Tanker with 19 Crew Missing in Piracy-Plagued West African Waters

Tanker with 19 Crew Missing in Piracy-Plagued West African Waters

A tanker vessel with 19 crew members on board, most of them Georgians, has gone missing in pirate-plagued waters off Gabon in West Africa and no word has been heard from it for a week, the ship's managers and the crew …
Aug 23, 2018 /  Piracy
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
One crewmember died, 14 missing in Malaysia sand dredger capsize

One crewmember died, 14 missing in Malaysia sand dredger capsize

One crew member was found dead and 14 others, most of them Chinese, were missing Wednesday after a sand-dredging vessel capsized off Malaysia, with some believed trapped alive inside the sunken hull. Images from the …
Mar 21, 2018 /  Accidents
Maersk: Hope fades for finding the missing seafarers after the fire onboard Maersk Honam

Maersk: Hope fades for finding the missing seafarers after the fire onboard Maersk Honam

Four crew members remain missing despite comprehensive search efforts as a response to the fire that broke out aboard Maersk Honam on Tuesday, 6 March. “While search operation continues the hope of finding our …
Mar 8, 2018 /  Accidents
Update: Explosion on Iranian oil tanker Sanchi forces rescue team to retreat

Update: Explosion on Iranian oil tanker Sanchi forces rescue team to retreat

Rescue crews were forced to retreat from a stricken Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea on Wednesday following an explosion on the ship as a fire raged for a fourth day after a dramatic collision. The blast …
Jan 11, 2018 /  Accidents
Update: Rescue crews wrestle to tame China oil tanker fire; body of mariner found (Video)

Update: Rescue crews wrestle to tame China oil tanker fire; body of mariner found (Video)

Rescue crews wrestled to bring a blaze on an Iranian oil tanker off China’s east coast under control on Monday as fire raged for a second day following a collision with a grain ship, while the body of one of the 32 …
Jan 8, 2018 /  Accidents
32 crewmembers missing as oil tanker and Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter collide off east China coast

32 crewmembers missing as oil tanker and Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter collide off east China coast

Thirty-two crew members, including 30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis, have gone missing after two vessels collided off China's east coast on Saturday evening, China's Ministry of Transport said Sunday. The collision, …
Jan 7, 2018 /  Accidents
Turkish cargo ship sinks in Black Sea; Ten crewmembers on board missing

Turkish cargo ship sinks in Black Sea; Ten crewmembers on board missing

A Turkish cargo ship with 10 crew on board sank in the Black Sea near the Asian side of Istanbul early on Wednesday morning, according to the coast guard. The cause was still unclear. The ship, Bilal Bal, was carrying …
Nov 1, 2017 /  Accidents
Update on the collision of tanker Kartika Segara and dredger JBB De Rong 19 near Singapore (Video)

Update on the collision of tanker Kartika Segara and dredger JBB De Rong 19 near Singapore (Video)

As of 4pm (Singapore time), divers have recovered two bodies out of the five missing crew of JBB DE RONG 19, following the collision between Indonesian-registered tanker KARTIKA SEGARA and Dominican-registered dredger …
Sep 13, 2017 /  Accidents
Update: US Navy recovers remaining USS John S. McCain sailors aboard ship

Update: US Navy recovers remaining USS John S. McCain sailors aboard ship

U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers have now recovered the remains of all ten USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) Sailors aboard the ship. Following the collision between US Guided-missile Destroyer USS JOHN S MCCAIN and tanker …
Aug 28, 2017 /  Accidents