VIDEO: Russian bulker grounds off Cornwall

DECEMBER 18, 2018 — The U.K. Coastguard says that there will be an attempt later today to refloat a 180 m Russian bulk carrier that ran aground earlier this morning off Cornwall.

New Zealand ferry skipper sped, grounded on rock, got fined

NOVEMBER 16, 2018 — Maritime New Zealand reports that the skipper of one of Wellington’s East by West ferries, Iain David Wilson, has been fined NZ$1,688 (about US$1,160) after speeding and grounding

Master fell asleep on bridge, vessel grounded

OCTOBER 19, 2018 — The Swedish Accident Investigation Authority has issued its report on a September 2017 grounding of a 1980-built, 3,041 dwt aggregates carrier that occurred when the master was asleep

Ponant, captain fined after cruise ship grounds on uncharted rock

OCTOBER 3, 2018 — A New Zealand court has imposed fines on French cruise line Compagnie du Ponant and the master of its 264 passenger expedition cruise ship L’Austral following the January

“Good progress” in efforts to refloat ship aground in Orkney Islands

JULY 24, 2018 — Efforts to prepare for the refloating of a Wagenborg cargo ship grounded in the Orkney Islands since July 18 are continuing. The U.K. Maritime and Coastguard agency reports

NTSB reports on towboat grounding

JULY 17, 2018 — The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a Marine Accident Brief on a July 8, 2017, incident in which the uninspected towing vessel Eric Haney, owned by

Captain drank, left bridge unmanned: Vessel ran aground

JUNE 22, 2018 — A report just issued by the U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch underscores the case for simply keeping booze off ships. The MAIB report in question is on the

Fatigue blamed in Kirby ATB grounding in Canada

JUNE 1, 2018 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) yesterday released the report of its investigation of the October 2016 incident in which a Kirby Corporation articulated tug/barge grounded in

Chief Officer in grounding incident “overwhelmed”

MAY 10, 2018 — The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch has issued its report on the October 2017 grounding of the Barbados flagged,1992-built general cargo ship Islay Trader. During the morning of

NTSB finds hull fracture caused flooding of towing vessel

FEBRUARY 2, 2018 — The National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report on an October 26, 2016, incident in which the 1967-built Gore Marine Transportation Co. towing vessel Atlantic Raider grounded