Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Chinese Bulk Carrier Damaged by Ice Sinks Off Russia

A Chinese bulker has sunk in Strait of Tartary near the Russian port of Vanino after being damaged in a collision with heavy ice flows. The vessel, Yong Xing

March 1, 2023
Total Views: 68276

Friday, February 24, 2023

Two Reported Missing as Tug Sinks in Scotland

A rescue operation was launched Friday for two crew members after a tug capsized and sank in Scotland’s East India Harbour. The HM Coastguard reports

February 24, 2023
Total Views: 7196

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Cargo Ship Breaks in Half at Russian Anchorage

One person has reportedly died after a cargo ship broke in half at the at a Russian anchorage in the Black Sea. Reporting indicates the Comoros-flagged Seamark

February 21, 2023
Total Views: 14313

Monday, April 18, 2022
Tunisa Oil Spill
Oil Spill

Tunisia Seek To Limit Damage After Bunker Tanker Sinks

By Tarek Amara (Reuters) – Tunisia will work with other countries that have offered to help it to prevent environmental damage after a

April 18, 2022
Total Views: 1487

Saturday, April 16, 2022
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Lifesaving Incidents

Bunker Tanker Sinks Off Tunisia, Threatening Environmental Disaster

By Tarek Amara (Reuters) Tunisian authorities intensified efforts on Saturday to avoid an environmental disaster after a merchant fuel ship carrying one

April 16, 2022
Total Views: 3709

Monday, January 7, 2019
Volga-Balt 214
Maritime News

Two Killed, Four Missing as Cargo Ship Sinks in Black Sea Off Turkey

At least two people are dead and four others were missing after a Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier sank in the Black Sea off Turkey’s coast on Monday. The

January 7, 2019
Total Views: 34

Thursday, October 4, 2018
ying hai ship
Maritime News

Video: Cargo Ship Sinks in Taiwan Strait

The 70-meter cargo ship Ying Hai sank in the Taiwan Strait on Wednesday after it developing a heavy list on a voyage from Kaohsiung city to Busan Korea. The

October 4, 2018
Total Views: 163

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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Turkish Cargo Ship Sinks in Black Sea, 10 Missing

ISTANBUL, Nov 1 (Reuters) – A Turkish cargo ship with 10 crew on board sank in the Black Sea near the Asian side of Istanbul early on Wednesday morning,

November 1, 2017
Total Views: 536

Friday, October 27, 2017

Derrick Barge DB-1 Partially Sinks in Gulf of Mexico

The derrick barge DB-1 has partially sunk in the Gulf of Mexico after a powerful squall caused it strike an underwater platform jacket that it was working to

October 27, 2017
Total Views: 454

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Geroi Arsenala cargo ship

Eleven Missing After Cargo Ship Sinks Off Crimea

MOSCOW, April 19 (Reuters) – A cargo ship heading from Russia to Turkey sunk off the coast of Crimea early on Wednesday morning and 11 of the crew are

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 11

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Seven Crew Rescued After Cargo Ship ‘Fluvius Tamar’ Sinks in North Sea

The UK Coastguard coordinated an extensive search and rescue effort overnight after a 90-meter cargo ship sank in the North Sea approximately 35 nautical miles

January 14, 2017
Total Views: 156

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Crew Rescues as North Korean Cargo Ship Sinks Off Japan

TOKYO, Jan 12 (Reuters) – A North Korean cargo vessel carrying rice sank off the west coast of Japan’s westernmost major island of Kyushu on

January 12, 2017
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Sunken Maersk Supply Vessels Located Off France

A search team has located the wrecks of two Maersk Supply Service vessels which sank during a tow to a Turkish scrapyard late last month. The vessels are

January 4, 2017
Total Views: 338

Friday, April 22, 2016

Terrifying Video Shows Moment a Tourist Catamaran Capsized and Sank Off Costa Rica – GRAPHIC

A new video posted online shows the terrifying moments a tourist boat with more than 100 people capsized off the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The video was

April 22, 2016
Total Views: 165

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Maritime News

GoPro Video: Sinking a Mexican Navy Battleship

Video shows the November 2015 sinking of a former Mexican Navy patrol boat off the coast of Rosarito, Mexico to create the first artificial reef in Baja

February 3, 2016
Total Views: 20

Sunday, November 29, 2015
Maritime News

Eleven Missing After Cargo Ship Sinks Off the Philippines

Eleven people are missing and feared dead after a Panama-flagged cargo ship sank in the South China Sea off the Philippines, the Philippines Coast Guard has

November 29, 2015
Total Views: 91

Monday, August 31, 2015

Bunker Tanker Saved Off Scotland

  Volunteer crews from Britain’s Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) helped rescue a bunker tanker that was nearly capsized after a

August 31, 2015
Total Views: 18

Monday, June 22, 2015

Two Tugs Sink on St. Lawrence River Near Cornwall

  Crewmembers are safe after a tugboat capsized and sank on the St. Lawrence River near Cornwall, Ontario after becoming pinned against a barge in strong

June 22, 2015
Total Views: 101

Monday, June 1, 2015
Lifesaving Incidents

UPDATE: Chinese River Ship Capsizes In Storm, 458 People Aboard

WUHAN, June 2 (Xinhua) — The BBC is reporting that a passenger ship carrying 458 people sank Monday night in the Hubei section of China’s Yangtze

June 1, 2015
Total Views: 7

Monday, May 4, 2015

Red Alert Posted After Ammonium Nitrate Barge Sinks Off Puntarenas

A public health emergency was declared in Costa Rica this weekend after a barge carrying ammonium nitrate sank off the country’s Pacific coast. Costa

May 4, 2015
Total Views: 8