Vessel Detained for Conducting Illegal Salvage of Sunken Ship

Vessel Detained for Conducting Illegal Salvage of Sunken Ship

A UK Court convicted the Dutch company Friendship Offshore BV of conducting an unlicensed salvaging operation on a sunken merchant vessel named 'SS Harrovian' in 2016. The case was heard at Newcastle Crown Court on the …
Aug 24, 2018 /  Curious
Unified Command continues sunken vessel response

Unified Command continues sunken vessel response

The Unified Command continues to respond to a sunken vessel at mile marker 9.7 on the Upper Mississippi River near Cairo, Illinois. An unknown amount of diesel was discharged from the vessel, which has been contained …
Jul 10, 2017 /  Accidents
Sunken ancient Roman vessel laden with 3000 jars of fish sauce found off Italy

Sunken ancient Roman vessel laden with 3000 jars of fish sauce found off Italy

Archaeologists have discovered an ancient Roman vessel laden with 3000 jars of delicious Roman fish sauce – or garum – on the seabed off the coast of Italy. The find was presented on Thursday (Dec 10) by …
Dec 14, 2015 /  Curious
First Sewol Salvage Inspection Finished

First Sewol Salvage Inspection Finished

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries commented that it has managed completing the first phase of a preliminary inspection regarding the Sewol ferry’s salvaging operation. The ministry reported that …
Sep 16, 2015 /  Curious
Farley Mowat ship sunk in Shelburne harbour, Canada

Farley Mowat ship sunk in Shelburne harbour, Canada

The Farley Mowat, which was once a flagship of the controversial Sea Shepherd Conservation Society sunk in the Shelburne's harbour (Canada) on June 24. Canadian Coast Guard teams have set up a 180-metre containment boom …
Jun 26, 2015 /  Accidents
Chinese tanker capsizes on Yangtze River, two missing

Chinese tanker capsizes on Yangtze River, two missing

As reported by Chinese news media, chemical tanker Wan Dong Fang capsized on the Yangtze river near the eastern city of Nanjing on the Yangtze River on Thursday, June 18. Two crewmembers are still missing. Wan Dong …
Jun 19, 2015 /  Accidents
Chinese container ship sinks off Guangzhou, eight crew rescued

Chinese container ship sinks off Guangzhou, eight crew rescued

A China-registered feeder box ship sunk this morning near the Chinese port of Guangzhou. All crew members are rescued and in a good condition. Guangzhou Maritime Safety Administration reported that, the cargo vessel Xin …
Jun 10, 2015 /  Accidents
Update: Death toll from sunken Chinese ferry rises to 65, relatives demand answers

Update: Death toll from sunken Chinese ferry rises to 65, relatives demand answers

It is now 2 days after a Chinese cruise ship, carrying 456 people, capsized and sank on the Yangtze river. The last 24 hours another 39 bodies were recovered, reaching a total of 65 dead people. Angry families gathered …
Jun 4, 2015 /  Accidents
UPDATE on Eastern Star tragedy: Hundreds still missing

UPDATE on Eastern Star tragedy: Hundreds still missing

It is now more than 24 hours after the ferry Eastern Star went down on the Yangtze River in China. There have been no reports of other survivors during the last several hours and more than 400 people on board remain …
Jun 3, 2015 /  Accidents
Barge owner instructed by MMEA to start salvage operation

Barge owner instructed by MMEA to start salvage operation

The owners of a capsized sand barge near Tanjung Punggai in Kota Tinggi have been ordered by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) to begin vessel’s salvage operations. First Admiral Adon Shahalan, …
Jun 2, 2015 /  Accidents