Monday, December 18, 2017

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 started taking on water....

December 18, 2017
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Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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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 Chittagong, which the club...

December 5, 2017
Total Views: 12

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 to Facebook...

November 8, 2017
Total Views: 16

Monday, October 30, 2017
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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 began cleaning up after...

October 30, 2017
Total Views: 28

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 CGM Vasco De Gama during its approach to...

October 26, 2017
Total Views: 24

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 proper lookout....

October 19, 2017
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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 Honolulu. The vessel remained grounded as...

October 16, 2017
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Tall Ship ‘Oliver Hazard Perry’ Loses Power, Hits Boats in Newport Harbor, RI

The U.S. Coast Guard has reported that the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, Rhode Island’s official sail training ship, lost power and hit multiple boats before grounding in Newport Harbor, R.I....

October 16, 2017
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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Commercial Fishing Vessel Grounds Off Honolulu

A salvage team is working to refloat a 79-foot commercial fishing vessel from a reef near Honolulu, Hawaii after the vessel grounded there late Tuesday night. An update from the...

October 12, 2017
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Large Containership Breaks Moorings, Blocks Shipping Channel in Durban – PHOTOS

A large MSC containership to broke free from its moorings Tuesday at the port of Durban, South Africa as a powerful storm swept through the area, blowing the ship across...

October 10, 2017
Total Views: 10

Friday, September 29, 2017
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2017-Built Containership Headed for Scrap After Grounding

The 2017-built containership Kea Trader will have to be scrapped after running aground off New Caledonia just a few months into service.  The ship’s owner Lomar Shipping said Friday that...

September 29, 2017
Total Views: 21

Monday, September 25, 2017
Maritime News

Photos: Bulk Carrier Grounds Off Sweden

Swedish authorities have arrested the captain and superintendent of an 80-meter bulk carrier which ran aground Saturday morning off Oskarshamn, Sweden. The Swedish Coast Guard reported that police took the...

September 25, 2017
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Oil Tanker Grounds on Scheldt River After Run-In with Bulk Carrier

A 188-meter oil tanker ran aground on the Western Scheldt while departing the Port of Antwerp on Wednesday following a close encounter with a bulk carrier, according to reports. The...

September 20, 2017
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Friday, August 11, 2017

American Bulk Carrier Aground on St. Marys River

The U.S. Coast Guard is monitoring a 629-foot U.S. cargo ship that ran aground on the St. Marys River on Wednesday. The merchant vessel, Calumet, departed Essar Steel in Sault...

August 11, 2017
Total Views: 10

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Diana Shipping Bulk Carrier Runs Aground in Indonesia

A Diana Shipping bulk carrier has suffered hull damage after running aground in Indonesia, the company confirmed Wednesday. The Panamax bulker MV Melite ran aground at Palau Laut, Indonesia, temporarily...

July 27, 2017
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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Coast Guard Monitoring Disable Cargo Ship in Norfolk, Virginia

The U.S. Coast Guard and state and local agencies are monitoring a 586-foot Thai-flagged cargo vessel that ran aground Thursday off Sewells Point in Norfolk, Virginia. The Coast Guard said...

June 29, 2017
Total Views: 11

Sunday, June 18, 2017
Grounding Incidents

55 Rescued From Grounded Nantucket Ferry

The Coast Guard teamed-up with local responders late Friday and early Saturday to rescue 55 people stranded aboard a high-speed ferry that hit a jetty while entering Hyannis Harbor. The...

June 18, 2017
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Salvors Working to Refloat Grounded VLCC in Java Sea

Salvors continue to work on refloating a Euronav very large crude carrier (VLCC) which ran aground in soft mud last week in the Java Sea. Euronav reports that since April...

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 6

Friday, March 10, 2017
Maritime News

Cargo Ship Aground in Sweden

The Swedish Maritime Administration is coordinating the salvage of general cargo ship which has run aground on the Gota River. The Netherlands-flagged Skagern ran aground Thursday morning approximately two nautical...

March 10, 2017
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Crew Boat Miss Lynda Runs Aground on Louisiana Jetty -Incident Photos

The U.S. Coast Guard is coordinating salvage for the crew boat Miss Lynda which ran aground on a jetty near Cameron, Louisiana on Wednesday. The Coast Guard reported that at 7:20 a.m., Vessel Traffic...

March 8, 2017
Total Views: 14