Casualties News


EMSA Vessel to Assists with Bunker Oil Removal

Jan 23, 2012

The EMSA-contracted Stand by Oil Spill Response Vessel Salina Bay arrived this weekend on site of the Costa Concordia to assist SMIT Salvage, who is in charge of the bunker removal and pollution response operations. Preparations are on-going…

EU Review Includes Coasta Concordia Lessons

Jan 23, 2012

Safety of passenger ships – Costa Concordia accident and Commission review of safety legislation. Vice-President Siim Kallas, European Commissioner for Transport has asked that the currently ongoing review of EU passenger ship safety legislation…

Carnival Announces Audit Safety Procedures

Jan 20, 2012

Carnival Corporation & plc Announces Comprehensive Audit and Review of Safety and Emergency Response Across All Its Cruise Lines. Following the tragic Costa Concordia accident, Carnival Corporation & plc, parent company of Costa Cruises and nine other cruise lines around the world…

Carnival Reiterates Commitment to Victims

Jan 19, 2012

Costa Cruises and Carnival Corporation & plc Reiterate Commitment to Support Costa Concordia Passengers and Crew. Costa Cruise Lines and its parent company, Carnival Corporation & plc, today confirmed their commitment to provide full support to those passengers…

Norwegian Administration Equips ETV's with Magnatic Patches

Jan 19, 2012

The Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) has placed a significant order with Miko Marine AS of Oslo, for the supply of Salvage and Tanker kits of its unique magnetic patches. The kits will be carried aboard all five of the NCA Emergency…

Carnival CEO Issues Statement Regarding Costa Concordia

Jan 18, 2012

The statement of Micky Arison, chairman and CEO of Carnival Corporation & plc, parent company of Costa Cruises: We are deeply saddened by the reports of additional deaths following the grounding of the Costa Concordia. On behalf of the entire Carnival Corporation & plc team…

Costa Crash Cause: Human Error Cited

Jan 16, 2012

While it could be months if not years before the full details of the crash and capsizing of the Costa Concordia are fully revealed and understood, early indications point to human error, specifically an “unapproved, unauthorized maneuver” to divert from its programmed course by the captain…

UK P&I's New Approach to Risk Management

Jan 16, 2012

The UK P&I Club takes a BowTie approach to risk management. Marine mutuals like the UK P&I Club are committed to reducing the number and size of insurance claims they receive. After all, in the P&I world, members own their respective clubs and through pool arrangements within individual clubs…

ISS Offers Management of Pollution Response in China

Jan 16, 2012

Inchcape Shipping Services China launches pollution regulation intermediary service.Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, today announced the launch of an intermediary service for ships calling at ports in China…

Carnival Estimates Financial Impact of Grounding

Jan 16, 2012

Carnival Corporation & plc Required Announcement on Financial Impact of Costa Concordia. Carnival Corporation & plc has commented on the financial impact resulting from the grounding of the Costa Concordia. 'At this time, our priority is the safety of our passengers and crew…

Costa Concordia Crashes off Italy

Jan 14, 2012

In a surreal scene that has many eyewitnesses invoking the “Titanic” name, Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground and eventually tipped over after reportedly hitting a sandbar near the island of Giglio the evening of January 13, 2012 -- leaving several dead…

ICS Publishes New Flag State Table

Jan 10, 2012

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its latest annual Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table - see . The Table collates various data available in the public domain.…

Shipping's "Tin Ear"

Jan 09, 2012

Clay Maitland chastises industry as appearing to be uncaring in the face of the latest shipping casualty. In two months, the great, the good and the not-so-great-or-good will gather at the annual three-day Jamboree of the Connecticut Maritime Association (CMA)…

MOL: Supporting Typhoon Relief Efforts in Philippines

Jan 06, 2012

MOL Training Ship Spirit of MOL Transports Aid Supplies; Volunteer Work on Site.  MOL President Koichi Muto announced that its training ship, the Spirit of MOL (*1) has delivered aid supplies to Misamis Oriental Province on Mindanao Island…

Videotel: Effective Training Will Avert Tregedy

Jan 04, 2012

VIDEOTEL Calls for effective training and regulation to avoid tragedy when shipping dangerous bulk cargoes. Whatever the cause of the recent loss of the Vinalines Queen and crew, the message for the industry is a stark one – greater enforcement…

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