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P&O Ferry Pride of Kent grounds inside Calais harbour, 10 December 2017

The Port of Calais has been forced to close due to heavy weather after a passenger ferry ran aground. A total of 316 people, including 208 passengers, are reported to…

CSCL Jupiter comes off the putty

After some hard work by a whole flotilla of tugs, the grounded CSCL Jupiter finally comes off the mud in the River Scheldt. Filmed by Shipping/Harbours

CSCL Jupiter grounds in the Scheldt – drone video:

The 366 metre CSCL Jupiter grounded in the River Scheldt on the morning on Monday, 14th August, 2017. She was hauled off by tugs as the tide was rising later…

Transocean Winner aground at Dalmore, Isle of Lewis:

Transocean Winner aground at Dalmore, Isle of Lewis, after breaking her towline while in heavy weather. No crew were aboard, and there have been no injuries. Some diesel fuel is…

Maersk Shams grounds in Suez Canal, 5th July 2016

10,000 TEU boxship Maersk Shams ran aground while transiting the Suez Canal, 5th July 2016.

ULCS APL Vanda grounds outside Southampton, 14 Feb 2016

Ultra Large Container Ship APL Vanda went aground in Southampton Water, around 21.40 Saturday 13th February 2016:

CSCL Indian Ocean grounds in the Elbe; 4 Feb 2016

At around 21.30 local time, the 19,100 TEU, 400m long CSCL Indian Ocean ran aground in the River Elbe, just downstream from Hamburg. Update at 17.00 (UK), 4 Feb 2016:…

150,000 DWT crude oil tanker Tokyo Spirit runs aground near Lisbon

A Bahamas-flagged crude oil tanker owned by Teekay Tankers grounded Saturday in stormy weather near Lisbon, Portugal just outside the breakwater at the Cascais marina. Unladen 150,000 DWT crude oil…

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…

Susan Maersk grounding closes Suez for several hours on 18th Apl 2015

Europe-bound container ship Susan Maersk went aground whilst in the Suez Canal on Saturday morning, causing delays on the main East-West cargo route.

The moment she runs aground . . . Wednesday, 1st April

New York: A 600-foot bulker ran aground on the Delaware River near Burlington City, New Jersey, on Wednesday. The Meadway Shipping & Trading owned bulk carrier, Agia Irini, (57,017 dwt,…

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 – watch as she went aground:

AIS technology firm SRT Marine Technology was able to recreate the actual movements of the Höegh Osaka as she departed Southampton and eventually beached herself on Brambles Bank utilizing their…

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…

Hansa Constitution runs aground, Hong Kong

The 2,810 TEU Hansa Constitution ran aground near the Stanley Ho Sports Centre in Pokfulam, Hong Kong just after 1 p.m. local time, 6th April 2014. She dropped anchor to…

MV Luno breaks up on rock breakwater

The Spanish cargo ship Luno broke in half on a breakwater near Bayonne on the Atlantic coast of France. Drifting after her engine failed, the Luno crashed into the breakwater…