Frontline Provides Further Update Regarding Front Altair

Frontline Provides Further Update Regarding Front Altair

Frontline Ltd. (Frontline) (NYSE: FRO) yesterday provided a further update on the LR2 tanker Front Altair. As previously reported, on June 13, an explosion occurred on the Front Altair shortly after the vessel had passed …
Jun 19, 2019 /  Accidents
Frontline: Update Regarding Front Altair

Frontline: Update Regarding Front Altair

Frontline Ltd. (Frontline) (NYSE: FRO) yesterday provided an update on the LR2 tanker Front Altair. On the morning of June 13, at approximately 0500 hrs gmt, an explosion occurred on the Front Altair shortly after the …
Jun 15, 2019 /  Accidents
Chemical cargo on board KMTC Hong Kong catches fire in Thai port, three piers closed (Video)

Chemical cargo on board KMTC Hong Kong catches fire in Thai port, three piers closed (Video)

Flames ripped through a load of cargo including chemicals in Thailand’s eastern Laem Chabang port on Saturday, forcing officials to evacuate workers and temporarily close three piers, authorities said. More than …
May 27, 2019 /  Accidents
Major explosion at Bangladesh shipbreaking yard kills two workers and severely injures five

Major explosion at Bangladesh shipbreaking yard kills two workers and severely injures five

A loud blast in the early morning yesterday shook the Chittagong shipbreaking area. At around 8:30 AM, a fire broke out on board the vessel BUNGA KELANA 4 (IMO 9178343), beached at Mahinur Ship Breaking yard, also known …
May 16, 2019 /  Accidents
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
Three crew members missing after explosion on board MT Desh Vaibhav off Oman coast

Three crew members missing after explosion on board MT Desh Vaibhav off Oman coast

SCI’s tanker vessel, M.T. ‘Desh Vaibhav’ on her way to Fujairah, UAE, reportedly suffered an explosion in one of her cargo tanks at around 0935 hours IST on 14th August 2018, off Oman coast. Caption: …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Accidents
Tanker explosion and fire at Port Hai Phong, Vietnam

Tanker explosion and fire at Port Hai Phong, Vietnam

The oil tanker Hai Ha 18 carrying 900 tons of gasoline A92 caught fire after an explosion in the weekend in the northern port city of Hai Phong, Vietnam. According to local media reports, the explosion occurred on …
Mar 12, 2018 /  Accidents
Five workers killed in blast at Cochin Shipyard

Five workers killed in blast at Cochin Shipyard

The explosion occurred in ONGC's drill ship ‘Sagar Bhushan' At least five workers were killed and 12 others seriously injured in a blast on an ONGC rig that was under repair at the Cochin Shipyard here on …
Feb 13, 2018 /  Accidents
Update: Explosion on Iranian oil tanker Sanchi forces rescue team to retreat

Update: Explosion on Iranian oil tanker Sanchi forces rescue team to retreat

Rescue crews were forced to retreat from a stricken Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea on Wednesday following an explosion on the ship as a fire raged for a fourth day after a dramatic collision. The blast …
Jan 11, 2018 /  Accidents
Four workers killed in explosion at STX Offshore & Shipbuilding yard, Changwon, S.Korea

Four workers killed in explosion at STX Offshore & Shipbuilding yard, Changwon, S.Korea

Four workers were killed in an explosion at STX Offshore & Shipbuilding yard in the southeastern city of Changwon on Sunday, the national fire agency said. The accident occurred at 11:37 a.m. LT on a transport …
Aug 21, 2017 /  Accidents