Careless loading of cargo containers sinks ship in Iran port (Video)

Careless loading of cargo containers sinks ship in Iran port (Video)

Iranian state TV says careless loading of cargo has capsized a ship in the southern port of Bandar Abbas, sending port workers scrambling to retrieve any of the 153 containers that were suddenly submerged. The report …
Mar 20, 2019 /  Accidents
UPDATE: Grimaldi's RoRo container vessel Grande America sank in the Bay of Biscay; Priority given to anti pollution measures

UPDATE: Grimaldi's RoRo container vessel Grande America sank in the Bay of Biscay; Priority given to anti pollution measures

The Grimaldi Group announced on Tuesday that its RoRo container vessel, Grande America, who caught fire the night of March 10/11 in the Bay of Biscay sunk Tuesday afternoon. “We are pleased to confirm that there …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Accidents
Watch: Bulk carriers collide in Panama Canal

Watch: Bulk carriers collide in Panama Canal

Two bulk carriers, 37,700 dwt, SE Nicky, and the 63,400 dwt IOLAS, collided while transiting the Panama Canal. Bulk carrier IOLAS contacted by her portside bulk carrier SE NICKY starboard, in front of Pedro Miguel …
Mar 13, 2019 /  Accidents
HMS Argyll rescues 27 crew from blazing ship in the Bay of Biscay (Video)

HMS Argyll rescues 27 crew from blazing ship in the Bay of Biscay (Video)

The crew of HMS Argyll spent eight hours saving every soul aboard the Grande America in the Bay of Biscay after the ship’s cargo of containers and cars caught fire. The frigate – on her way home to …
Mar 12, 2019 /  Accidents
Containerships TIANJIN and SAFMARINE NOKWANDA damaged in collision at Busan Port (Video)

Containerships TIANJIN and SAFMARINE NOKWANDA damaged in collision at Busan Port (Video)

On Friday, March 01st, 2019 at 22:40 UTC , ZIM Container Service Pacific Vessel, MV TIANJIN, while docked at Pusan new port, has been collided by MV SAFMARINE NOKWANDA as she was approaching alongside. According to …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Accidents
Fire breaks out on Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star 650 miles north of Antarctica

Fire breaks out on Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star 650 miles north of Antarctica

The 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb. 10 that broke out in the ship’s incinerator room about 650 miles north of McMurdo Sound, …
Mar 1, 2019 /  Accidents
Russian cargo ship Seagrand bumps into S. Korean bridge with intoxicated captain aboard (Video)

Russian cargo ship Seagrand bumps into S. Korean bridge with intoxicated captain aboard (Video)

A Russian cargo ship veered off course and bumped into a bridge off the southeast coast of South Korea on Thursday with a drunk captain on board, authorities said. The Korea Coast Guard (KCG) said the 5,998-ton …
Mar 1, 2019 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard medevacs man from tank ship

US Coast Guard medevacs man from tank ship

The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a tank ship in Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Saturday (Feb23). Caption: Chemical/Oil Products Tanker San Fernando - Image courtesy of Dan Mathison   Watchstanders …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Accidents
Cargo ship Efe Murat runs aground off Italian port of Bari (Video)

Cargo ship Efe Murat runs aground off Italian port of Bari (Video)

A Turkish cargo vessel was driven aground due to strong winds in the southeastern Italian port of Bari, as Gale force winds swept across the Adriatic Sea, reports said Saturday. Onboard the vessel named Efe Murat were …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Accidents
Fire on board Greek tanker kills two shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh

Fire on board Greek tanker kills two shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh

Monday, a fire broke out in the engine room on board a tanker, beached in Chittagong, killing two workers.  Md Jamil, 23 years old cutter man, and Bipul lost their lives while scrapping the ship GREEK WARRIOR …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Accidents