Monday, August 1, 2011
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Juhu Beach, Mumbai: a.k.a. Ship Magnet Beach

  Photo: SHASHI ASHIWAL There must be a giant magnet sitting underneath Mumbai’s Juhu Beach because in less than 6 weeks, two huge

August 1, 2011
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Friday, July 22, 2011

10 Extraordinary Modern Shipwrecks

Merchant ships are a critical piece of worldwide movement of goods and materials around the world, and on occasion, they run into problems.  The following

July 22, 2011
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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Nice save! Barge grounds in East River [VIDEO]

Check out this video of Eagle Service grounding just southwest of Hog Back in the East River in NYC. The video was shot and edited by Seth Greenspan, who

March 24, 2011
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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

“Super Moon” blamed for vessels running aground in UK

While astronomists and scientists have dispelled rumors that this past weekends “Super Moon” did not cause any catastrophic events, the rare

March 23, 2011
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Bulk carrier runs aground on remote South Atlantic Island sparking fears of environmental disaster

Photo courtesy Transport Malta says it is investigating the grounding and subsequent complete hull failure of the Malta-registered MS Oliva, a

March 22, 2011
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Monday, March 14, 2011

Japan Tsunami Vessel Casualties

According to a report from, China Steel Express Corp’s 175,775-dwt bulker China Steel Integrity, carrying a cargo of iron ore, went aground

March 14, 2011
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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Vessel with history of incidents grounds in Norway

According to this report from the popular European shipping magazine Shipgaz, the timber-laden M/V Mirabelle had just one officer on watch when the vessel

November 23, 2010
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Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Oil Spill

Update: Shen Neng 1 aground on the Great Barrier Reef

By KEITH BRADSHER April 7, 2010, New York Times HONG KONG — A Chinese coal freighter aground on the Great Barrier Reef has at least one punctured fuel

April 7, 2010
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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Crews remove barge from Sandbridge, Va., beach

Crews this morning were able to free the 572-ft. barge that ran aground on a Virginia beach Thursday night after it broke free from a tug in severe weather. 

November 18, 2009
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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Incident Photo of The Week – M/V Marco Polo

The 128-m ferry Marco Polo, with 41 passengers and 64 crew, ran aground on the Croatian island of Sit on Oct. 24 at 0250LT while cruising on its regular

November 12, 2009
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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

USS Port Royal Grounding – Incident Updates, Links and Photos!

After seven months in dry dock and $40 million in repairs, the cruiser USS Port Royal is back in the water in Pearl Harbor following the embarrassing February

September 29, 2009
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Friday, September 11, 2009
Lifesaving Incidents

TITAN Salvage Team nominated for the IMO’s 2009 Exceptional Bravery at Sea Award

The TITAN Salvage team involved in the dramatic, 12-hour cliff-top rescue of the 25 crewmembers onboard the grounded cargo ship Fedra and one rescue swimmer

September 11, 2009
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Friday, April 24, 2009
Oil Spill

Guilty Plea in Empress of The North Pollution Case

Today, Juneau District Court Judge Keith Levy sentenced American West Steamboat Company, LLC for violating a Alaskan state criminal law that makes polluting

April 24, 2009
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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Incident Photo of The Week – Cattle vessel grounded on Kings Island

Nearly 300 cows were stuck on board the Mathew Flinders when it ran aground on Kings Island just off of Tasmania, Australia late Monday night.  Initial

April 2, 2009
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Friday, March 27, 2009

The Case of the Unwatched ZOC – Vessel Groundings Due To Navigational Chart Errors

Grounding incidents due to navigational chart errors may increase over the next few years, warns Maritime Accident Casebook in its latest broadcast at

March 27, 2009
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Saturday, December 6, 2008

M/V Ushuaia Grounded In Antartica – UPDATE

Yesterday, we touched briefly upon on the Argentine passenger vessel, Ushuaia, that ran aground Thursday on Antartica’s western peninsula. We are now

December 6, 2008
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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Video – M/V Fedra Beached Near Gibraltar

Stumble It! . . . Stay tuned for more information on this incident by bookmarking our M/V Fedra Tag. Thanks to Tom L for the

October 14, 2008
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Saturday, October 11, 2008

M/V FEDRA – Incident Photo Of The Week

This photo was taken today by Ship Spotter Adrian Perera near Gibraltar. Lloyds List tells us: EMERGENCY services from Gibraltar and Spain mounted a joint

October 11, 2008
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Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Incident Photo of The Week РM106 Gr̦mitz

This weeks Incident Photo is of German Navy mine hunter M106 Grömitz from back in February, 2007.  Cargo Law tells us; German Navy  Type 332 Frankenthal

September 9, 2008
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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Incident Photo Of The Week – Alva Star

Photo of the M/V Alva Star beached on the Island of Zakinthos. More details can be found at

July 16, 2008
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