Thursday, July 2, 2009
Fire Incidents

Casualty Outlook

It’s been a bad week for lifeboats, once termed ‘the Pinto of the seas’. Over at Maritime Accident Casebook three incidents during drills and training have come to light, two...

July 2, 2009
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Thursday, December 13, 2007
Uncategorized

Maritime Podcast – Episode 02

Here’s episode 02 of Messing About In Ships, your new maritime podcast. This week’s topics include; Listener Comments Antarctic Cruise Ship Sinking Sinking of the Texas Clipper Pasha Bulker Incident...

December 13, 2007
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Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Official Report on the M/V Pasha Bulker

The ship that made gCaptain famous is back in the headlines. The M/V Pasha Bulker, a 76,741 deadweight ton Panamax bulk carrier launched in 2006, is the subject of a...

December 5, 2007
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Saturday, October 13, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker Incident Report – Nearly Unbelievable

Photo By suburbanbloke In a post unusually harsh for gCaptain standards I asked some tough questions about actions taken by the captain of the doomed ship, Pasha Bulker. Here’s a...

October 13, 2007
Total Views: 161

Saturday, August 18, 2007
Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Postscript

Our top commenter from down under, Ian, has sent me a wrap-up of the Pasha Bulker story: “PB left our shores several weeks ago under tow to an Asian shipyard....

August 18, 2007
Total Views: 4

Thursday, July 26, 2007
Incidents

Say Goodbye to the Pasha Bulker

Say goodbye to the Pasha Bulker. The ill fated ship that ran up on an Australian beach last month is finally under tow on her way to an unkown shipyard....

July 26, 2007
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Monday, July 2, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker is Finally FREE!

It’s officially we’ve had reports from our resident reporters Ian & MarkL, fellow bloggers and the “real” media all confirming that the coal ship Pasha Bulker was freed from Nobby’s Beach....

July 2, 2007
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Sunday, July 1, 2007
Incidents

Pasha Bulker Swung Out but Leaking Oil

The Sydney Morning Herald brings us this update: THE Pasha Bulker has budged but is still stuck fast on the reef at Nobbys Beach, Newcastle. Damage to the environment from...

July 1, 2007
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Friday, June 29, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Questions and Answers

We have been receiving a lot of comments and interaction regarding our coverage of the Pasha Bulker story. There are many stories to cover on the seven seas and we...

June 29, 2007
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Saturday, June 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Photo Slideshow

Here is a random selection of the best (and worst) photos of the coal ship “Pasha Bulker” grounded on Nobby’s Beach courtesy of Flickr. For those unfamiliar with the infamous...

June 23, 2007
Total Views: 29

Friday, June 22, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Maritime Experts Consider Dismantling Pasha Bulker For Scrap

In an interesting turn of events the salvage team working to remove the Coal Ship that ran aground on a popular Australian beach believe Pasha Bulker is damaged worse than...

June 22, 2007
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Friday, June 15, 2007
Incidents

Maritime Experts Delay Salvage of Grounded Vessel

The latest word from Newcastle, Australia is to wait before re-floating the grounded coal ship “Pasha Bulker”. The West gives us information directly from the salvage team: “The reality is...

June 15, 2007
Total Views: 6

Sunday, June 10, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Video – Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue of Pasha Bulker

Here is some good quality video of the brave Coast Guard helicopter rescue of the Pasha Bulker’s crew. For a photo slideshow of the incident go HERE and for more...

June 10, 2007
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Friday, June 8, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Video – Helicopter Rescue of the Pasha Bulker’s Crew

Here is some youtube video of the ship’s crew rescue off the coast of Newcastle Australia. Hopefully the helicopter crew won’t have to pay for beer at the bar for...

June 8, 2007
Total Views: 1

Lifesaving Incidents

Environmental Impact and Salvage of M/V Pasha Bulker

I’m happy to report that all crew members have been rescued from the ship! The two other ships which had made distress calls after dragging anchor, have been successfully towed...

June 8, 2007
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Thursday, June 7, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Update: All crew members rescued from M/V Pasha Bulker

UPDATE: Hunter’s Best informs us that all 22 people have been evacuated from the ship: EMERGENCY crews have successfully airlifted 22 people from a coal ship that ran aground off...

June 7, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Update: 2 more ships at risk of grounding

More information is starting to emerge from Australia on the coal ship Pasha Bulker From the Sydney Morning Herald: At least two more ships are at risk of running aground...

June 7, 2007
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, June 5, 2007
USCG

Top 10 Rescue at Sea Videos from the U.S. Coast Guard

From the boats to ships to natural disaster this video from YouTube user USCG Imagery is a compilation of the top 10 USCG rescues at sea. Have a better rescue...

June 5, 2007
Total Views: 109