Wednesday, December 2, 2020
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Two Seriously Injured in Lifeboat Drill Accident in Vancouver -Report

Two crew members of bulk carrier were seriously injured Tuesday when a lifeboat released during a drill in Vancouver’s English Bay, Canada’s CBC has reported. The accident occurred around 1:15...

5 hours ago
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Conception Dive Boat Captain Charged with Seaman’s Manslaughter

The captain of the Conception dive boat that caught fire last year near Santa Cruz Island, resulting in the deaths of 33 passengers and one crew member, has been indicted by...

6 hours ago
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Massive Cargo Loss: Estimated 1,900 Containers Lost or Damaged on ONE Apus

Yesterday we reported that the containership ONE Apus lost a “significant” number of containers overboard during a storm in the mid-Pacific. Today we’re learning more about just how many were...

7 hours ago
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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Update: Vendée Globe Skipper Rescued from Liferaft

A Vendée Globe skipper who activated his emergency beacon and abandoned ship has been rescued some 840 nautical miles southwest of Cape Town. Skipper Kevin Escoffier, 40, was racing in...

December 1, 2020
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Monday, November 30, 2020

Navy to Scrap USS Bonhomme Richard After Fire

The U.S. Navy has decided to scrap the amphibious landing dock USS Bonhomme Richard due to extensive damage from last July’s fire at Naval Base San Diego. The Navy said...

November 30, 2020
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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Photos: Section One of Golden Ray Wreck Cut and Lifted Onto Barge

Crews have finished cutting and lifting the first section of the wreck of the Golden Ray, marking a major milestone in the wreck removal project. Preparations are now underway for...

November 29, 2020
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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

First Cut in Golden Ray Salvage Progresses Through Keel

Responders are continuing with the first cut in the salvage of the Golden Ray car carrier in St. Simons Sound, Georgia, the St. Simons Sound Incident Command said Wednesday in...

November 25, 2020
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Mariners Rescued from Disabled Barge Off Rhode Island

Three mariners were rescued from a disabled barge off the coast of Point Judith, Rhode Island on Wednesday after their tug sank. The U.S. Coast Guard reports that watchstanders at...

November 25, 2020
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Oil Tanker Hit by Blast at Saudi Terminal in Red Sea

The ship’s manager confirms the Maltese-flagged MT Agrari was hit by an unknown source about one meter above the waterline, causing a breach. The vessel is reported stable. By Jonathan...

November 25, 2020
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Search Called Off for Missing Fishermen Off Cape Cod

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the active search for four missing fishermen off the coast of Massachusetts after 38 hours and more than 2,000 square miles searched. Watchstanders from the...

November 25, 2020
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

NTSB Cites Pilot Error in Tugboat’s Allision with Wharf

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has issued a marine accident brief related to its investigation into last year’s accident involving the G.M. McAllister striking a wharf on the Elizabeth...

November 24, 2020
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Containership Grounds Next to Wrecked Containership in Singapore Strait

A bizarre incident in the Singapore Strait this week as a containership apparently grounded next to (and possibly struck) a second grounded containership that has been shipwrecked in the area...

November 24, 2020
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Tug Crew Member Missing After Falling Overboard During Transfer

A 42-year-old man is missing after failing overboard while transferring from a commercial tug to a barge near Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida on Sunday. The Coast Guard suspended the...

November 24, 2020
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Monday, November 23, 2020

HM Coastguard Ends Search for Two Missing Fishermen Off England’s Coast

The HM Coastguard has ended a major search and rescue operation for two missing fisherman after their vessel sank Saturday morning off Newhaven, England. A third crew member was found...

November 23, 2020
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Four Missing After Commercial Fishing Vessel ‘Emmy Rose’ Sinks Off Massachusetts; Search to Continue Overnight

Update – The search is continuing on Tuesday. The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for four fishermen after their vessel’s EPIRB went off approximately 20 miles northeast of Provincetown, Massachusetts...

November 23, 2020
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Sunday, November 22, 2020

Update: Passenger Ferry Viking Grace Refloated in Aland Islands

Update: A rescue tug was able to pull the Viking Grace from the rocks early Sunday morning at around 3:40 a.m. The vessel later docked in Mariehamn where passengers were...

November 22, 2020
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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

VIDEO: Containership Capsizes Dockside in Indonesia

Video shows the moment the cargo ship MV Mentari Crystal capsized and partially sank at the Teluk Lamong Terminal at the Port of Tanjung Perak in Indonesia on November 16,...

November 18, 2020
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Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Inadequate Preload Procedure Caused Kristin Faye Liftboat to Overturn -NTSB

The Kristin Faye tilting over into the water with two crewmembers on the starboard side of the bow. Source: Sanare Energy Partners, LLC The National Transportation Safety Board identified an...

November 17, 2020
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Friday, November 13, 2020

Weld Failure on Mooring Equipment Led to Barge Striking Fishing Pier -NTSB

The failure of a weld ultimately led to a barge breaking loose from its mooring and heavily damaging a pier in Hampton, Virginia, the National Transportation Safety Board said in...

November 13, 2020
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Monday, November 9, 2020

VB10000 Starts Cutting Golden Ray Wreck

The heavy lift vessel VB10000 began cutting the Golden Ray on Friday more than a year after the car carrier wrecked in St. Simons Sound, Georgia. The St. Simons Sound...

November 9, 2020
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