On 30th December, during the early hours of Monday, the 6,300 passenger capacity cruise ship, MSC Grandiosa allided with pier at the port of Palermo.
The ship, which was carrying containers, was on its way from Kaohsiung city to Busan Korea when it sank near the Penghu archipelago. The crew of a Taiwanese cargo ship had to be rescued after the ship developed a list and sank in the Taiwanese Strait on Wednesday.
Following collision of container ships in Karachi Port on Monday, Karachi Port Trust (KPT) had ordered an investigation and suspended port operations until fallen containers were cleared from the water.
The Taiwanese cargo ship S.S. Taipei ran aground off the coast of Taiwan recently broke apart and became stranded on a reef near Shihmen in New Taipei City, causing a massive oil slick.
Watch an amazing video of a cargo ship carrying wooden logs stuck in storm and listing at 45 degrees. The ship’s crew plays a heroic part to save the ship by releasing the logs into the sea.
Watch this shocking video of a tugboat which capsizes while pulling a barge along with a man inside. Luckily no one was killed as the trapped man is rescued by a Kayaker.
A real shocking video of the launch of a fast rescue craft going terribly wrong. The launching process turns out to be a disaster, as the craft almost tips, throwing the people overboard. The ship’s crew miserably fails to attend the man overboard situation.
Earlier this year, a 57,000-tonne bulk carrier “Beks Halil” steaming out of Singapore collided with a smaller bulk carrier while passing the Strait of Singapore. Watch the real accident caught on tape.