Wednesday, December 19, 2018

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: 29

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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Grounded Russian Bulker Refloated Off Cornwall, England

Update: The Kuzma Minin has been successfully refloated following a combined effort between five harbour tugs and a salvage vessel. The vessel was refloated at around 2.00pm local time today...

December 18, 2018
Total Views: 7

Monday, November 5, 2018
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Incident Video: Cement Carrier Aground on Breakwater in Iceland

An aging cement carrier ran aground on a breakwater on the west coast of Iceland over the weekend. Reports say the 1976-built Fjordvik was inbound to the Port of Helguvik...

November 5, 2018
Total Views: 196

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Asleep at the Wheel: Fatigue Led to Capsize of Fishing Boat and $27,200 Fine

The vessel ran aground January 11, 2018 after the 17-year-old helmsman fell asleep at the wheel. Crew fatigue led to the grounding and loss of commercial fishing vessel Jan and...

August 7, 2018
Total Views: 21

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Drunken Master Suspected in Another Ship Grounding Off Sweden

A cargo ship which ran aground Friday night off Helsingborg, Sweden has been refloated with no pollution reported, the Swedish Coast Guard said Sunday. The vessel, loaded with 5,000 tonnes...

August 5, 2018
Total Views: 317

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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Salvors Re-Float M/V Priscilla from Scotland’s Pentland Skerries -Update

Update: The MV Priscilla was successfully re-floated Wednesday night at around 9 p.m., the Maritime Coastguard Agency said. Following an inspection, permission was granted for the vessel to be towed...

July 25, 2018
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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Photos: K-Line Car Carrier Aground Off Sweden

Update: Extensive Damage to Makassar Highway; Complex Salvage Ahead A K-Line car carrier ran aground off Loftahammar, Sweden on Monday morning, causing some hull damage but no pollution has been...

July 24, 2018
Total Views: 16

Weeks Marine Tugboat Aground in New Jersey
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Tugboat Breaks Mooring and Runs Aground on Jersey Shore

A tugboat working on a beachfill project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ran aground early Tuesday near Lavallette, New Jersey.  USACE’s Philadelphia District reports that the vessel, belonging...

July 24, 2018
Total Views: 3

Monday, July 23, 2018

Salvage Plan Approved for Cargo Ship Aground on Pentland Skerries

Officials in the U.K. have approved the salvage plan for the cargo ship M/V Priscilla which remains hard aground on the Pentland Skerries off the coast of Scotland. The 89-meter Netherlands...

July 23, 2018
Total Views: 40

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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Dutch Cargo Ship Aground in the Pentland Firth Off Scotland

Update (Thursday) – The Coastguard reports that the situation remains unchanged and there was no attempt to refloat the vessel at high water Thursday morning. Two tugs remain on scene...

July 18, 2018
Total Views: 16

Monday, June 25, 2018

General Cargo Ship ‘Thorco Lineage’ Hard Aground in French Polynesia

The 131-meter general cargo ship Thorco Lineage is hard aground on an atoll in French Polynesia after drifting aground during a voyage across the South Pacific on Saturday. The Philippines-flagged...

June 25, 2018
Total Views: 45

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Product Tanker Grounds in St. Lawrence Seaway

A tanker carrying refined petroleum products is aground in the St. Lawrence River near Morrisburg, Ontario. Officials say the Marshall Islands-flagged Chem Norma ran aground just after 4 a.m. Tuesday...

May 30, 2018
Total Views: 6

Saturday, May 5, 2018
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Ship Runs Aground Causing Delays on Argentina’s Parana River Near Rosario

By Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, May 4 (Reuters) – Around 60 ships faced delays on Friday near Argentina’s grains hub of Rosario after a vessel on the Parana River ran...

May 5, 2018
Total Views: 5

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Pilot, Master Miscommunication Led to Cruise Ship Grounding in New Zealand

On January 27, 2016, the Maltese-flagged passenger ship Azamara Quest, with a pilon on board, was en route to the port of Picton in New Zealand’s Marlborough Sounds when it...

May 3, 2018
Total Views: 24

Friday, April 27, 2018

MAIB: Pilots’ ‘Very Limited Local Knowledge’ Led to Bulker’s Groundings in UAE

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its report into the groundings of the UK registered bulk carrier Umm Al Qaywayn, United Arab Emirates. The 189-meter bulk carrier grounded...

April 27, 2018
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Caught on Video: MSC Cruise Ship Crashes Into Dock in the Caribbean

An MSC cruise ship crashed into a dock before running aground this morning on the Caribbean island of Roatán off the coast Honduras… and the entire incident was captured on...

April 10, 2018
Total Views: 91

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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Grounded Workboat Refloated in St. Thomas -Update

Update: gCaptain is told the Ocean Spirit 1 has been reflected with the help of Sea Tow vessels.  Earlier: The U.S. Coast Guard is responding Tuesday to the grounding of...

January 23, 2018
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Photos: Bulk Carrier ‘Ocean Crown’ Hard Aground in Lithuania

A 190-meter bulk carrier is hard aground in Klaipeda, Lithuania after dragging anchor in strong winds. The vessel, the Cyprus-flagged MV Ocean Crown, was bound for Klaipeda but was prevented...

December 26, 2017
Total Views: 16


Incident Photos: Panama-Flagged Cargo Ship Wrecks in Greece

A Panama-flagged cargo ship wrecked on the Greek island of Traganisi near Mykonos on Friday during a voyage from Russia to Cyprus. The Hellenic Coast Guard says all 12 foreign...

December 26, 2017
Total Views: 19

Monday, December 18, 2017
FV Algrie trawler grounded
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Trawler Captain Gets Suspended Sentence for Running Vessel Aground Off Plymouth

A fisherman with over 40 years experience has been sentenced to four months in prison, suspended for two years, after pleading guilty to offenses under Britain’s Merchant Shipping Act. Michael Kinnaird...

December 18, 2017
Total Views: 15