Seafarer remains missing after falling overboard the Maersk Patras

Seafarer remains missing after falling overboard the Maersk Patras

Sunday morning, Maersk Patras reported man overboard in the Saint Lawrence River. Search and rescue operation was unsuccessful and has now been called off. On 19 May 2019 at approximately 9:30 am local time, the 2nd …
May 22, 2019 /  Accidents
One dock worker killed, another injured in container terminal accident

One dock worker killed, another injured in container terminal accident

An industrial accident on Wednesday, May 15 at a Port of Los Angeles container terminal tragically took the life of an International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) worker and seriously injured a second …
May 17, 2019 /  Accidents
Fire hits vehicle carrier Grande Europa carrying 1,800 cars off Spanish island of Majorca

Fire hits vehicle carrier Grande Europa carrying 1,800 cars off Spanish island of Majorca

A fire broke out at dawn Wednesday aboard an Italian car transport ship loaded with 1,843 vehicles off the Mediterranean island of Majorca, Spanish maritime emergency services said. Fifteen of the 25 crew of Grimaldi …
May 16, 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
US Coast Guard medevacs injured man from oil tanker High Progress

US Coast Guard medevacs injured man from oil tanker High Progress

A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 28-year-old man who was injured aboard an oil tanker off the coast of San Francisco, Tuesday morning. Caption: Chemical/Oil Products Tanker High Progress - Image courtesy …
May 8, 2019 /  Accidents
Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator Releases the STELLAR DAISY Marine Casualty Investigation Report

Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator Releases the STELLAR DAISY Marine Casualty Investigation Report

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator has completed its Marine Casualty Investigation Report into the loss of the very large ore carrier (VLOC) STELLAR DAISY. The STELLAR DAISY, with a crew …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Accidents
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
US Coast Guard medically evacuates 29-year-old man from commercial freighter Great Fluency

US Coast Guard medically evacuates 29-year-old man from commercial freighter Great Fluency

Crew members from Coast Guard Station Port Angeles medically evacuated a 29-year-old Chinese man from the 665-foot freighter Great Fluency, in the Strait of Juan De Fuca, Washington, Sunday morning. The man was …
Apr 8, 2019 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from crude oil tanker AST Sunshine near Galveston

US Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from crude oil tanker AST Sunshine near Galveston

The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a crude oil tanker ship near Galveston, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the chief engineer of the crude oil tanker …
Apr 5, 2019 /  Accidents
Hapag-Lloyd responds to fuel spill from its boxship in New York container terminal

Hapag-Lloyd responds to fuel spill from its boxship in New York container terminal

Hapag-Lloyd reports that Thursday evening (Mar28), a hole was detected in the hull of the Hapag-Lloyd container ship Dublin Express during unloading operations in the Global Marine New York Container …
Apr 1, 2019 /  Accidents