAIPEI—The death toll in an accident involving a cargo vessel that ran aground off Taiwan’s northern coast has risen from four to six. In a

October 4, 2011
Total Views: 3

Monday, October 3, 2011
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Incidents

Heavy seas claim four lives after cargo ship runs aground off Taiwan

TAIPEI—Four crew members died Monday and six were missing after a cargo vessel ran aground in heavy seas off the northern Taiwanese coast, the coast

October 3, 2011
Total Views: 3

Friday, September 23, 2011
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Incident Photo of The Week – Car Carrier Aground in Columbia River

This weeks incident photo is of the 584-foot car carrier, M/V Luminous ACE, aground at Puget Island near Cathlamet, WA, September 22.  The vessel grounded

September 23, 2011
Total Views: 5

Monday, September 19, 2011
MSC Luciana aground
Incidents

Huge containership runs aground on Dutch sandbar

MSC Luciana, a 363-meter containership outbound from Antwerp lost engine power this morning and ran aground on a sandbar in the Westerschelde, approximately

September 19, 2011
Total Views: 1

Friday, August 19, 2011
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Scandinavian ferry runs aground while captain stuck in toilet

The Finnish ferry KING carrying 54 passengers ran aground Friday after its master got stuck in the bathroom, according to a report from Reuters based on a

August 19, 2011
Total Views: 35

Thursday, August 18, 2011
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Drunk captain runs ship aground [PHOTOS]

Photo Seanews Turkey A Latvian captain has been placed under arrest after his ship ran aground, allegedly while the man was drunk.  The cargo vessel ALVA was

August 18, 2011
Total Views: 14

Thursday, August 4, 2011
Incidents

MT Pavit Aground After Days Spent Adrift – Heads To Roll At Indian Coast Guard

On July 29th the crew of the Motor Tanker Pavit made a Mayday call off the coast of Oman and were quickly rescued by local authorities but no attempt

August 4, 2011
Total Views: 25