US Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from container ship CMA CGM Alcazar near Galveston

US Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from container ship CMA CGM Alcazar near Galveston

The US Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a container ship near Galveston, Texas, Tuesday. Caption: Container ship CMA CGM Alcazar - Image courtesy of Patrick Deenik Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston …
Apr 10, 2019 /  Accidents
Seaways International takes delivery of two Damen FCS 2206

Seaways International takes delivery of two Damen FCS 2206

On March 4th at Damen Shipyards Singapore, Seaways International took delivery of two Damen Fast Crew Suppliers (FCS) 2206. The Dubai-headquartered company has previously operated a Damen FCS 3307. Seaways International …
Mar 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Twin Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 2710 ordered by Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan

Twin Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 2710 ordered by Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan

Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd. of Taiwan has placed an order for two of Damen’s latest fast crew supply vessel; the FCS 2710. The contract was signed at the end of January and the vessels will be built at Damen …
Feb 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Ten crew members rescued from sunken fishing vessel in West Coast

Ten crew members rescued from sunken fishing vessel in West Coast

Ten crew members rescued from sunken fishing vessel in West Coast. SAMSA launches an investigation into the incident. The South African Maritime Safety Authority has confirmed the sinking of a fishing vessel off the …
Feb 19, 2019 /  All
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
Lita Ocean Delivers Incat Crowther-Designed 25m Crewboat

Lita Ocean Delivers Incat Crowther-Designed 25m Crewboat

Incat Crowther announced earlier today the delivery of Summit PSA 5, a 25m monohull crewboat built by Singapore-based shipbuilder Lita Ocean. The vessel is owned and operated by Singapore-based PSA Marine and will …
Jan 15, 2019 /  Vessels
One crewmember dead, two still missing after huge explosion on chemical tanker Aulac Fortune off Lamma Island, Hong Kong

One crewmember dead, two still missing after huge explosion on chemical tanker Aulac Fortune off Lamma Island, Hong Kong

At least one person has died and two others are still missing after an oil and chemical tanker caught fire off the coast of Lamma Island in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Authorities said the blaze, which began at around 11.30am …
Jan 8, 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
US Coast Guard, responders continue search for 2 crew from Sincerity Ace

US Coast Guard, responders continue search for 2 crew from Sincerity Ace

Coast Guard, Navy and good Samaritans aboard two merchant vessels continued the search Tuesday for two crew from the ship Sincerity Ace following a fire 1,800 nautical miles (2,071 statute miles) northwest of …
Jan 2, 2019 /  Accidents