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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: Overview of China's efforts to salvage Iranian oil tanker Sanchi

Video: Overview of China's efforts to salvage Iranian oil tanker Sanchi

The Iranian oil tanker Sanchi was carrying nearly 140,000 metric tons of condensate – a highly flammable form of ultralight crude oil – when it sank around 300 nautical miles off the coast of the eastern …
Jan 22, 2018 /  Accidents
Burning oil tanker Sanchi totally sinks: authority (Video)

Burning oil tanker Sanchi totally sinks: authority (Video)

The oil tanker which caught fire after it collided with a freighter in the East China Sea a week ago sunk Sunday afternoon, China's maritime authority said. The State Oceanic Administration (SOA) said in a statement …
Jan 15, 2018 /  Accidents
Turkish cargo ship sinks in Black Sea; Ten crewmembers on board missing

Turkish cargo ship sinks in Black Sea; Ten crewmembers on board missing

A Turkish cargo ship with 10 crew on board sank in the Black Sea near the Asian side of Istanbul early on Wednesday morning, according to the coast guard. The cause was still unclear. The ship, Bilal Bal, was carrying …
Nov 1, 2017 /  Accidents
VIDEO: Cargo ship Leonardo breaks in half in Black Sea

VIDEO: Cargo ship Leonardo breaks in half in Black Sea

Eleven sailors have been rescued from a spectacular shipwreck of a dry cargo vessel in the Black Sea off Turkey’s northwest coast. The Mongolian flagged general cargo ship Leonardo, 114 meters long, started …
Aug 29, 2017 /  Accidents
11 Indian Crew Rescued from Sunken Ship ITT Panther

11 Indian Crew Rescued from Sunken Ship ITT Panther

The Coast Guard today rescued 11 survivors of a sinking cargo ship in the high seas off the Andaman Islands. The Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre at Port Blair received a distress message from cargo ship MV ITT …
Jul 21, 2017 /  Accidents
Cargo Ship Geroi Arsenala sank in the Kerch Strait off the Russian Black Sea coast; 9 missing

Cargo Ship Geroi Arsenala sank in the Kerch Strait off the Russian Black Sea coast; 9 missing

A cargo ship with 12 people on board has gone down in heavy seas in the Kerch Strait off the Russian Black Sea coast. Rescue crews reached the scene early on Wednesday (Apr19) and officials said one person was pulled to …
Apr 20, 2017 /  Accidents
VLOC Stellar Daisy sank in South Atlantic; Two Filipino sailors rescued; Search for missing crew continues

VLOC Stellar Daisy sank in South Atlantic; Two Filipino sailors rescued; Search for missing crew continues

Search efforts for 22 crew members of a South Korean cargo ship that apparently sank in the South Atlantic on Friday (Mar 31, 2017) are making little headway after two sailors were rescued Saturday, a Korea's government …
Apr 3, 2017 /  Vessels
Turkish cargo ship Tinaztepe-S sank off Libya's Misrata, 8 died

Turkish cargo ship Tinaztepe-S sank off Libya's Misrata, 8 died

A Turkish cargo vessel, the 1971- built Tinaztepe-S has sunk off the coast of Libya, leaving seven crew members missing, as high winds and waves battered the region, the Libyan navy said on March 16. Eight sailors …
Mar 17, 2017 /  Accidents
Self discharging bulk carrier Sterno sinking after running aground at Lilla Edet, Gota river, north of Gothenburg, Sweden

Self discharging bulk carrier Sterno sinking after running aground at Lilla Edet, Gota river, north of Gothenburg, Sweden

On Feb 24, 2017, the self discharging bulk carrier Sterno ran aground north of the locks in Lilla Edet, Gota River, north of Gothenburg, Sweden. The vessel hull was breached and the ship started taking on …
Feb 24, 2017 /  Accidents