Accidents & Emergencies

17 May 2024

Houthis Announce Further Attacks on Israeli-Bound Vessels

The leader of the Houthis has again suggested that his group’s area of attacks could extend to the Mediterranean, specifically Israel's ports.

Houthis Announce Further Attacks on Israeli-Bound Vessels
17 May 2024

Singapore Civil Defence Force Captain Dies Fighting Ship Fire

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) has reported the death of a firefighter, identified as the captain of SCDF, on Thursday, May 16th.

Singapore Civil Defence Force Captain Dies Fighting Ship Fire
17 May 2024

Ill Crew Member Evacuated from UK Ship by Indian Coast Guard

On Thursday, May 16, the Indian Coast Guard successfully evacuated a critically ill British mariner from the UK sealift ship Anvil Point.

Ill Crew Member Evacuated from UK Ship by Indian Coast Guard
17 May 2024

Fire Breaks Out on Decommissioned Vessel at Port of Spain

On Tuesday, May 14, the Port of Spain reported a fire on a retired vessel, AV Aqua Marine, anchored off the Trinidad and Tobago port.

Fire Breaks Out on Decommissioned Vessel at Port of Spain
16 May 2024

Oil Spilt After Fuel Barge Hits Bridge in Galveston, Texas

A barge owned by Martin Petroleum collided with a bridge pillar in Galveston causing an oil spill & closing the only road to a neighboring island

Oil Spilt After Fuel Barge Hits Bridge in Galveston, Texas
15 May 2024

Dali Lost Electrical Power Several Times Before Bridge Crash

Federal investigators report the Dali experienced multiple power failures, including the day before its the Francis Scott Key Bridge collision.

Dali Lost Electrical Power Several Times Before Bridge Crash
15 May 2024

Orcas Attack Sailing Boat, Oil Tanker to the Rescue

On Sunday, May 12th a sailing boat, the Alboran Cognac, sank near the Strait of Gibraltar after being rammed by a pod of orcas.

Orcas Attack Sailing Boat, Oil Tanker to the Rescue
13 May 2024

Inquiry into US Navy Ship Grounding Finds Captain at Fault

An investigation into a grounding incident involving a US Navy vessel has pinpointed negligence and a lack of situational awareness by the crew.

Inquiry into US Navy Ship Grounding Finds Captain at Fault
13 May 2024

Tanker Pirate Assault Foiled by Operation Atalanta

During a maritime security operation near Somalia, Operation Atalanta confirmed its naval forces had apprehended a group of suspected pirates.

Tanker Pirate Assault Foiled by Operation Atalanta
13 May 2024

Crew Member Falls Overboard During Cruise Ship Drill

May 10th, a crew member of the Carnival Cruise Line ship Carnival Venezia went overboard while the ship was docked in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

Crew Member Falls Overboard During Cruise Ship Drill
10 May 2024

Sixth Baltimore Bridge Victim Identified by Authorities

Salvage teams under the Unified Command have found the sixth casualty in the aftermath of the Baltimore Francis Scott Key bridge collapse.

Sixth Baltimore Bridge Victim Identified by Authorities
9 May 2024

P&O Cruise Ship Rescues Stranded Sailors from Drifting Yacht

The P&O Australia Cruise Line ship, Pacific Encounter, conducted a rescue operation on May 4, saving three sailors who were stranded at sea.

P&O Cruise Ship Rescues Stranded Sailors from Drifting Yacht
9 May 2024

Cargo Ship Grounded at United Kingdom's Port of Silloth

On May 8th the cargo ship Bremen was reported to have run aground at the Port of Silloth in Northern England at 12:10 AM local time.

Cargo Ship Grounded at United Kingdom's Port of Silloth
9 May 2024

MSC Ship First to Call at Baltimore Since Bridge Collapse

An MSC vessel recently became the first to dock at Baltimore Port's Seagirt Container Terminal since the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge

MSC Ship First to Call at Baltimore Since Bridge Collapse
8 May 2024

Cruise Line Crew Member Arrested for Alleged Onboard Assault

A crew member on the Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Encore, ID'd as Ntando Sogoni from South Africa, was arrested by the FBI in Juneau on May 7.

Cruise Line Crew Member Arrested for Alleged Onboard Assault