Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Weeks Marine Tugboat Aground in New Jersey
Maritime News

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

July 24, 2018
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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

July 23, 2018
Total Views: 97

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Maritime News

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

July 18, 2018
Total Views: 38

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

June 25, 2018
Total Views: 124

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

May 30, 2018
Total Views: 21

Saturday, May 5, 2018
argentine grain exports

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

May 5, 2018
Total Views: 15

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

May 3, 2018
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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.

April 27, 2018
Total Views: 44

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

April 10, 2018
Total Views: 258

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
grounded vessel refloated in usvi
Maritime News

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

January 23, 2018
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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

December 26, 2017
Total Views: 35


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

December 26, 2017
Total Views: 36

Monday, December 18, 2017
FV Algrie trawler grounded
Maritime News

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

December 18, 2017
Total Views: 38


New Bulk Carrier Takes on Water After Running Aground on Columbia River

A brand spanking new bulk carrier is undergoing a damage assessment in Washington state after the vessel ran aground in the Columbia River last week and

December 18, 2017
Total Views: 40

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Chittagong in Bangladesh
Maritime News

Ship Insurer: Chittagong Emerges as International Anchor-Dragging Hotspot

British ship insurer the London P&I Club has issued a warning of the increased risk of accidents involving ships at anchor in the Bangladeshi port of

December 5, 2017
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

WATCH: Security Camera Catches Tanker Running Aground on Cape Fear River

Check out this security camera footage showing a tanker lose control and run aground on the Cape Fear River in North Carolina on Saturday. The video was posted

November 8, 2017
Total Views: 40

Monday, October 30, 2017
freighter aground in germany
Grounding Incidents

Bulk Carrier Goes Aground During Deadly Storm in Germany

BERLIN, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Shallow waters off a North Sea island complicated efforts on Monday to dislodge a large freighter that ran aground as Germany

October 30, 2017
Total Views: 176

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Ultra-large container vessel CMA CGM Vasco de Gama

UK MAIB Releases Report on Ultra-Large Containership Grounding Near Southampton

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has issued its investigation report into the August 2016 grounding of the UK-flagged ultra-large containership CMA

October 26, 2017
Total Views: 60

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Master Fined Over Cargo Ship’s Grounding Ireland

The captain of a Dutch cargo ship that ran aground off Northern Ireland earlier this month has been fined £1,000 after pleading guilty to failing to keep a

October 19, 2017
Total Views: 40

Monday, October 16, 2017

Salvors Struggle to Refloat Grounded Longliner Near Honolulu

A salvage team and other response crews are continuing efforts to remove the 79-foot fishing vessel Pacific Paradise which ran aground last Tuesday off

October 16, 2017
Total Views: 27