A capesize bulk carrier ran aground off South Africa's Richard's Bay on Monday and suffered a structural failure.
Iraqi shipping traffic has remained consistent despite a truck bombing at Iraq’s largest port of Umm Qasr on Saturday, an Iraqi official has said.
A fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico has been contained by salvage firm T&T.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is to set up an inquiry, and possibly look into criminal charges for the operators of ferry St. Thomas Aquinas and cargo vessel Sulpicio Express Siete which collided on 16 August in Cebu leaving at least 52 dead.
Typhoon Utor claimed one ship as the bulker Trans Summer sank off Hong Kong on Wednesday morning. According to AIS data from marinetraffic.com, the vessel had been bound for the Guangdong port of Yangjiang when it sank 45 nautical miles southwest of Hong Kong.
A ClassNK casualty investigation into the sinking of MOL Comfort has ruled out a structural failure in the upper deck or hatch side coaming.
South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs’ Oil Spill Response team has reported that the oil spill from grounded bulker Kiani Satu is now “under control.”