Watch: LNG Carrier Gives Port Aransas Ferry Passengers a Scare

Port Aransas Ferry passengers got quite the scare Monday when a large LNG tanker came a little too close for comfort as they were being loaded.  Video posted online shows the tanker blow its horn as passengers scurry off the ferry seemingly under the direction of the ferry’s crew. The incident took place Monday morning as passengers were loading onto the ferry just … [Read more...]

Incident Video: Crane Collapses After Being Struck By Ship

A large crane collapsed suddenly after it was struck by a ship at the Port of Tanjung Emas in Indonesia on Sunday. According to reports, the Panama-flagged container ship Soul of Luck was docking when it struck the crane. A video containing several viewpoints of the incident was posted online and has picked up thousands of … [Read more...]

Watch: Large Cruise Ship Close Call in Venice Canal – Updated with AIS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CL2bdsTNz-s A hair-raising video from over the weekend shows the Costa Deliziosa cruise ship nearly crash* during a storm in Venice's Grand Canal on Sunday. As you can see from the video above, the large cruise ship was navigating the canal with the assistance of two tugs when it came dangerously close to hitting a yacht docked at the … [Read more...]

Incident Video: MSC Cruise Ship Crashes Into Pier in Venice

A large cruise ship allided with pier and smaller passenger vessel in Venice, Italy on Sunday, injuring four people, local officials said. MSC Cruises said the 2,679-passenger Opera was approaching a terminal on the Giudecca canal when it struck the dock and a nearby ferry due to a technical problem. Pino Musolino, chairman of the northern Adriatic Sea port authority, … [Read more...]

Cal Maritime Training Ship Bumps Shoreside Crane on Arrival in Barbados – Incident Video

Cal Maritime's Training Ship Golden Bear sustained minor damage after one of its mast hit a shoreside gantry crane as it arrived in Barbados on Tuesday during its 2019 cruise. A statement from the school said the ship was under pilot control when the incident occurred. Thankfully, there were no injuries on board or ashore. The allision, however, did cause the training … [Read more...]