Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Maritime News

Study Looks at the Impacts of Commercial Pressures on Shipboard Safety

The International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P) has published a study highlighting the complex issue responsibility for shipboard safety and the implications from commercial pressures that exist in...

August 27, 2019
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Friday, May 15, 2015

Ship Incident Rate Steady Despite New Technology – Why?

“Of all the systems on board a vessel, a human being is the most complex, and perhaps the most difficult one to integrate into a system of safer transportation.” -Tracy...

May 15, 2015
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Thursday, March 13, 2014

Five Interesting Facts About Maritime Losses and Casualties in 2013

Global marine insurance provider Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty has released its second annual Safety and Shipping Review 2014, analyzing trends of reported shipping losses for vessels over 100 gross tons during 2013. Here's a look at five interesting facts from the report:

March 13, 2014
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Monday, June 17, 2013

New Study Identifies World’s Most Dangerous Ship Accident Hotspots

[INFOGRAPHIC] The South China Sea and East Indies, east Mediterranean and Black Sea, North Sea and British Isles are the world's most dangerous hotspots for ship accidents, according to a new study.

June 17, 2013
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

11 Killed as Containership Sinks Off Eastern China

A containership identified as the MV GUANG YANG XIN GANG capsized and sank off the eastern coast of China on Monday, killing as many as 13 crewmembers. The Associated Press...

March 19, 2013
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Monday, February 27, 2012
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Ship Drops Anchor, Severs Internet Connection to East Africa

About 10 years ago, the ship I was assigned to was leaving San Diego when all of a sudden we heard a rather loud, and unexpected rumbling.  We were passing...

February 27, 2012
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Thursday, May 1, 2008

Incident Photo Of The Week – MSC Sabrina

CargoLaw.com brings us this week’s incident photo. At first glance this could just be two ships at anchor, waiting on weather. To uncover the incident take a second look at...

May 1, 2008
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Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Cargo Ship Beached in France – M/V Artemis

Like the Zhen Hua near Rotterdam, the Den Den in India and the Pasha Bulker in Newcastle Australia the Cargo Ship (actually it’s a container ship) Artemis is helping to...

March 19, 2008
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