Bangladesh Collision Between Cargo Ship and Ferry Leaves 27 Dead

The country has a grim history of deadly disasters on its heavily trafficked rivers.

#bangladesh, #deaths-fatalities, #dhaka-bangladesh, #ferries, #maritime-accidents-and-safety

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Clearing the Suez Canal Took Days. Figuring Out the Costs May Take Years.

There will be finger-pointing and competing agendas as cargo companies, lawyers, insurers and government agencies try to sort out what went wrong when the Ever Given got stuck — and who must pay.

#canals, #freight-cargo, #insurance, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #ships-and-shipping, #suez-canal

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Ship Is Freed After a Costly Lesson in the Vulnerabilities of Sea Trade

A single stuck ship stymied global trade for nearly a week. That raises fundamental questions about risks in the supply chain industry.

#egypt, #international-trade-and-world-market, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #ships-and-shipping, #suez-canal

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‘A Very Big Problem.’ Giant Ship in the Suez Remains Stuck.

A tiny Egyptian village has a front-row seat to the unfolding effort to dislodge the container ship that ran aground in the canal, holding up $10 billion in global trade every day.

#canals, #egypt, #international-trade-and-world-market, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #ships-and-shipping, #suez-canal

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Suez Canal Blocked After Container Ship Gets Stuck

By Wednesday morning, more than 100 ships were stuck at each end of the canal, which carries roughly 10 percent of worldwide shipping traffic.

#canals, #egypt, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #mediterranean-sea, #red-sea, #ships-and-shipping

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32 Rescued From Sinking Fishing Boat: ‘Every Moment Counts’

A scallop trawler from Nova Scotia was hit by fire, then lost power and began taking on water in stormy seas. Rescue teams from Canada and the United States mounted a joint operation to save the crew.

#canada, #canadian-armed-forces, #helicopters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #nova-scotia-canada, #rescues, #ships-and-shipping, #united-states-coast-guard

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For This Show, the Artist Went Overboard

In 38 days, with sculptures, drawings, videos and ingenuity, Nina Katchadourian revisited the shipwreck from “Survive the Savage Sea.”

#art, #books-and-literature, #catharine-clark-gallery-san-francisco-calif, #katchadourian-nina-1968, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #robertson-dougal, #san-francisco-calif, #survive-the-savage-sea-book, #to-feel-something-that-was-not-of-our-world-exhibit

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America’s Cup: The Resurrection of American Magic

A dramatic crash left a hole in the hull of a high-tech America’s Cup yacht. A round-the-clock repair effort has brought the boat back from the dead.

#americas-cup, #american-magic-new-york-yacht-club, #hutchinson-terry, #luna-rossa-challenge, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #new-zealand, #sailboats-and-sailing, #united-states

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Cargo Ship Sinks Near Turkey, Leaving at Least 3 Dead, Officials Say

Emergency workers saved half the 12-member crew after the vessel sank off the Black Sea coast, state media said, but bad weather hindered further rescue efforts.

#black-sea, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #ships-and-shipping

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Indonesia Plane Crash Shakes Small Fishing Village

A sleepy island has become a base for the aircraft search and recovery operation after Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 fell from the sky. “I’m lucky it didn’t hit me,” said one fisherman.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #boats-and-boating, #borneo-indonesia, #indonesia, #jakarta-indonesia, #java-indonesia, #lion-air, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #ships-and-shipping, #sriwijaya-air, #sriwijaya-air-flight-182, #surabaya-indonesia

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Captain of California Boat That Caught Fire and Killed 34 Is Indicted

Federal officials said the captain of the Conception, who was indicted on charges of seaman’s manslaughter, neglected key safety measures that contributed to the deaths of passengers.

#boats-and-boating, #boylan-jerry, #channel-islands-calif, #diving-and-divers, #fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

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Navy Won’t Repair Fire-Damaged Warship, Saying It Would Cost Billions

The U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard will instead be decommissioned and some of its spare parts will be used in other naval vessels, officials said.

#arson, #defense-department, #fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #ships-and-shipping, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-navy, #uss-bonhomme-richard-lhd-6-ship

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Florida Man Rescued After Hours Clinging to Capsized Boat

After two unexpected nights at sea and a Coast Guard search, Stuart Bee was rescued from the water by a passing freight ship.

