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BW Bulker Catches Fire in Gulf of Aden


A fire broke out onboard a Panamax bulk carrier while the ship was sailing in the Gulf of Aden.

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Containership Hit by 'Devastating' Fire off Mozambique


The steerless containership was battling high swells posing a safety risk to its 25 crew members.

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Shipping Industry Needs to Tackle Misdeclared Cargo in 2020

containership fire

Onboard fires caused by misdeclared cargoes is a growing issue that needs to be addressed this year, iContaines says.

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Cruise Ships Skip Port of Eden amid Raging Bush Fires

bushfires in Australia

Seaport of Eden impacted by major bush fires raging across New South Wales.

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Lithium Battery Cargo Caused Cosco Pacific's Fire

Cosco boxship

Cosco Pacific's cargo hold fire caused by spontaneous combustion of misdeclared lithium batteries.

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Cosco Boxship Hit by a Fire

COSCO containership

A fire broke out on board Cosco Pacific, off Indian coast.

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Crew Evacuated from Bulker after Engine Room Fire


The fire was extinguished overnight, no pollution or injuries reported.

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Fire-Stricken RCC Passion Reaches Brest

Life belt

Fire-stricken RCC Passion has managed to restore propulsion power and reach the French port-city Brest.

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RCC Passion Hit by Engine Fire, No Injuries Reported


Based on the latest update, the fire has been extinguished.

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Grimaldi RoRo Ship Catches Fire off Italy

A RoRo ferry operated by Italian Grimaldi Group caught fire off the coast of Livorno on November 21.

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Russian Freighter Catches Fire off South Korea

The vessel was towed to South Korea's Pohang port after the incident.

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ABS Introduces Industry's 1st Guide to Tackle Boxship Fires


ABS's guide is addressing firefighting and safety systems of cargo holds of container vessels.

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Fire Hits Tanker off Singapore, 18 Crew Evacuated

MPA Singapore informed that all 18 crew members have been safely evacuated and the fire has been put out.

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IUMI: It's Time to Tackle Containership Fire Issue


IUMI is calling for urgent improvement of firefighting systems onboard boxships.

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Greek Ferry Suffers Fire, Returns to Port

Olympic Champion

A fire started aboard Olympic Champion ferry, carrying over 600 people, shortly after it left Igoumenitsa port.

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Stolt Tankers' Unit Hit by Explosion in Port of Ulsan

Stolt Sapphire

The fire following the explosion on Stolt Groenland spread to an adjacent tanker at the port.

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Fire Erupts aboard Tanker at Norway's Sture Terminal

Tanker fire at Sture Terminal

The tanker arrived at the Sture terminal from the Port of Gothenburg.

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Misdeclared Cargo Fines Unlikely to Change Rogue Shippers

APL Le Havre on fire off Gujarat, India

Eight fire incidents occurred aboard ships carrying containers this year alone.

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Crew Evacuated from Fire-Stricken Tanker off Nigeria


Crew members of a 7,541 cbm tanker have been evacuated after their ship caught fire off the Nigerian coast.

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Fire aboard APL Containership Damages Six Boxes

APL Le Havre on fire off Guyarat

The fire broke out in the ship's aft section near the accommodation block.

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Hapag-Lloyd to Issue Fines for Misdeclared Hazardous Cargoes

Hapag-Lloyd vessel

The move comes on the back of a major fire aboard the Yantian Express in January 2019.

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