Cable ship Star Centurion sinks after collision with tanker Antea in Bintan (VIDEO)

Cable ship Star Centurion sinks after collision with tanker Antea in Bintan (VIDEO)

The Indonesian Navy has deployed several vessels after the Vanuatu-registered cable ship the MV Star Centurion collided with the Hong Kong-flagged tanker MT Antea on Sunday morning in Bintan waters, Riau …
Jan 14, 2019 /  Accidents
South Korean LPG tanker leaks gas off Chinese coast

South Korean LPG tanker leaks gas off Chinese coast

A South Korean-registered liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier NO.5 SJ GAS has leaked gas into seas off China's east coast, but no casualties have been reported, a Chinese newswire said Monday. Caption: LPG …
Jan 14, 2019 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

US Coast Guard assists aground cargo ship near Virginia Beach, Va.

The Coast Guard assisted the crew of a bulk carrier ship after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of Virginia Beach, Thursday morning. Caption: The JSW Salem sits aground after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of …
Jan 11, 2019 /  Accidents
Update: Container fire on the Yantian Express now under control

Update: Container fire on the Yantian Express now under control

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. In the meantime, efforts to extinguish the fire have made continuous progress under the direction of …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Accidents
UPDATE: MSC Remains Active in North Sea Response; Thanks Authorities and Volunteers

UPDATE: MSC Remains Active in North Sea Response; Thanks Authorities and Volunteers

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company confirms that significant progress has been made in an unprecedented clean-up operation in the North Sea and on the beaches of the Netherlands and Germany. “We would like to …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Accidents
One crewmember dead, two still missing after huge explosion on chemical tanker Aulac Fortune off Lamma Island, Hong Kong

One crewmember dead, two still missing after huge explosion on chemical tanker Aulac Fortune off Lamma Island, Hong Kong

At least one person has died and two others are still missing after an oil and chemical tanker caught fire off the coast of Lamma Island in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Authorities said the blaze, which began at around 11.30am …
Jan 8, 2019 /  Accidents
Six crewmembers died, seven rescued after cargo ship sinking off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

Six crewmembers died, seven rescued after cargo ship sinking off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

At least six seamen died when a Panama-flagged cargo vessel Volgo Balt 214 sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Monday, officials said. Caption: General cargo ship Volgo Balt 214 - Image courtesy of …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard continues response to grounded fish carrier in Marshall Islands

US Coast Guard continues response to grounded fish carrier in Marshall Islands

The Coast Guard response continues to the grounding of the 308-foot Chinese-flagged commercial fishing carrier Ou Ya Leng 6 on Taka Atoll in the Marshall Islands. A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules crew arrived and made …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Accidents
Containers caught fire on board the Yantian Express

Containers caught fire on board the Yantian Express

On 3 January, a fire broke out in one container on the deck of the Yantian Express and spread to additional containers. Caption: Container ship Yantian Express - Image courtesy of Sebastian Fuchs   The …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Accidents
Fifteen crew members rescued after fire at cargo ship off Istanbul’ southern coast (Video)

Fifteen crew members rescued after fire at cargo ship off Istanbul’ southern coast (Video)

Fifteen crew members were evacuated after a fire erupted at a dry cargo vessel off Istanbul’s southern coast on Friday, a local official said. Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya told reporters that the fire erupted …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Accidents