Six died and 22 injured after two blasts in shipyards in Cartagena (Video)

Six died and 22 injured after two blasts in shipyards in Cartagena (Video)

Colombian police are investigating explosions at two shipyards in Cartagena that killed at least six people and injured 22 others. The blasts occurred within about 30 minutes of each other Wednesday, at two industrial …
May 19, 2017 /  Accidents
Twelve Pakistani workers killed, over 50 injured in explosions at Gadani ship-breaking yard (Video)

Twelve Pakistani workers killed, over 50 injured in explosions at Gadani ship-breaking yard (Video)

At least 12 Pakistani workers were killed and more than 50 injured on Tuesday after a huge blast ripped through an oil tanker at a ship-breaking yard, trapping others inside the vessel, local officials said. The leader …
Nov 2, 2016 /  Accidents
Curious to Know and See: A Glimpse into the Dry-docking Process at Teekay (Video)

Curious to Know and See: A Glimpse into the Dry-docking Process at Teekay (Video)

The process of dry-docking refers to when a vessel is taken to the service yard and brought to dry land so that submerged portions of the hull can be cleaned and inspected. This work is both preventative as well as a …
Apr 19, 2016 /  Curious
Maldives President in Boat Blast

Maldives President in Boat Blast

Maldives president unhurt in boat blast on return from Hajj. A boat carrying Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on his return from the Hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia has been hit by an on-board explosion. The cause …
Sep 28, 2015 /  Accidents
Heating Unit At Petrobras Bunker Fuel Plant Explodes; Kills Two

Heating Unit At Petrobras Bunker Fuel Plant Explodes; Kills Two

A Brazil-based Petrobras depot employed for the purposes of treating fuel for ocean-going vessels had to deal with a serious incident on Wednesday, as its heating unit exploded and killed two workers. The blast and …
Aug 27, 2015 /  Accidents
Cidade de Sao Mateus Update: Seventh victim of the blast found

Cidade de Sao Mateus Update: Seventh victim of the blast found

Norway's BW Offshore commented on Thursday that it had managed to find the body of a seventh victim of a February 11th blast that occurred on a production vessel it operates for the Brazil state-run …
Feb 27, 2015 /  Accidents