Bulk Carrier CK Bluebell attacked by pirates near Singapore Strait

Bulk Carrier CK Bluebell attacked by pirates near Singapore Strait

A South Korean freighter was attacked by pirates near the Singapore Strait on Monday (July 22), reported Yonhap news agency, quoting government officials in Busan. Caption: Bulk carrier CK Bluebell - Image courtesy of …
Jul 22, 2019 /  Piracy
First New Great Lakes Freighter in 36 Years to be Built Near Lake Michigan

First New Great Lakes Freighter in 36 Years to be Built Near Lake Michigan

A new 639-foot freighter is being built over the next three years at a sprawling shipyard at the edge of Lake Michigan. Constructed for Interlake Steamship Company, the new self-unloading bulk carrier is believed to be …
May 15, 2019 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard monitoring and investigating generator fire on freighter Paul R. Tregurtha

US Coast Guard monitoring and investigating generator fire on freighter Paul R. Tregurtha

The Coast Guard received a report of a generator fire aboard the Motor Vessel Paul R. Tregurtha, a 1,013-foot bulk carrier freighter, at 4:20 a.m. Monday. The vessel master reported the fire extinguished at 5:30 a.m. …
Jun 19, 2018 /  Accidents
VIDEO: Capsized general cargo ship under tow in English Channel

VIDEO: Capsized general cargo ship under tow in English Channel

France's Maritime Prefecture for the Channel and North Sea has been responding following the capsizing of the 2,289 dwt Maltese flag general cargo ship Britannica Hav after it was in a collision with the Belgian flag …
Mar 23, 2018 /  Accidents
32 crewmembers missing as oil tanker and Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter collide off east China coast

32 crewmembers missing as oil tanker and Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter collide off east China coast

Thirty-two crew members, including 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, have gone missing after two vessels collided off China's east coast on Saturday evening, China's Ministry of Transport said Sunday. The collision, …
Jan 7, 2018 /  Accidents
Container ship Maersk Genoa in collision with freighter Dan Fighter near port of Antwerp (Video)

Container ship Maersk Genoa in collision with freighter Dan Fighter near port of Antwerp (Video)

On Tuesday, at around 9.20 UTC on April 4, 2017, the freighter Dan Fighter collided with the newly-built container ship Maersk Genoa on the waters of the Westerschelde, the estuary leading to the Port of …
Apr 6, 2017 /  Accidents
Three dead, 12 missing after collision between cargo ship and fishing vessel off Indonesia

Three dead, 12 missing after collision between cargo ship and fishing vessel off Indonesia

Rescue teams in Indonesia have recovered three bodies and are continuing to search for 12 other people who remain missing after a fishing boat capsized in Indonesia’s Java Sea. According to the head of East Java's …
Nov 21, 2016 /  Accidents
Fifteen Crew Members Evacuated From Russian Cargo Ship in Korea Strait

Fifteen Crew Members Evacuated From Russian Cargo Ship in Korea Strait

The crew of a Russian freighter Alfa was helped off the ship after its cargo of timber shifted to one side causing the ship to tilt while in the Korea Strait, a Russian rescue center said Monday. ***** The cargo …
Aug 22, 2016 /  Accidents
U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters see volumes drop in June

U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters see volumes drop in June

Cargo volumes carried by U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters fell 6.4 percent year-over-year in June to 9.65 million net tons U.S.-flag Great Lakes freighters transported 9.65 million net tons of cargo in June, a 6.4 …
Jul 20, 2016 /  Vessels
More Chinese ships to travel on Arctic route

More Chinese ships to travel on Arctic route

The China COSCO Shipping Corporation, the world’s largest maritime carrier, will send more cargo vessels on Arctic voyages through the Northeast Passage. COSCO’s freighter Yong Sheng set out Saturday in …
Jul 19, 2016 /  Vessels