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World Maritime News team will also be attending this year’s event.

Solomon Trader Grounding Turns into Environmental Disaster

Solomon Trader

Estimates: Some 60 tonnes of oil spilled from the grounded bulker Solomon Trader off Solomon Islands.

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Lack of Detailed Pilotage Plan Led to Celtica Hav Grounding

Celtica Hav grounding damage

MAIB: Cargo vessel Celtica Hav grounded on a stone training wall due to a lack of detailed pilotage plan.

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Tanker Refloated after Grounding in Elbe River

Oriental Nadeshiko

Tanker Oriental Nadeshiko was refloated only hours after it ran aground in the river Elbe on January 21.

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Japanese Tanker Runs Aground in Elbe River

A Panama-flagged tanker runs aground in the river Elbe, off Cuxhaven.

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TSB: SBI Carioca Grounded Due to Ineffective Communication

SBI Carioca

TSB: Bulker SBI Carioca grounded due to conflicting information and ineffective communication in October 2017.

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Bulker Refloated after Running Aground off Virginia

JSW Salem grounding

Bulk carrier JSW Salem ran aground off Virginia on January 10; refloated with the rising tide.

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Turkey Evacuates Crew from Grounded Cargo Ship

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Turkish coast guard evacuated the crew from cargo vessel Natalia, after it grounded off Istanbul 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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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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Red Falcon Ferry Runs Aground in Heavy Fog

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An Isle of Wight ferry runs aground after colliding with two moored yachts.

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Fuel Spills from Grounded Offshore Supply Vessel

offshore supply vessel aground

Diesel fuel spills from grounded offshore supply vessel near Cameron, Louisiana.

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French Cruise Firm, Master Fined over New Zealand Grounding


French cruise company, Master fined NZD 100,000 following a grounding incident in New Zealand.

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Cargo Ship Grounds on Sandy Beach in Greece

general cargo ship

A general cargo ship Arslanbey ran aground on a beach in Kanatadika, Greece, on Tuesday, September 4.

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Bulker Runs Aground off San Jose, Philippines

A cargo ship loaded with cement ran aground off San Jose, on September 3.

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12 Indonesian Crew Members Rescued from Grounded Ship

Jin Hua cargo ship in Taiwan

Twelve Indonesian crew members of the grounded cargo ship Jin Hua have been evacuated from the stricken vessel.

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Grounded Cruise Ship Refloated in Canadian Arctic

Cruise Ship

A passenger ship that ran aground in the Canadian Arctic on August 24 has been refloated.

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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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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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Emergency Towing of Damaged Makassar Highway Starts

Makassar Highway

Stricken Makassar Highway, which sprung oil following its grounding on July 23, has been taken under tow.

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Oil Leaks from Grounded Car Carrier off Sweden

Makassar Highway

An unknown amount of oil has spilled from the damaged car carrier Makassar Highway, reaching the shore.

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