Ships losses in 2018, how many ships were lost?

In its annual Safety and Shipping Review, Allianz provided a statistics review of shipping incidents by year, by vessel type, by cause and by region, for the last decade (2009-2018). The report revealed that the number of total shipping losses have fallen significantly to 46, representing the lowest total this century.

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) – global business insurance company.

https://www.agcs.allianz.com/content/dam/onemarketing/agcs/agcs/reports/AGCS-Safety-Shipping-Review-2019.pdf

According to MB-FM statistics, at least 66 ships were lost. Major accidents information published by MB-FM may be incorrect in some cases, with regards to ships fate.

Ships lost in 2018, Summary

Global total losses of vessels over 100GT during 2018

 

No. Type and Name, IMO, dwt/gt, year built, flag Date Accident description Casualties
1 Cargo ship CHANGPING, MMSI 412328470, dwt 1799, flag China. Jan 2 Collision, sank 10 missing
2 General cargo ship JIN MING 16 HAO, Callsign BH3479, length 68 meters, flag Taiwan Jan 2 Beached, later reported lost
3 Crude oil tanker SANCHI, IMO 9356608, dwt 164154, built 2008, flag Panama Jan 6 Collision, fire, sank 32 casualties
4 Passenger ro-ro ship MESTRE SIMAO, IMO 9690482, GT 748, built 2013, flag Portugal Jan 6 Grounding, reported lost
5 JIAMING LUN of 588 GT, Taiwan Jan 11 Beached, broke in two, total loss
6 Cargo ship HONGFAN032, IMO 1572864, GT 1783, flag China Jan 13 Capsized, sank
7 General cargo ship BERRA G, IMO 8721349, dwt 3159, built 1985, flag Comoros Jan 19 Beached, broke in two
8 General cargo ship ITANINI, IMO 8627579, dwt 684, built 1986, flag Indonesia Jan 22 Sank 2 missing
9 General cargo ship CANCI LADJONI 3, IMO 8127311, dwt 3197, built 1983, flag Indonesia Jan 27 Sank
10 General cargo ship JIAN HONG 1, IMO 7914183, dwt 1600, built 1980, flag Mongolia Jan 28 Sank 8 missing
11 Offshore supply tug CABALLO ECLIPSE, IMO 8404331, GT 2906, built 1985, flag Mexico Jan 27 Capsized, sank
12 Cargo ship PINANG JAYA, MMSI 525077078, GT around 1000 tons, length 70 meters, flag Indonesia Jan 27 Sank 6 missing
13 Ro-ro cargo ship SAM OF YEMEN, IMO 8973679, GT 3621, built 1978, flag Yemen Feb 1 Sank
14 Offshore supply tug GALLEON ADVENTURER, IMO 7812579, dwt 700, built 1979, flag Trinidad Feb 1 Capsized 1 missing
15 General cargo ship ORCA, IMO 8693097, GT 310, built 2010, flag Ecuador Feb 18 Capsized, sank 1 casualty
16 Passenger ro-ro ship KAYONG UTARA, IMO 8656946, dwt 149, built 2007, flag Indonesia Feb 20 Capsized, sank 1casualty
17 General cargo ship BINH NGUYEN 86, IMO 8665648, dwt 1927, built 2008, flag Vietnam Feb 23 Sank
18 Hopper dredger SIRIUS HOJ, IMO 7032375, dwt 119 Mar 10 Capsized
19 Offshore supply tug LEIGH RIVER, IMO 7628679, dwt 1000 Mar 13 Sank
20 Hopper dredger JBB RONG CHANG 8, IMO 8783529, dwt 8460 Mar 21 Capsized 10 dead
21 General cargo ship BRITANNICA HAV, IMO 8506440, dwt 2289 Mar 20 Collision capsized
22 Cargo ship CHEN CHANG 332, MMSI 413905713, length 84 meters Mar 28 Collision, sank 3 missing
23 Cargo ship DA PU JIANG, MMSI 413352720, dwt 6335 Apr 6 Sank 1
24 Ro-ro cargo ship SHAHIN, IMO 8207848, GT 4759 Apr 8 Sank
25 Cargo ship SHENGSONG618, MMSI 413364090, length 106 meters Apr 24 Sank 3
26 HOKUSEN MARU No. 15, IMO,

