Thursday, February 25, 2021
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U.S. Coast Guard Convenes Formal Investigation into Fatal Capsizing of a Fishing Vessel at the Tillamook Bay Bar

The U.S. Coast Guard will convene a formal marine casualty investigation into the capsizing of a commercial fishing vessel with the loss of two lives at Oregon’s Tillamook Bay Bar...

February 25, 2021
Total Views: 1885

Monday, February 11, 2019
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Maritime News

Fall of Fugitive `Batman’ Puts Global Oil Trading on the Spot

By Sabrina Valle and Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) — To his friends, Rodrigo Berkowitz lived within his means in a rented house in the suburbs of Houston. The former oil trader for state-controlled...

February 11, 2019
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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Maritime News

Coast Guard Announces Formal Investigation into FV Mary B II Capsizing at Oregon’s Yaquina Bay Bar

The U.S. Coast Guard is convening a formal marine casualty investigation into the loss of the fishing vessel Mary B II, which capsized off Newport, Oregon this month resulting in...

January 22, 2019
Total Views: 12

Friday, March 31, 2017

NTSB Marine Accident Brief: Sinking of the Towing Vessel Spence

The NTSB has released a Marine Accident Brief on its investigation into the December 2015 sinking of the towing vessel Spence in the Caribbean Sea. On December 14, 2015 the...

March 31, 2017
Total Views: 58

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

MAIB: Experienced Launch Skipper Relied on iPad Navigation App Prior to Collision

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has issued its report into last year’s collision between a historic motor launch and a DFDS roll-on/roll-off ferry on the Humber River, identifying a...

March 1, 2017
Total Views: 79

Monday, December 5, 2016

Coast Guard Kicks Off ‘Alaska Juris’ Investigation Hearing

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday kicked off a public hearing on its investigation into the abandoning and sinking of the fishing vessel Alaska Juris off the coast of Alaska earlier this...

December 5, 2016
Total Views: 7

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Poor Passage Planning Led to MV Cemfjord Sinking with Loss of 8 Lives -REPORT

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its report into the January 2015 sinking of the MV Cemfjord, finding that the incident was the result of poor passage planning...

April 21, 2016
Total Views: 121

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

MAIB Investigation Report: Collision Between Tanker and Containership Off Jebel Ali

A master’s reliance on scanty VHF information and another’s failure to keep a proper lookout contributed to a collision between a containership and an oil tanker off Jebel Ali earlier...

December 9, 2015
Total Views: 138

Thursday, October 8, 2015

We Won’t Learn Anything: What Sank El Faro and What Didn’t

On Wednesday night, the final rescue crews on the El Faro mission called in, “We are returning to base – negative results,” and left the search area. The hearts of family and friends...

October 8, 2015
Total Views: 164

Friday, June 26, 2015
Maritime News

Illinois Captain Sentenced to Six Months in Prison for 2005 Barge Explosion

An Illinois man who was captain of a petroleum barge that exploded in a Chicago canal in 2005, killing a crew member, was sentenced to six months in prison on Friday, prosecutors said.

June 26, 2015
Total Views: 29

Thursday, May 21, 2015

MAIB – Improper Lookouts Caused Fatal Collision Near Felixstowe

A failure to maintain a proper lookout was determined to be the cause of a fatal collision between a Boskalis dredger and sailing yacht near Felixstowe in June 2014, the...

May 21, 2015
Total Views: 34

Monday, May 11, 2015

Investigation Report: Accidental Lifeboat Release During Abandon Ship Drill

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has released its report into the April 2014 accidental release of a lifeboat from a Panama-flagged reefer vessel in which one crewmember was...

May 11, 2015
Total Views: 62

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

NTSB Safer Seas 2014 Report – Lessons Learned from Marine Accident Investigations

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today released its “Safer Seas 2014: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident Investigations” report, a compilation of accident investigations that were published in 2014. The...

April 1, 2015
Total Views: 5

Thursday, October 23, 2014

AIS Reliance Contributed to Dover Strait Collision -REPORT

An investigation by the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch into a January 2014 collision between a Rickmers’ cargo ship and a crane barge in the Dover Strait has found that...

October 23, 2014
Total Views: 38

Monday, September 29, 2014
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Maritime News

Investigations Launched Into Coast Guard Cutter’s Collision With Fishing Vessel

A series of formal investigations have been launched into the collision involving a 110-foot U.S. Coast Guard cutter and a small fishing vessel off the coast of Puerto Rico.

September 29, 2014
Total Views: 8

Friday, June 13, 2014
Maritime News

MAIB Releases MT Apollo Allision Report

The U.K.’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released its accident report into its investigation of the July 2013 allision of the oil tanker Apollo with the quayside at Northfleet Hope Container Terminal on the River Thames.

June 13, 2014
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Maritime News

Three Die from “Illness” Aboard German Cargo Ship

Three crewmembers of a German cargo ship have mysteriously died after becoming ill aboard the vessel while docked at the small port town of Goole in the UK.

May 27, 2014
Total Views: 6

Saturday, December 21, 2013
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Cable Penetrations Almost Did In The EMMA MAERSK

The EMMA MAERSK suffered a flooding incident in February as it was getting ready to transit the Suez Canal. As reported earlier, water entered the vessel through a damaged stern...

December 21, 2013
Total Views: 735

Thursday, June 20, 2013

MAIB Issues Final Report on 2011 Singapore Strait Containership Collision

The U.K.'s MAIB has released its final report on an investigation into a December 2011 collision between two containerships near the Singapore Strait, slamming the owner of one of the vessels for withholding critical evidence.

June 20, 2013
Total Views: 44

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
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UK Releases Report on Fatal 2011 ‘Swanland’ Sinking

MAIB report on the investigation into the structural failure and foundering of the general cargo ship Swanland in the Irish Sea with the loss of six crew on 27 November 2011.

June 12, 2013
Total Views: 110