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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Crews Actions to Avoid Catastrophe in San Francisco Bay

Images via Flickr user duncandavidson Tuesday evening, the tanker Overseas Cleliamar lost all power while exiting San Francisco Bay just west of the Golden

January 29, 2009
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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Timber Ashore! Wood Cargo Washes Ashore on Kent Coast – Photos

The timber that was lost when from Russian flagged Sinegorsk encountered rough seas earlier this week began to wash ashore along the Kent coast. Below is a

January 22, 2009
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Friday, January 2, 2009

Salvors Having Trouble Freeing the Bow of M/V Fedra

Image Courtesy: Work is underway on the salvage operations of the M/V Fedra, the cargo ship that literally broke in two after being pinned against

January 2, 2009
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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

2008 Ship Incidents Visulized In Words

The above image is a wordle extraction of the keywords found in this year’s Casualties Report List. The link speaks for itself but to summarize…

December 31, 2008
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Monday, December 22, 2008

Undersea Cable Repairs Are Underway in Mediterranean

A French team of engineers on board the cable repair ship Raymond Croze have begun to repair the underwater cables that were severed late last week in the

December 22, 2008
Total Views: 43

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Mega Crane Accident Videos – Gantry Crane Dominos


December 14, 2008
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Saturday, December 13, 2008

Real Time Casualty Information – Mapped

Interested in the latest marine casualty reports? Lloyds MIU, the world’s only casualty reporting service, has a new map that plots ship incidents as

December 13, 2008
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Saturday, December 6, 2008

M/V Ushuaia Grounded In Antartica – UPDATE

Yesterday, we touched briefly upon on the Argentine passenger vessel, Ushuaia, that ran aground Thursday on Antartica’s western peninsula. We are now

December 6, 2008
Total Views: 104

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Marine Ship Simulator Training – Decision Making

Currently all mariners are familiar with the large full mission ship simulators like the one pictured above. Some have even played with either purpose built or

December 2, 2008
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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Edmund Fitzgerald – Documentary Of The Sinking

Image Courtesy: To coincide with the 23rd anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald sinking in Lake Superior, Southport Video Productions

November 11, 2008
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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Incident Photo of The Week – JAXPORT Crane Collapse

UPDATE: A while back we post this incident photo of two large gantry cranes collasping under strong winds at Jaxport.  Well Thanks to Fred Frey in this

October 28, 2008
Total Views: 230

Monday, October 20, 2008
Fire Incidents

Incident Video Of The Week – Ing Hua Fu No 9

New Straight Times brings us this video with the following information from Port

October 20, 2008
Total Views: 33

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Maritime Casualty Investigation Association

The newly revived Maritime Accident Casebook is seeking your comments on the creation of a new association for the study of maritime causalities. Maritime

October 16, 2008
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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Video – M/V Fedra Beached Near Gibraltar

Stumble It! . . . Stay tuned for more information on this incident by bookmarking our M/V Fedra Tag. Thanks to Tom L for the

October 14, 2008
Total Views: 260

Saturday, October 11, 2008

M/V FEDRA – Incident Photo Of The Week

This photo was taken today by Ship Spotter Adrian Perera near Gibraltar. Lloyds List tells us: EMERGENCY services from Gibraltar and Spain mounted a joint

October 11, 2008
Total Views: 430

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Incident Photo Of The Week – Corpus Christi Tugboat

Today’s Incident Photo Of The Week is the tugboat “The Carrie”. News 6 in Corpus Christi tells us: A tugboat caught fire at about 7 a.m.

September 30, 2008
Total Views: 28

Thursday, September 25, 2008
Fire Incidents

Russian Navy Ship Marshal Shaposhnikov – Incident Video Of The Week Reuters tells us: Sep 18 – A fire on a Russian warship in the Pacific kills two sailors, the latest in a

September 25, 2008
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Principessa Jolanda Sinks At Launch – Historic Images Youtube user annanoli tells us: Italian liner Principessa Jolanda sinks during launch because of defective

September 17, 2008
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Pilotage Paradox – A Look Into The Cosco Busan Allision

Pilotage Paradox by Paul Drouin The Cosco Busan accident, as with many others that have the same root cause, can be categorized into what I call the pilotage

September 17, 2008
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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Incident Photo of The Week – CMA CGM Dahlia

Crushed containers hang off the the vessel More hang off the stern including one self-unloading box While crossing the Pacific in late February 2008, M/V CMA

September 16, 2008
Total Views: 26


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