Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator Releases the STELLAR DAISY Marine Casualty Investigation Report

Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator Releases the STELLAR DAISY Marine Casualty Investigation Report

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator has completed its Marine Casualty Investigation Report into the loss of the very large ore carrier (VLOC) STELLAR DAISY. The STELLAR DAISY, with a crew …
Apr 22, 2019 /  Accidents
Careless loading of cargo containers sinks ship in Iran port (Video)

Careless loading of cargo containers sinks ship in Iran port (Video)

Iranian state TV says careless loading of cargo has capsized a ship in the southern port of Bandar Abbas, sending port workers scrambling to retrieve any of the 153 containers that were suddenly submerged. The report …
Mar 20, 2019 /  Accidents
UPDATE: Grimaldi's RoRo container vessel Grande America sank in the Bay of Biscay; Priority given to anti pollution measures

UPDATE: Grimaldi's RoRo container vessel Grande America sank in the Bay of Biscay; Priority given to anti pollution measures

The Grimaldi Group announced on Tuesday that its RoRo container vessel, Grande America, who caught fire the night of March 10/11 in the Bay of Biscay sunk Tuesday afternoon. “We are pleased to confirm that there …
Mar 15, 2019 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard assists in rescue of five people from sunken vessel near Dutch Harbor

US Coast Guard assists in rescue of five people from sunken vessel near Dutch Harbor

Two Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter aircrews searched and assisted the good Samaritan fishing vessel Kona Kai with locating five people in a life raft from the sunken commercial fishing vessel Pacific 1, …
Feb 18, 2019 /  Accidents
Seabed Constructor sets sail to search for Stellar Daisy

Seabed Constructor sets sail to search for Stellar Daisy

Ocean Infinity, the next generation seabed survey and ocean exploration company, announces that its vessel, Seabed Constructor, today sets sail from Cape Town to begin the search for the lost South Korean ship, Stellar …
Feb 8, 2019 /  Curious
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
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
French frigate Cassard saves 12 Indian crewmembers of sinking Asphalt tanker Durban Queen

French frigate Cassard saves 12 Indian crewmembers of sinking Asphalt tanker Durban Queen

On Tuesday morning, the French frigate Cassard rescued twelve crewmembers from a sinking asphalt tanker in the Persian Gulf. Images courtesy of French Defence Ministry   Late Tuesday morning, the Cassard …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Accidents
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