8704494, dwt 1493

Apr 26 Sank 5
27 General cargo ship HONG PENG, MMSI 412206910, dwt 6941 May 16 Sank 6 missing
28 Car carrier AUTO BANNER, IMO 8608066, GT 54222 May 21 Major fire, ship total loss
29 General cargo ship CITRA MULIA 9, IMO 8118463, dwt 1955 May 23 Sank
30 Dredger BARLOVENTO PRIMERO, IMO 5299486, dwt 468 May 30 Sank
31 Bulk carrier SHENG MING, IMO 9109392, dwt 71122 May 28 Sank
32 General cargo ship ARISTA, IMO 8811039, dwt 652 (?) Jun 14 Capsized 13 dead 8 missing
33 Cargo ship PATHARA MARINE 6 Jun 13 Capsized, sank
34 Container ship SSL KOLKATA, IMO 9346574, dwt 13784 Jun 14 – ? Major fire, total loss
35 Product tanker SHINE LUCK, IMO 9047128, dwt 5245 Jun 14 Grounding, broke in two
36 Passenger ro-ro ship LESTARI MAJUNG, GT 749 Jul 3 Grounded to avoid sinking 12
37 General cargo ship AN PHU 868, IMO 9373060, dwt 1952 Jul 5 Abandoned, sinking
38 Cargo ship SHUN QIANG 2, MMSI 413350010 Jul 15 Collision, sank 10
39 General cargo ship CHIA MING NO.2, MMSI 416000034 Aug 10 Aground, abandoned
40 Passenger ro-ro ship KMP BANDENG, IMO 8994532, GT 401 Aug 14 Sank At least 10
41 Port tug SQUALL, MMSI 273388420, GT 117 Sep 8 Sank
42 Luxury yacht KANGA, IMO 9842425, GT 490 Sep 9 Fire, total loss
43 Ferry KM FUNGKA PERMATA V Sep 14 Fire, sank 18
44 General cargo ship HAO XIANG 19, MMSI 413419980, dwt 6532 Sep 25 Capsized
45 General cargo ship YING HAI, IMO 8122517, dwt 1455 Oct 2-3 Abandoned, sank
46 Cargo ship CHANG SHENG 3, MMSI 412430810, dwt 4234 Oct 6 Collision, sank
47 General cargo ship FOM, IMO 8100624, dwt 1766 Oct 13 Sank
48 Luxury yacht LALIBELA, IMO 8657859, GT 312 Oct 13 Fire total loss
49 Cargo ship HAI XING 566, MMSI 416036379, length 65 meters Oct 12 Sank
50 Landing craft LCT KARYA CAHAYA MAULIDA, IMO 8793093, GT 185 Oct 22 Sank
51 Landing craft LCT BATO TWIN, IMO 8945048, GT 120 Nov 4 Abandoned, sank
52 General cargo ship ANATOLIY KRASHENINNIKOV, IMO 8883006, displacement 748 Nov 9 Sank
53 Cargo ship HONGTAI16, IMO 8569355, length 97 meters Nov 17 Sank
54 Asphalt tanker DURBAN QUEEN, IMO 8310360, dwt 1369 Nov 20 Sank
55 General cargo ship MULTI PRIMA I, IMO 8824402, GT 678 Nov 22 Sank 7
56 Container ship HUAYUAN 9999, MMSI 413790009 Nov 26 Collision, sank
57 Cargo ship RUI XING LUN, MMSI 413270840, dwt 3308 Dec 8 Broke in two 2
58 Cargo ship YU HONG 998, MMSI 413800994, length 62 meters Dec 8 Sank 5
59 Cargo ship MAKMUR, MMSI 571018438, length 32 meters Dec 10 ? Collision
60 Product tanker KIT 95, IMO 9003885, dwt 730 Dec 18 Sinking, abandoned, total loss
61 Passenger ro-ro ship KANZAM EXPRESS, IMO 9137375, GT 272 Dec Found unmanned, sinking. Total loss.
62 Cargo ship YUSHENG366, MMSI, 412523170, dwt 980 Dec 24 Collision, sank
63 Deck cargo ship AMANDA, IMO 8695021, dwt 2400 Dec 25 Sank 1
64 Hopper dredger JBB YU HANG 67, IMO 9823508, dwt 8268 Dec 26 Capsized
65 Cargo ship DAHAIHONGYU, MMSI 412082056, length 76 meters Dec 26 Sank
66 Cargo ship FAN YANG 68, MMSI 413550850, GT 497 Dec 26 Sank

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