Monday, June 16, 2014
deepwater nautilus traveling block
News

Deepwater Nautilus Drops Traveling Block [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

On June 9 2014, technicians on board the semi-submersible drilling rig Deepwater Nautilus were troubleshooting an alarm that was preventing the top drive from breaking its connection from the top...

June 16, 2014
Total Views: 46

Monday, June 9, 2014
News

PHOTOS: Bulker Up in Smoke at Palumbo Dockyard

Thick black smoke rises from the deck of the Liberia-registered bulk carrier Cape Tavor at the Palumbo dockyard in Valletta's Grand Harbour, June 9, 2014.

June 9, 2014
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
baden sinking northern marine
Incidents

Shipyard Personnel Freed with Fire Axe as $10M Motor Yacht Capsizes at Launch [IMAGES]

Update 2: Video Surfaces of Yacht Launch Fail Update: Time-lapse Shows Anacortes Yacht Salvage The 85-foot expedition style motor yacht Bäden took two and a half years to build in...

May 20, 2014
Total Views: 47

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
USCG

A Look Back: 20 Incredible Aerial Photographs of Damage Caused by Hurricane Sandy

When the brunt of Hurricane Sandy finally past the eastern seaboard early on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 , US Coast Guard crews were able to begin conducting overflights of the hardest hit areas which included coastal areas of New Jersey, New York City, and Long Island. What they observed was nothing short of tragic.

October 30, 2013
Total Views: 96

Monday, September 9, 2013
Interesting

Capsized Houseboat [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

That's right, a capsized houseboat.

September 9, 2013
Total Views: 6

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Blog

Waste Ship Sits High and Dry in Norway [INCIDENT PHOTO]

The Danish tanker "Dart" is sitting high and dry today after running aground early Thursday morning in Norway.

August 1, 2013
Total Views: 11

Thursday, June 20, 2013
Incidents

MOL Comfort Breaks In Two Off Yemen, Salvage Firm Contracted [UPDATE 6]

The MRCC in Mumbai has just tweeted saying that the sections are still afloat and are being monitored. [PHOTOS]

June 20, 2013
Total Views: 1378

Friday, February 8, 2013
Blog

Incident Photo of The Day – Bad Day at the Office…

JUNEAU, Alaska — A research vessel under contract with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was discovered to have sunk early Friday morning while tied to a pier in Alaska....

February 8, 2013
Total Views: 2

Friday, December 28, 2012
Blog

Top 10 Incident Photos of 2012

2012 was a crazy year with a lot of incident photos. Here are gCaptain’s picks for Top 10 Maritime Incident Photos of 2012: Click on the titles for more information…...

December 28, 2012
Total Views: 74

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Grounding Incidents

Incident Photos – British Ship Hits the Beach in Spain

In these photos the M/V Beaumont, a British-flagged cargo ship, is seen grounded along a rocky cliff at the beach of Xago near Aviles in northern Spain, December 12, 2012. The ship...

December 12, 2012
Total Views: 23

Thursday, November 15, 2012
USCG

Tug and Barge Run Aground in Alaska [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

The Coast Guard safely rescued five crewmembers from the tug Polar Wind which ran aground and began taking on water 20 miles east of Cold Bay, AK at 8:58 p.m....

November 15, 2012
Total Views: 16

Friday, October 26, 2012
Uncategorized

Incident Photos of The Week – Daring Barents Sea Rescue

The Rescue Coordination Centre in Northern Norway on Thursday was forced to coordinated the dramatic rescue of 14 mariners who ran into trouble during a storm in the Barents Sea...

October 26, 2012
Total Views: 11

Friday, October 5, 2012
mv rena
Interesting

MV Rena Grounding: A Year In Photographs [39 Photos]

Here’s a look back at photographs of the stricken MV Rena on today’s one year anniversary of the the vessels grounding on Astrolabe Reef off the coast of New Zealand. Fly-over shots...

October 5, 2012
Total Views: 1989

Monday, October 1, 2012
Blog

Incident Photo of The Day – Double Grounding!

A violent storm ripped through Spain over the weekend bringing with it flash floods, high winds, tornadoes, and two side-by-side ship groundings along the Valencia coast. As many as 10...

October 1, 2012
Total Views: 8

Thursday, September 27, 2012
Blog

MV Rena Wreckage – On Deck With The Resolve Salvage Team [Photos and Video]

Following six weeks of intensive operations in often challenging sea conditions, Resolve Salvage & Fire this week announced the removal of the first 600 tons of steel from the bow...

September 27, 2012
Total Views: 48

Friday, August 17, 2012
Blog

Laker “Queen” Runs Hard Aground

The Great Lakes’ largest freighter ran hard aground this week while carrying 62,000 tons of coal on the outbound channel of the St. Marys River. The USCG said that they...

August 17, 2012
Total Views: 33

ocean breeze aground chile bulk carrier
Incidents

MV Ocean Breeze Runs Aground and Gets POUNDED by Huge Surf on Chilean Beach [IMAGES and VIDEO]

Dramatic images of the Hong Kong-flagged bulk carrier MV Ocean Breeze which ran aground yesterday on Llo-Lleo’s beach, near the port of San Antonio, Chile.  Chilean Navy helicopters rescued the crew...

August 17, 2012
Total Views: 908

Saturday, June 16, 2012
Blog

Ms Caroline in Crew Boat Smash Up [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

Gulf Offshore Logistics’ fast supply crew boat Ms. Caroline crawled into Fourchon, LA Saturday morning with her bow all smashed up.  Not many details are available but some crew reportedly...

June 16, 2012
Total Views: 78

Wednesday, April 11, 2012
MSC cruise ship Lirica NEar Miss
Blog

MSC Lirica Fly By – Incident Photo Of The Week

Over 700 comments posted to the gCaptain forum by maritime professionals, explaining what caused the Costa Concordia to sink early this year… but the single best lesson learned was don’t...

April 11, 2012
Total Views: 13

Thursday, March 29, 2012
Uncategorized

Patrice McAllister Fire [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

Here is a collection of photos sent to us by the crew of the tug Bowditch, the rescue tug that arrived on scene to the burning Patrice McAllister Tuesday on...

March 29, 2012
Total Views: 102