Finnlines’ passenger-cargo vessel MS Finnfellow sustained a technical failure in the Finnish Archipelago – now safely at the port

Finnlines’ passenger-cargo vessel MS Finnfellow sustained a technical failure in the Finnish Archipelago – now safely at the port

Finnlines’ passenger-cargo vessel MS Finnfellow (see also CruiseMapper) sustained a technical failure in the Finnish Archipelago – now safely at the port Caption: Passenger/Ro-Ro Cargo Ship …
Nov 14, 2018 /  Accidents
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
Indonesia Lion Air plane crashes into sea off Jakarta with 189 passengers and crew on board (Video)

Indonesia Lion Air plane crashes into sea off Jakarta with 189 passengers and crew on board (Video)

A brand new Indonesian Lion Air plane carrying 189 passengers and crew crashed into the sea Monday, officials said, moments after it had asked to be allowed to return to Jakarta. The Boeing-737 MAX, which went into …
Oct 29, 2018 /  Accidents
Teekay Crew rescues surfer in distress

Teekay Crew rescues surfer in distress

On October 13, the crew of Beothuk Spirit were called into action to rescue two surfers in distress off the coast of St. Vincent’s in Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada. Upon receiving the request from the …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard rescues 10 crewmembers from disabled cargo ship in the middle of the Atlantic

US Coast Guard rescues 10 crewmembers from disabled cargo ship in the middle of the Atlantic

The Coast Guard Cutter Confidence rescued 10 crewmembers, who were stranded on a disabled cargo ship for almost 20 days when they were picked up Monday, approximately 1,380 miles southeast of …
Oct 11, 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
France and Italy begin cleanup for Mediterranean fuel spill after the collision between RoRo Ulysse and CLS Virginia (Video)

France and Italy begin cleanup for Mediterranean fuel spill after the collision between RoRo Ulysse and CLS Virginia (Video)

French and Italian maritime authorities have begun cleaning up a fuel spill that has spread 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) in the Mediterranean Sea after two cargo ships collided north of the island of Corsica. Collision …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Accidents
Drug seizure aboard general cargo ship Jacqueline C

Drug seizure aboard general cargo ship Jacqueline C

In a company press release on Tuesday, Carisbrooke Shipping confirmed the arrest of a crew member of Company’s cargo vessel, Jacqueline C during her stay in Valleyfield, Canada. The vessel underwent a customs …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Accidents
300 Endangered Sea Turtles Found Dead from Fishing Nets off Mexico

300 Endangered Sea Turtles Found Dead from Fishing Nets off Mexico

A total of 300 endangered sea turtles were found dead off the southern coast of Mexico on Tuesday, trapped in fishing nets, only a few days after more than 100 dead turtles were recovered in the southern state of …
Aug 31, 2018 /  Accidents
Tanker Collision Closes Part of Venezuelan State-Run PDVSA’s Jose Port

Tanker Collision Closes Part of Venezuelan State-Run PDVSA’s Jose Port

A portion of Venezuela’s main oil port of Jose was out of operation due to a weekend tanker collision, curtailing state-run PDVSA’s ability to export upgraded crude and receive imported diluents, three …
Aug 29, 2018 /  Accidents