Turkish Cargo Ship Sinks Near Port of Ravenna, Italy

On 28/12/2014 at 0800 GMT, a Turkish ship (Gokbel), having 11 seafarers as crew, collided with a Belize flag vessel and sank. The collision occurred due to poor visibility just a mile from the Italian Adriatic port of Ravenna.

2014.12.29 - Turkish Cargo Ship Sinks Near Port of Ravenna, Italy

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Norman Atlantic in Fire North of Kerkyra, Greece

A fire broke out onboard the Ro-Ro passenger ship Norman Atlantic during early morning hours (0400-0600 Greece local time), while the vessel was north of Kerkyra, Greece close to Othonoi island. Onboard the vessel there are approximately 480 passengers. The vessel had departed from Igoumenista, Greece and was heading to Ancona, Italy.

2014.12.28 - Norman Atlantic in Fire North of Kerkyra, Greece Figure 01

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Serious Injury of Scaffolder Onboard Offshore Platform – Investigation Report

During the dismantling of scaffolding on Oseberg B 7 May 2009, a scaffolder was seriously injured as he fell 14 meters from the scaffolding and down on to the cellar deck. He was evacuated by rescue helicopter to Haukeland hospital in Bergen, and later died at the hospital.

2014.04.21 - Serious Injury of Scaffolder Onboard Offshore Platform - Investigation Report Figure 1

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Flammable Mists from Accidental Hydrocarbon Releases Offshore

Offshore oil and gas installations store and process very large inventories of different hydrocarbon mixtures. The crude oil/natural gas is pumped from the seabed and separated by distillation at different pressures and temperatures. Therefore the installations need to heat and pressurise the crude, which requires further non-process hydrocarbons for fuel and to act as lubrication and heat transfer fluids.

2014.04.09 - Flammable Mists from Accidental Hydrocarbon Releases Offshore

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NOPSEMA Annual Offshore Performance Report

The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) released yesterday its 2013 Annual offshore performance report; a yearly stocktake of risk management by the Australian offshore petroleum industry.

2014.04.09 - NOPSEMA Annual Offshore Performance Report

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Rosneft Starts Geophysical Surveys in Eastern Arctic

Aerial gravity-magnetic surveys began at the Yuzhno-Chukotsky License Area in the Eastern Arctic to establish the field’s subsurface structure. Rosneft and ExxonMobil have agreed to a framework for jointly exploring six license areas in the Chukchi and the Laptev Seas, namely the Ust-Lensky, Ust-Oleneksky, Anisinsko-Novosibirsky, Yuzhno-Chukotsky, and Severo-Vrangelevsky 1 and 2 areas. Three airplanes carrying magnetometric and gravimetric equipment will by the end of 2014 survey all the six license areas with a total area of 440,000 square meters.

2014.04.07 - Rosneft Starts Geophysical Surveys in Eastern Arctic Figure 1

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Crewmembers Missing After Cargo Ship Sinks

A Mongolian Flagged cargo ship sank off the southern coast of South Korea earlier today leaving 11 crewmembers missing.

2014.04.04 - Missing Crewmembers After Cargo Ship Sinks

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Container Ship Sinks after Colliding with Ferry in Indonesia

A container ship was sunk after colliding with a passenger vessel outside the Tanjung Perak Port, located in the city of Surabaya in Indonesia.

2014.04.02 - Container Ship Sinks after Colliding with Ferry in Indonesia

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Car carrier Baltic Breeze Collision with Fishing Vessel in Spain

Earlier today the Singapore flagged car carrier Baltic Breeze collided with a Spanish fishing vessel near the Port of Vigo in Spain.

2014.04.01 - Car carrier Baltic Breeze Collision with Fishing Vessel in Spain

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Cargo Ship Grounding at beach in Shaldon, UK

A 81 meter cargo ship grounded on the beach in the mouth of the River Teign a few days ago.

2014.04.01 - Cargo Ship Grounding at beach in Shaldon, UK

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