Feb 162016
 

Tanker Crewmember Dies Attempting to Save Ship

A crewmember of the 7,000 dwt tanker Nusantara Akbar died Saturday in a fresh water tank while working to save the sinking vessel. The remainder of …

General cargo ship Marie Lehmann breached in collision at Kaliningrad

The vessel was proceeding to Kaliningrad Port, but lost propulsion power after blackout of main engine, which caused collision with the pier

SA heroine captain foils Nigerian pirate mob

But she and her crew had to run for cover last Friday when pirates boarded the ship and opened fire on the bridge. The captain ordered her crew of 24 …

Check up for APL Vanda after Southampton grounding

THE 14,000 teu APL Vanda was being checked for damage on Sunday after a loss of propulsion that left the ship grounded just outside the port of …

Container ship Xetha Bhum collided with shore embankment in Bangkok

Xetha Bhum collision The container ship Xetha Bhum collided with shore embankment on Chao Praya river in Bangkok, Thailand.

Hearings Attempt to Solve Mysteries of El Faro Sinking

Hearings Attempt to Solve Mysteries of El Faro Sinking … The ship’s captain, Michael Davidson, attempted to outrun the storm, but lost engine power ..

Democrata Maritime: Accident predictor

The unfortunate incident of the car carrier Modern Express, recently adrift in the Bay of Biscay, shows that even in these days of ever more …

Fishermen Rescued from Ship Fire in South Pacific

Crew members of a fishing ship that caught fire in the South Pacific on Wednesday were rescued after they abandoned their vessel, the U.S. Coast …

Azamara cruise ship sails for Malaysia after fire repairs

A cruise ship disabled by a fire has been repaired and is sailing slowly from Philippines waters to Malaysia, the ship’s operator says. Fire broke out on …

Penlee Lifeboat Saves Sinking Ship

Penlee Lifeboat Saves Sinking Ship. news – RNLI … The ‘Roc Le-Riough’ had suffered a leak after taking a battering by the weather and was sinking.

Bulk carrier Floriana grounded in Mississippi river delta

The bulk carrier Floriana grounded in Mississippi river delta on several nautical miles off Pilottown. The vessel grounded in sandy/mud shallow at the …

Cargo ferry Alios grounded off Kea island in Greece

The vessel grounded in southern part of the island in sandy shallow during a voyage from Lavrio, Greece to Limassol, Cyprus. The Ro-Ro cargo ship …

Coast Guard deputy chief orders probe on Romblon collision

… investigate the collision between a fishing boat and a shipping vessel in the water off the province early on Saturday and determine who was at fault.

Ro-Ro Safety Compromised By Fires and Explosions

The roll-on/roll-off passenger ferry Norman Atlantic in the port of Bari, Italy after the ship suffered a fire in December 2014. Ro-Ro safety is a crucial …

The sea collision that wasn’t…

It appeared as if two vessels had collided in the Sea of Okhotsk: on 7 February, emergency buoys from each ship sounded at the same point in the …

Two merchant ships hijacked by pirates in Gulf of Guinea

Armed pirates Two merchant ships were attacked by pirates in Gulf of Guinea. One of the vessels was hijacked and seamen were taken as hostages, …
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