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Three crew members missing after explosion on board MT Desh Vaibhav off Oman coast

Three crew members missing after explosion on board MT Desh Vaibhav off Oman coast

SCI’s tanker vessel, M.T. ‘Desh Vaibhav’ on her way to Fujairah, UAE, reportedly suffered an explosion in one of her cargo tanks at around 0935 hours IST on 14th August 2018, off Oman coast. Caption: …
Aug 14, 2018 /  Accidents
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
Colombian Navy seizes over a ton of cocaine on board container ship Cap San Tainaro

Colombian Navy seizes over a ton of cocaine on board container ship Cap San Tainaro

The Colombian Navy found more than one ton of cocaine, on board a container ship and captured 15 people. The ship was heading to the Port of Antwerp, having started from the Port of Cartagena on August 1. Images …
Aug 7, 2018 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard medevacs unconscious man in Cape Charles, VA

US Coast Guard medevacs unconscious man in Cape Charles, VA

The Coast Guard medevaced a 60-year-old man from a ship anchored in Cape Charles, Virginia, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads were notified this morning by a representative of the Nord …
Aug 3, 2018 /  Accidents
Damaged Kess vessel, Makassar Highway, being towed to Swedish port

Damaged Kess vessel, Makassar Highway, being towed to Swedish port

Ocean forwarder K-Line has confirmed that its ro-ro vessel Makassar Highway, which ran aground off the Swedish coast last week on its way to Sodertalije port in Sweden, has been refloated and is now being towed at a slow …
Aug 1, 2018 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard medevacs man from cargo ship west of Tampa Bay

US Coast Guard medevacs man from cargo ship west of Tampa Bay

The US Coast Guard medevaced a 22-year-old man from a cargo ship 35 miles west of Tampa Bay, Tuesday. Medevaced was Shuklendra Singh, 22, from India. Caption: Self Discharging Bulk Carrier Bahama Spirit - Image …
Aug 1, 2018 /  Accidents
Vehicle Carrier “MAKASSAR HIGHWAY” Aground at offshore of Sweden

Vehicle Carrier “MAKASSAR HIGHWAY” Aground at offshore of Sweden

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K-Line) reports that the MAKASSAR HIGHWAY, owned by its subsidiary and operated by its European subsidiary company, "K" Line European Sea Highway Services GmbH (KESS), ran aground at offshore …
Jul 25, 2018 /  Accidents
Two die after vessel line snaps at Port of Longview

Two die after vessel line snaps at Port of Longview

In the early morning hours of Thursday, June 28th, a longeshoreman and a chief mate died at the Port of Longview. The accident happened as one of the vessel lines of the 'MV ANSAC Splendor' snapped and was thrown back …
Jul 3, 2018 /  Accidents
Odfjell’s tanker Bow Jubail collides with jetty in the Port of Rotterdam; 217 tons of heavy fuel oil (Video)

Odfjell’s tanker Bow Jubail collides with jetty in the Port of Rotterdam; 217 tons of heavy fuel oil (Video)

On her way to the assigned berth for loading, the Odfjell’s tanker Bow Jubail made contact with the jetty at the LBC Tank Terminal in Rotterdam (on the Oude Maasweg in Botlek, Rotterdam) and accidentally …
Jun 25, 2018 /  Accidents
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