Death Toll From Indonesian Ferry Fire Rises

By MarEx 2017-05-22 20:23:54

Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee announced Monday that it believes that the deadly fire aboard the ro/pax ferry Mutiara Sentosa 1 originated in a...


Freighter Destroys Container Crane at Port of Abidjan

By MarEx 2017-05-22 15:33:05

On Thursday, the geared bulker Da Zhi allided with a container gantry crane at the port of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, causing it to collapse. According to maritime...


Indonesian Car Ferry Catches Fire Off East Java

By MarEx 2017-05-19 16:59:17

The ro/pax ferry Mutiara Sentosa 1 suffered a serious fire on Friday evening during a transit of the waters of the Masalembo, the Southeast Asian equivalent of the Bermuda...


Remains of Second Sewol Victim Confirmed

By MarEx 2017-05-19 13:43:53

On Friday, the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries announced that the National Institute of Scientific Investigation has confirmed the identity of a student whose remains...


Video: Explosions Kill Seven at Cartagena Shipyards

By MarEx 2017-05-18 13:28:48

On Wednesday, a series of explosions tore through two barges at two different shipyards near Cartagena, Columbia, killing seven and wounded 23.  A spokesperson for...


Fire Closes Part of Samsung Heavy Industries Shipyard

By MarEx 2017-05-17 20:48:46

On Wednesday, a fire broke out at Samsung Heavy Industries' main Geoje shipyard, the scene of a fatal crane accident earlier this month.  According to Korean...


Search Begins for Caligula's Third Pleasure Ship

By MarEx 2017-05-16 13:38:52

A team of archaeologists, environmental protection officials and police divers are searching for the third pleasure boat of Roman emperor Caligula, who is still remembered...


Search Team Finds More Remains in Sewol's Cabins

By MarEx 2017-05-15 21:25:07

The South Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said in a statement Saturday that search crews have recovered more suspected human bones from within the wreck of the ferry...


Video: Ro/Ro Crew Extinguishes Truck Fire

By MarEx 2017-05-15 19:02:01

At 0200 hours on Sunday, a refrigerated truck caught fire on the Italian ro/pax cargo ferry Guissepe Sa about 25 nm off the coast of Olbia, a seaport on the northeastern...


Despite Warnings, Nickel Ore Cargo Dangers Persist

By MarEx 2017-05-15 17:12:16

Despite years of warnings about the risk of cargo liquefaction in shipments of bulk nickel ore, terminals in the Philippines continue to load dangerously wet cargoes, says...

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