How the stranded and injured naval officer Abhilash Tomy was rescued from the Indian Ocean

[VIDEO] How the stranded and injured naval officer Abhilash Tomy was rescued from the Indian Ocean

Lost Indian naval commander Abhilash Tomy was rescued on Monday by the Navy after he was badly injured after being caught in a storm. His boat drifted in the sea for more than two days in...
Liner breaks free as Storm Ali hits Scotland

Nautica Cruise Liner breaks free as Storm Ali hits Scotland

STORM Ali has forced a cruise ship to detach from its moorings in Scotland as the severe winds continue to batter Scotland. The cruise ship – the Nautica – tore away from the moorings before tugs...
Tug Catches Fire on the Mississippi River

Tug Catches Fire on the Mississippi River

A tug caught fire prompting the closure of a part of the lower Mississippi River to vessel traffic. The tug caught fire near mile marker 673 on Wednesday. Reports came in that all crew and there is...
Ship Strikes Dredging Pipeline in Sabine Pass

Ship Strikes Dredging Pipeline in Sabine Pass

Ship Strikes Dredging Pipeline in Sabine Pass Several vessels, including two oil tankers and one carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG), were stalled and unable to enter the Sabine Pass shipping channel near the Texas-Louisiana border due to draft...
Oil Spill In Port Arthur After Barge-Ro/Ro Collision

Oil Spill In Port Arthur After Barge-Ro/Ro Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard and the Texas General Land Office launched an operation to contain an oil spill resulting from the collision between towboat Savage Pathfinder and the RoRo Endurance at Dock Four near Port Arthur,...
Tourist Ferry with 1,000 Onboard Evacuated After FIRE Breaks Out

[VIDEO] Tourist Ferry with 1,000 Onboard Evacuated After FIRE Breaks Out

The boat, carrying 1,016 people, was traveling from the port of Piraeus near Athens to Chania on the island of Crete when the fire started. 875 passengers and 141 crew were onboard as the ship, The...
Crew Training – a factor in Thailand’s worst maritime disaster?

Crew Training – A Factor In Thailand’s Worst Maritime Disaster?

The sinking of the 29-meter tour boat M/V Phoenix off Phuket on July 5th this year with the loss of 47 tourist lives, including 13 children, was the worst man-made maritime disaster in Thailand for many...
7 Ships Grounded Off Kaohsiung Port Due To Storm In Taiwan

[BREAKING] 7 Ships Grounded Off Kaohsiung Port Due To Storm In Taiwan

According to Taiwan Maritime and Ports Bureau, a total of 7 ships comprising of containerships and tankers have been grounded by a raging storm on Aug 23 near Kaohsiung, Taiwan. 7 ships are aground due to...