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  • 9 April 2020
    Vessels

    Twelve crew members were rescued from a cargo ship MV Bellatrix after a fire that broke out in the engine room became uncontrollable. The single-decker ship issued a mayday signal on Wednesday, April 8, while underway some 180 nautical miles southeast from Catania, Italy. The crew reported that a fire broke out in the engine […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Safety, Vessels

    The Post-Panamax containership MOL Charisma, which experienced fire in one of its cargo holds while sailing off Sri Lanka last week, will return to Singapore to undergo neccessary inspections.

  • 30 September 2019

    A fire started aboard Olympic Champion ferry, carrying over 600 people, shortly after it left Igoumenitsa port.

  • 9 March 2015

    A fire broke out on board a Panamanian-flagged containership Golden 168 on Sunday morning while the ship was docking off Vung Tau, southern Vietnam. The fire reportedly broke out in cargo hold No. 1 at about 03:00 am, Xinhua news agency reported. Local coast guard and fire-fighting forces were rushed to the scene and managed to extinguish […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Cosco Pacific’s cargo hold fire caused by spontaneous combustion of misdeclared lithium batteries.

  • 3 October 2015

    A chemical store that is part of Vestas’ facility for the development of large wind turbine blades on Isle of Wight caught fire today afternoon. After receiving a call around 3 pm, three firefighting crews have been working on containing the blaze using a breathing apparatus and a hose, the local media reported. Vestas’ Isle of Wight […]

  • 16 March 2017

    Somalia’s maritime forces have exchanged gunfire with the pirates, who hijacked the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13, in the country’s Puntland area, John Steed of Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) informed via social media. Steed added that the 1990-built vessel, which was hijacked while it was sailing near the Horn of Africa, has moved along the coast of Somalia. EU Naval […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    1978-built, 2937 dwt  general cargo vessel Retaj caught fire while docked in Turkey’s Mediterranean Port of Iskedrun, January 14, Haber Turk reports. The fire reportedly spread across the entire Togo-flagged ship. Local firefighters are currently on scene and are trying to contain the fire. Turkey’s Minister for Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Lutfi Elvan told Haber Turk […]

  • 2 December 2016

    Italian oil company Eni has informed that on Thursday, December 1, 2016, a fire occurred on the Foukanda platform, located offshore the Republic of Congo, causing a death of one person.   According to Eni, the platform was immediately evacuated and the fire was extinguished by the emergency teams, bringing  the situation under control in […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bulker Iron Chieftain is to be retired due to significant damage sustained after catching fire at Port of Kembla.

  • 4 February 2020

    Four people reportedly died following the fire on board the supertanker Zoya 1 last week.

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The situation aboard the fire-stricken APL Vancouver is under control, according to the ship’s operator APL.

  • 19 August 2016

    A fire which started aboard the 561-foot ferry Caribbean Fantasy on August 17 is still active and the authorities are developing a vessel salvage plan, according to the United States Coast Guard. The fire reportedly began in the engine room of the ship and spread to other compartments on board. A Unified Command team, consisting of the coast […]

  • 2 October 2013

    BlueFire Equipment Corporation revealed today that it has filed a provisional patent application for its proprietary offshore production technology at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The filing is currently under review by a USPTO examiner. The new equipment design is yet another platform in BlueFire’s growing portfolio of intellectual property. The patent […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A fire broke out in one of the engine rooms of a Cyprus-flagged tanker at Canada Dock, on the river Mersey this morning, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service informed. The people on board the 4,139-dwt Julia have been evacuated, the firefighting service added. Five fire appliances from Kirkdale, Crosby, Liverpool City, Croxteth and Kensington community fire […]

  • 8 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fire in Two Containers Aboard ‘Maersk Kampala’ Still Burning Maersk Line reported that the fire is still burning in two containers in the foremost bays on the Maersk Kampala’s deck. Maersk Kampala Fights with Fire in South of Suez Canal The Maersk Kampala, situated south of the Suez Canal, continues to fight a fire in […]

  • 30 January 2020

    A fire erupted on board a very large crude carrier identified as Zoya 1 off the UAE coast.

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Eight fire incidents occurred aboard ships carrying containers this year alone.

  • 2 December 2019

    Based on the latest update, the fire has been extinguished.

  • 18 October 2019

    IUMI is calling for urgent improvement of firefighting systems onboard boxships.

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The fire broke out in the ship’s aft section near the accommodation block.

  • 11 July 2019

    Damage assessment is still ongoing.