Cargo ship Aztec Maiden runs ground in Holland

The cargo vessel Aztec Maiden has run aground off the coast of Wijk aan Zee, near Amsterdam, Holland. The coastguard and tugs are in attendance and hope to re-float the vessel at high tide this afternoon. You can see the incident here on Ship Finder You can see the current position of the Aztec Maiden […]

Cargo ship Kayan 1 in trouble near Istanbul, Turkey

The Kayan 1, a 5,600 tones cargo ship, registered in Sierra Leone has run aground in bad weather near Istanbul, Turkey. Shipping around the Sea of Marmara and in the Bosporus is being adversely affected by the accident. The Kayan 1 is also reported to have brushed against the vessels┬áSlochterdiep and Adria Blu during the […]

Costa Concordia Runs Aground Giglio, Italy

Overnight the cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground on the island of Giglio off of the Tuscan coast in Italy. The vessel is reported to be listing 20 degrees and the 3,200 passengers and 1,000 crew were ordered to abandon ship. A huge rescue operation is underway and sadly it seems that a number of […]

Cargo Ship Rena Breaks in Two

The Cargo ship Rena broke in two overnight spilling containers and debris into the sea in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. The wreck was hit by 6m waves during the heaviest storms since she ran aground in October. There were still up to 800 containers onboard at the time of the storm. You can […]

MV Rena Taken by Nick Haslam