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
Canada Steamship Lines bulker runs aground in St. Lawrence Seaway

Canada Steamship Lines bulker runs aground in St. Lawrence Seaway

Bulk carrier Whitefish Bay, operated by Canada Steamship Lines, ran aground and blocked most of the St. Lawrence Seaway channel in Canada yesterday. The vessel was enroute from St. Catharines to …
Jul 13, 2016 /  Accidents
General cargo ship Jin Zhao 29 ran aground in Taiwan Strait

General cargo ship Jin Zhao 29 ran aground in Taiwan Strait

The general cargo ship Jin Zhao 29 ran aground at Dadan island northern coast off Xiamen, China. The vessel was proceeding through Taiwan Strait in bad weather and strong winds, but lost steering gear and grounded …
Jul 8, 2016 /  Accidents
Freighter Aground in the Dardanelles

Freighter Aground in the Dardanelles

A general cargo ship ran aground in the Dardanelles at around 1:30 a.m. local time Friday after suffering a steering malfunction, Turkey’s General Directorate of Coastal Safety (Kıyı Emniyeti Genel …
Nov 6, 2015 /  Accidents
Bulk carrier Los Llanitos grounded by hurricane north of Manzanillo, Mexico

Bulk carrier Los Llanitos grounded by hurricane north of Manzanillo, Mexico

On Saturday, October 24, the bulk carrier LOS LLANITOS ran aground on rocks near Punta Graham, Barra de Navidad, some 25 nautical miles north of Manzanillo, Mexico, Pacific coast. Image: fleetmon The ship was …
Oct 26, 2015 /  Accidents
VIDEO: Suezmax tanker Tokyo Spirit ran aground off Lisbon, Portugal

VIDEO: Suezmax tanker Tokyo Spirit ran aground off Lisbon, Portugal

The 274 meter long, 149,996- dwt oil tanker Tokyo Spirit ran aground in Cascais Bay off Lisbon, Portugal. Image: dn.pt ***** The Tokyo Spirit had arrived in ballast to Cascais for repairs. While awaiting …
Oct 19, 2015 /  Accidents
Cargo ship runs aground off Bath

Cargo ship runs aground off Bath

The cargo vessel Nathalie has run aground at Bath in South Beveland, the Netherlands. The incident occurred this morning around 5 a.m. local time during low tie. The vessel, which was en route from …
Aug 28, 2015 /  Accidents
Kelly C runs aground on River Eo, Spain

Kelly C runs aground on River Eo, Spain

The 106-meter general cargo ship Kelly C ran aground on the River Eo, Spain, on Monday (August 24). The incident occurred in the afternoon near the port of Ribadeo. The British-flagged vessel was departing from the …
Aug 26, 2015 /  Vessels
Bermuda Islander secured following grounding on the Delaware River

Bermuda Islander secured following grounding on the Delaware River

The 3,725-DWT Bermuda Islander has been secured following its grounding on the Delaware River. On Monday, the Netherlands-flagged cargo vessel was en route from Salem to Hamilton, Bermuda. At around 9 p.m. …
Aug 26, 2015 /  Vessels
171 evacuated from grounded ro/pax ferry

171 evacuated from grounded ro/pax ferry

All 171 passengers on board the passenger/cargo ship Sabuk Nusantara 34 have been evacuated following the grounding of the vessel. On Sunday (August 23) at about 10 a.m. local time, the vessel was reported to have …
Aug 25, 2015 /  Accidents