US Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

US Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

The Coast Guard assisted the crew of a bulk carrier ship after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of Virginia Beach, Thursday morning. Caption: The JSW Salem sits aground after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of …
Jan 11, 2019 /  Accidents
Six crewmembers died, seven rescued after cargo ship sinking off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

Six crewmembers died, seven rescued after cargo ship sinking off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

At least six seamen died when a Panama-flagged cargo vessel Volgo Balt 214 sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Monday, officials said. Caption: General cargo ship Volgo Balt 214 - Image courtesy of …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Accidents
Fifteen crew members rescued after fire at cargo ship off Istanbul’ southern coast (Video)

Fifteen crew members rescued after fire at cargo ship off Istanbul’ southern coast (Video)

Fifteen crew members were evacuated after a fire erupted at a dry cargo vessel off Istanbul’s southern coast on Friday, a local official said. Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya told reporters that the fire erupted …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Accidents
Scotline takes delivery of cargo ship Scot Carrier

Scotline takes delivery of cargo ship Scot Carrier

Scotline announced earlier today that the Company took delivery of cargo ship Scot Carrier. After the vessel’s launching in September and 2 months of finishing works, the vessel was delivered on schedule. Scot …
Dec 6, 2018 /  Vessels
VG-Shipping acquires two 4100 dwt vessels

VG-Shipping acquires two 4100 dwt vessels

VG-Shipping is growing its fleet by acquiring two 4100 DWT dry cargo vessels. The 1997 and 1998 built vessels are sisters of M/S Martta VG, a vessel that already belongs to the VG-Shipping fleet. The ships are 89.8 …
Oct 15, 2018 /  Vessels
US Coast Guard rescues 10 crewmembers from disabled cargo ship in the middle of the Atlantic

US Coast Guard rescues 10 crewmembers from disabled cargo ship in the middle of the Atlantic

The Coast Guard Cutter Confidence rescued 10 crewmembers, who were stranded on a disabled cargo ship for almost 20 days when they were picked up Monday, approximately 1,380 miles southeast of …
Oct 11, 2018 /  Accidents
Turkish-flagged cargo ship Karmate and Hellenic Navy gunboat Armatolos collide in Aegean

Turkish-flagged cargo ship Karmate and Hellenic Navy gunboat Armatolos collide in Aegean

A Turkish-flagged merchant ship collided briefly with a Hellenic Navy gunboat Armatolos just off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos in the early hours of Friday. The incident occurred as the Armatolos …
May 4, 2018 /  Accidents
Cargo ship Yuan Tai 789 grounded off Chinese coast

Cargo ship Yuan Tai 789 grounded off Chinese coast

The 'Yuan Tai 789' ran aground on rocks in the morning of March 31, 2018, in the Taiwan Strait about three miles off the Southeast coast of Kinmen Island.   The foreship flooded and became submerged with the …
Apr 2, 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
Scotline orders another newbuild in Holland

Scotline orders another newbuild in Holland

Scotline announced earlier today the signing of a contract with Royal Bodewes Group BV in Holland to build one 4785 DWAT Bodewes Trader, with the option of a second vessel. Caption: General Cargo Ship Scot Leader …
Mar 9, 2018 /  Vessels