Sailcargo Returning to Basics to Tackle Emissions


Sailcargo goes back to the roots of shipbuilding industry.

Two Crew Missing after Car Carrier Suffers Fire in Pacific

Sincerity Ace on fire

Search efforts continued for two missing crewmen of the car carrier Sincerity Ace following a major vessel fire.

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Turkey Evacuates Crew from Grounded Cargo Ship

Turkey flag

Turkish coast guard evacuated the crew from cargo vessel Natalia, after it grounded off Istanbul on December 19.

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Asphalt Carrier Suffers Engine Room Fire off New York


Asphalt carrier Amber Bay was disabled by an engine room fire off New York, on December 19.

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Rough Weather Grounds Cargo Ship, Tug


Thea II ran aground off the East Yorkshire coast, England, on Saturday evening, December 15.

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MAIB: Vessel's Weak Safety Culture Led to Fatal Accident

SMN Explorer

Weak safety culture aboard the cargo ship, SMN Explorer, led to a fatal accident in February 2018, MAIB noted.

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One Dead, One Missing as Chinese Freighter Sinks

Chinese Coast Guard

One person died, one is still missing from a crew of ten sailors, who were manning the Chinese freighter Rui Xing Lun.

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ITF Dockers Start Fight for Safety after JICT Incident


ITF Dockers agreed to aggressively work on improving safety after an incident involving chemicals at the JICT.

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12 Rescued from Stricken Bitumen Tanker

Durban Queen

Twelve crew members of Durban Queen have been rescued after their vessel got into trouble in the Persian Gulf.

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Centennial Harmony 'All Clear' after Reporting Water Ingress


The ship got into trouble off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, 90 nautical miles of the Hibernia Platform.

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Seafarer Dies after Being Struck by Container in Dublin

containers on a ship

A seafarer died after a container struck him at Southbank Quay, Ringsend, Dublin, on November 14.

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22 Evacuated from Burning Bulker off Indonesia

Fire on board Golden Ocean

Twenty-two crew members have been evacuated from a burning bulker named MV Golden Ocean.

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Video: Cement Carrier's Hull Ruptured in Iceland Grounding

Cement carrier Fjordvik

Cement carrier Fjordvik suffers hull rupture after grounding at the entrance to Iceland's Helguvik harbour.

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Eleven Missing after Cargo Ship Sinks off China


Eleven seafarers are missing after a cargo ship sunk off China's Liaoning Province.

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NGO: 24 Deaths Recorded at Beaching Yards in South Asia


NGO Shipbreaking Platform: 24 deaths and 9 injuries were recorded at beaching yards in South Asia

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MV Cheshire Report Points to Fertilizer Shipping Hazards

MV Cheshire

The Isle of Man Ship Registry has published the casualty report on M/V Cheshire's overheating incident.

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Two Sailors Dead after Inhaling Toxic Fumes

Norwegian coast Guard

Two crew members of a Maltese-flagged chemical tanker have died following inhalation of toxic fumes.

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Storm Grounds 7 Ships off Kaohsiung Harbour

Jinhua Wheel

7 ships are stranded outside the Kaohsiung Port in Taiwan after strong storm.

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Three Crew Missing after VLCC Suffers Explosion off Oman


Three people are reported missing after an explosion onboard crude oil tanker M.T. Desh Vaibhav.

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SFI’s Fire-Stricken Super Tanker Taken under Tow

Front Hakata

Front Hakata, which was adrift following an engine fire, has been taken under tow.

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Drunken Master Suspected of Gross Negligence after Grounding

BBC Lagos

Master of the freighter that got grounded on a sandbank off the Swedish coast said to be drunk.

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Makassar Highway Towed Safely to Oskarshamn Harbor

Makassar Highway

Heavily damaged Makassar Highway has reached Oskarshamn harbor, Sweden, under tow.

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