#boats-and-boating, #florida, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #united-states-coast-guard

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19th-Century Ship Is Revealed by Storm Erosion in Florida

Researchers believe the vessel is the Caroline Eddy, a ship built during the Civil War and wrecked in 1880. “It was a sea like a mountain,” its captain recounted at the time.

#archaeology-and-anthropology, #coast-erosion, #florida, #hurricanes-and-tropical-storms, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #meide-chuck, #sand-and-gravel, #shipwrecks-historic

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Asylum Seeker Who Lost His Son on Trek to Greece Is Charged in His Death

Rights groups warn that the charges set a worrying precedent and are part of a strategy by Greek authorities to deter migrants from attempting to travel to the country.

#asylum-right-of, #deaths-fatalities, #europe, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #immigration-and-emigration, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #samos-greece

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At Least 74 Drown in Wreck Off Libya, U.N. Agency Says

A rubber raft crowded with at least 120 migrants sank in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday. The craft was on a notoriously dangerous route for refugees trying to reach European shores.

#drownings, #international-organization-for-migration, #libya, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #mediterranean-sea, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #refugees-and-displaced-persons

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The Sunday Read: ‘Lost in the Deep’

The epic hunt for a lost World War II aircraft carrier.

#aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #submarines-and-submersibles, #world-war-ii-1939-45

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Humpback Whale Upends California Kayakers

Julie McSorley and Liz Cottriel were whale watching off California’s Central Coast when a humpback suddenly surfaced beneath their kayak.

#kayaks, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #san-luis-obispo-calif, #whales-and-whaling

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Hundreds Die at Sea Off Senegal’s Coast on a Perilous Route to Europe

Those attempting to migrate from West Africa to Europe are once again taking a route so dangerous it’s known as “Barcelona or die.”

#africa, #canary-islands, #drownings, #europe, #international-organization-for-migration, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #senegal

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At Least 140 Drown in Worst Shipwreck of 2020, U.N. Agency Says

About 200 migrants were aboard a boat that caught fire and capsized on Saturday, hours after it had left Senegal for the Canary Islands, according to the International Organization for Migration.

#canary-islands, #drownings, #international-organization-for-migration, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #senegal

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Lack of Night Patrol Delayed Detection of Deadly Boat Fire, U.S. Says

The fire aboard the Conception scuba dive boat killed 34 people last year.

#boats-and-boating, #california, #deaths-fatalities, #fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #national-transportation-safety-board, #santa-barbara-calif, #truth-aquatics

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Documentary Casts Doubt on Official Finding in 1994 Ferry Disaster

After the Estonia sunk in a storm off Finland, investigators said that a bow door had been bashed in by heavy seas. But a new series has raised disturbing fresh details.

#baltic-sea, #documentary-films-and-programs, #estonia, #estonia-the-find-that-changes-everythingmovie, #europe, #ferries, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #ships-and-shipping, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

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Argentina Spied on Families of Lost Submarine Crew, Officials Say

The families had grown angry at the former government for delaying the search operation and giving them what turned out to be false hope. Now, the new government says spies tracked the families.

#argentina, #buenos-aires-argentina, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #patagonia-argentina, #submarines-and-submersibles

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Sailors Trapped by Covid-19 Fight Exhaustion and Despair

When borders closed, seafarers on ships around the world suddenly had no way home. Half a year later, there’s no solution in sight.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #freight-cargo, #international-maritime-organization, #international-trade-and-world-market, #international-transport-workersfederation, #labor-and-jobs, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #ships-and-shipping

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Several Boats Sink During ‘Trump Boat Parade’ in Texas, Officials Say

There was no immediate word about casualties at the event, which was taking place on Lake Travis.

#boats-and-boating, #lake-travis-tex, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #parades, #trump-donald-j

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Capsized Cattle Ship: New Zealand Suspends Cow Exports

A second man believed to be a crew member was plucked from the sea, but he later died, the Japanese Coast Guard said. The carcasses of a dozen cows were also spotted at sea.

