The crew of the DFDS ship BRITANNIA SEAWAYS receives the award for the courage displayed in a vehement fire on board in 2013.
Archives for June 2014
A ferry while leaving a port crashes with another ship resulting in total destruction of one of its lifeboat, which almost breaks into pieces before falling in the water.
The Port of Long Beach was recognized Tuesday, June 17, as the “Best Green Seaport” in the world at the 28th annual Asian Freight & Supply Chain Awards hosted in Shanghai, China, by the Cargonews Asia shipping trade publication.
London Gateway, a development on the north bank of the River Thames in Thurrock, Essex, comprises of a deep-water port, which is able to handle the biggest container ships in the world, as well as one of Europe’s largest logistics parks, providing access by road and railways to London and the rest of Great Britain.
USDOT HAZMAT placards and other markings indicate the type of material being transported and provide critical information to emergency responders about associated risks.
The blowout preventer that was intended to shut off the flow of high-pressure oil and gas from the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico during the disaster on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig on April 20, 2010, failed to seal the well because drill pipe buckled for reasons the offshore drilling industry remains largely unaware of.
In a surprising incident, a fluke from a ship’s extremely heavy anchor broke as a result of dragging during anchorage. Fortunately, there was no accident.
During various cargo operations, two different manoeuvres have recently caused close calls where the cargo hook and associated equipment have fallen free.
The IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu expresses his support and appreciation for the work of seafarers around the world.