Update: Container fire on the Yantian Express now under control

Update: Container fire on the Yantian Express now under control

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. In the meantime, efforts to extinguish the fire have made continuous progress under the direction of …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Accidents
Container fire on the Yantian Express: Crew successfully evacuated

Container fire on the Yantian Express: Crew successfully evacuated

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. Due to bad weather conditions, the fire has not been successfully contained yet and has …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Vessels
Containers caught fire on board the Yantian Express

Containers caught fire on board the Yantian Express

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. Caption: Container ship Yantian Express - Image courtesy of Sebastian Fuchs   The …
Jan 4, 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
Two seriously injured in oil tanker fire off the Larnaca coast

Two seriously injured in oil tanker fire off the Larnaca coast

The oil tanker Athlos caught fire off the Larnaca coast at around 9.30am on Saturday, injuring two crew members who were rushed to Nicosia general hospital suffering from serious burns. Three other members of the total …
Dec 31, 2018 /  Accidents
The new Suez Canal experienced one of the hardest passage of a reared towed Offshore Support Vessel: FIRENZE FPSO

The new Suez Canal experienced one of the hardest passage of a reared towed Offshore Support Vessel: FIRENZE FPSO

The vessel paid $ 2.5 million for transit tolls Admiral Mohab Mamessh, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, and Chairman of  Suez Canal Economic Zone, stated on Thursday that the Suez Canal witnessed the passage …
Dec 27, 2018 /  Vessels
Grandi Navi Veloci’ ferry Excellent collides with crane in Barcelona Port causing fire (Video)

Grandi Navi Veloci’ ferry Excellent collides with crane in Barcelona Port causing fire (Video)

A passenger ferry Excellent (see also CruiseMapper) collided with a loading crane in bad weather in Barcelona's port on Wednesday morning causing a fire. The port authorities said that there were no injuries …
Oct 31, 2018 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard, FDNY respond to disabled tanker after fire at sea

US Coast Guard, FDNY respond to disabled tanker after fire at sea

The U.S. Coast Guard and Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) Special Operations Command firefighters and Rescue Paramedics conducted a joint safety examination of a disabled 479-foot asphalt tanker Monday …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Accidents
Video: British Trawler ‘PETROL BOMBED’ by rival French Fishermen as Scallops War Intensifies

Video: British Trawler ‘PETROL BOMBED’ by rival French Fishermen as Scallops War Intensifies

Around 40 French boats reportedly surrounded British ships to try and stop them fishing in the Channel This is the dramatic moment a British trawler went up in flames after reportedly being petrol bombed by rival …
Aug 29, 2018 /  All
Major fire in Port of Antwerp triggers disaster plan

Major fire in Port of Antwerp triggers disaster plan

A major fire in the port of Antwerp has been brought under control, the port authority said, but could go on burning for the rest of the week. The fire started in a consignment of 5,000 tonnes of nickel oxide in a …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Accidents