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  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Andrew Squire, Chief Executive of London Offshore Consultants welcomed Captain Nick Haslam to the newly created Board position of Group Director, Shipping Services. “Nick’s crucial new global role will involve working closely with the four regional directors in developing shipping services within the LOC Group,” Andrew Squire confirmed. “These will include traditional P&I activities, hull and […]

  • 2 February 2014

    A rocket attack on Yemen’s only LNG export terminal in Balhaf did not cause any casualties or damage, Yemen LNG said in a statement on Friday. “Yemen LNG confirms that today, Friday, 31st January 2014, at around 02:30am, a blast sounded offshore the Balhaf Plant, coming from a rocket-launched explosive device. There were no casualties […]

  • 30 June 2006

    A supertanker and a container ship collided in Singapore waters on Thursday night, some 2.4 kilometres southeast of St John’s Island. But the incident did not result in any oil pollution or casualty, says the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. It has deployed an anti-pollution craft to monitor the situation and is investigating the […]

  • 27 February 2017

    With the improved safety at sea, total vessel losses seem to be on a downward trajectory. 2016 marked the fewest number of ship losses on record although the world fleet reached its greatest ever size, Clarksons Research said.  In 2016, reported losses reached a historically low level of 54 vessels and 0.2 million gross tons, […]

  • 25 April 2017

    Another crewmember died following an explosion aboard the Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Tamar on April 24, bringing the death toll to two sailors, according to the United Stated Coast Guard. Two more sailors suffered massive burns and are in need of immediate medical attention, the captain of the 623-foot ship told watchstanders at the Coast Guard command center. The […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A worker died in an accident at Finnish Meyer Turku shipyard on Thursday afternoon. 

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    A man died after falling from a great height aboard a vessel anchored near Tynemouth, UK, on October 20, according to Northumbria Police department. “It would appear he has fallen from a height onto the deck of the ship and sustained fatal injuries,” the police said. Following the incident, which occurred in the afternoon hours, the body […]

  • 18 May 2010

    The fallout from the Gulf oil spill has claimed its first casualty at the Interior Department.   [mappress] Source: AP,May 18, 2010;

  • 26 October 2007

    An offshore platform of ENI SpA (NYSE:E) unit Agip offshore Nigeria has been attacked by an armed group, an industry source told Agence France-Presse, without elaborating if there were any casualties.

  • 30 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    At a press conference held on Saturday, 28 January, on the island of Giglio, SMIT Salvage and its partner Fratelli Neri provided a technical briefing on the oil removal operation. A presentation and animation of the oil removal operation was provided to the press. A compilation of underwater video footage filmed by divers was also […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Avance Gas Holding Ltd  has been informed that there has been another fire incident involving cargo tank no. 3 on board hull 1074 under construction at Jiangnan Changxing Heavy Industry shipyard in China. No casualties or injuries have been reported, and the cause of the fire and its impact is currently being investigated. This is […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Exmar Shipmanagement NV, managers of the LNG carrier ‘Explorer’ confirmed 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. “At this […]

  • 3 August 2010

    Cosalt, the specialist provider of critical safety equipment for the marine, industrial and offshore markets, has won an order from Princess Cruises to supply 20 Cosalt Man Over Board (MOB) Recovery Systems as part of the cruise line’s new safety implementation for rescuing casualties from the sea.

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A 908-foot, Belgium-flagged liquid natural gas carrier (LNG) was stuck in Homer, Alaska for almost five days due to propulsion loss, the US Coast Guard said. The vessel experienced a loss of propulsion due to a failed engineering gasket while inbound to Cook Inlet Monday, April 28th.  As a result, Coast Guard Sector Anchorage issued an order […]

  • 4 May 2015

    The 135,000 cbm Excel LNG tanker experienced last week a loss of propulsion due to a failed engineering gasket while inbound to Cook Inlet, Alaska. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage said it has issued an order for the vessel to remain anchored in Kachemak Bay near Homer after the 908-foot, Belgium-flagged vessel experienced a loss of […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    There has been a continued increase in frequency of major vessel casualties, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI). The growth trend of marine risks is exerting a significant pressure on marine insurers, especially as the frequency of major vessel casualties rose again in 2016 for the second consecutive year, the union’s statistics released last week […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Inland Salvage Inc. recently conducted offshore salvage operations 40 nautical miles southwest of the Eugene Island, LA, successfully raising an Anchor Barge that sank in approximately 100 feet of water. They were called upon by the vessel’s owner to develop and execute a safe and expedient salvage plan to recover the anchor barge which went […]

  • 23 June 2017

    Brazil has introduced a new inspection requirement in its ports, following a number of recent casualties involving bulk carriers, marine insurer West of England informed. According to the requirement, all vessels 18 or more years old that are to load a cargo with a density of 1.78 t/m3 or greater – e.g. iron ore – […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    One person died and another was injured in an accident at Blohm+Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany, on November 22, 2016. Both casualties are employees of a partner company, Blohm+Voss said. The first worker was found dead at the scene by the rescue team, while the other was seriously injured and was taken to hospital for […]

  • 19 April 2016

    One crew member was killed and five personnel sustained injuries when an explosion occurred aboard their tanker vessel Heung-A Pioneer off the coast of Tanjung Dawai, Malaysia around 10 pm local time on April 18, according to local media. The explosion was preceded by a fire, which broke out in the middle of the ship’s deck. At the time of the incident […]

  • 13 April 2017

    Euronav’s crude oil tanker M/T Alex ran aground on Wednesday, April 12th on a soft mud bottom while sailing between Borneo and Sumatra on its way to Ningbo, China. According to the ship’s managers, Euronav Ship Management, the 299,446 DWT vessel was laden when it got grounded. “No injuries or pollution have been reported while the vessel remains […]

  • 11 May 2007

    A refit of the Royal Navy’s primary casualty reception ship has been completed in Falmouth. The work on 28,000-tonne RFA Argus has cost £12m and will extend her operational life to 2020.