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Fire erupts on another Maersk container ship

A fire in a cargo hold was reported onboard the ‘Maersk Kensington’, on Thursday evening, while the ship was en route from Salalah, Oman, towards Suez. All 26 crew members are safe and accounted for and the fire is reported to be contained. The cause of the container fire is currently unknown.

Effective use of CO2 firefighting limited fire spread on ‘Honor’

On 24 February 2017, ‘Honor’ was underway in the English Channel, when a fire broke out in the upper vehicle deck. The fire was extinguished by the crew using the vessel’s CO2 fixed firefighting system. The accident resulted in one injury and extensive damage, of more than $700,000, to the Honor’s hold as well its cargo.

Maersk Line declares General Average after Maersk Honam fire

Maersk Line notified that after the fire at “Maersk Honam” berthing and discharging operations will result in high extraordinary costs and decided to declare General Average. Maersk Line has not yet confirmed when and where their vessel will be berthed and discharged.

Libyan forces intercept Greek bulk carrier

The Greek bulk carrier “Santorini” was intercepted by Libyan forces on Monday, 11 of March 11 in Libyan waters off Susah, for allegedly sailing into Libyan waters, and especially the waters off Derna, without having been granted authorization to do so. The ship had 21 crewmembers including Turkish and Syrian nationalities.

Remains of 3 missing crew found onboard Maersk Honam

Maersk Line announced that the human remains of three of the four missing crew members after the fire on the containership “Maersk Honam” have been found on board the vessel. The three crewmembers are unidentified. Considering the time passed and the fire damages of the vessel, Maersk concluded that by now all four missing crew are dead.

Fire breaks out on oil platform near Corpus Christi

The US Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report about a Magellan owned platform on fire and launched a Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boast-Medium boat crew to the area. After the response boat arrived on scene, the crew established a 200-yard safety zone.

One crewmember from Maersk containership dies

After the vessel “Maersk Honam” sustained a serious fire in one of its cargo holds. 23 crew members were evacuated, but Maersk Line informed that one of the evacuated crewmembers lost his life, as he sustained serious injuries. As the company stated, the health of one of the crewmembers deteriorated on Wednesday, March 7 afternoon, resulting in losing his life. 

Failed fuel pipe causes engine room fire

In its latest Monthly Safety Scenario, the Swedish Club presents an incident of engine room fire caused by the emergency quick acting valves not being properly closed. Many fires are caused by hot spots not being covered by the required insulation which might have been removed during maintenance.

Four missing after fire breaks out at Maersk containership

On Tuesday afternoon, the vessel “Maersk Honam” sustained a serious fire in one of its cargo holds. 23 crew members have been successfully evacuated, but search and rescue operations are ongoing for four crew members who are missing.

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