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
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
Chinese ferry sinks in Yangtze river with more than 400 missing

Chinese ferry sinks in Yangtze river with more than 400 missing

A passenger ship capsized on the Yangtze River in China, reported a local media on Tuesday. The ferry Eastern Star was carrying 458 people in total, including 47 crew members. The passengers were mainly elderly …
Jun 2, 2015 /  Accidents
Four Bodies found after barge accident near Singaporean coast

Four Bodies found after barge accident near Singaporean coast

The bodies of one Malaysian and three Chinese men have been discovered after the accident that led to the sinking of a barge off the coast of Singapore last week. The bodies were discovered Friday and during the …
May 26, 2015 /  Accidents