Casualties

MV Hansa Meersburg (Current Name). Photo: Leonhardt and Blumberg

German Boxship Collides with Crane at Keelung Port

 A German-flagged container ship Hansa Meersburg ran into a crane while berthing at Keelung Port, Taiwan resulting in the damage of containers and port infrastructure, CNA reported.   The 2007-built freighter,

Saudi-led Coalition: Air Strikes Keep Port Open

More than 10,000 people killed in Yemeni conflict.   The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Wednesday it would keep Yemen's Houthi-controlled Hodeidah port open for a month, despite a fresh missile attack at Riyadh,

File Image: Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

Two Persons Missing After Sampan Capsized in Singapore

 At about 1930 hours on 10 December 2017, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) was informed by Johor’s Maritime Rescue Sub Centre that two men had been reported to be missing after their sampan capsized earlier at about 1630 hours.

Box Ship Breaks from Mooring in Boston

The U.S. Coast Guard said it is investigating how a containership broke free from its mooring in Boston on Wednesday morning.   The Coast Guard, along with Massport Fire Department, Boston Police Department,

Photo: Indian Navy

Indian Navy Rescues Cyclonic Storm Victims in the Sea

 Indian Navy's search and rescue operations continued for the third day over Southeast Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep and Minicoy islands in the aftermath of Very Severe Cyclonic Storm 'OCKHI'.     The

Photo: Diana Shipping

Diana Shipping Reports 3Q Loss of $24.5 Mln

 Greece-based Diana Shipping inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $24.5 million in its third quarter of of 2017. Its net loss attributed to common stockholders was $25.9 million.   This compares to a net loss of $78.

Photo: Crowley

Crowley Carries Utility Poles for Puerto Rico’s Electrical Grid

Crowley Maritime  is transporting the initial batch of what will total 32,000 utility poles from the U.S. mainland to Puerto Rico to help restore the island’s power grid in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Photo: TOTE Maritime

TOTE Maritime Prepares for Largest Cargo Week Since Maria

Since Hurricane Maria made landfall on September 19th, TOTE Maritime and its employees have been working around the clock to get relief and commercial goods to the people of Puerto Rico.   Certainly,

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Port Worker Crushed to Death in Jakarta

According to an announcement from the International Transport Workers’ Federation, an Indonesian worker who was killed on the job at the International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) facility in Jakarta overnight.

Two Missing after Barge Catches Fire in Texas

Two crew members were missing after a barge carrying about 140,000 barrels of crude oil to a refinery caught fire early on Friday in the Aransas Pass Anchorage in Texas, according to a report on the Corpus Christi Caller Times news website.

MV Ruyter (Photo: MCA)

Captain Fined after Ship Grounds off Northern Ireland

The captain of a Dutch cargo ship that ran aground at Rathlin Island has been fined £1,000 ($1,300) at Armagh Magistrates' Court after pleading guilty to failing to keep a proper look out.    Ship’s