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Bulker Crew Suffered Injuries amid Lack of Safety Measures

Shanghai Spirit

ATSB: Two crew of bulker Shanghai Spirit suffered serious injuries after failing to adhere to safety procedures.

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Two Workers Die Following Tanker Fire in Chittagong


A fire in the engine room of a tanker being dismantled on a beach in Bangladesh, claimed the lives of two workers.

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Vessel Fire Claims Six Casualties in Durban Port

Vessel fire at Port of Durban

SAMSA: Six people have lost their lives in a vessel fire at the Port of Durban.

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Number of Lost MSC Zoe Containers Jumps to 345

MSC Zoe container spill

Rijkswaterstaat: The number of containers that fell from MSC Zoe in early January 2019 has jumped to 345.

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APL Vancouver Hit by Fire off Vietnam

Fire aboard APL Vancouver

Signs of fire present aboard APL Vancouver four days after it runs into trouble while sailing from Shekou to Singapore.

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Man Dies after Falling from Tug near Tranmere Oil Terminal

Tug boat

Man died after falling from a tug into the River Mersey near the Tranmere Oil Terminal.

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Two Dead after Tanker Explosion in Tuzla Shipyard

Fire department

Tanker explosion and fire at the Turkish Tuzla Shipyard took the lives of two workers, while 11 more were injured.

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Ship Involved in Kerch Strait Fire Barred from Usual Port

Kerch Strait Fire

Maestro and Venice/Candy listed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury for petroleum shipments to Syria.

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Deadly Blaze Hits Two Ships off Kerch Strait

Kerch Strait fire

Ten crewmembers have died after two ships burst into flames near the Kerch Strait on January 21.

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1,220 Tons of Debris Collected in MSC Zoe Cleanup


A total of 291 containers were thrown overboard by bad weather from MSC Zoe.

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Cargo Ship Sinks in Black Sea, Two Crew Confirmed Deceased

Turkish Coast Guard search and rescue efforts

Turkish Coast Guard: Two dead, four missing after cargo ship sinks in the Black Sea.

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270 Containers Fall from MSC Zoe amid Heavy Weather


Around 270 containers are estimated to have fallen overboard from MSC Zoe, an ultra large containership owned by MSC.

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Search Suspended for Missing Crew Member of Sincerity Ace

Sincerity Ace on fire

Authorities suspend search for Sincerity Ace's missing crew member. The ship is adrift and still on fire in the Pacific.

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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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