Tag Archives: damage

YM Efficiency loses 83 containers off Australian coast:

Conatiner ship YM Efficiency situated off the coast at Dee Why (northern Sydney, Australia) after losing 83 containers off the Newcastle coast:

Manhattan Bridge fatality: K Line blames boiler backfire, 21 January 2016

After an engine room explosion which killed one crew member on 19th January, owners K Line say a boiler backfire was to blame.

Dredger UKD Orca and feeder Elisabeth sailing, 15 May 2016

Dredger UKD Orca sailing after working at Ipswich, and feeder liner Elisabeth sailing from Felixstowe, sunny morning of 15th May, 2016.

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…

Hanjin Green Earth catches fire south of Suez Canal

The Suez Canal Authority said that the 13,000-teu Hanjin Green Earth was 48 km to the south of the canal when some containers caught fire. The flames were extinguished after…

Hoegh Osaka returns to Southampton without capsizing . .

Vehicle carrier Hoegh Osaka returned to ABP’s port of Southampton on the 28th April 2015, after a period out of service for repairs. She managed to avoid tipping over this…

New Channel Islands ferry out of service after fender crash

Condor Ferries brand new high speed ferry, Condor Liberation, is out of service for 2 day while repairs are made after she sung into a fender while coming alongside at…

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.

Hoegh Osaka sails for repair – 10th February, 2015

The car carrier Hoegh Osaka was able to leave Southampton for Falmouth, where she will be repaired after the January grounding before returning to service – filmed by Patrica Dempsey…

Hoegh Osaka grounding – UK Maritime Pilots statement

Captain Don Cockrill, Chairman of the UK Maritime Pilots Association released this statement about the Hoegh Osaka grounding: Maritime pilotage is the core profession within UK ports and coastal waters…

Cruise liner to take on North West Passage:

1076 passenger luxury cruise liner Crystal Serenity is due to transit the North West Passage in late August, 2016 – will this mark a new mass tourism invasion of a…

Sea Action: Icelandic rescue in stormy seas

A startling and dramatic view of a helicopter rescue by Icelandic rescue services, in storm seas, back in late 2012.

On the rocks and sinking: YUSUF CEPNIOGLU, Mykonos, 8/3/2014

The 538 TEU container ship Yusef Cepnioglu, built in 1995 and previously operated by Feedlink as Nordsea Trader, has gone aground on the rocks at Mykonos, Greece. !2 of the…

Cape Elise moved to repair yard by tugs:

Thanks to Dougie Coull for this outstanding video of tanker Cape Elise being moved to Inchgreen Repair Dock on the 1st March. she was damaged on deck and lost power…

World record: 520 containers overboard from Svendborg Maersk

Instead of the 50 containers first reported, and the 200 – 300 later guessed at, cargo surveyors at the port of Malaga estimated a total of around 520 boxes lost…

Valentines Day box crash for Svendborg Maersk

Maersk lines Svendborg Maersk, a 91,560 Gross Ton container ship loading up to 8680 TEU, and built in 1998, lost an undisclosed number of containers overboard, and suffered a small…

RAF & RNLI rescue French fishermen:

Padstow RNLI lifeboat was called out just after 4 p.m. Saturday to assist a French trawler that was in difficulties due to the weather. The fishing vessel had been struck…

Storm-damaged Maersk Stepnica in Felixstowe

8,750 TEU Maersk Stepnica has been diverted from her regular run into Felixstowe so that salvage can be carried out on stacks of containers badly damaged as she was passing…

Arrested vessel sinks – Rhodes

Film of the small cargo carrier, NOUR M being pounded against a quay wall at Rodes. Accoring to Greek media the ship and her crew had been intercepted and detained…

Archives: Crane demolished at Felixstowe:

From the Shipping TV archives – one of Felixstowe’s 20 year-old quayside dinoaurs being demolished back in 2012. . .

Costa Concordia parbuckle animation . . .

If you’ve been watching the Costa Concordia being raised, and want a simple guide as to how this complex and expensive operation works, here’s a great animation: