In its latest investigation report, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) determined the causes that led to the January 2018 engine room fire on board the container vessel MOL Prestige in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia (BC).
A total of 45 crew members were evacuated from the passenger ship MV Filipinas Dinagat, after a fire erupted onboard while the vessel was about 5.5 nm east off Binongkalan Point, Cebu, in the morning of 23 July 2020, the Philippine Coast Guard informed.
The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) was called to combat a fire that broke out onboard the Philippine-registered cargo vessel, MV Moreta Venture at the vicinity waters 1.2 nautical miles southwest off Marikaban Island, Batangas, on 20 July.
The ongoing fire onboard the USS Bonhomme was extinguished yesterday, July 16, when teams of military and civilian firefighters finally managed to put out the blaze.
At least seven boats have caught fire at a shipyard in the port of Bushehr in Iran, according to loca media. The fire has been contained, while no casualties were reported.
Attempts to tackle the fire on board the USS Bonhomme Richard Hundreds are continuing for the third day in a row at Naval Base San Diego in California.
After an explosion took place on a Navy ship in San Diego on July 13, over a dozen sailors, as well as several civilian were taken to hospital.
Following the explosion onboard the car carrier “Hoegh Xiamen” about a month ago in Jacksonville, Florida, its operator declared a constructive total loss.
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) launched the Engine Room Procedures Guide, to address the design, complexity, and arrangement of engine rooms and provide safety notes for the operations taking place.
On 16 June 2020, the Japanese cruise vessel “Asuka II” which was docked in Yokohama Port, near Tokyo reported a fire onboard its storage area on the top floor.
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