Accidents & Emergencies

8 May 2024

Bulk Carrier Runs Aground Whilst Navigating Istanbul Strait

On Tuesday May 7th, the Liberian-registered bulk carrier Alexis ran aground near Hayadarpaşa while navigating the Istanbul Strait in Turkey.

Bulk Carrier Runs Aground Whilst Navigating Istanbul Strait
8 May 2024

Houthis Launch Attack on Two More MSC Vessels

Yesterday (Tuesday 7th May), two further container ships owned by Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) were attacked by Houthi forces.

Houthis Launch Attack on Two More MSC Vessels
7 May 2024

Dire Flooding Halts Operations at Three Brazilian Ports

Floods in Rio Grande do Sul have resulted in the deaths of at least 85 and disrupted transportation and industrial operations across the state.

Dire Flooding Halts Operations at Three Brazilian Ports
3 May 2024

Another MSC-Operated Container Ship Targeted by Houthis

The MSC Orion, a 15,000 TEU container ship operated by MSC, was attacked by a long-range Houthi drone in the Indian Ocean on 26th April.

Another MSC-Operated Container Ship Targeted by Houthis
3 May 2024

Hijacked Crew of MSC Aries Released by Iran

Iran has freed all crew members of the MSC Aries, a 15,000 TEU container ship that was seized by Iranian special forces last month.

Hijacked Crew of MSC Aries Released by Iran
3 May 2024

Tanker Spills Up To 30,000 Liters of Fuel in Ceuta Waters

A Turkish-owned product tanker, the K Onset, is reported to have leaked up to 30,000 liters of fuel in Ceuta after arriving from Villagarcía.

Tanker Spills Up To 30,000 Liters of Fuel in Ceuta Waters
2 May 2024

Body Recovered of Fifth Baltimore Bridge Collapse Victim

On May 1st, 2024, the Unified Command confirmed the recovery of another victim's body from the site of the Francis Scott Key Bridge incident.

Body Recovered of Fifth Baltimore Bridge Collapse Victim
2 May 2024

General Cargo Ship Runs Aground Off Nakato Island, Japan

April 26, general cargo vessel, the Sun Brave, experienced a grounding incident while navigating shallow waters in the Kurushima Strait, Japan.

General Cargo Ship Runs Aground Off Nakato Island, Japan
1 May 2024

Crude Oil Tanker Rescues Fisherman Adrift in the Java Sea

The Wallem-managed LNG-fueled crude oil tanker Angleviken successfully rescued a fisherman who had been adrift for two days on the Java Sea.

Crude Oil Tanker Rescues Fisherman Adrift in the Java Sea
1 May 2024

Bulk Carrier Cargo Hold Fire Reported in Southampton, UK

A bulk carrier, the Clipper Kythira, experienced a fire in its fifth cargo hold while docked in Southampton Port, UK, on Sunday, April 28th.

Bulk Carrier Cargo Hold Fire Reported in Southampton, UK
1 May 2024

May 10th Removal Date for Baltimore Bridge Container Ship

Authorities anticipate the Dali containership, currently in Baltimore port after hitting the Francis Scott Key bridge, will be removed by May 10

May 10th Removal Date for Baltimore Bridge Container Ship
30 Apr 2024

Hapag-Lloyd CEO Voices Optimism Over End of Red Sea Crisis

The CEO of German shipping giant Hapag-Lloyd, Rolf Habben Jansen, expressed optimism on Monday about resolving the Red Sea crisis by year's end.

Hapag-Lloyd CEO Voices Optimism Over End of Red Sea Crisis
30 Apr 2024

Authorities Rush to Help Grounded Norwegian Tourist Ship

On April 23 a tourist vessel, Polarfront, ran aground near Svalbard, Norway, with 25 people on board at the time, sparking rescue operations.

Authorities Rush to Help Grounded Norwegian Tourist Ship
30 Apr 2024

Red Sea Houthi Drone Attack Neutralized by Italian Navy

An Italian naval vessel neutralized a drone launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels aimed at a European freighter, according to Italy's defense ministry

Red Sea Houthi Drone Attack Neutralized by Italian Navy
29 Apr 2024

Iran to Finally Release Crew of the MSC Aries

Iran's foreign minister announced over the weekend that the crew of the MSC Aries, a vessel with a capacity of 15,000 TEU, will soon be released.

Iran to Finally Release Crew of the MSC Aries