Wednesday, June 12, 2013
m/v swanland

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

June 12, 2013
Total Views: 251

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Drunk Master Caused March Collision in Belfast Lough [REPORT]

Investigators in the UK have confirmed what everyone already knew about the March 7th collision between the M/V Union Moon and the Stena Feronia ferry: that

November 15, 2012
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Elka Apollon

NTSB Faults Pilot in 2011 Houston Ship Channel Collision

WASHINGTON – The collision of a chemical tanker with a containership in the Houston Ship Channel in October 2011 was likely caused by the inappropriate

September 26, 2012
Total Views: 27

Thursday, September 13, 2012

ITF Wants Answers Surrounding Cadet’s Mysterious Death

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says it is calling for the Panamanian and Mexican authorities to disclose the results of an

September 13, 2012
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Safety violations, poorly trained crew to blame for Russian riverboat sinking that killed 122 [REPORT]

The Russian Investigative Committee said Monday that numerous safety violations and a poorly trained crew are to blame for the July 10 sinking of the

August 16, 2011
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

EU Raids Shipping Companies in Anti-Trust Probe

BRUSSELS—The European Commission raided the offices of shipping lines in a probe of possible price fixing, the first step in an investigation that could

May 17, 2011
Total Views: 12

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Police raid Beluga offices

According to various reports, local police in Bremen, Germany raided the offices of Beluga Shipping on Wednesday, looking for evidence of possible fraud by the

March 24, 2011
Total Views: 9

Saturday, March 5, 2011

BOEMRE Probe Finds No Evidence Of Safety Risk At BP’s Atlantis Platform

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. investigators said Friday that problems with engineering documents on a BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) production platform in the Gulf of

March 5, 2011
Total Views: 35

Thursday, February 17, 2011

US Officials Probe Death Of Worker On Apache Platform

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. offshore-drilling regulators are investigating the death of a worker who died Wednesday aboard a natural-gas production

February 17, 2011
Total Views: 9

Friday, May 28, 2010
Oil Spill

Deepwater Hearings – The Questions Not Being Asked, The Witnesses Not Being Called

There exists a myth that mariners do not like investigations because they resist the changes that take place (regulatory, company policy, etc) as a result of

May 28, 2010
Total Views: 4

Thursday, May 27, 2010
Oil Spill

Deepwater Horizon Hearings – Live Blogging Day 2

This is Part II of gCaptain’s hearing coverage. You can view Part I at the following link: Deepwater Horizon Hearings – Live Blogging This

May 27, 2010
Total Views: 6

Oil Spill

Deepwater Hearings – How much does the left hand know about the right hand?

At the conclusion of the first day of the Kenner hearings to include testimony from both BP and Transocean personnel, it’s clear one question needs to be

May 27, 2010
Total Views: 6

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Cosco Busan Pilot’s Medical Records Questioned

Cosco Busan Photo by Noah Berger/Associated PressOctober 15th 2003 the Staten Island ferry crashed into a concrete pier killing eleven people and leaving 71

January 19, 2008
Total Views: 9

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Chief Engineer Convicted in Pollution Case

In the latest criminal proceedings related to Marine Pollution and the use of “Magic Pipes” the Chief Engineer aboard an American-flagged

October 18, 2007
Total Views: 16