Archive of: Fires & Explosions

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Michigan car ferry catches fire, goes out of service

Michigan car ferry catches fire, goes out of service

The four-vehicle cable ferry Charlevoix was taken out of service over the weekend after being damaged by a vehicle fire on board

Web Bulletin 2015

Onboard systems extinguish Carnival Liberty fire

The engine-room fire started while the cruise ship was moored in St. Thomas

Web Bulletin 2015

Coast Guard medevacs crewman from burning vessel off Texas

The man suffers smoke inhalation in a fire aboard M/V Miss Geri

Web Bulletin 2015
Fire breaks out on Royal Caribbean ship in Jamaica

Fire breaks out on Royal Caribbean ship in Jamaica

One crewmember suffers burns in the incident aboard Freedom of the Seas

Web Bulletin 2015

Barge ruptures, catches fire after collision near Houston (UPDATE, with VIDEO)

Three barges are damaged, including one carrying 1 million gallons of naphtha

Web Bulletin 2015

TSB investigating fire aboard containership

The incident on Cap Blanche resulted from a fuel spill in the generator room

Web Bulletin 2015

Towboat captain sentenced to 6 months in prison for fatal Chicago barge explosion

A judge has sentenced an Illinois towboat captain to six months in prison for a negligent manslaughter conviction related to a 2005 barge explosion in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Web Bulletin 2015
Two hospitalized after fire aboard Ohio River towboat

Two hospitalized after fire aboard Ohio River towboat

The vessel was moving barges near Bellaire, Ohio, when the incident occurred

Web Bulletin 2015

Cargo ship at N.Y. pier after fire at sea

The 360-foot Grey Shark was bound for the Caribbean when it was forced to return

Web Bulletin 2015

NTSB: Captain killed in pipeline blast had incomplete navigational data

The company that owned Shanon E. Settoon failed to provide complete navigational information to the captain prior to the towboat striking a submerged pipeline, the Natioanal Transportation Safety Board said.

Web Bulletin 2015
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