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  • 6 October 2007

    The development of the $1.3-billion Rewas port has hit a roadblock. The state government has not cleared the transfer of the notified land to the port company, owned by the Reliance group. This has led to a delay in the proposed dredging of the channel and port.

  • 18 September 2007

    A massive container ship headed for Portland ran aground in the Columbia River on Monday. The 872-foot long Hajin Beijing became stuck near Columbia City, Wash.

  • 7 September 2007

    A cargo ship has been refloated after running aground overnight on the island of Sanda, south of the Mull of Kintyre. One of the six crewmen had to be airlifted to safety and three others were taken ashore by lifeboat.

  • 15 May 2007

    Pirates fired a grenade launcher and machine guns at a cargo ship in the Indian Ocean far off the coast of Somalia, a Malaysian-based maritime watchdog group said.

  • 15 May 2007

    A Greek oil tanker carrying 81,200 tons of crude ran aground in Denmark but there was no immediate danger of an oil spill, authorities said Tuesday.

  • 14 May 2007

    A cruise ship has run aground off the Alaskan coast, forcing the evacuation of more than 250 passengers.

  • 11 April 2007

    Lockheed Martin said Tuesday it submitted a new proposal to the Navy for a next-generation combat ship in an effort to end a work stoppage the Navy ordered in January after cost overruns on the contract soared.

  • 8 March 2007

    Royal Boskalis Westminster nv announces that today at around 2.00 PM local time a container vessel ran into its trailer suction hopper dredger W.D. Fairway during dredging operations in Tianjin, China. There were no personal injuries. The vessel is currently stable and the crew is on board.

  • 8 March 2007

    Royal Boskalis Westminster nv announces that today at around 2.00 PM local time a container vessel ran into its trailer suction hopper dredger W.D. Fairway during dredging operations in Tianjin, China. There were no personal injuries. The vessel is currently stable and the crew is on board.

  • 29 January 2007

    The ship Sierra Nava was anchored in Gibraltar Bay. According to environmental group Greenpeace, fuel from the 100-metre vessel had washed up along 4 km (2.5 miles) of coast inside the Estrecho National Park. A coastguard helicopter rescued the crewA refrigerator ship ran aground on a Spanish beach in stormy seas on Sunday, breaching the […]

  • 23 January 2007

    Just days after a Cypriot cargo ship ran aground off Latvia’s northwestern coast, another small cargo ship ran into problems, though this time due to the negligence of its captain and crew. On Jan. 21, the Malta-registered Nijord, a small cargo vessel, ran aground at about 11 p.m. despite warnings from Latvian coastal authorities to […]

  • 22 January 2007

    Drunk crewmembers have been blamed for running a ship aground off Latvia’s north-western coast on Jan 21. Latvia’s naval coast guard service head Hermanis Cernovs told LNT television that five of the nine crewmembers of the Malta-registered ship were under the influence, including the captain.

  • 19 January 2007

    A luxury cruise ship, Sky Wonder, with 1,600 people on board ran aground on a sandbank about three kilometers from Buenos Aires, Navy Prefecture said on Thursday. The ship set off from Buenos Aires on Wednesday, heading for the Atlantic resort of Punta del Este in Uruguay.

  • 28 December 2006

    A small coastal cargo vessel has run aground at the entrance to Montrose Harbour. A coastguard spokesman said the vessel’s crew of six had stayed on board and would remain there overnight.

  • 10 November 2006

    A ship has been escorted into Oban after it ran aground on Mull when one of the Norwegian crew fell asleep at the wheel, Clyde Coastguard said.

  • 8 November 2006

    A Turkish dry cargo ship, which ran aground off Novorossiisk in the Black Sea on Tuesday, is no danger to the local environment, the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry’s press service announced on Wednesday.

  • 1 November 2006

    A ship carrying feed for fish farms was towed into Ullapool yesterday after running aground south-east of the Summer Isles in gales. The skipper’s wife, who had been on the ship, was evacuated by helicopter earlier.

  • 11 October 2006

    The 200-foot-long bunkering vessel Golden Bay was re-floated after a six-hour operation to lift it off a reef she had settled on in Marsascala at about 6am yesterday. The vessel, which was empty apart from 15 tonnes of diesel for its own consumption, was eventually hauled off the reef by a tugboat at 11.45am. The […]

  • 11 October 2006

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd (MOL), one of the world’s largest shipping companies, said a large dry bulk carrier went aground off the Japanese port of Kashima in Ibaraki, killing two. The company said in a statement that eight crew members of the carrier, Giant Step, were still missing following the accident on Friday. Three drifted […]

  • 12 September 2006

    An iron ore ship has run aground at Australia’s largest tonnage port at Port Hedland in WA’s Pilbara region. The 290-metre long vessel “Creciente” ran aground after breaking its moorings while loading ore in the early hours of this morning. Port Hedland resident Vic Watson says tidal conditions are creating problems for the full carrier. […]

  • 8 August 2006

    A charter vessel belonging to Finland’s Strandbo group ran aground in the Turku archipelago late on Tuesday morning, the West Finland Coast Guard reported. The incident took place north of Korpo. The 25-metre vessel was transporting 42 passengers, as well as two crew members, at the time of the incident. No injuries were sustained, and […]

  • 27 July 2006

    MAYPORT, FL — The Coast Guard is now examining a 670 foot ship that ran aground off the shores of Mayport. The Horizon Discovery, a container ship, ran into rocks at the Little Jetties Park off Ocean Street Tuesday night. Early reports indicate mechnical failure caused the problem. Coast Guard officials tell First Coast News […]

  • 25 July 2006

    The N.C. Ferry Division expects to start its extra summer runs in Hyde County at 7 a.m. today, two months later than usual, but with a boat that finally got the thumbs up from the Coast Guard. The sound-class boat Hyde has been in the Manns Harbor shipyard for months, since asbestos was found in […]

  • 26 June 2006

    ST. THOMAS – Once U.S. Coast Guard certification is complete, Mr. B – a $3 million barge – will begin transporting vehicles between St. Thomas and St. John. The new, 136-foot-long, 44-foot-wide barge was blessed during a small private ceremony at the V.I. Port Authority barge terminal at Enighed Pond on Sunday morning. Pastor Carlyle […]

  • 21 May 2006

    A man who ran his boat onto rocks metres from the Sydney residences of the prime minister and governor-general has been charged with drink driving. Sydney Water Police said they found a motor cruiser aground on rocks at Kirribilli Point with a man, woman and three children on board about 7pm (AEST) on Sunday. Police […]