Vehicles Carrier Modern Express disabled with heavy list in Bay of Biscay; Crew evacuated (Video)

Vehicles Carrier Modern Express disabled with heavy list in Bay of Biscay; Crew evacuated (Video)

A Panamanian-flagged car carrier has been evacuated after a loss of stability incident in the Bay of Biscay. Spain’s search and rescue agency Salvamento Maritimo responded Tuesday afternoon (Jan 26) following a …
Jan 27, 2016 /  Accidents
Hanjin San Diego disabled off North Carolina coast

Hanjin San Diego disabled off North Carolina coast

Hanjin San Diego crew prevented the vessel from running aground after it lost power near Bald Head Island, off the coast of North Carolina. Photo: Manuel Hernández Lafuente Yesterday, the …
Jul 15, 2015 /  Accidents
Matsonia disabled north of Hawaii

Matsonia disabled north of Hawaii

The 214-meter container ship Matsonia has been disabled some 550 nautical miles of Honolulu. Photo: Paul K McGregor Yesterday (July 8), the Matson vessel was en route from Oakland when a …
Jul 9, 2015 /  Vessels
Greek bulk carrier Go Skar adrift in Gulf of Aden

Greek bulk carrier Go Skar adrift in Gulf of Aden

On June 7th, the bulk carrier Go Skar was reported disabled and adrift in Gulf of Aden. The vessel lost propulsion power approximately 165 nautical miles southeast off Salalah, Oman in the Gulf of Aden. The cargo …
Jun 9, 2015 /  Accidents
Video: Zeus I disabled in Mediterranean Sea

Video: Zeus I disabled in Mediterranean Sea

On the 25th of January, the bulk carrier Zeus I lost power in bad weather in the Mediterranean Sea off Bordj El Bahri, Algeria. The Zeus I had been asked to depart from Algier, as bad weather approached. The bulk …
Jan 28, 2015 /  Vessels