Casualties

File photo: A.P. Moller - Maersk

Maersk: Too Early to Predict Financial Impact of Cyber Attack

Asia CEO said ports have resumed releasing cargo; will discuss settlement, liability issues with customers.   Maersk said it was too early to predict the financial impact of last month's global Petya

Ships Collide in the Dover Strait

The UK Coastguard report that a bulk carrier and an oil tanker collided in the Dover Strait. Although both vessels have been damaged, there is no water ingress and no pollution. A French tug is on scene with the vessels.

Maersk Unable to Process Orders after Cyber Attack

Shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, which handles one in seven containers shipped worldwide, is not able to process new orders after being hit by a global cyber attack, it told Reuters on Wednesday.   "Right now,

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) returns to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka following a collision with a merchant vessel while operating southwest of Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Peter Burghart)

US Warship Stayed on Collision Course despite Warning

A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according to a report of the incident by the Philippine cargo ship's captain.

USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) returns to Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka following a collision with a merchant vessel while operating southwest of Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter Burghart/Released)

Seven Sailors Killed as US Navy Destroyer Collides with a Container Ship

 Bodies of seven U.S. sailors recovered after the U.S. destroyer collided with with Philippine-flagged vessel CX Crystal near south of Tokyo Bay in Japan.   The bodies of missing sailors were found in flooded compartments of the USS Fitzgerald,

Fr Andrew Thavam – the port chaplain who supported the crew. (Photo: AoS)

Service Honors Seafarer who Died in a Canadian Port

Seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) held a service on board a ship following the death of a seafarer at the port of Trois-Rivières, Canada, on May 22.   AoS Canada National Director and

Photo: The Swedish Club

'Anatomy of an Accident' Dissects Casualty Response

Anatomy of an Accident, a new publication from The Swedish Club, provides a unique insight into the huge coordinated exercise that surrounds a serious vessel casualty. Illustrating just how easily an

Photo Courtesy: NGO Shipbreaking Platform – Hanjin Rome beached in Chittagong, Bangladesh

Death Toll On The Rise at Chittagong Shipbreaking Yards

 Two workers lost their lives at the Chittagong shipbreaking yards in the last two weeks, bringing the total death toll this year to six workers, reports NGO Shipbreaking Platform.   On 6 May, 26-year-old Shahinoor died at Jamuna Shipbreaking yard.

CSN Iron Ore Terminal Not Operating after Accident

The loading of iron ore at Brazil's Itaguaí terminal operated by mining and steel firm Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional, or CSN, have been halted since Saturday due to an accident, sources and the Itaguaí Port Authority told Reuters on Wednesday.

INTERCARGO Issues Statement on Loss of Stellar Daisy

“After the tragic loss of STELLAR DAISY, a quality and thorough investigation report will be needed quickly.” INTERCARGO is deeply concerned at the tragic loss of the VLOC vessel STELLAR DAISY reported

Argentine Port Workers Suspend Strike after Protester Run Over

Port workers in Greater Rosario, from where 80 percent of Argentina's grains is shipped, suspended plans for a 24-hour strike on Thursday after a truck driver ran over and killed a protester, a union leader said.