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Collision between bulk carrier China Steel Innovator and berthed containership Ever Laden at Kaohsiung, Taiwan (Video)

Collision between bulk carrier China Steel Innovator and berthed containership Ever Laden at Kaohsiung, Taiwan (Video)

A bulk carrier has crashed into the stern of a berthed containership in Kaohsiung Harbour in Taiwan. In a video released on June 19, the Taiwan-flagged bulk carrier ‘China Steel Innovator’ hits the Evergreen …
Jun 20, 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
U.S. Coast Guard monitors grounded vessel in Duluth Harbor (Video)

U.S. Coast Guard monitors grounded vessel in Duluth Harbor (Video)

The Coast Guard is monitoring the 990-foot motor vessel American Spirit, which ran aground in Duluth Harbor, Minnesota, at approximately 3:30 p.m. (central standard time) Sunday (June 17, 2018). There are no reported …
Jun 18, 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
US Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Sabine, Texas

US Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Sabine, Texas

The Coast Guard medevaced a 45-year-old man off a tanker approximately 27 miles south of Sabine, Texas, Tuesday. Caption: Crude Oil Tanker Greg Johnson - Image courtesy of Greg Johnson   Coast …
Jun 13, 2018 /  Accidents
Storm-ravaged Evergreen container ship, Theseus,  turned around to Colombo International Container Terminals for salvage operations

Storm-ravaged Evergreen container ship, Theseus,  turned around to Colombo International Container Terminals for salvage operations

A container carrier that sustained damage in tropical storm ‘Sagar’ in the Gulf of Aden, nearly 2,000 nautical miles from Sri Lanka, has been turned around in just 36 hours by Colombo International Container …
Jun 4, 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
USCG medevacs injured crew member from chemical tanker Stolt Perseverance near Freeport, Texas

USCG medevacs injured crew member from chemical tanker Stolt Perseverance near Freeport, Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old crew member from a chemical tanker near Freeport, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the captain of the 580-foot …
May 14, 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