Latest accidents: Caribbean, Japan, North sea

Bulk carrier aground, Caribbean
Bulk carrier ran aground while leaving port in the morning Mar 13, in the morning Mar 14 was still aground.
General cargo ship disabled, anchored, Japan
Chinese general cargo ship suffered engine failure, was anchored in the evening Mar 13, in the morning Mar 14 remained in the same position.
German freighter disabled, under tow, North sea
German general cargo ship was disabled early Mar 13 in North sea, tug took her on tow aearly Mar 14, to tow to port of destination, ETA Mar 15.



My name is Mikhail Voytenko, I’m Russian, professional merchant marine navigator, by education and former experience. I own and run Maritime Bulletin website for more than 10 years. I've been involved in solving a number of piracy hijack cases, including the hijack of ro-ro FAINA, loaded with tanks. It was me who made public, and unravel, freighter ARCTIC SEA mystery. I've been also closely involved in a number of maritime disaster, one of them being MSC FLAMINIA major fire.