Casualties News

 

NPREP: Pre-Exercise Public Outreach Events

Aug 15, 2011

LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard announces its National Preparedness Response Exercise Program (NPREP) pre-exercise Public Outreach events to be held Sept. 13, 2011 in Ventura, Calif., free of charge.Government and Industry experts will be…

Captain Morgan Flagship Wreckage Reportedly Found

Aug 08, 2011

According to a report on http://www.newsroompanama.com, a team of U.S. archeologists reportedly has found wreckage which they believe is part of Welsh privateer Admiral Henry Morgan's flagship.The wreckage was found off Portobello and includes…

Salvage Cost of Stranded Tanker Soars

Jul 28, 2011

According to a report on www.businessday.co.za, bad weather could drive up the cost of salvaging the stranded oil tanker MT Phoenix to $4.5m, citing information from the South African Maritime Safety Authority. The tanker reportedly ran aground north of Durban on Tuesday…

Coast Guard Officers Attend NTSB Hearing

Jul 13, 2011

Officers from the Coast Guard’s office of investigations and casualty analysis attended a hearing of the National Transportation Safety Board which outlined findings and recommendations related to recent accidents involving Coast Guard vessels…

Passenger Vessel Safety Under Russian Microscope

Jul 12, 2011

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev vowed a complete review of passenger ships after a deadly accident left as many as 129 people dead on an unlicensed cruise vessel, according to a Bloomberg report. Seventy-one bodies have so far been recovered…

100 Feared Dead as Vessel Sinks on Russia's River Volga

Jul 11, 2011

Divers searching the wreck of a cruise boat which sank on the River Volga in Russia reportedly saw more than 100 corpses trapped inside when they recovered eight bodies, according to a report on http://www.dailymail.co.uk.The overloaded two…

Captain, Chief Engineer Killed on Ship

Jan 03, 2011

Last week a ship reportedly was diverted to Bermuda following the death of its captain and chief engineer, according to a report on http://bermudasun.bm. Bermuda Maritime Operations were contacted by agents for the Greek ship Aegean Angel. According to a statement…

10 Vessels Reportedly Trapped in Ice

Dec 31, 2010

As the maritime industry seeks to expand its presence into Arctic waters, a report today from Russia may be cause for pause.According to an Itar-Tass report, more than 600 crewmembers are aboard the 10 vessels trapped in the ice in the Sea of Okhotsk…

BP Releases Internal Investigation

Sep 09, 2010

BP released the findings of its internal investigation into the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. The company said no single factor caused the Macondo well tragedy. Rather, a sequence of failures involving a number…

NOIA President Responds to Vermillion Platform 380 Accident

Sep 03, 2010

On September 2, President of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Randall Luthi issued the following statement on the accident on the Vermillion Platform 380:“Any accident in the offshore energy industry is certainly worthy of attention…

Gulf Coast Claims Facility Open for Business

Aug 25, 2010

The Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF), administered by Kenneth R. Feinberg, is now accepting claims from individuals and businesses for costs and damages incurred as a result of the oil discharges due to the Deepwater Horizon incident on April 20…

Deepwater Horizon—Further proof that oil and water don’t mix

Jul 01, 2010

Maritime Reporter invited Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association to provide an overview of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.On April 20…

NOAA, Navy Monitor Ocean Conditions Near Spill

May 27, 2010

NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson is underway on a mission to deploy a variety of U.S. Navy ocean monitoring instruments in the vicinity of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The floats, drifters and autonomous underwater vehicles will aid researchers…

Container Ship Aground in Columbia River

May 25, 2010

The Coast Guard responded to a 648-foot container ship aground in the Columbia River near Kalama, Wash., May 23. Sector Portland, Ore., received a call at 1:30 p.m. stating the Pacific Flores had run aground on its port bow due to a steering casualty…

Obama Commission to Investigate Oil Spill

May 23, 2010

According to a May 22 report from Reuters, U.S. President Barack Obama said that offshore oil drilling could only go forward if there were assurances that a disaster like the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill would not happen again. Obama officially unveiled a commission to investigate the accident…

Logistics News

JF Fendercare to Supply Equipment for Terminal Expansion in Singapore

JF Fendercare to Supply Equipment for Terminal Expansion in Singapore

As Shale Oil Gains Slow, Deepwater Port Struggles for Customers

As Shale Oil Gains Slow, Deepwater Port Struggles for Customers

China's Imports of Russian Oil Near Record High

China's Imports of Russian Oil Near Record High

Port of Detroit Unveils Plan to Decarbonize Operations

Port of Detroit Unveils Plan to Decarbonize Operations

Subscribe for Maritime Logistics Professional E‑News