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
Arklow Wind successfully launched at the Ferus Smit yard in Leer (Video)

Arklow Wind successfully launched at the Ferus Smit yard in Leer (Video)

On Friday the 1st of March, Ferus Smit Nb. 448 was successfully launched at the Ferus Smit yard in Leer. M.V. Arklow Wind is the second vessel in a series of 4 that will be delivered to the shipowner from the city of …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Vessels
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
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
Grieg Star recycles first ship under new EU regulations

Grieg Star recycles first ship under new EU regulations

Grieg Star announced earlier today that the company starts the recycling of its faithful Star Gran at LEYAL Ship Recycling Group in Turkey. She is the first under the new EU recycling regulations. “We recycled …
Feb 20, 2019 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

US Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

The Coast Guard assisted the crew of a bulk carrier ship after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of Virginia Beach, Thursday morning. Caption: The JSW Salem sits aground after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of …
Jan 11, 2019 /  Accidents
Six crewmembers died, seven rescued after cargo ship sinking off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

Six crewmembers died, seven rescued after cargo ship sinking off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

At least six seamen died when a Panama-flagged cargo vessel Volgo Balt 214 sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Monday, officials said. Caption: General cargo ship Volgo Balt 214 - Image courtesy of …
Jan 7, 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
Scotline takes delivery of cargo ship Scot Carrier

Scotline takes delivery of cargo ship Scot Carrier

Scotline announced earlier today that the Company took delivery of cargo ship Scot Carrier. After the vessel’s launching in September and 2 months of finishing works, the vessel was delivered on schedule. Scot …
Dec 6, 2018 /  Vessels
VG-Shipping acquires two 4100 dwt vessels

VG-Shipping acquires two 4100 dwt vessels

VG-Shipping is growing its fleet by acquiring two 4100 DWT dry cargo vessels. The 1997 and 1998 built vessels are sisters of M/S Martta VG, a vessel that already belongs to the VG-Shipping fleet. The ships are 89.8 …
Oct 15, 2018 /  Vessels