Seafarers are ill-equipped to tackle fires at sea and regulations are lagging way behind. Most ships lack suitable fire-fighting equipment which, in any case, has not kept pace with the dramatic increase in ship size. And the frequency of...
Containership the MOL Charisma that ran aground on 5 July will have to be taken out of service for repairs.
An explosion followed by fire onboard the containership Ocean Trader in Jebel Ali port rocked the city of Dubai late on Wednesday.
Containership MOL Charisma has been successfully refloated following a grounding between Vung Tau, Vietnam and Singapore.