Container ship SOUL OF LUCK hit pier at TPKS Container Terminal Semarang Port (Video)

Container ship SOUL OF LUCK hit pier at TPKS Container Terminal Semarang Port (Video)

The 1,642 TEU Container ship SOUL OF LUCK hit pier at TPKS Container Terminal Semarang Port, northern Central Java, Indonesia, in the afternoon Jul 14. The vessel was on arrival from Port Klang, Malaysia when it …
Jul 15, 2019 /  Accidents
Japan’s MSDF minesweeper and cargo ship collide in western Japan sea

Japan’s MSDF minesweeper and cargo ship collide in western Japan sea

A Maritime Self-Defense Force minesweeper and a cargo ship collided around midnight Wednesday in the Seto Inland Sea off the coast of Hiroshima Prefecture, but no injuries were reported, according to the Japan Coast …
Jun 27, 2019 /  Accidents
Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from oil tanker Minerva Julie near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from oil tanker Minerva Julie near Port Aransas, Texas

The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from an oil tanker 8 miles south of Port Aransas, Texas, Tuesday morning. Caption: Oil tanker Minerva Julie - Image courtesy of W. van der Moolen   Coast Guard …
Jun 20, 2019 /  Accidents
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
US releases video it claims shows Iran removing mine from tanker

US releases video it claims shows Iran removing mine from tanker

US claims the video shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from oil tanker hit in Gulf of Oman. The United States has released a video which it claims shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) …
Jun 14, 2019 /  Accidents
Collision between supply vessel and Statfjord A

Collision between supply vessel and Statfjord A

On Friday, 7 June at 0155 Norwegian time the supply vessel PSV Sjøborg collided into the Statfjord A platform in connection with loading operations. Statfjord A is currently in a scheduled production stop, and …
Jun 7, 2019 /  Accidents
Ten people killed and 19 injured by carbon dioxide leak on Chinese cargo ship (Video)

Ten people killed and 19 injured by carbon dioxide leak on Chinese cargo ship (Video)

Ship’s third officer detained over accident that took place during repair work at dock in Shandong provinceNineteen people needed hospital treatment after leak from fire extinguishing system Ten people were …
May 27, 2019 /  Accidents
MSC Matilde incident at Port of Liverpool, UK

MSC Matilde incident at Port of Liverpool, UK

Early Friday morning on 24 May, the container ship MSC Matilde was found to be listing in dock at the Port of Liverpool, UK. As a precaution, to ensure the safety of the captain and crew, they were disembarked from the …
May 27, 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