SAMSA launches a probe into deadly vessel fire at port of Durban

SAMSA launches a probe into deadly vessel fire at port of Durban

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has confirmed launch of an investigation into the incident of a vessel that caught on fire in Durban on Thursday and in which there were several casualties. SAMSA …
Feb 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Incident on board APL Vancouver - UPDATE

Incident on board APL Vancouver - UPDATE

Situation on board APL VANCOUVER is progressing favourably and is under control. Shore support and firefighting tugs have been deployed under the oversight and assistance of a Vietnamese coast guard vessel on site. …
Feb 6, 2019 /  Accidents
Fire breaks out on container ship APL Vancouver (Video)

Fire breaks out on container ship APL Vancouver (Video)

APL, operator of the container vessel APL Vancouver (115,060 dwt, built 2013) reports that a fire broke out in one of the cargo holds whilst the vessel was on passage from Shekou to Singapore on, 31 January at …
Feb 4, 2019 /  Accidents
Fire-stricken Container ship Yantian Express en route to Freeport

Fire-stricken Container ship Yantian Express en route to Freeport

The container fire that broke out on board the Yantian Express on 3 January was largely contained and brought under control after one week by immediately launched fire-fighting efforts. Since then, the remaining salvage …
Jan 25, 2019 /  Accidents
Update: Container fire on the Yantian Express now under control

Update: Container fire on the Yantian Express now under control

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. In the meantime, efforts to extinguish the fire have made continuous progress under the direction of …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Accidents
Container fire on the Yantian Express: Crew successfully evacuated

Container fire on the Yantian Express: Crew successfully evacuated

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. Due to bad weather conditions, the fire has not been successfully contained yet and has …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Containers caught fire on board the Yantian Express

Containers caught fire on board the Yantian Express

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. Caption: Container ship Yantian Express - Image courtesy of Sebastian Fuchs   The …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Accidents
Fifteen crew members rescued after fire at cargo ship off Istanbul’ southern coast (Video)

Fifteen crew members rescued after fire at cargo ship off Istanbul’ southern coast (Video)

Fifteen crew members were evacuated after a fire erupted at a dry cargo vessel off Istanbul’s southern coast on Friday, a local official said. Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya told reporters that the fire erupted …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Accidents
Two seriously injured in oil tanker fire off the Larnaca coast

Two seriously injured in oil tanker fire off the Larnaca coast

The oil tanker Athlos caught fire off the Larnaca coast at around 9.30am on Saturday, injuring two crew members who were rushed to Nicosia general hospital suffering from serious burns. Three other members of the total …
Dec 31, 2018 /  Accidents
The new Suez Canal experienced one of the hardest passage of a reared towed Offshore Support Vessel: FIRENZE FPSO

The new Suez Canal experienced one of the hardest passage of a reared towed Offshore Support Vessel: FIRENZE FPSO

The vessel paid $ 2.5 million for transit tolls Admiral Mohab Mamessh, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, and Chairman of  Suez Canal Economic Zone, stated on Thursday that the Suez Canal witnessed the passage …
Dec 27, 2018 /  Vessels