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  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

      A 441-foot Liberian-flagged freighter ran aground in Charleston Harbor Tuesday at 6:23 pm after losing propulsion. No damage or pollution was reported, and the vessel HR Recommendation, was successfully refloated at high tide Wednesday morning. The vessel was inbound to Columbus Street Terminal in Charleston, S.C., when Coast Guard watch standers received notification the […]

  • 10 December 2007

    A cruise ship collided with a freighter in Montevideo’s harbour, sending some of the freighter’s cargo overboard and closing the port, a news report said. The 229 passengers of the cruise ship, Norwegian Dreams 2, and the crews of both vessels were unhurt in Monday’s accident

  • 17 December 2015

    Six crew members are missing after a Cayman Islands-registered chemical tanker Stolt Commitment and Antigua and Barbuda-flagged freighter Thorco Cloud collided in the Singapore Strait in the evening hours of December 16. The 2004-built freighter, which was carrying 560 metric tonnes of bunker fuel, sank, while the 2000-built chemical tanker sustained minor damage and is in stable condition, […]

  • 28 May 2014

    The US Coast Guard is responding to a disabled freighter that lost steering earlier today while transiting the St. Lawrence Seaway in the vicinity of Wellesley Island, New York. The freighter is currently anchored upriver, about one-third of a mile from the Thousand Island Bridge. There are no reported injuries to the crew and no […]

  • 17 November 2014

    Japanese freighter Hokuei 18 capsized and sank in shallow waters off Okinawa Port in Nagasuku Bay, after colliding with the 6,606 dwt Chinese general cargo chip Yong Sheng VII on Sunday, November 16, The Okinawa Times reports. The 86-meter-long freighter’s bottom starboard side is submerged under water, while the portside is protruding from water. Five […]

  • 24 November 2014

    Seven crewmembers were rescued after their 100-foot coastal freighter began taking on water and sank approximately 45 miles north off of Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday, the US Coast Guard said. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District command center in Miami received a report from a tug stating they heard a distress call from a […]

  • 19 April 2017

    The Philippine Coast Guard and Navy have thwarted a pirate attack on a freighter off Zamboanga del Norte, the Philippines, the Coast Guard confirmed to World Maritime News. The attack occurred in the morning hours of April 18. The cargo vessel, M/V Annabelle City, was sailing to Zamboanga from Iloilo when armed attackers approached on three motorboats […]

  • 1 November 2012

      The Vietnamese freighter, Saigon Queen, carrying wood products on route from Myanmar to Tutticorin (India) sank off Sri Lanka in the afternoon of October 30 due to a storm caused by cyclone Nilam, Sri Lanka Daily News informs. The vessel, with 22 crew members on board, was hit by the storm that provoked a […]

  • 18 November 2019

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

  • 17 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard is responding Wednesday to a 1,000-foot freighter that is hard aground in the downbound channel of the St. Marys River. Initial reports indicate there is no resultant pollution and no injuries were reported, but there is some damage to the ship. The freighter’s stability is currently unaffected. At 3:10 a.m., response coordinators […]

  • 21 September 2006

    A woman is dead and two men were rescued following an early morning collision, yesterday, between a 600 foot freighter and a 92 foot sailboat five miles north of Roanoke Point Shoals in Long Island Sound. Roanoke Point Shoals is located north of Riverhead, N.Y., along Long Island’s North Shore. A Coast Guard rescue boat […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Rescuers are continuing the search for the survivors of the accident that occured when a cargo ship carrying around 700 tons of gold ore sank last month in the Russia’s Okhotsk Sea. The wreck of the Amurskaya freighter was discovered by divers on the seafloor around 25 meters deep, but they didn’t find lifeboats or […]

  • 17 January 2007

    The Bach Dang Shipyard on Jan 16 handed over the 10,500-tonne freighter, named Sun Spirits to the Japanese NOMA Marine Transport Company (NOMA). The 110m long, 18.8m wide and 13m high freighter, equipped with a 3,400 kW engine manufactured by Mitsubishi, was the second ship of its size built by the shipyard for the Japanese […]

  • 26 June 2006

    Officials at the Bach Dang shipyard in northern Hai Phong city said Sunday that the newly built freighter that got hung up on its own launch rails has now been towed into the water without further damage. The Sun Island freighter was resurrected by high tide, after which it was easily towed to the water […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bodies of six people, suspected to be those of Russian crew members, were found inside Taigan, a Cambodia- registered freighter that caught fire Thursday while anchored in Japanese port of Wakkanai, the Associated Press informed. In addition, the remaining seventeen, out of a 23 membered crew of Russian and Ukrainian nationals, were rescued from the […]

  • 16 July 2014

    Efforts are underway to refloat Mu Du Bong, a North Korean freighter that ran aground 7.5 miles northeast off the Port of Tuxpan, Mexico, on Monday July 14th, while sailing from Havana, Cuba, Reuters writes. Veracruz state civil defense emergency chief Ricardo Maza stated that the ship’s captain attributed the accident to disorientation. Mexican rescue workers […]

  • 5 August 2019

    The Chinese ship refused to cooperate with Taiwan Coast Guard after the collision.

  • 1 September 2011

    The preservation of its former general-cargo freighter “Cap San Diego” is an affair of the heart for Hamburg Süd. The shipping group consequently supports the world’s largest seaworthy museum cargo vessel in a variety of ways. This includes donations for financing the docking periods of the “Cap San Diego”, which are necessary to ensure her […]

  • 5 April 2017

    Maersk Genoa, a containership operated by Danish shipping giant Maersk Line, collided with a freighter named Dan Fighter in the Westerschelde estuary on April 4, Dutch news agency HVZeeland reports. Based on the report, the freighter made contact with the stern of Maersk Genoa. Following the collision, the 10,000 TEU boxship is said to have suffered […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Xtera Communications has completed the loading of its second repeatered submarine cable system that will be deployed within the next 2 months in the Atlantic Ocean. This new repeatered project will go live after the successful upgrade of the High capacity, Undersea Guernsey Optical-fiber (HUGO) subsea cable system connecting Porthcurno (UK), Guernsey (UK) and Lannion (France), […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A general cargo ship ran aground in the Dardanelles at around 1:30 a.m. local time Friday after suffering a steering malfunction, Turkey’s General Directorate of Coastal Safety (Kıyı Emniyeti Genel Müdürlüğü) reports. The 3,194 dwt Schillig was sailing from the Black Sea port of Constanta in Romania to the port of Casablanca, Morocco, when it […]

  • 15 September 2006

    A ceremony to launch a 12,500 DWT freighter took place Saturday in Vietnam