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
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