Tanker’s Hull Gashed in Collision with Fishing Vessel Off New York

The U.S. Coast Guard's New York sector responded to collision Saturday between a loaded crude oil tanker and a commercial fishing vessel which left the tanker with a 30-foot gash in its hull. The collision allegedly occurred nearly 30 miles southeast of Bridgehampton, New York. According to the Coast Guard, the loaded tankship Tofteviken was transiting to New York when it … [Read more...]

Five Dead, Six Missing After MSC Containership Collides with Fishing Vessel Off Ecuador

Five people have died and six others are reported missing after an MSC containership collided with a small fishing boat in international waters off the coast of Ecuador. The incident involved the 13,100 TEU MSC Regulus, operated by Mediterranean Shipping Company, and the Ecuadorian fishing boat Don Gerardo II. The victims were all crew members of the fishing … [Read more...]

Vietnamese Cargo Ship Detained in Indonesia After Fatal Collision

Authorities in Indonesia have detained the Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship MV Thaison 4 as part of an investigation into a fatal collision involving the ship an Indonesian fishing boat over the weekend. According to local media the MV Thaison 4 was boarded by officials Monday in Surabaya, East Java. The ship, with 22 crew, is believed to have collided with the fishing boat … [Read more...]

Up to 80,000 Trout Escape After Cargo Ship Crashes Into Fish Farm in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Danish anglers could be in for the fishing trip of their lives in a few days' time, after a ship crashed into a fish farm and caused up to 80,000 rainbow trout to escape into the open sea. The cargo vessel, sailing from the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad on the Baltic Sea to Kolding in Denmark, collided with the fish farm between the Danish … [Read more...]