Accidents & Emergencies

24 Apr 2024

Listing Cargo Ship Makes Distress Call to Suez Canal Authority

April 23, the Suez Canal Authority was alerted to an emergency involving an inland cargo ship, Labatros, at the northern end of the Suez Canal.

Listing Cargo Ship Makes Distress Call to Suez Canal Authority
24 Apr 2024

Vessel Sinks, Four Missing After Bridge Collision in China

April 23, an accident occurred when a vessel en route to Danganzhou Tailwater collided with the Jiujiang Bridge in Guangdong province, China.

Vessel Sinks, Four Missing After Bridge Collision in China
24 Apr 2024

Dali's Owner & Manager to Face Court Trial in Baltimore

Singapore-based shipowner Grace Ocean & shipmanager Synergy Group are to face trial in Baltimore after the city's legal team initiate a lawsuit.

Dali's Owner & Manager to Face Court Trial in Baltimore
23 Apr 2024

Red Sea Crisis Improves PIL's Fortunes in 2024

Despite a drop in earnings in 2023 Singapore’s Pacific International Lines anticipates maintaining profitability in 2024 due to the Red Sea crisis.

Red Sea Crisis Improves PIL's Fortunes in 2024
23 Apr 2024

Carnival Cruise Ship Picks Up Small Boat of 27 Refugees

The rescue occurred about 20 miles southeast of Los Cajuelos, Cuba, on April 21st, Sunday, as the ship was en route to Roatan, Honduras.

Carnival Cruise Ship Picks Up Small Boat of 27 Refugees
22 Apr 2024

Shiploader Accident at Sugar Terminal in Brazilian Port

A shiploader malfunction at the sugar terminal in Recife port in Northeastern Brazil has halted loading operations, as reported by Williams Brazil

Shiploader Accident at Sugar Terminal in Brazilian Port
19 Apr 2024

Livestock Carrier Runs Aground at Croatian Port Entrance

A livestock carrier, Deala, became stranded at the entrance to Rasa Port, Croatia on Tuesday, April 16th.

Livestock Carrier Runs Aground at Croatian Port Entrance
18 Apr 2024

South Korean Chemical Tanker Runs Aground Off Japan

A UK-based marine insurance and claim consultant has reported that the chemical tanker Keoyoung Pioneer ran aground near Kuchinoshima Island.

South Korean Chemical Tanker Runs Aground Off Japan
18 Apr 2024

Howden Offering War Risk Cargo Insurance for Red Sea Routes

Broker Howden has begun offering war risk cargo insurance for vessels traversing the Red Sea to safeguard against drone and missile attacks.

Howden Offering War Risk Cargo Insurance for Red Sea Routes
18 Apr 2024

Cruise Ship Hits Pier in Docking Attempt Gone Wrong

The cruise ship Celestyal Journey collided with a pier in Kuşadası, Turkey, on April 15th during a docking maneuver that went awry.

Cruise Ship Hits Pier in Docking Attempt Gone Wrong
17 Apr 2024

Evergreen Container Truck Flips Blocking Taiwan Freeway

An Evergreen container truck hauling a 40-foot container overturned on April 16th on Taiwan's National Freeway 2, causing significant disruption.

Evergreen Container Truck Flips Blocking Taiwan Freeway
16 Apr 2024

Iran Seizes Portuguese-Flagged Container Ship

On April 13, Iran seized a Portuguese-flagged container ship, the MSC Aries, in the Strait of Hormuz, citing violations of maritime laws.

Iran Seizes Portuguese-Flagged Container Ship
16 Apr 2024

Russian Tankers Stranded Due to US's Iran-Related Sanctions

Four Russian tankers transporting oil and refined products have been stranded at sea due to sanctions related to Iran imposed by the United States

Russian Tankers Stranded Due to US's Iran-Related Sanctions
16 Apr 2024

FBI Launches Criminal Inquiry Into Baltimore Bridge Disaster

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has initiated a criminal investigation into the collapse of Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge.

FBI Launches Criminal Inquiry Into Baltimore Bridge Disaster
16 Apr 2024

EU Atalanta Naval Force Warns Against Paying Ransoms

Naval force responsible for combating piracy in the Indian Ocean issues warning that the recent ransom payment could provoke additional attacks.

EU Atalanta Naval Force Warns Against Paying Ransoms