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
Passenger Ship Runs Aground in the Arctic

Passenger Ship Runs Aground in the Arctic

A Russian-flagged passenger vessel that went aground in the Canadian Arctic last week has been refloated and is in stable condition. The 117-meter, 6,230 gt polar expedition cruise ship Akademik Ioffe had about 160 …
Aug 29, 2018 /  Accidents
Seven Dead as Cargo Ship Sinks in China

Seven Dead as Cargo Ship Sinks in China

Seven people have died after a cargo ship sank in the Beijiang River, in south China's Guangdong Province, Chinese official media said quoting local authorities. The report said that the ship, Yueyingde …
Aug 29, 2018 /  Accidents
Breaking: 7 Ships Grounded off Kaohsiung Harbour after Battling Violent Waves

Breaking: 7 Ships Grounded off Kaohsiung Harbour after Battling Violent Waves

Seven ships are stranded outside the Kaohsiung Port in Taiwan having succumbed to strong winds and violent waves caused by a strong storm that hit Taiwan. All 88 crew members of the seven ships are reported to be …
Aug 24, 2018 /  Accidents
Migrant Boat Sinks Off Tunisia, at Least Five Dead

Migrant Boat Sinks Off Tunisia, at Least Five Dead

Tunisia’s coast guard said it recovered the bodies of five migrants on Thursday whose boat sank as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa. Crews were now searching for another …
Aug 23, 2018 /  Accidents
Video: Tank Barge Grounded on the Rhine

Video: Tank Barge Grounded on the Rhine

On Aug 21, 2018, at 9.30 a.m. the “Somtrans XV”, ran aground between groynes on the Rhine at Millingen. The ship got stuck near a bunker station on the left river shore. It was enroute from Tolkamer …
Aug 23, 2018 /  Accidents
U.S. Navy Commemorates the USS McCain Collision

U.S. Navy Commemorates the USS McCain Collision

On August 21, 2017, the USS John S. McCain veered into an adjacent traffic lane and collided with the tanker Alnic MC, resulting in hull damage, flooding and the deaths of ten Navy sailors. …
Aug 22, 2018 /  Accidents
Crew and Master of Hit-and-Run Tanker Detained

Crew and Master of Hit-and-Run Tanker Detained

Indian authorities detained two crewmembers and the Master of the VLCC Desh Shakti, after concluding that this ship was likely responsible for the hit-and-run collision with a fishing boat off Kerala earlier this …
Aug 21, 2018 /  Accidents