Grandi Navi Veloci’ ferry Excellent collides with crane in Barcelona Port causing fire (Video)

Grandi Navi Veloci’ ferry Excellent collides with crane in Barcelona Port causing fire (Video)

A passenger ferry Excellent (see also CruiseMapper) collided with a loading crane in bad weather in Barcelona's port on Wednesday morning causing a fire. The port authorities said that there were no injuries …
Oct 31, 2018 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard, FDNY respond to disabled tanker after fire at sea

US Coast Guard, FDNY respond to disabled tanker after fire at sea

The U.S. Coast Guard and Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) Special Operations Command firefighters and Rescue Paramedics conducted a joint safety examination of a disabled 479-foot asphalt tanker Monday …
Oct 9, 2018 /  Accidents
Video: British Trawler ‘PETROL BOMBED’ by rival French Fishermen as Scallops War Intensifies

Video: British Trawler ‘PETROL BOMBED’ by rival French Fishermen as Scallops War Intensifies

Around 40 French boats reportedly surrounded British ships to try and stop them fishing in the Channel This is the dramatic moment a British trawler went up in flames after reportedly being petrol bombed by rival …
Aug 29, 2018 /  All
Major fire in Port of Antwerp triggers disaster plan

Major fire in Port of Antwerp triggers disaster plan

A major fire in the port of Antwerp has been brought under control, the port authority said, but could go on burning for the rest of the week. The fire started in a consignment of 5,000 tonnes of nickel oxide in a …
Aug 13, 2018 /  Accidents
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
Port Kembla suspends operations after a fire on board self-discharging bulk carrier Iron Chieftain

Port Kembla suspends operations after a fire on board self-discharging bulk carrier Iron Chieftain

Operations at Port Kembla have been suspended as firefighters continue to battle a large blaze that broke out on board self-discharging bulk carrier Iron Chieftain in Port Kembla early Monday …
Jun 18, 2018 /  Accidents
22 Crew Members Rescued After Container Ship SSL Kolkata Catches Fire In Bay Of Bengal

22 Crew Members Rescued After Container Ship SSL Kolkata Catches Fire In Bay Of Bengal

Twenty two sailors were rescued from a burning ship in the Bay of Bengal after a massive, coordinated effort by the Indian Coast Guard, the Navy and Kolkata Port Trust. The ship, called MV SSL Kolkata, has been abandoned …
Jun 15, 2018 /  Accidents
Fire breaks out on Panama-registered car carrier Auto Banner at Incheon Port (Video)

Fire breaks out on Panama-registered car carrier Auto Banner at Incheon Port (Video)

A Panama-registered car carrier caught fire while anchored at the South Korean port of Incheon on Monday, but all of its crewmen safely evacuated, port officials said Monday. Caption: A big fire takes place on a …
May 21, 2018 /  Accidents
Maersk Honam reaches anchorage outside Jebel Ali Port

Maersk Honam reaches anchorage outside Jebel Ali Port

The Maersk liner vessel Maersk Honam, which was hit by a serious fire on 6 March, will reach anchorage outside the Jebel Ali Port (UAE) on Tuesday 24 April 2018. The fire broke out around 900 nautical miles southeast of …
Apr 25, 2018 /  Vessels
iContainers: Maersk Honam’s fire highlights importance of cargo insurance

iContainers: Maersk Honam’s fire highlights importance of cargo insurance

The major fire that broke out on the Maersk Honam in the Arabian Sea earlier this month serves as a reminder of the importance of cargo insurance, says 100% online freight forwarder iContainers. The blaze, which started …
Mar 22, 2018 /  Curious