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
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
Video: SMIT Salvage – Wreck Removal of Container Ship

Video: SMIT Salvage – Wreck Removal of Container Ship

SMIT Salvage successfully removed the wreck of the TS Taipei offshore Shimen in the north of Taiwan. The container ship ran aground after an engine failure, broke in two and sank. ***** For this complex project SMIT …
Feb 20, 2018 /  Curious
US Coast Guard responds to cargo vessel grounding in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

US Coast Guard responds to cargo vessel grounding in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

U.S. Coast Guard crews on Tuesday responded to the grounding of the 223-foot Togo-flagged cargo vessel Ocean Spirit I just off the entrance of the Charlotte Amalie Harbor East Gregory Channel. Caption: The Ocean …
Jan 24, 2018 /  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
Container ship Gustav Maersk refloated after grounding at Torre Cavallo, Messina Strait (Video)

Container ship Gustav Maersk refloated after grounding at Torre Cavallo, Messina Strait (Video)

The 7.000TEUs-container ship GUSTAV MAERSK ran aground at 02:44 LT on Tuesday (Jan 10) at Torre Cavallo, mainland Italy, northern Messina Strait. The incident occurred during maneuvering to take pilot on board. …
Jan 11, 2017 /  Accidents
Container ship MSC CLORINDA runs aground in Suez Canal

Container ship MSC CLORINDA runs aground in Suez Canal

Yesterday, the 14 000-TEUs container ship MSC CLORINDA ran aground on 145 kilometer mark of the Suez Canal, while transiting the waterway in northern direction. The incident occurred at around 06:20 LT on Jan 4. …
Jan 5, 2017 /  Accidents
VIDEO: Cargo Ship Grounds, Nine Crew Evacuated

VIDEO: Cargo Ship Grounds, Nine Crew Evacuated

A total of nine crewmembers were evacuated from the general cargo vessel Cabrera after the ship ran aground on the northern coast of Andros Island, Greece, according to the Hellenic Navy. The naval helicopter managed …
Dec 27, 2016 /  Accidents
MPA Investigation Report for the Grounding of Indonesian Passenger Ferry Sea Prince on Nov 29, 2015

MPA Investigation Report for the Grounding of Indonesian Passenger Ferry Sea Prince on Nov 29, 2015

On 29 November 2015 at about 7.50 pm, the Indonesian registered, Batamfast passenger ferry MV Sea Prince, while enroute from Nongsapura Ferry Terminal, Batam, to Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Singapore, was immobilised at …
Nov 25, 2016 /  Vessels
USCG monitors floating of grounded cargo ship Pola Palekh near Fort Macon, NC

USCG monitors floating of grounded cargo ship Pola Palekh near Fort Macon, NC

The U.S. Coast Guard worked with the owner of a grounded cargo ship to ensure its safe refloating after the vessel ran aground in Beaufort Inlet Channel Thursday (Nov 17, 2016). Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North …
Nov 18, 2016 /  Accidents