MCA

Thursday, November 8, 2018
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Accidents

Caught on Video: HM Coastguard Rescues Fishermen from Capsized Vessel in English Channel

Four fisherman have been rescued after their fishing vessel capsized in the English Channel approximately 14 nautical miles south of Eastbourne, England on

November 8, 2018
Total Views: 58

Monday, November 13, 2017
city of rotterdam ship collision
Interesting

Marine Pilot, Captain Handed Suspended Sentences Over ‘City of Rotterdam’ Collision on River Humber

A former ship captain and a marine pilot have each been handed four-month suspended sentences in connection with the collision between the vehicle carrier City

November 13, 2017
Total Views: 161

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Accidents

UK Signs Emergency Towing Vessel ‘Ievoli Black’ to 5-Year Contract Off Scotland

The UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has signed a 5-year agreement with the marine salvage company Ardent for emergency towage services off the

December 20, 2016
Total Views: 439

Monday, September 29, 2014
Incidents

Port Operator Fined in UK Over Fatal 2007 ‘Flying Phantom’ Capsizing

A port operator in UK has pleaded guilty to health and safety breaches and has been sentenced to pay £650,000 (just over $1 million USD) relating to the fatal

September 29, 2014
Total Views: 23

Monday, December 9, 2013
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News

MCA Releases Biggest Loser List – M/T HEIDE is the Winner

The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) released their list of 9 ships which were detained by Port State Control last month. The biggest loser within the

December 9, 2013
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Monday, October 7, 2013
maersk kiera product tanker
Interesting

Satellite Imagery Busts Maersk Tanker in UK Pollution Case

At a hearing today at Truro Magistrates Court in the UK, Maersk Tankers Singapore was ordered to pay a total of £22,500 in fines and costs after pleading

October 7, 2013
Total Views: 34

Friday, September 28, 2012
sam phoenix bulk carrier
News

Univan Ship Management CEO Responds to “7 Ships of Shame” Article, Provides Update

In response to our article this week calling out 7 ships that were detained by the MCA, Captain Bjorn Hojgaard, Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong-based

September 28, 2012
Total Views: 48

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
mca
Uncategorized

7 Ships Detained in UK Ports Due to Shameful Discrepancies

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that seven foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during August 2012 after failing

September 25, 2012
Total Views: 48