Tag Archives: collision

Sunday Special: big ships near miss . .

Sunday special – a very, very near miss, with the camera on a vessel at anchor, while the vessel under way passes extremely . . . more by luck than…

MSC & Maersk vessels collide at Callao, Chile

MSC & Maersk manage a scrape at the Chilean port of Callao – 4,258 TEU Laura Maersk and 11,000 TEU MSC Shuba B collided while maneuvering close to the quay,…

Tanker Dream II collides ULCS MSC Alexandra in Singapore Strait

At about 23:01 hrs LT (15:01 UTC) on 3rd Aug 2016, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) was notified of a collision. VLCC (Very Large Crude Carrier) Dream II…

Celebrity Infinity takes out Alaskan dock in 45 knot breeze:

Cruise ship Celebrity Infinity allided with a dock in Ketchikan, Alaska Wind in the area was reported to be gusting to around 45 miles per hour as the cruise ship…

Hit and Run on the way to scrapping – Malaysia

A German-owned containership, the 2,732 TEU Elbwolf, bound for scrapping in South Asia, was detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) after the crew were accused of a hit…

Freighter hits transporter bridge on Keil Canal, 8 January 2016

General cargo vessel EVERT PRAHM rammed transporter bridge in Rendsburg, Eider river, Kiel Canal, in the morning Jan 8. Vessel and bridge suffered considerable damage. The Canal was cklosed to…

City of Rotterdam heads to Tyne for repairs; 23rd December 2015

After the collision in the Humber with DFDS Primula Seaways, car carrier City of Rotterdam heads for the Tyne for repairs (new pictures):

2 ships collide in Humber Approaches, evening of 3rd Dec 2015

Car Carrier City of Rotterdam and DFDS ro-ro ferry Primula Seaways collided in the Humber approaches, around 8pm, 3rd December 2015:

Dredger Shoreway fatal collision verdict:

Chief mate of the dredger Shoreway, Gerardus Chapel, was sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court after last’s year fatal collision between the dredger and a yacht, off the coast at Felixstowe.

Dover Seaways hits the wall, 9th November 2014

DFDS ferry Dover Seaways struck the outer harbour wall when leaving Dover on her 0800 sailing for Dunkerque, on Sunday, 9th November 2014. 4 people were taken to hospital, with…

Bergen bump for Mein Schiff 1

The seismic survey vessel Princess Marseilles had a little difficulty while mooring on Sunday in Bergen, Norway. The ship on the receiving end is the cruise ship Mein Schiff 1….

Shoreway and yacht collision: AIS track animation

Here’s the latest on the collision between a yacht and the dredger Shoreway: an animation showing the ships track, and revealing just how quickly rescue craft reached the scene: Please…

Woman missing in dredger and yacht collision off Felixstowe

A woman is missing after the dredger Shoreway and a yacht collided about 1 mile off the coast at Felixstowe, Suffolk, UK. The accident happened at about 1.30pm on Sunday,…

Kiel Canal reopened after Siderfly moved

Here’s an interesting short film by Dieter Kobrock, showing the damaged vessel Siderfly now anchored to the bank of the Kiel Canal and awaiting recovery.

Phillipines Ferry Collision – raw footage:

Over 30 people have died and around 170 are missing after a ferry collided with a cargo ship in the Philippines. More than 600 survivors have now been rescued since…

Cyprus Cement collides with marina . .

Saturday, July 6th, while leaving the port of Levanger, Trondheimsfjorden, Norway, the bulk carrier Cyprus Cement apparently encountered propulsion problems and drove astern into the Levanger Marina, causing serious damage.

Aegean collision, July 4th . . video + photos

Hellenic Coastguards have reported a collision incident in the sea area southwest of Cape Fasa, between the Maltese flagged freighter KATHERINE and the Panamanian flagged freighter BARU SATU. KATHERINE had…