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
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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
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Friday, March 3, 2017

Five Rescued from Grounded Tug in Southeast Alaska

A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew from Sitka, Alaska rescued five crew members from a tugboat Thursday after running aground in the Sumner Strait in southeast Alaska. The aircrew hoisted the five...

March 3, 2017
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Monday, February 6, 2017

LPG Tanker Drags Anchor in Heavy Weather Off Cork, Ireland – VIDEO

Some heavy weather in the eastern North Atlantic caused an unladen LPG tanker to drag anchor and reportedly touch bottom in Cork Harbour in southern Ireland on Monday. Local tugs...

February 6, 2017
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

U.S. Navy Ship Runs Aground Off Japan

The U.S. Navy’s guided missile cruiser USS Antietam ran aground off the coast of Yokosuka, Japan on Tuesday, damaging the ship’s props and causing hydraulic oil to spill into the water. ...

January 31, 2017
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Monday, January 16, 2017

Cargo Ship Drags Anchor and Runs Aground in Italy

Strong winds caused a large cargo ship to drag anchor and run aground near Livorno, Italy last week, but AIS data shows that as of Monday the ship had been...

January 16, 2017
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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Maersk Containership Grounds in Southern Italy

A 366-meter-long Maersk Line containership ran aground early Tuesday while transiting the Strait of Messina in Southern Italy. The Italian Coast Guard confirmed the Denmark-flagged MV Gustav Maersk ran aground overnight...

January 10, 2017
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Monday, January 9, 2017

Bunkering Tanker ‘Arca 1’ Aground in Nova Scotia

The Canadian Coast Guard is responding to the grounding of a bunkering tanker off Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia after the vessel experience engine failure. Canada’s Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans reported the...

January 9, 2017
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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Crews Attempting to Pump Oil from Stricken Cargo Ship in Andros, Greece

Response crews in Greece are working to clean-up and pump oil from the stricken cargo ship MV Cabrera which ran aground December 24 on the Greek island of Andros during...

December 28, 2016
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Monday, December 26, 2016

Grounded Cargo Ship in Trouble in Greece; Nine Rescued, Pollution Reported

Nine crew members have been rescued from a grounded general cargo ship that has run aground and is leaking oil in Andros, Greece.  The Hellenic Coast Guard says the Antigua...

December 26, 2016
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Friday, December 2, 2016
Maritime News

Russian Cargo Ship Runs Aground Off Istanbul

STANBUL, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Heavy winds forced a Russian ship to run aground off the coast of Istanbul on Friday, Turkey’s Dogan news agency reported. It was not immediately...

December 2, 2016
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Monday, November 28, 2016
Maritime News

Containership Grounding Causes ‘Significant Damage’ to Cayman Islands’ Reef

Officials in the Cayman Islands are trying to determine exactly how much damage was caused to a coral reef after the grounding of the containership MV Saga near George Town....

November 28, 2016
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Friday, November 18, 2016

Grounded Bulk Carrier Refloated in North Carolina – UPDATE

  The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a grounded bulk carrier Thursday in the Beaufort Inlet Channel near Fort Macon, North Carolina, temporarily closing the channel to all commercial vessel traffic.  The Coast Guard says...

November 18, 2016
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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Cargo Ship Suffers ‘Severe Hull Damage’ in Grounding Near Xiamen, China

Authorities in China are racing to prevent more oil from spilling from a grounded cargo ship near Xiamen, China. Officials are saying the vessel, Gan Tai Tai Zhou, has suffered...

September 21, 2016
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Monday, September 19, 2016
Shenzhen bulker aground on Great Barrier Reef
Maritime News

Australia Settles Six Years After Great Barrier Reef Grounding

SYDNEY, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Australia on Monday reached a A$39.3 million ($29.66 million) out-of-court settlement with the owners of a Chinese coal carrier that ran aground in 2010 on...

September 19, 2016
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Friday, September 16, 2016
Maritime News

Cargo Ship Goes Aground as Typhoon Meranti Hits China

Another casualty from Super Typhoon Meranti to report today with the grounding of a 42,000 ton containership near Xiamen, China. The ship Gan Tai Tai Zhou was at an outer...

September 16, 2016
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Monday, September 5, 2016
Grounding Incidents

Turkish Ro-Ro Runs Into Residential Community In Southern Greece

The Turkey flagged RoRo SAFFET BEY ran hard aground at a full speed of 16 knots around midnight Saturday morning, on the west side of the natural harbor of Prophet Elias, Lakonias, Greece. The...

September 5, 2016
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Hansa Constitution Container-Ship Grounding Incident Hong Kong
Maritime News

That Time a Huge Containership Ran Straight Into a Hong Kong Football Field

There are those times when shipping accidents occur way out at sea, far out of view to majority of the public. Then there at those other times when accidents happen...

August 23, 2016
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Grounding Incidents

Mega-containership grounded off Southampton

(TheLoadstar) One of the world’s largest boxships is being inspected for any damages following a brief grounding incident in the UK yesterday. The 2015-built, 17,859 teu CMA CGM Vasco Da Gama grounded...

August 23, 2016
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Monday, August 15, 2016
Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Touches Bottom Twice on Columbia River

The U.S. Coast Guard responded over the weekend to a Chinese bulk carrier which had ran aground twice in the Columbia River near Skamokawa, Washington. The Coast Guard reported that the...

August 15, 2016
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