US Coast Guard medevacs man from cargo ship west of Tampa Bay

US Coast Guard medevacs man from cargo ship west of Tampa Bay

The US Coast Guard medevaced a 22-year-old man from a cargo ship 35 miles west of Tampa Bay, Tuesday. Medevaced was Shuklendra Singh, 22, from India. Caption: Self Discharging Bulk Carrier Bahama Spirit - Image …
Aug 1, 2018 /  Accidents
Maersk: Hope fades for finding the missing seafarers after the fire onboard Maersk Honam

Maersk: Hope fades for finding the missing seafarers after the fire onboard Maersk Honam

Four crew members remain missing despite comprehensive search efforts as a response to the fire that broke out aboard Maersk Honam on Tuesday, 6 March. “While search operation continues the hope of finding our …
Mar 8, 2018 /  Accidents
32 crewmembers missing as oil tanker and Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter collide off east China coast

32 crewmembers missing as oil tanker and Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter collide off east China coast

Thirty-two crew members, including 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, have gone missing after two vessels collided off China's east coast on Saturday evening, China's Ministry of Transport said Sunday. The collision, …
Jan 7, 2018 /  Accidents
Update on the collision of tanker Kartika Segara and dredger JBB De Rong 19 near Singapore (Video)

Update on the collision of tanker Kartika Segara and dredger JBB De Rong 19 near Singapore (Video)

As of 4pm (Singapore time), divers have recovered two bodies out of the five missing crew of JBB DE RONG 19, following the collision between Indonesian-registered tanker KARTIKA SEGARA and Dominican-registered dredger …
Sep 13, 2017 /  Accidents
ITF: Embattled Qaaswa crew safely home

ITF: Embattled Qaaswa crew safely home

The embattled 15 crew members of the tanker Qaaswa, marooned off Tunisia for months, are now safely home with most of their owed wages – thanks to the ITF. Paul Falzon, ITF contact in Malta, has been helping the …
Jun 30, 2017 /  Curious
One dead, one injured in engine room explosion onboard container ship Manhattan Bridge

One dead, one injured in engine room explosion onboard container ship Manhattan Bridge

One crew member of the container ship Manhattan Bridge died and one has been seriously injured, sustaining severe burns, when the vessel sustained a violent engine room explosion during berthing operations at the …
Jan 20, 2017 /  Accidents
U.S. Coast Guard medevacs 2 from tanker off Sabine, Texas

U.S. Coast Guard medevacs 2 from tanker off Sabine, Texas

U.S. Coast Guard crews medevaced two men after they were struck by a pressurized object and suffered injuries aboard a tank ship about 20 miles off the Texas Point Wildlife Refuge Wednesday afternoon (Dec21, …
Dec 23, 2016 /  Accidents
Three Sansovino’s crewmembers died and 6 more intoxicated from release of toxic fumes

Three Sansovino’s crewmembers died and 6 more intoxicated from release of toxic fumes

A tragedy occurred on board of the Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship Sansovino in the afternoon of Nov 29, 2016, at the Norimberga pier in Messina, Italy. Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship Sansovino - Image …
Nov 30, 2016 /  Accidents
Pirates kidnap six Vietnamese sailors off Philippine coast

Pirates kidnap six Vietnamese sailors off Philippine coast

Pirates attacked a Vietnamese cargo ship and kidnapped six out of its 19 crewmembers off the Philippines' Basilan island on November 11, said the Vietnam Maritime Administration. The ship, named Royal 16, was on its way …
Nov 14, 2016 /  Piracy
Greek Court Finds Nine Guilty In Trial Of Noor 1 Ship

Greek Court Finds Nine Guilty In Trial Of Noor 1 Ship

A former shipowner and a shipping agent were on Monday found guilty of participating in the smuggling of more than 2 tons of heroin into Greece aboard the Noor 1 cargo ship in 2014 but were not convicted on the more …
Jul 19, 2016 /  Vessels