Casualties – Cruise Liner MSC ARMONIA fire aboard – 10.06.2024

On Monday 10th June, 2024, a fire broke out aboard the cruise liner MSC ARMONIA while she was manoeuvring to berth at the Venice Intermodal Terminal for a scheduled port of call visit. Around 0630 hrs flames and smoke were coming out from the laundry room of which at no time guests were in danger, […]

Casualties – Fire aboard FSO LEONIS offshore Sicily – 24.07.2023

Last Monday 24th July,2023 the 1994 built Floating, Storage and Offload(FSO) tanker LEONIS, part of the Vega mining field managed by Edison and Eni, reported Fire Aboard. Fire was quickly extinguished by joint efforts of FSO personnel and Italian agencies responsible for safety at sea. Not much details available, understood fire was sparked off by […]

Casualties – Turkish Cargo Ship GOKBEL sinks – 28.12.2014

On the morning of Sunday 28th December, 2014 around 0830 hrs the 2011 built Turkish general cargo ship GOKBEL with 11 crew collided with the 1991 built general cargo ship LADY AZIZA and sank in poor visibility just a mile from the Italian Adriatic port of Ravenna. Guardia Costiera (Italian Coast Guard) Capitano Di Vascello […]

Beirut Blast – Countries united in sending Humanitarian Aid – 07.08.2020

Countries and international organisations have lined up to help Lebanon after a massive warehouse explosion sent a shockwave across Beirut, killing at least 154 and injuring over 5,000 persons. Also it destroyed 3 hospitals, major PPE Stores and Lebanon’s major grain store, triggering food crisis worries. Bahraini officials load medical aid and ground support equipment […]

Accident – Vehicle on fire aboard ropax CRUISE BONARIA – 18.06.2020

On Thursday 18th June, 2020 the ropax CRUISE BONARIA reported a cargo deck fire. The accident occurred upon her arrival at Olbia, Sardegna from Livorno (mainland Italy). The fire erupted in a refrigerator truck and was caused by a shortcut. Reportedly, thick black smoke billowed from the vehicle deck and up to the upper decks. […]

Casualties – Grimaldi’s EUROCARGO TRIESTE fire – 21.11.2019

The 1997 built ro/ro cargo ship EUROCARGO TRIESTE suffered fire in engine room shortly after she left Livorno, Italy around 0130 UTC on Thursday November 21st. According to reports the engine room was sealed and fire fighting flooding system was activated. At the time of the incident the ship was around 4 nautical miles off […]