Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Methane Gas Leak Led to Deadly Tamar Explosion

Based on a preliminary analysis, an explosion aboard the Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Tamar in late April ...

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Five Die in RoPax Ferry Fire off Indonesia

Five people died in a fire on board Mutiara Sentosa I Ro-Pax ferry on Friday, May 19 while the Indonesian-flagged ...

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Six Die after Shipyard Blast in Cartagena

Six persons died and at least 15 people sustained injuries following a huge explosion at Cotecmar shipyard in ...

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Update: Two Dead in Explosion aboard Bulker

Another crewmember died following an explosion aboard the Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Tamar on April ...

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Explosion Hits Vessel at Bulgarian Shipyard

An explosion has occurred on board a vessel at Terem Shiprepair Yard in Varna, Bulgaria, according to a statement ...

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Three Missing after Tanker Explodes off China

Three seafarers are missing, while 13 others have been rescued after their tanker Xing Long Zhou 569 exploded on ...

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Crewman Dies in Explosion aboard Emerald Princess

A crewmember died in an explosion aboard the cruise ship Emerald Princess in the early morning hours on February 9 ...

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18 Injured After Tanker Explodes in Manila Bay

Eighteen crew members suffered injuries after a product tanker caught fire and exploded in Manila Bay, the ...

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NGO: 21 Dead in Gadani Shipbreaking Explosion

Twenty one people lost their lives in a series of explosions aboard an oil tanker which was being dismantled at the ...

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Report: Oil Tanker Explodes at Gadani Shipbreaking Yard

Some ten workers were killed while over 45 others were injured in a chain of explosions which occurred earlier ...

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LPG Carrier Explodes in Gulf of Thailand, Four Injured

Four people out of a crew of ten were hospitalized after the LPG carrier Pattarawadee 12 exploded in the Gulf of ...

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Explosion aboard Tanker Kills One, Injures Five

One crew member was killed and five personnel sustained injuries when an explosion occurred aboard their tanker ...

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Houston Channel Reopens after Refinery Explosion

The Houston Ship Channel has been reopened after a precautionary safety zone had been put in place due to an ...

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Antwerp Port Hit by Heavy Explosion

A heavy blast rocked the port of Antwerp on Friday when a solid waste storage bunker exploded at an industrial ...

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Explosion Aboard Cypriot-Flagged Bulker in Brazil

An explosion has been reported on board a Cypriot-flagged bulker identified as Akaki on December 28th while the ...

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One Dead, Seven Injured in Fire at DSME’s Okpo Yard

A shipyard worker was killed and seven were injured in a fire that broke out at a Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine ...

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Gas Cylinder Blast Kills Three Ship Breakers in Chittagong

Three men died on October 20 after a gas cylinder they were cutting at a Chittagong shipbreaking yard in Bangladesh ...

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Tanker Ablaze after Engine Room Blast off Denmark

Liberia-flagged oil/chemicals tanker Alia caught fire in the North Sea off Denmark following an explosion in ...

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3 Workers Succumb to Injuries from Bangladesh Yard Blast

Three workers out of eight who were injured in a blast on Sunday at a shipbreaking yard, owned by Shital ...

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Blast at Bangladeshi Shipbreaking Yard Injures 8 Workers

A gas cylinder exploded on Sunday at a shipbreaking yard, owned by Shital Enterprise, located in Sitakunda Upazila, ...

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Death Toll from Tianjin Blasts Reaches 158

The death toll from the Tianjin port explosions has risen to 158 people, with 15 people still unaccounted for, the ...

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