Gallery: Houston Ship Channel Closes amid MTBE Spill

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A 600-foot chemical tanker Carla Maersk and the Conti Peridot, a 623-foot bulk carrier collided on Monday at around ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (18-22 of Jan)

Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller

VIDEO: Fincantieri Starts Building Seven Seas Explorer Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has laid keel for the Seven ...

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10 Fishermen Missing After Hit and Run off South Korea

10 Missing After Hit and Run off South Korea

Ten out of thirteen Chinese fishermen have been missing since around 8 PM local time Thursday, when their boat ...

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Update 2: Bintan Dodges Oil Spill

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The oil that spilled from Libyan-registered oil tanker Al Yarmouk is not headed towards the island of Bintan based ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Dec 29th – Jan 2nd)

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Update: Burning Norman Atlantic Evacuated, Death Count Rises Italian and Greek rescue crews on Monday completed the ...

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Two Dead After Ships Collide in Adriatic

Two Dead After Ships Collide in Adriatic

Two men died and four are missing after the Turkish general cargo ship M/V Gokbel collided in poor visibility with ...

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Al-Safat's Captain, First Officer Charged with Manslaughter

Egypt Charges Al-Safat's Captain, First Officer with Manslaughter

Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat ordered on Saturday that the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti ...

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Captain, First Officer Detained after Fatal Suez Collision

13 Egyptian Fishermen Die in Collision with Cargo Ship

Egyptian authorities have detained the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti containership following their ...

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Freighter Sinks After Collision off Okinawa

Freighter Sinks After Collision off Okinawa

Japanese freighter Hokuei 18 capsized and sank in shallow waters off Okinawa Port in Nagasuku Bay, after colliding ...

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Defective CPP System Behind Brisbane Wharf Hit

Defective CPP System Behind Brisbane Wharf Hit

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has concluded the investigation on HC Rubina’s hitting of the ...

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LR Issues Offshore Collision Guidance Notes

LR Issues Offshore Collision Guidance Notes

Lloyd’s Register Energy has launched new offshore collision guidance notes for the marine and ...

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Tanker’s Faulty CPP System Led to Collision

Tanker's Faulty CPP System Caused Heavy Contact

The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has determined that a slow-responding CPP System had led to ...

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Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

Dover Strait Collision Caused by Over-Reliance on AIS

A collision between the multi-purpose cargo ship Rickmers Dubai with the un-manned crane barge Walcon Wizard which ...

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Ships Collide as Super Storm Hits Port Botany

Ships Collide as Super Storm Hits Port Botany

A super storm that hit Sydney Tuesday night wrought havoc on the city’s commercial Port Botany, cutting the ...

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Chinese Boxship Sinks

Chinese Boxship Sinks

Chinese container ship Tao Yan sank following a collision with another container ship Gang Tai Tai Zhou on August ...

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Maltese-Flagged Bulker in Multiple Vessel Collision

Gretna Louisiana

The United States Coast Guard is investigating a multiple vessel collision on the Mississippi River near Gretna, ...

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NSafe-Hull Improves Collision Safety

NSafe®-Hull Improves Collision Safety

A bulk carrier adopting NSafe®-Hull first in the world has recently been launched for Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. ...

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Bulker, Fishing Vessel Collide in Yellow Sea

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China-flagged bulk carrier Jin Tai 66 and a fishing vessel smashed into each other in the Yellow Sea off Rongcheng ...

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Update: Collision off Malaysia Claims 11 Lives

Two Die in Boat Collision off Malaysia

Seven more bodies have been recovered following Monday’s collision between a Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency ...

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Human Error Cause of Singapore Collisions

Human Error Cause of Singapore Collisions

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) conducted investigations to determine the causes of the three ...

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Arctic Shipping Risk Case Studies

Arctic Shipping Risk Case Studies

Shipping activities in Arctic areas are certain to increase in the years to come and, as the Arctic is a ...

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