Incident Photos: Containership and Bulk Carrier Collide in Denmark’s Great Belt

Maritime authorities in Denmark are investigation a collision between a containership and a bulk carrier in Denmark's Great Belt, which caused some containers to fall into the water. The incident involved the 178-meter Delphis Gdansk, built in 2017, and the 190-meter BBC Neptune, built in 2010. Officials say they were alerted at about 7:30 a.m. local time of the collision … [Read more...]

Two Crew Killed as Viking River Cruise Ship Wheelhouse Hits Low Bridge in Germany [Incident Photos]

Two officers navigating the Viking River Cruises cruise ship Viking Freya were killed overnight when the vessel struck a bridge on Main-Donau-Kanal in Erlangen, Germany. The incident reportedly occurred at about 1:30 a.m. The Viking Freya has a retractable wheelhouse that can be lowered when the vessel passes below low bridges (see in the video below). Photos of the … [Read more...]

Incident Photos: Bulk Carrier Listing After Grounding in Columbia River

A 623-foot bulk carrier was damaged below the water line after running aground on the Columbia River near Cathlamet, Washington early Monday morning. The U.S. Coast Guard is monitoring for pollution from the Panamanian-flagged Sparna, which is anchored but listing to port after taking on water in "void spaces". The ship's fuel tanks were not damaged in the … [Read more...]