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Fire Destroys RoRo Ship off Saudi Arabia

Al Fayrouz

All 31 crew were rescued by the Saudi Arabian navy and border guards.

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TT Club: Major Containership Fire Happens Every Two Months


It is estimated that a major containership fire at sea occurs on average every 60 days.

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Tanker Fire Takes Lives of Two Seafarers off South Korea

Fire aboard tanker off South Korea

Two seafarers lost their lives in a fire aboard an oil tanker off the southern coast of South Korea.

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Costa Smeralda Suffers Minor Fire Damage at Meyer Turku

Costa Smeralda

Cruise ship Costa Smeralda, under construction at Meyer Turku, suffered a fire on March 18.

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Fire-Stricken Grande America Sinks off France

Grande America on fire

Grande America sank in the afternoon hours of March 12 some 180 nautical miles west of the French coast.

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Burning ConRo Ship Now Listing off France


The fire is still burning onboard the Grande America, which has started to list on its right side.

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Video: ConRo Catches Fire off France, 27 People Evacuated

Ship fire

Twenty-seven people evacuated from a fire-stricken ConRo vessel in the Bay of Biscay.

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Crew Evacuated from Burning Ship off Chioggia, Italy

cargo ship

Crewmembers of a general cargo vessel evacuated after their ship caught fire off Italy.

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Indonesia: Over 30 Vessels Destroyed in Massive Fire


More than 30 vessels destroyed in a major fire at Muara Baru Port in Indonesia.

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Boxship Stadt Dresden Suffers Main Engine Issues in Venice

Containership Stadt Dresden

The containership Stadt Dresden experienced main engine issues while berthing in Venice, Hapag-Lloyd informed.

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Damaged Yantian Express Boxes Yet to Be Discharged


Yantian Express still waiting for final approval to discharge damaged containers two weeks after it arrived in Freeport.

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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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Maersk Honam Section on Its Way to South Korea

Maersk Honam

A heavy-lift vessel is taking the sound part of the Maersk Honam to South Korea where it will be rebuilt.

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APL Vancouver Cleared to Continue Its Voyage

APL Vancouver

Fire-stricken APL Vancouver was cleared for departure on February 12 and is on its way to Singapore.

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APL Vancouver Fire Under Control off Vietnam

APL Vancouver Fire

The situation aboard the fire-stricken APL Vancouver is under control, according to the ship's operator APL.

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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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Olga Maersk Suffers Engine Room Fire, Crew Safe


A fire broke out in the engine room on board Maersk's Panamax containership Olga Maersk.

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Hapag-Lloyd Declares General Average on Yantian Express

Hapag-Lloyd vessel

Hapag-Lloyd has declared General Average on its fire-stricken containership Yantian Express.

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Fire-Stricken Yantian Express Heading for Freeport, Bahamas


The fire-stricken containership Yantian Express will head for the Port of Freeport, Bahamas.

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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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