Accidents & Emergencies

5 Jul 2024

Cargo Fire Breaks Out on Bulk Carrier Docked in German Port

On July 2, a fire broke out in one of the cargo holds of the bulk carrier Captain Ravi while it was docked at the Port of Brake in Germany.

Cargo Fire Breaks Out on Bulk Carrier Docked in German Port
5 Jul 2024

Seafarer Dies Onboard General Cargo Ship Docked in Tees, UK

A tragic discovery was made aboard a cargo ship when a seafarer was found dead. The incident came to light while the ship was docked at Tees Port

Seafarer Dies Onboard General Cargo Ship Docked in Tees, UK
4 Jul 2024

Holland America, Princess Resorts Impacted by Alaska Wildfire

A wildfire in Alaska has disrupted operations at resorts including Holland America’s McKinley Chalets and the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge.

Holland America, Princess Resorts Impacted by Alaska Wildfire
4 Jul 2024

Disaster Avoided in Another Baltimore Power Loss Incident

Another cargo vessel experienced a power failure while departing from the Port of Baltimore, but fortunately this one did not result in disaster.

Disaster Avoided in Another Baltimore Power Loss Incident
4 Jul 2024

'Missing' Crew Member Found Onboard After Two Day Search

June 25th, bulk carrier, the Daiwan Glory, sent out a distress signal via the Japanese Coast Guard stating that a crew member had gone overboard.

'Missing' Crew Member Found Onboard After Two Day Search
4 Jul 2024

Further Caribbean Itineraries Affected by Hurricane Beryl

After moving past Jamaica on Wednesday the 3rd of July, Hurricane Beryl continues to disrupt cruise ship schedules in the Caribbean.

Further Caribbean Itineraries Affected by Hurricane Beryl
3 Jul 2024

Caribbean Itinerary Changes as Hurricane Beryl Escalates

As Hurricane Beryl intensifies to a category five storm, several cruise lines have announced changes to their Caribbean itineraries.

Caribbean Itinerary Changes as Hurricane Beryl Escalates
2 Jul 2024

Maersk Warns of Continuing Disruptions to Red Sea Routes

The coming months are expected to be difficult for carriers and businesses due to ongoing disruptions in container shipping through the Red Sea.

Maersk Warns of Continuing Disruptions to Red Sea Routes
1 Jul 2024

Twelve 'Suspicious' Boats Surround Bulk Carrier Off Yemen

On June 30, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) reported that a dozen suspicious small boats surrounded a vessel in the Red Sea.

Twelve 'Suspicious' Boats Surround Bulk Carrier Off Yemen
28 Jun 2024

Houthis Claim Responsibility for Red Sea Attack on Bulker

On June 27, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) reported an attack on a commercial vessel transiting the Red Sea.

Houthis Claim Responsibility for Red Sea Attack on Bulker
28 Jun 2024

Bulk Carrier Sinks in Java Sea After Onboard Fire

Indonesian maritime authorities have announced that the bulk carrier MV Noah Satu has sunk in the Java Sea after a fire broke out onboard.

Bulk Carrier Sinks in Java Sea After Onboard Fire
27 Jun 2024

ITF Calls for Action to Ensure Seafarer Protection from Houthis

The International Transport Workers’ Federation and seafarers’ union urged the global community to take action to ensure the safety of seafarers.

ITF Calls for Action to Ensure Seafarer Protection from Houthis
26 Jun 2024

Insurer Cap for Singapore Oil Spill Set at S$8 Million

The insurer for the bunker tanker involved in the recent oil spill in Singapore has a claim limit of S$8 million (US$5.9 million).

Insurer Cap for Singapore Oil Spill Set at S$8 Million
25 Jun 2024

Container Fire Reported at Port of Antwerp-Bruges

The Port of Antwerp-Bruges reported a fire incident at the MSC PSA European Terminal (MPET), quay 1742 on June 24 at 05:30 (local time).

Container Fire Reported at Port of Antwerp-Bruges
25 Jun 2024

Missile Attack on MSC SARAH V in the Arabian Sea

On Monday, June 24, United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) reported that a vessel was attacked while navigating the Arabian Sea.

Missile Attack on MSC SARAH V in the Arabian Sea