Incident Video: Cargo Ship Crashes Into Pier in Barranquilla, Colombia

https://youtu.be/xs4vDULQGRQ Check out this incident video coming to us from Barranquilla, Colombia where a cargo ship allided with a pier on the Magdalena River. According to reports, the incident took place around 1140 LT January 16 as the MV Murueta arrived from the Netherland Antilles with a cargo of salt. Both the ship and pier sustained damage, which … [Read more...]

Watch: Dramatic Rescue After Cargo Ship Grounds Near Istanbul

Turkish emergency crews have rescued 16 crew members from a cargo ship which ran aground near Istanbul on Wednesday. The Comoros-flagged ship, named Natalia, ran aground in heavy seas early Wednesday while en route to Istanbul from Russia, according to reports. Due to the conditions, rescuers were forced to evacuate the crew to shore using a breeches buoy in an operation … [Read more...]

Watch: Ferry Rams Pier in Front of San Francisco’s Ferry Building

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEyStU-114Q A ferry crashed into a pier in front of San Francisco's iconic Ferry Building on Friday afternoon, causing minor injuries to two passengers.  The Coast Guard said it was notified of the allision by a crew member aboard the ferry San Francisco at about 2:40 p.m. There were reports of two minor injuries that did not … [Read more...]

Video Shows Violent Mooring Line Break in Brazil

<span data-mce-type="bookmark" style="display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;" class="mce_SELRES_start">?</span> A new video posted online shows the moment a mooring line securing an MSC ship to a dock in Brazil snapped. You can see the line break at approximately the 45 second mark. Many commenters online were … [Read more...]

Incident Video: Cement Carrier Aground on Breakwater in Iceland

An aging cement carrier ran aground on a breakwater on the west coast of Iceland over the weekend. Reports say the 1976-built Fjordvik was inbound to the Port of Helguvik with a pilot on board when it apparently missed the harbor entrance and ended up pinned against the rocky breakwater on Saturday. Videos posted to social media show the ship getting pounded by heavy … [Read more...]