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
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
French frigate Cassard saves 12 Indian crewmembers of sinking Asphalt tanker Durban Queen

French frigate Cassard saves 12 Indian crewmembers of sinking Asphalt tanker Durban Queen

On Tuesday morning, the French frigate Cassard rescued twelve crewmembers from a sinking asphalt tanker in the Persian Gulf. Images courtesy of French Defence Ministry   Late Tuesday morning, the Cassard …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Accidents
USCG medevacs injured crew member from chemical tanker Stolt Perseverance near Freeport, Texas

USCG medevacs injured crew member from chemical tanker Stolt Perseverance near Freeport, Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old crew member from a chemical tanker near Freeport, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the captain of the 580-foot …
May 14, 2018 /  Accidents
ITF calls on Australian Federal Police to investigate another “Man Overboard”

ITF calls on Australian Federal Police to investigate another “Man Overboard”

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called for an immediate investigation into the disappearance of 45-year-old seafarer, Arnel Gillo who was reported missing on the 13th March 2018 on the …
Mar 21, 2018 /  Accidents
One crewmember died, 14 missing in Malaysia sand dredger capsize

One crewmember died, 14 missing in Malaysia sand dredger capsize

One crew member was found dead and 14 others, most of them Chinese, were missing Wednesday after a sand-dredging vessel capsized off Malaysia, with some believed trapped alive inside the sunken hull. Images from the …
Mar 21, 2018 /  Accidents
Two sailors die despite medivac from bulk carrier Agios Fanourios

Two sailors die despite medivac from bulk carrier Agios Fanourios

National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) Durban station commander, said:   "At 16h00 on Wednesday the 20th of September, NSRI East London were alerted by the Transnet National Ports Authority following reports of 2 …
Sep 21, 2017 /  Accidents
Gas leak on cargo ship Vimaru Pearl leaves one dead, three fighting for lives at Kota Kinabalu hospital (Video)

Gas leak on cargo ship Vimaru Pearl leaves one dead, three fighting for lives at Kota Kinabalu hospital (Video)

A crew member of a Vietnamese cargo vessel was killed, while three others hospitalised after inhaling toxic fumes following a gas leak in the ship’s rice storage room. The injured trio were rushed to the Queen …
Feb 14, 2017 /  Accidents
VIDEO: Cargo Ship Grounds, Nine Crew Evacuated

VIDEO: Cargo Ship Grounds, Nine Crew Evacuated

A total of nine crewmembers were evacuated from the general cargo vessel Cabrera after the ship ran aground on the northern coast of Andros Island, Greece, according to the Hellenic Navy. The naval helicopter managed …
Dec 27, 2016 /  Accidents
Three mariners rescued, search underway for 2 more after vessel sinks near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Three mariners rescued, search underway for 2 more after vessel sinks near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew and four good Samaritan crews responded to the sinking of the fishing vessel Exito after it began taking on water 14 miles northeast of Dutch Harbor, …
Dec 8, 2016 /  Accidents