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Flashback in maritime history: Ocean Ranger oil Rig disaster 15 Feb 1982

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) During the winter of 1982, the world’s largest mobile offshore drilling unit, the Ocean Ranger, was drilling for oil off the Newfoundland coast....

Flashback in maritime history: Sinking of SS Marine Electric, 12 February 1983 (Video)

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The SS Marine Electric sank during a storm in the North Atlantic on 12 February 1983. Of the 34 crew members on board, three...

UK MAIB investigation report – Grounding of the Ro-Ro ferry Seatruck Performance

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 8 May 2019, the Isle of Man registered roll-on/roll-of (ro-ro) freight ferry Seatruck Performance grounded while transiting the Greenore Channel in Carlingford...

Flashback in maritime history – Car ferry Tampo Mas II, fire and sinking 27 Jan 1981

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Fire broke out on the Indonesian car ferry TampoMas II off Kalimantan. The official death toll was 431, but with many passengers unregistered or...

Flashback in Maritime History – the “Cimbria” disaster 19 Jan 1883 – the Story of the “German Titanic”

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Until the “Titanic” sank in 1912, the tragedy of the Hapag steamship “Cimbria” was regarded as the largest civilian maritime disaster of all...

Flashback in maritime history - Costa Concordia grounding, sinking and 32 fatalities, 13 Jan 2012

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 13 January 2012 at 21:45, Costa Concordia struck a rock in the Tyrrhenian Sea just off the eastern shore of Isola del Giglio. This tore open a 50 m (160 ft)...

Flashback in maritime history – The Afrique passenger ship sinking with 575 fatalities, 12 Jan 1920

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Afrique was a passenger ship of the French shipping company Compagnie des Chargeurs Réunis, which from 1908 to 1920, traded between French territories of French West Africa, French Equatorial Africa, and Post of Bordeaux in the...

One dead, 5 crew injured onboard Heavy Lift Ship transporting Offshore processing ship. Probable alcohol poisoning

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) South African rescue agencies responded to a request for assistance from the heavy lift ship BOKA Vanguard, which reported a fatal accident...

Malta – Marine Safety Investigation into engine room fatality on MV Khosrov Bey

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Transport Malta issued the report of its investigation of the fatal engine room fall of the second engineer on 3 November...

UK MAIB investigation report – Explosion and fire on chemical tanker Stolt Groenland

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) On 17 August 2019, Stolt Groenland, a Cayman Islands registered chemical/ products tanker operated by Stolt Tankers B.V. sailed from Houston, USA for...
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