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  • 14 October 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Vroon Offshore Services have contracted their VOS Sympathy, DP2 Subsea Support Vessel, to Dutch Salvors Multraship Salvage B.V. and Smit Salvage B.V. to support the oil recovery operations of MV Flinterstar, which partially sunk off the Belgian coast following a collision on October 06, 2015. A Dutch freighter sunk after colliding with the LNG carrier Al-Oraiq. […]

  • 30 June 2014

    The Italian Navy has discovered around 30 bodies onboard a fishing boat carrying close to 600 migrants to Sicily from North Africa, say the Italian media, citing the navy and coastguard. The suspected cause of death seems to be asphyxiation, according to news agencies. This is not the first instance in which Italian rescue crews […]

  • 10 March 2015

    Verisk Analytics, a data analytics provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wood Mackenzie from Hellman & Friedman.

  • 15 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Spot LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. and leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced its SPOT HUG system meets the requirements of Chartis’ Global Marine division for security protection on-board various vessels. Chartis is a world leading property-casualty and general insurance organization serving more than 70 million clients […]

  • 9 March 2011

    Towage and salvage specialist Multraship has salvaged the fishing trawler Nieuwpoort 28 (N28) which capsized off Dunkirk on March 1, using its recently upgraded floating sheerlegs Cormorant to successfully complete a challenging operation. The trawler capsized twenty miles off the French/Belgian coast. It was upside-down in the water and the French and Belgian Coastguards mobilised […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    International legal and claims consultants C Solutions Ltd today announced the appointment of Laurence McFadyen as Senior Legal Consultant. He will work alongside members of the firm’s global shipping team, assisting clients in particular with the investigation and management of maritime casualties and in relation to charterparty, bill of lading and cargo claims. Laurence joins […]

  • 21 July 2015

    The Bosphorus Strait has been closed to transit traffic after a cargo ship ran into a villa in the Anadolu Hisari area, Istanbul, Turkey causing substantial damage. The dry cargo ship, identified as the Sierra Leone-flagged Majed and Randy, struck the second floor of the Ottoman era mansion, due to rudder malfunction at around 1 pm today. The […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Vessels

    Exmar Shipmanagement, managers of the LNG carrier Explorer, reported that the vessel experienced a fire in the engine room on June 14 about 240 west of Mumbai, India. “The fire was promptly extinguished by the ship’s crew using portable fire extinguishers. No casualties or injuries occurred, but the ship’s propulsion was lost,” Exmar said in […]

  • 25 September 2017

    The 2015-built bulk carrier Sinica Graeca has been arrested in Singapore waters, Supreme Court of Singapore’s data shows.  Featuring 63,300 dwt, the bulker was detained in the evening hours of September 24. The reason for the ship’s detention are said to be claims regarding damages suffered in a collision on August 17. Sinica Graeca collided […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greek emergency response contractor Tsavliris Salvage has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China’s Zhoushan Port Free Trade Zone Administrative Committee on setting up a salvage network in Chinese waters. The agreement was signed as part of the Zhoushan Maritime Event held in Athens. In the event of a casualty in Chinese waters, Tsavliris Salvage said it […]

  • 15 August 2013

    On August 12, around 3pm, a fire broke out in the engine room of the Vestland Marine’s vessel Ramco Crusader, which was providing support to drilling operations offshore Brazil, Petrobras informs. The crew of 15 workers was evacuated to another support vessel and transported to Fortaleza. Later on, after the crew had been evacuated the […]

  • 20 January 2015

    Yemen’s only LNG export facility in Balhaf has reportedly stopped its operations after foreign experts were evacuated from the plant on Sunday.

  • 7 December 2015

    Twenty-nine offshore workers are still unaccounted for, following an explosion that hit Socar’s platform at the Gunashli field offshore Azerbaijan on Friday. According to Azeri news agency Trend, the Gunashli 10 platform was still burning on Monday, with high winds making the firefighting efforts difficult. The incident happened on Friday after a strong storm ruptured […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    While the global fleet grew in 2018, total vessel losses stood at a 20-year low.

  • 17 August 2015

    A fire broke out on board a passenger ferry MV Wonderful Stars on Saturday, while the ferry was docked at the port of Ormoc in Leyte province, central Philippines. The ferry, operated by Cebu-based shipping line Roble Shipping, was carrying 544 passengers at the time, who were all evacuated from the vessel as the fire engulfed the ship forcing some […]

  • 10 March 2015

    Verisk Analytics, a data analytics provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wood Mackenzie from Hellman & Friedman.

  • 17 August 2015

    A fire broke out on board a passenger ferry MV Wonderful Stars on Saturday, while the ferry was docked at the port of Ormoc in Leyte province, central Philippines. The ferry, operated by Cebu-based shipping line Roble Shipping, was carrying 544 passengers at the time, who were all evacuated from the vessel as the fire engulfed the ship forcing some […]

  • 30 June 2016

    Four people out of a crew of ten were hospitalized after the LPG carrier Pattarawadee 12 exploded in the Gulf of Thailand on Wednesday, local media reported. The 1,000 dwt vessel was underway after it discharged its cargo at Bangpakong, central Thailand. One of the four crewmembers was in critical condition, and is being treated at the Bangpakong Hospital along with […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Environment, Safety, Vessels

    Cable laying ship Responder sank on the afternoon of September 12 Seoul time, west of southern tip of Tsushima island in East China sea off the coast of South Korea. The ship went down after more than 12-hour long firefighting campaign. According to local media reports, the sinking took place due to the flooding caused […]

  • 15 May 2019

    Two workers died and several others sustained injuries.

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    A bulk carried managed by Danish shipping firm Nordic Bulk Carriers collided with an atomic icebreaker Vaygach owned by Russia’s Rosatomflot on March 14 while transiting the Northern Sea Route. “During this trip, there was contact, at slow speed, between the right bow of the vessel and the icebreaker’s side fender,” the two companies confirmed […]

  • 5 July 2018

    More than 30 people died following the capsizing of a ferry in the waters off Indonesia on Tuesday.