SS Sultana (1865)

SS Sultana (1865)
Accidents, human error, harsh weather, and actions during wartime are among the things that could cause a ship to sink to the bottom. While some nautical disasters, such as the sinking of the Titanic, have captured the popular imagination, there...
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The Series Of Major Shipwrecks

The Series Of Major Shipwrecks
Being one of the most significant industries in the world, the Maritime industry is not new to the threats and problems it faces daily. This never-ending industry has not only bought a wonderland full of possibilities but also the dangers one can ever experience. We...
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Odyssey Oil Spill

Odyssey Oil Spill
Oil spills have been one of the major concerns of the maritime world. Oil spills can have a disastrous impact on social, economic, and environmental consequences. In our series of major oil spills in the history of maritime, we have already seen four of the major and...
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Atlantic Empress Oil Spill

Atlantic Empress Oil Spill
In our series of major oil spills in the history of maritime, we have seen three of the major and devastating oil spills. The next one on our list is the Atlantic Empress Oil Spill which is considered to be the largest ship-based oil spill in the world. The Caribbean...
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Ixtoc I Oil Spill

Ixtoc I Oil Spill
The next one on our list of major oil spills in the history of maritime is Ixtoc I oil spill explosion. Following the coverage of the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout and oil spill in the Gulf describes the disaster as unprecedented when, in fact, it is not....
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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Did you ever see the reaction on someone’s face when they hear the word ‘EXPLOSION’ or when they actually witness the ‘EXPLOSION’? A lot of us must have heard or experienced it and as devastating as it is, it leaves an ever-lasting impact not only on the lives but on...
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