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

March 27, 2020
Total Views: 68

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

March 5, 2020
Total Views: 66

Sunday, December 29, 2019
Liberian-flagged cargo ship Songa Iridium is seen after it ran aground in the Bosphorus in Istanbul
Video

Containership Runs Aground in Bosphorus Strait – Incident Video

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A foreign cargo ship ran aground in Istanbul’s Bosphorus strait on Friday, requiring a rescue operation and prompting

December 29, 2019
Total Views: 99

Thursday, December 12, 2019
The Coast Guard hoisted four fishermen from an 88-foot fishing vessel in Browns Inlet, North Carolina.
Accidents

Salvage Underway for Fishing Vessel Aground Near Live-Fire Training Grounds in North Carolina

A unified command has been established to oversee the salvage of a grounded fishing vessel near an off-limits U.S. military live-fire training area in North

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 36

Monday, November 11, 2019
nana provider grounding
Maritime News

Alaska Marine Lines Barge Aground in British Columbia

A container barge will spend another night aground on Quadra Island in British Columbia, Canada. The barge, named Nana Provider, was being towed by the

November 11, 2019
Total Views: 346

Monday, October 14, 2019
Maritime News

Cargo Ship Runs Aground in Corsica

Authorities in France are responded to the grounding of a cargo ship on the island of Corsica early Sunday morning. The 90-meter M/V Rhodanus with seven people

October 14, 2019
Total Views: 24

Thursday, October 3, 2019
priscilla aground
Accidents

MAIB: Watch Officer Was Watching Videos on Phone Before Grounding

A UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch investigation has revealed that the sole watch officer on board the general cargo ship Priscilla was watching videos

October 3, 2019
Total Views: 234

Friday, August 16, 2019
Lightening ferry grounding
Maritime News

Four Injured in Ferry Grounding in Boston Harbor

The U.S. Coast Guard and other state and local rescue crews responded to the grounding of a passenger ferry near Boston Harbor’s Long Island on Friday.

August 16, 2019
Total Views: 22

Monday, July 1, 2019
BBC Oregon Grounding
Maritime News

BBC Cargo Ship Grounds But is Refloated in Newfoundland

A BBC Chartering cargo ship briefly ran aground in Bay Bulls, Newfoundland, Canada on Sunday, but was quickly refloated by the Canadian Coast Guard and a

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 30

Sunday, March 3, 2019
Solomon Trader oil spill
Maritime News

Australia Sends More Help for Solomon Islands Oil Spill

  By Alison Bevege SYDNEY, March 3 (Reuters) – Australia is sending more help to the Pacific nation of the Solomon Islands to stop oil from a

March 3, 2019
Total Views: 20

Friday, March 1, 2019
efe murat ship grounded
Maritime News

Fuel Removal Commences for Grounded Cargo Ship Off Bari

Crews have started removing fuel from the Turkish cargo ship Efe Murat which washed ashore along a breakwater in Bari, Italy during a storm last week.

March 1, 2019
Total Views: 48

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
solomon trader aground
Maritime News

Grounded Bulk Carrier Threatens UNESCO World Heritage Site in Solomon Islands

Authorities in the Solomon Islands have reported a breach in the hull of the grounded bulk carrier MV Solomon Trader, sparking fears of an environmental

February 19, 2019
Total Views: 27

Friday, January 4, 2019
anglo alexandria bulk carrier
Maritime News

UK-Flagged Bulk Carrier Grounds at Mile Marker 3.5 of Lower Mississippi River

A UK-flagged bulk carrier ran aground Friday in the Lower Mississippi River near New Orleans. The U.S Coast Guard said it received a report at 8:32 in the

January 4, 2019
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Interesting

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,

December 19, 2018
Total Views: 76

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
russian cargo ship aground off cornwall
Maritime News

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

December 18, 2018
Total Views: 11

Monday, November 5, 2018
ship aground in iceland
Maritime News

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

November 5, 2018
Total Views: 274

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Interesting

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

August 7, 2018
Total Views: 65

Sunday, August 5, 2018
Interesting

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

August 5, 2018
Total Views: 336

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Priscilla cargo ship aground
Accidents

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

July 25, 2018
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Makassary Highway aground sweden
Interesting

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

July 24, 2018
Total Views: 37