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  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nine people have been charged with negligence within the framework of an investigation into the deadly explosion that occurred ten days ago at South Korean STX Offshore and Shipbuilding yard in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province. The blast took place on board a petrochemical product tanker Persepolis which is under construction at the yard, while the workers were paint-spraying the inside of […]

  • 21 March 2017

    Three seafarers are missing, while 13 others have been rescued after their tanker Xing Long Zhou 569 exploded on Sunday in the East China Sea, Xinhua cited Shandong Province officials. The province’s Maritime and Rescue authority sent a number of units to assist in the search and rescue efforts, which are still underway. The first teams which […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Korean shipbuilder STX Offshore & Shipbuilding has been ordered to cease operations following a fatal blast at the company’s Changwon yard that took the lives of four workers two days ago. The order was issued by the country’s Ministry of Employment and Labor, Yonhap news agency reported. The work-stoppage comes as an investigation into […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Some ten workers were killed while over 45 others were injured in a chain of explosions which occurred earlier today at Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yard, according to local media. At the time of the incident, some 100 workers were reportedly dismantling an unused oil tanker at the yard. The welding works which were being conducted on […]

  • 29 March 2018

    Two people lost their lives in an explosion of a gas tank at Livorno’s industrial port.

  • 10 February 2015

    Lloyd’s Register issued guidance notes for the calculation of probabilistic explosion loads that provide recommended practices to help engineers, operators and designers to define blast and explosion loads to control and mitigate risk measures in offshore operations.

  • 10 February 2015

    Lloyd’s Register issued guidance notes for the calculation of probabilistic explosion loads that provide recommended practices to help engineers, operators and designers to define blast and explosion loads to control and mitigate risk measures in offshore operations.

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Based on a preliminary analysis, an explosion aboard the Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Tamar in late April was caused by a methane gas leak. The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Maritime Administrator informed that the likely immediate cause of the explosion and fire was methane gas leaking from the no. 1 cargo hold and entering the windlass […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Baltic Connector Oy’s subcontractor Finnish Diving Support Oy will be clearing three explosives along the pipeline route in the Gulf of Finland between April 23 and 27, 2018. The explosives are located on the Balticconnector pipeline route approximately 40-42 kilometers away from the shore in Finnish economic waters. The removal of the explosives will not […]

  • 9 January 2014

    Consequence and risk analysis experts evaluating explosion hazards have historically had to undertake time-consuming analyses, and have been unable to show all the combined influences in different scenarios. DNV GL’s new Phast 3D Explosions software module enables advanced 3D modelling, increasing both the accuracy, the detail and the speed of vapour cloud explosion (VCE) analyses. […]

  • 17 July 2007

    An operation to separate a stricken cargo ship into two pieces will begin on Tuesday off the east Devon coast. Explosive cutting charges will be used to cut the deck plates on the MSC Napoli, which has been stranded off Branscombe since January.

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Safety, Vessels

    A containership operated by Danish shipping major Maersk suffered an explosion some 275 miles off the coast of Ocean City, North Carolina, USA, on 5 June.

  • 28 August 2015

    The USCG and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) are monitoring vessel traffic and cargo departing the port complex in Tianjin, China, following the tragic explosions on August 12th and 15th, 2015, due to concerns over possible chemical contamination on vessels or cargo bound for U.S. ports. Vessels impacted by the Tianjin explosions are expected to call on […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two workers were killed in an explosion on Wednesday, August 26, at a fuel-unloading terminal used by a unit of Brazil’s oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the state-run company informed. The heating unit is used to raise the temperature of bunker fuel facilitating its loading to ocean-going ships. The two workers, employed by Petrobras Distribuidora, […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two workers were killed in an explosion on Wednesday, August 26, at a fuel-unloading terminal used by a unit of Brazil’s oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the state-run company informed. The heating unit is used to raise the temperature of bunker fuel facilitating its loading to ocean-going ships. The two workers, employed by Petrobras Distribuidora, […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Two crew members seriously injured in an explosion aboard chemical tanker off Cyprus.

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Authorities have located the body of a man who went missing following an oil platform explosion in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana on October 15. The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office informed that the body of the 44-year-old man, Timothy Morrison, was recovered on October 20 on the lake’s shoreline in Jefferson Parish. The United States Coast Guard launched a […]

  • 5 October 2017

    The dredging vessel, which suffered an explosion two nautical miles South of Dodman Point, Cornwall on October 4, is being towed into harbour, UK Coast Guard informed. Following the incident, in which two people were injured, Fowey All Weather Lifeboat established a tow with the dredging ship. The coast guard added that a Falmouth Lifeboat would assist with […]

  • 13 February 2015

    BW Offshore, the owner of the FPSO that exploded this week in Brazil, has confirmed that the bodies of the five workers killed in the accident have been brought to shore. Four are Brazilian nationals and one is Indian. The Norwegian company has said that arrangements are being made for formal identification and release to family. Four Brazilian […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Oil & Gas UK on Thursday released an updated information setting out good practice in designing against fire and explosions on offshore installations Revisions to the document, developed by industry experts, will provide companies in the UK Continental Shelf with the most up to date good practice and guidance, Oil & Gas UK said in […]

  • 23 February 2017

    Nigeria LNG, the operator of the 22 mtpa liquefied natural gas plant on Bonny Island, reported a pipeline explosion on Wednesday, February 22.

  • 7 December 2013

    Yemen LNG confirmed that on Friday, at around 16 hours, a minor explosion occurred inside the Balhaf Plant. There were no casualties and the explosion caused only slight damage to non-essential equipment, the company said in a statement. The Balhaf Plant remains operational and production uninterrupted. Yemen LNG has initiated an investigation as to the […]