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Pirates fire upon Stolt-Nielsen’s chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden

Pirates fire upon Stolt-Nielsen’s chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden

  A Stolt-Nielsen chemical tanker sustained minor damages over the weekend after armed guards aboard Stolt Apal and pirates engaged in a brief gun battle while the...

VIDEO: Fire guts NNPC gas station in Lagos

VIDEO: Fire guts NNPC gas station in Lagos

  Fire gutted a petrol station belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in the Ogba, Ikeja area of Lagos.  The fire outbreak which started...

Ship catches fire in Gulf of Aden

Ship catches fire in Gulf of Aden

  A fire broke out onboard a Panamax bulk carrier while the ship was sailing in the Gulf of Aden. The incident involving the 82,600 dwt BW Acorn — operated by...

Containership hit by fire off Mozambique 

Containership hit by fire off Mozambique 

  A fire broke out in the engine room of the Sub Panamax containership EM Oinousses while the ship was sailing from Maputo to Mombasa on Monday, January 20, 2020....

Russia's aircraft carrier catches fire

Russia’s aircraft carrier catches fire

  Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, caught fire on Thursday during maintenance work in Russia’s Arctic port in Murmansk, and two soldiers...

Grimaldi ship catches fire off Italy

Grimaldi ship catches fire off Italy

  A roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) ferry operated by Italian Grimaldi Group caught fire off the coast of Livorno on Thursday. At the time of the incident, the 20,198 GT...

Sierra Leone-flagged freighter catches fire off South Korea

Sierra Leone-flagged freighter catches fire off South Korea

  A Sierra Leone-flagged freighter with 13 Russian crew aboard caught fire while transiting the Sea of Japan, near the South Korean Port of Pohang, on Sunday.  The...

Train derails, catches fire in Bangladesh

Train derails, catches fire in Bangladesh

  Rail services in parts of Bangladesh including capital Dhaka were on Thursday suspended after six compartments of a train derailed following a devastating engine...

Ship catches fire off Singapore

Ship catches fire off Singapore

  All 18 crew of Panama-flagged tanker Hoyu are safe after a fire broke on the vessel in Singapore waters on Thursday. The 8,925 dwt chemical/products tanker, owned...

73 confirmed dead in Pakistani train fire

73 confirmed dead in Pakistani train fire

  A fire swept through a Pakistani train on Thursday, killing 73 people and injuring nearly 40 after a gas canister that passengers were using to cook breakfast...

Russia opens fire on North Korean fishing boat; detains 21 for alleged poaching

Russia opens fire on North Korean fishing boat; detains 21 for alleged poaching

  Russian border guards opened fire on a North Korean fishing boat and detained 21 crew for alleged poaching in the Sea of Japan, the Federal Security Service was...

Liberian ship catches fire in Norway 

Liberian ship catches fire in Norway 

A Liberian-flagged tanker caught fire while moored at the Sture terminal in Norway on September 13. According to Norwegian oil major Equinor, the fire broke out in the...