Monday, March 12, 2018
Accidents

Photos: The Worst Containership Disasters in Recent History

Each year, more than 100 million containers are shipped across the globe on containerships that can now stretch the length of three soccer fields or more. Despite the large number of containers...

March 12, 2018
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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News

Today Marks Ten Years Since MSC Napoli Ran Into Trouble in the English Channel

Today marks ten years since the UK-flagged MSC Napoli ran into trouble in the English Channel, setting off what is probably the largest maritime salvage job in UK history after the...

January 18, 2017
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Friday, July 31, 2009
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MSC Napoli Salvage Operations Completed

The two and a half year salvage operation to remove the wreckage of the MSC Napoli has officially been declared over.  The vessesl was intentionally beached off the Devon coast,...

July 31, 2009
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Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Incidents

MSC Napoli Drydocked – HD Photo

Maritime Photographer Frodog brings us this HD image of the infamous MSC Napoli in drydock. He writes: In a Dry Dock aft of the Resolution was this Hulk of a...

June 16, 2009
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Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Incidents

MSC Napoli Design Flaw. Is Your Ship Effected?

Accident investigators have identified 12 other ships that could suffer the same failure as the container ship Napoli which was beached off Devon.

April 22, 2008
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Saturday, January 5, 2008
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Top Stories Of The Year 2007

We woke up this morning to an emails asking what our best post of 2007 was? While we’ll leave that for you to decide, here are our the most posts...

January 5, 2008
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Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Container Ship Sinking Video – “MSC Napoli” Salvage with Explosives

The beached vessel “MSC Napoli” was broken in two with the use of explosives as part of the $100m and rising salvage attempt. The Guardian UK tells us: When the...

July 17, 2007
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