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Posted: 5 days ago

Engine room fire disables Cap Jackson containership

The Panamax containership Cap Jackson reported a fire in the auxiliary engine room early July 2...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 5 days ago
Posted: 9 days ago

TSB Canada: Maintenance-related issues led to MOL Prestige engine room fire

Maintenance-related issues led to the January 2018 engine room fire on board the container vessel MO...

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  • Safety
Posted: 9 days ago
Posted: 16 days ago

45 rescued from burning ferry off Philippine coast

Forty-five crew members were evacuated from a fire-stricken ferry off Cebu on Thursday, the Philippi...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 16 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Fire-stricken Höegh Xiamen declared constructive total loss

The 2010-built car carrier Höegh Xiamen, which was hit by a major fire in early June, while in Jacks...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Firefighters injured in Florida vehicle carrier explosion

Several people were injured in an explosion on board Höegh Xiamen, a Norway-flagged vehicle carrier,...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Tanker fire kills seven at shipyard in Indonesia

Seven people died after an Aframax tanker undergoing maintenance at a shipyard in Indonesia caught ...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Maersk boxship catches fire in the Caribbean

A containership owned by Danish shipping giant Maersk suffered an engine room fire while sailing in...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

12 crew rescued from fire-stricken ship off Sicily

Twelve crew members were rescued from a cargo ship MV Bellatrix after a fire that broke out in the e...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Report: 4 Die Following Fire Aboard Zoya 1 Supertanker

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

Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Coconut Charcoal the Likely Cause of Yantian Express Fire

Coconut charcoal has been identified as the likely cause of last year’s fire on board the cont...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Fire Breaks Out on Supertanker off Dubai, Crew Safe

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

Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

General Average Declared on Fire-Stricken Northern Jupiter

The ship experienced a main engine fire while it was sailing from Singapore to Port Klang on January...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

BW Bulker Catches Fire in Gulf of Aden

A fire broke out onboard a Panamax bulk carrier while the ship was sailing in the Gulf of Aden. ...

Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Containership Hit by ‘Devastating’ Fire off Mozambique

The steerless containership was battling high swells posing a safety risk to its 25 crew members. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

iContainers: Shipping Industry Needs to Tackle Misdeclared Cargo in 2020

Onboard fires caused by misdeclared cargoes is a growing issue that needs to be addressed this year,...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Cruise Ships Skip Australia’s Port of Eden amid Raging Bush Fires

Seaport of Eden impacted by major bush fires raging across New South Wales. ...

Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Misdeclared Lithium Battery Cargo Caused Cosco Pacific’s Fire

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

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Three injured in fire on Pemex platform in Gulf of Mexico

Three people were injured in a fire on the Pemex-operated offshore platform, located in the Southern...

Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Cosco Boxship Hit by a Fire

A fire broke out on board Cosco Pacific, off Indian coast. ...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 7 months ago

Crew Evacuated from Bulker after Engine Room Fire

The fire was extinguished overnight, no pollution or injuries reported. ...

Posted: 7 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Fire-Stricken RCC Passion Reaches Brest

Fire-stricken RCC Passion has managed to restore propulsion power and reach the French port-city Bre...

Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

RCC Passion Hit by Engine Fire, No Injuries Reported

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

Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Grimaldi RoRo Ship Catches Fire off Italy

A RoRo ferry operated by Italian Grimaldi Group caught fire off the coast of Livorno on November 21....

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Russian Freighter Catches Fire off South Korea

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

Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

Seismic Vessel Catches Fire Off Senegal

GC Rieber has reported fire onboard its managed 3D seismic vessel Polar Marquis, yesterday Monday No...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

ABS Introduces Industry’s 1st Guide to Tackle Containership Fire Issue

ABS’s guide is addressing firefighting and safety systems of cargo holds of container vessels....

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: 8 months ago