Thursday, March 29, 2018
Puelo chemical leak

Hazardous Chemical Scare Aboard Containership at Shanghai’s Yangshan Port

Authorities in China responded Wednesday to a dangerous chemical leak on board a containership docked at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Shanghai, China. According to reports of the incident,...

March 29, 2018
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Maritime News

Hazardous Smoke Engulfs Ship – INCIDENT PHOTOS

More than 20 crewmembers were evacuated from a 34,500 DWT cargo ship off the coast of Germany on Tuesday after its fertilizer cargo began to overheat, creating a massive plume...

May 27, 2015
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Thursday, March 5, 2015
Maritime News

Operations Resume at Port Metro Vancouver After Chemical Fire

Port Metro Vancouver was mostly re-opened Thursday after a chemical fire broke out in a container Wednesday afternoon at a terminal at the port's south shore.

March 5, 2015
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Four-Alarm Chemical Fire Shuts Port Metro Vancouver – Update

Update: The fire was brought under control as of 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, Port Metro Vancouver said in a update. The update said that smoke continued to diminish and the “shelter...

March 4, 2015
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Coast Guard Responding to Hazmat Situation at Kinder Morgan Terminal in Norfolk – Update

The U.S. Coast Guard says it is responding Wednesday with state and local first responders in Virginia to an overloaded tank containing sodium hydroxide in Norfolk along the Elizabeth River.

August 13, 2014
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Friday, July 2, 2010

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch – Mapped

(Source: IMC Brokers) In the broad expanse of the northern Pacific Ocean, there exists the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre, a slowly moving, clockwise spiral of currents created by a high-pressure...

July 2, 2010
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Saturday, November 24, 2007

American’s Marine Highway

I am pleased to report a significant amount of positive feedback from mariners when discussing new MARAD (Maritime Administration) initiatives. In addition to being on the forefront of new LNG...

November 24, 2007
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