The crew of the Maersk Line vessel Safmarine Meru abandoned ship after a “serious collision” off Ningbo caused a fire on the vessel.
The fatal capsizing of the cement carrier Cemfjord off the north of Scotland in January 2015 was almost certainly due poor passage planning and a resulting decision not to seek shelter according the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB).
The Indonesian Navy (TNI AL) has checked a recently stranded bulk carrier and found no toxic waste onboard as was initially feared according to local media reports.
Spain’s Supreme Court has sentenced Apostolos Mangouras, Captain of the tanker Prestige, which sank off Spain’s northwestern coast in 2002, to two years in prison.
A 22-barge breakaway hit three vessels and caused the closure of part of the Mississippi River.
Three bodies recovered near the wreck of the sunken Thorco Cloud have been identified as missing crew members.