#animal-abuse-rights-and-welfare, #cattle, #china, #deaths-fatalities, #east-china-sea, #japan, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #new-zealand, #philippines, #rescues, #ships-and-shipping

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Banksy-Funded Rescue Vessel Evacuated After Distress Call

About 400 migrants remain stranded aboard several rescue vessels in the central Mediterranean as international aid groups urge European officials to let them come ashore.

#banksy, #illegal-immigration, #louise-michel, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #mediterranean-sea, #middle-east-and-africa-migrant-crisis, #rescues, #sea-watch-ev, #ships-and-shipping

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Pipeline Explosion in Corpus Christi Leaves 2 Dead and 2 Missing

Six people were injured, officials said, including some who were taken to hospitals to be treated for burns.

#corpus-christi-tex, #deaths-fatalities, #explosions-accidental, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #nueces-county-tex, #pipelines, #ships-and-shipping, #united-states-coast-guard

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Remains of Sailor and 7 Marines Killed in Training Accident Are Recovered

The servicemen had been missing since the amphibious assault vehicle they were in sank off the coast of Southern California on July 30.

#camp-pendleton-calif, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-marine-corps, #united-states-navy

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Ship Blamed in Beirut Explosion Hasn’t Sailed in 7 Years. We Found It.

The explosive material responsible for the Aug. 4 blast in Beirut was carried there by the ailing cargo ship Rhosus in 2013. Here’s what happened next.

#beirut-lebanon, #freight-cargo, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #new-york-times, #satellites, #ships-and-shipping

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Mauritius Faces Environmental Crisis as Oil Spills From Grounded Ship

A Japanese-owned bulk carrier ran aground near the Indian Ocean island in late July, with nearly 4,000 tons of fuel oil and 200 tons of diesel on board. And now its hull has cracked.

#indian-ocean, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #mauritius, #nagashiki-shipping-co-ltd, #oil-spills, #ships-and-shipping, #wakashio

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Yoo Hyuk-kee, South Korea’s Most-Wanted Man, Arrested in New York

Yoo Hyuk-kee faces charges of embezzlement from the shipping company that ran a South Korean ferry that sank, killing more than 300 people. Prosecutors say embezzlement helped lead to unsafe conditions on the ferry.

#cheonghaejin-marine-co, #embezzlement, #extradition, #ferries, #fugitives, #justice-department, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #south-korea, #white-plains-ny

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Navy Warship Is Still Ablaze, and Now Tilting to One Side

The U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard in San Diego is listing because of water from the fire hoses, tugboats and helicopters fighting the inferno, which has destroyed the ship’s forward mast.

#fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #san-diego-calif, #ships-and-shipping, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #uss-bonhomme-richard-lhd-6-ship

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Fire Breaks Out on Navy Ship in San Diego

A Navy spokesman said 11 sailors were being treated for injuries after a fire and explosion aboard the U.S.S. Bonhomme.

#aircraft-carriers, #fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #san-diego-calif, #ships-and-shipping, #u-s-s-bonhomme-richard, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces

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Firm Can Cut Into Titanic to Recover Telegraph, Judge Says

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration opposes the operation to salvage the Marconi device and contends that the wreckage should not be disturbed.

#marconi-guglielmo, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #national-oceanic-and-atmospheric-administration, #oceans-and-seas, #salvage, #shipwrecks-historic, #titanic-ship

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Several Surfers Are Found Dead in the Netherlands

At least five bodies were found or seen in the foamy waters off the beach resort of Scheveningen, a district of The Hague.

#deaths-fatalities, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #netherlands, #surfing

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Iran Reports One Dead in Naval Exercise

Several other people were injured in the incident, state media reported.

#iran, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #ships-and-shipping, #ukraine

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Fire at Construction Site Kills 36 in South Korea, With More Feared Dead

The blaze comes as President Moon Jae-in has struggled to make good on his pledge to put an end to the man-made disasters that have convulsed the country.

#accidents-and-safety, #fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #moon-jae-in, #south-korea, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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The Deadly Losharik Submarine Fire and Russia’s Secret Undersea Agenda

Few want to talk about how 14 sailors met their deaths on a Russian engineering marvel. Fewer still want to talk about what they were doing off Norway’s waters.

#arctic-regions, #defense-and-military-forces, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #norway, #russia, #submarines-and-submersibles, #united-states, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces

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