In the morning hours of 7 September, the Maltese-flagged luxury yacht ‘Kanga’ suffered a major fire while off the cruise port of Dubrovnik, Croatia, with nine crew members and four passengers onboard. Initial reports suggest an electrical failure triggered the fire.
The video depicts the German frigate ‘Sachsen’ suffering a missile explosion last week, during a training exercise off Norway, which resulted in minor injury of two crew members. ‘FGS Sachsen’ was operating with ‘FGS Lübeck’ near the Arctic Circle when it attempted to fire a Standard Missile 2 Block IIIA as part of the exercise.
A new video released online depicts the magnitude of the danger that two Houston Pilots encountered after their ship broke down and burst into flames, following collision with mooring dolphins. The two pilots, Captain McGee and Captain Phillips, were the receivers of the IMO’s Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea 2017, in July.
The video depicts a fire that erupted in the Barito River, south Kalimantan, Indonesia, in the early morning hours of 25 May. According to initial information, an oil spill caused the flow of the fire to spread into the river, damaging several ships that were berthed at the time.
The US Coast Guard is coordinating fuel removal and salvage operations for a fishing vessel that caught fire near Eureka. The case started Wednesday morning, when a crewmember from the distressed fishing vessel ‘Midori’ contacted another fishing vessel ‘Charlie D’, via cell phone, to report a fire aboard.
An evaluation by DNV has identified that approximately 60 percent of fires start in the engine room.
Number of Italy ferry fire victims rises amid fears more may be missing
2014 IMO Award for Bravery at Sea
A tanker off the southeast coast of Japan got fire after a massive explosion
Investigations are underway to work out what caused a collision between a cargo ship and a chemical-laden tanker off Korea’s southeast coast in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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