Monday, October 18, 2021

Wreck Removal Crews Begin Lifting Golden Ray’s Final Section

The operation to remove the final section of the Golden Ray wreck kicked off over the weekend in St. Simons Sound, Georgia, putting the end to the years-long wreck removal...

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Sunday, October 17, 2021

Investigators Say MSC Containership Dragged Anchor Near Broken San Pedro Bay Pipeline in January

Investigators working to identify the cause of the broken pipeline that released oil into San Pedro Bay near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach earlier this month have...

October 17, 2021
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Monday, October 11, 2021

Golden Ray Wreck Removal Moves to Final Section

Preparations are underway in Georgia to remove the final section of the Golden Ray shipwreck from St. Simons Sound more than two years after the car carrier’s capsizing. Work on...

October 11, 2021
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Transair Flight 810 Underwater Photo

Investigators Set to Raise Boeing 737 Cargo Jet Wreckage Off Hawaii

Investigators are set to begin the recovery operation for the wreckage of a Boeing 737 cargo jet that ditched into the waters off the Hawaiian island of Oahu this past...

October 11, 2021
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Saturday, October 9, 2021
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Orange County Pipeline Investigation: Initial Anchor Dragging Likely Occurred Several Months to One Year Ago

Investigators will sift through a year of ship movements around the damaged oil pipeline at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as the investigation into the Orange County...

October 9, 2021
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Thursday, October 7, 2021

Coast Guard Declares San Pedro Bay Pipeline Fracture a Major Marine Casualty

We’re getting some new information in regards to the investigation into the cause of the pipeline fracture and oil spill in San Pedro Bay off the coast of Southern California....

October 7, 2021
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Wednesday, October 6, 2021

NTSB Reports Probable Cause of Engine Room Fire Aboard Fishing Vessel ‘Master Dylan’

Failure of a diesel generator caused an engine room fire aboard a commercial fishing vessel in the Gulf of Mexico, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. No injuries were...

October 6, 2021
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Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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MV Rena Shipwreck: New Zealand’s Worst Maritime Disaster in Photos

The MV Rena was traveling at a speed of 17 knots when it grounded on Astrolabe Reef off the coast of New Zealand on October 5, 2011, during a voyage...

October 5, 2021
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Monday, October 4, 2021

Officials Looking Into Whether A Ship’s Anchor May Have Caused Pipeline Leak Off Southern California

By Josyana Joshua and Kevin Crowley (Bloomberg) — The owner of a pipeline at the heart of California’s worst oil spill in almost 30 years is investigating the disaster site with a remotely...

October 4, 2021
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Monday, September 27, 2021

Golden Ray Wreck Down to Just One Section Remaining

Nearly two years after cutting operations began, only a single section remains of what used to be the Golden Ray car carrier. St. Simons Sound Incident Reports reported Monday the...

September 27, 2021
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

MAIB Reports on Fatal Crush Incident on General Cargo Ship ‘Cimbris’

Unsafe working practices and poor safety culture were at issue in the death of port stevedore who was crushed by a hatch cover during cargo discharge operations on board a...

September 22, 2021
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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NTSB to Host Roundtable on Fishing Vessel Safety

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chair Jennifer Homendy is set to host a virtual roundtable next month on improving fishing vessel safety. The commercial fishing industry remains largely uninspected and...

September 21, 2021
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Monday, September 20, 2021
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Bourbon Rhode Survivor Secures ‘Substantial Compensation’ Over 2019 Shipwreck

A surviving crew member of the lost offshore tug Bourbon Rhode has secured ‘substantial compensation’ for the ordeal, the International Transport Workers’ Federation said Monday. The sinking of the Bourbon...

September 20, 2021
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Cargo Ship Grounds in Bulgaria – AIS and Images

A Panama-flagged general cargo ship ran aground on Bulgaria’s coast in the Black Sea early Monday morning. AIS ship tracking data shows the MV Vera Su was traveling at about...

September 20, 2021
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Friday, September 17, 2021
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The Missing Question from the NTSB Report on MV Golden Ray: WHY? 

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. Two years after MV Golden Ray capsized while departing the port of Brunswick, Georgia early in the hours of September 8, 2019, the National Transportation...

September 17, 2021
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Thursday, September 16, 2021
CMA CGM Bianca

Downburst Winds Caused CMA CGM Containership to Breakaway in New Orleans: Report

A sudden downburst generating severe, unforecasted winds caused a CMA CGM containership to breakaway from a pier and damage equipment at the Napoleon Avenue Container Terminal in New Orleans last...

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 4153

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
golden ray wreck removal

With NTSB Report Published, Wreck Removal for Golden Ray Continues in St. Simons Sound

Wreck removal crews are continuing work to remove the final two sections of the overturned Golden Ray in St. Simons Sounds. It’s now been 2 years since the vehicle carrier...

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 2157

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
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Inaccurate Stability Calculations Found as Probable Cause in Golden Ray Capsizing

Inaccurate stability calculations caused the capsizing of vehicle carrier Golden Ray with more 4,100 vehicles loaded inside, resulting in a total loss of the vessel and all of its cargo,...

September 14, 2021
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Two Crew On Euronav VLCC Killed By Large Wave Rounding Cape Horn

Two crew members on board a Euronav-owned Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) have died after apparently being struck by a large wave as the ship rounded Cape Horn on Saturday,...

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 21311

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Suicide Awareness

Suicides Aboard Ships Are Rising At An Unprecedented Rate

Suicides aboard ships are rising at an unprecedented rate. Are we doing enough to help mariners in mental distress at sea?

September 9, 2021
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