Monday, January 7, 2019
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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 Turkish Coast Guard...

January 7, 2019
Total Views: 20

Thursday, October 4, 2018
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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 Taiwanese-flagged...

October 4, 2018
Total Views: 59

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, according...

November 1, 2017
Total Views: 263

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 remove.  The...

October 27, 2017
Total Views: 219

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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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 missing,...

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 5

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 northeast of Ramsgate, England. All...

January 14, 2017
Total Views: 101

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 Thursday after springing a leak,...

January 12, 2017
Total Views: 6

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 believed to be...

January 4, 2017
Total Views: 200

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 reportedly filmed...

April 22, 2016
Total Views: 97

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 California. The video was...

February 3, 2016
Total Views: 9

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 confirmed. The ship, the...

November 29, 2015
Total Views: 58

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 collision with a containership off Scotland. The incident occurred Saturday afternoon...

August 31, 2015
Total Views: 7

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 current. Reports say now...

June 22, 2015
Total Views: 55

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 River. The ship, named...

June 1, 2015
Total Views: 5

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 Rica’s National Emergency Commission issued a ‘Red Alert’ for...

May 4, 2015
Total Views: 5

Monday, April 6, 2015
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Sea Shepherd Believes Notorious Fish Poaching Ship Likely Scuttled Off Sao Tome

The fishing vessel Thunder, a vessel owned by Canela Shipping Ltd, has sunk today offshore Sao Tome in the Gulf of Guinea at position 0? 20′ N, 05? 23′ E. The vessel...

April 6, 2015
Total Views: 24

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Maritime News

Towing Vessel Sinks in Ohio River

The U.S. Coast Guard has reported the capsize and sinking of a towing vessel on the Ohio River near Golconda, Illinois, Wednesday night. Coast Guard Sector Ohio River Valley watchstanders...

March 19, 2015
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
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Sembcorp Marine and ABS Acknowledge Deaths in Chinese Tug Sinking

In a follow-up statement today on last week’s deadly tugboat sinking in the Yangtze River, Sembcorp Marine Ltd confirmed three of their employees were among those who died in the...

January 20, 2015
Total Views: 28

Saturday, January 17, 2015
tug boat sinking Yangtze river
Maritime News

China Confirms 21 Dead, 1 Missing After Tug Sinks in Yangtze River

Chinese authorities have confirmed that 21 people were killed and one was missing after a tug boat undergoing sea trials sank in the Yangtze River, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.

January 17, 2015
Total Views: 9

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Ferry Passengers Find Horrifying Scene Off Scotland

Passengers aboard the Northlink ferry Hrossey saw a haunting sight this afternoon in the form of an upturned hull of a ship while sailing in the Pentland Firth, a strait between the Orkney Islands...

January 3, 2015
Total Views: 4183