Tuesday, July 27, 2021

ITF Calls Out the Criminalization of Seafarers on Anniversary of Wakashio Grounding

Now one year since the Wakashio ran aground in Mauritius, the International Transport Workers’ Federation is calling for the immediate release and repatriation of its crew members who are still...

16 mins ago
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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Training Ship Kennedy Involved in Near-Grounding Incident in St. Thomas -Report

A near-grounding incident involving the Massachusetts Maritime Academy training ship TS Kennedy is under review after video posted online shows the ship coming perilously close to rocks in St. Thomas...

July 21, 2021
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Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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MAIB Issues Investigation Report on ‘Catastrophic’ Stolt Groenland Explosion in Korea

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has issued its investigation report on the 2019 explosion and and fire on board the chemical tanker Stolt Groenland in Ulsan, South Korea. Footage...

July 20, 2021
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Monday, July 19, 2021
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Grounded ‘American Jazz’ Freed on Lake Barkley

The riverboat American Jazz was refloated on Friday more than a week after it grounded in Lake Barkley in Cadiz, Kentucky. The Lake Barkley Grounding Unified Command reports the vessel...

July 19, 2021
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Friday, July 16, 2021
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3 Charged Over 2018 Duck Boat Sinking on Table Rock Lake

The captain of a World War II-era duck boat and two other employees at “Ride the Ducks Branson” have been hit with criminal charges in relation to the sinking of...

July 16, 2021
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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Coast Guard Seeks Public’s Help Developing Mass Casualty at Sea Lifesaving Device

Here’s a scenario for you… a cruise ship is sinking at sea and hundreds, if not thousands of people are in need of immediate rescue. Due to conditions, lifeboats are...

July 13, 2021
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X-Press Pearl Insurers Make Initial $3.6 Million Compensation Payment

The insurers of the X-Press Pearl have made an initial payment of $3.6 million to the Sri Lankan government to help compensate for the ship’s fire and sinking, the ship’s...

July 13, 2021
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Monday, July 12, 2021
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Lake Barkley Cruise Ship Salvage Continues

A unified command is continuing to work on a salvage plan for the grounded American Jazz cruise ship on Lake Barkley near Cadiz, Kentucky. Dive operations were approved Sunday to...

July 12, 2021
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Sunday, July 11, 2021
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SEACOR Power Section Raised

The bow of the sunken lift boat SEACOR Power has been raised and recovered in the Gulf of Mexico. A salvage team from Donjon-SMIT raised the section to the surface...

July 11, 2021
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Oil Spill After Containership and Bulk Carrier Collide in Strait of Malacca

A containership and a bulk carrier collided early Sunday in the Strait of Malacca, causing major damage and resulting in an oil spill. The Malaysian Coast guard reports that the...

July 11, 2021
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Friday, July 9, 2021
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American Jazz Grounding: Evacuation of Passengers Completed in Kentucky

An American Cruise Lines river cruise carrying more than 160 people ran aground Wednesday and remains stuck near Canton, Kentucky. An evacuation of passengers was completed on Friday. The American...

July 9, 2021
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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Large Blast Rocks Ship at Jebel Ali Port in Dubai

Update: Fire Out on Ship at Jebel Ali Port There are reports of a large explosion and fire at the Jebel Ali Port in Dubai. The government reports the fire...

July 7, 2021
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Another Golden Ray Section Removed

Crews have cut and removed the first section of the Golden Ray since a fire broke out inside the wreck back in May. Remaining are two cuts and three sections....

July 7, 2021
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Friday, July 2, 2021
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Mexico’s Pemex Battles Crazy Fire Near Offshore Oil Platform in Gulf of Mexico

An update from Pemex said the fire was extinguished at about 10:45 a.m. By Amy Stillman (Bloomberg) — A fire has broken out near Pemex’s Ku Maloob Zaap offshore platform complex...

July 2, 2021
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Coast Guard Rescues Pilots After 737 Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing Off Hawaii

By David Shepardson and Ankit Ajmera July 2 (Reuters) – A decades-old Boeing Co 737-200 cargo airplane with two people on board made an emergency nighttime landing in the Pacific...

July 2, 2021
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MAIB Blames Bridge Team in Grounding of Ro-Ro Freight Ferry in Aberdeen Harbour

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has issued its report into last summer’s grounding of the ro-ro freight ferry Arrow, resulting in significant damage to the vessel’s hull. The...

July 2, 2021
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Thursday, July 1, 2021

Court Hears of ‘Hundreds’ of Dead Turtles as X-Press Pearl Captain Appears at Hearing

July 1 (Reuters) – Hundreds of turtles have washed ashore after a ship caught fire and sank off the west coast of Sri Lanka in June in the country’s worst-ever...

July 1, 2021
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Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Boating Fatalities Have Surged During the Pandemic

Boating fatalities surged during the pandemic as more kooks and qualified captains hit the water. The U.S. Coast Guard released its 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics Report on Wednesday showing 767...

June 30, 2021
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Tuesday, June 29, 2021
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NTSB: Inaccurate Stability Instructions, Ice Accumulation Led to Fatal Sinking of F/V Scandies Rose

NTSB issues 7 Safety Recommendations from its investigation into the Scandies Rose sinking. The National Transportation Safety Board has determined probable cause and issued seven safety recommendations related to the...

June 29, 2021
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Monday, June 28, 2021
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Engine Room Fire on MSC Ship Leaves One Dead, Ship Disabled -Indian Coast Guard

An unladen MSC containership is under tow to Singapore after an engine room fire left the ship disabled and one crew member dead in the Indian Ocean. The Liberian-flagged MSC...

June 28, 2021
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