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Thursday, June 20, 2024
Oil slick at Tanjong Beach on Singapore's Sentosa. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Singapore to Seek Compensation From Ship Owner for Oil Spill

SINGAPORE, June 20 (Reuters) – Singapore will seek compensation for the costs incurred in an oil spill last week from the owners of

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Tuesday, June 18, 2024
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Coast Guard Investigation into Titan Submersible Disaster Delayed

The U.S. Coast Guard says its investigation into the tragic loss of the Titan submersible on June 18, 2023, will take longer than expected as we approach the

June 18, 2024
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Monday, June 17, 2024
Dredging vessel Vox Maxima is seen in the waters off Sentosa after a collision with a bunker vessel resulting in an oil spill, in Singapore, June 15, 2024. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Dredger Collision with Bunker Tanker Causes Oil Spill in Singapore

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has been working to container and clean up a bunker fuel oil spill involving a Netherlands-flagged dredger,

June 17, 2024
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Thursday, June 13, 2024
Safety Improvements in Dry Bulk Shipping Sector Noted by INTERCARGO
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Safety Improvements in Dry Bulk Shipping Sector Noted by INTERCARGO

A new report from the International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (INTERCARGO) shows a decade-long trend of safety improvements in the dry bulk shipping

June 13, 2024
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Wednesday, June 12, 2024
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks near the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge, in Dundalk, Maryland, U.S., April 5, 2024. REUTERS/Nathan Howard
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Inside the White House Push to Reopen Baltimore’s Harbor

By Skylar Woodhouse (Bloomberg) — Around 4 a.m. on March 26, the White House Situation Room notified Chief of Staff Jeff Zients that the unthinkable had

June 12, 2024
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Tuesday, June 11, 2024
The 689-foot bulk carrier Michipicoten has safely anchored in Thunder Bay, Ontario, after combating flooding in Lake Superior. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
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Massive Crack Discovered in Hull of Great Lakes Freighter After Flooding

The Canadian-flagged Great Lakes freighter Michipicoten was discovered to have a four-meter-long crack in its hull after a flooding incident on Lake

June 11, 2024
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Monday, June 10, 2024
The Chesapeake 1000, aka “Chessy" floating crane equipped with “Gus” the hydraulic grabber, wrestle a 90-ton piece of residual wreckage Friday morning, June 7, 2024, from the Fort McHenry Federal Channel. Taking roughly 45 minutes to unfold, Chessy and Gus slowly lift the mangled steel high above the Patapsco River, so a waiting barge can move underneath, allowing the wreckage to be safely lowered onto the barge for immediate processing by waiting hydraulic sheers. U.S. Army Photo
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Baltimore Bridge Collapse: Federal Channel Fully Restored

June 10, 2024: Fort McHenry Federal Channel Reopens to Full Operation The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Navy Supervisor of Salvage and Diving have

June 10, 2024
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The 689-foot bulk carrier Michipicoten has safely anchored in Thunder Bay, Ontario, after combating flooding in Lake Superior. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
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Bulk Carrier Safely Escorted to Thunder Bay After Flooding Incident on Lake Superior

The Canadian-flagged M/V Michipicoten, a 689-foot bulk carrier carrying taconite, was safely escorted to Thunder Bay, Ontario, after experiencing significant

June 10, 2024
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Thursday, May 23, 2024
Barges IN995423 and IB1938 against the lower dam gates. IB1913 is receiving methanol from IB1938 through a cargo transfer hose. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
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Barge Tow Hits Mooring on Ohio River During High Water Conditions: NTSB Report

A barge tow pilot failed to adjust for an intense outdraft current, leading to a collision on the Ohio River during high-water conditions in 2023, according to

May 23, 2024
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U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Mariners After Sailing Cargo Ship Sinks
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U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Mariners After Sailing Cargo Ship Sinks

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing crew members from the sailing cargo vessel De Gallant, approximately 20 miles north of Great

May 23, 2024
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Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Fremantle Highway boat fire
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Maritime Losses Decline But Industry Faces Unprecedented Challenges, Allianz Report Warns

The global shipping industry has seen a significant reduction in the number of vessel losses, but faces increasing volatility from geopolitical events, climate

May 22, 2024
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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Editorial credit: Sheila Fitzgerald / Shutterstock.com
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Containership Loses Propulsion Due to Cracked Propeller Blade

A crack in a propeller blade of a Matson containership led to a loss of hyrdraulic oil and propulsion while transiting the Pacific Ocean, the National

May 21, 2024
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Sunday, May 19, 2024
Explosives are detonated to free container ship Dali from Baltimore bridge collapse, in Baltimore. REUTERS/Leah Millis
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Baltimore Workers To Move Crashed Cargo Ship That Downed Bridge

May 19 (Reuters) – Workers in Baltimore were preparing to clear a crashed cargo ship nearly as long as the Eiffel Tower from the channel it is

May 19, 2024
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Thursday, May 16, 2024
Pelican Island bridge allision 1
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Oil Spill Contained After Barge Hits Galveston Bridge

A Unified Command has been established to manage the response to the barge strike on the Pelican Island Causeway in Galveston, Texas. The MMLP 321 barge, owned

May 16, 2024
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Tuesday, May 14, 2024
NTSB investigators on the cargo vessel Dali, which struck and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024. (Photo: Peter Knudson/NTSB)
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M/V Dali Lost Electrical Power Several Times Before Crashing Into Key Bridge, NTSB Says

By David Shepardson and Lisa Baertlein WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) – The cargo ship Dali lost electrical power several times before it crashed into

May 14, 2024
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The U.S. Coast Guard, Washington Department of Ecology and other agencies respond to the vessel North American after it sank at a pier in Seattle May 14, 2024. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
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Crabbing Vessel Sinks at Seattle Pier

A 91-foot crabbing vessel named North American sank at a pier in Seattle early Tuesday morning, triggering a response from the U.S. Coast Guard and several

May 14, 2024
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NTSB Preliminary Report on Baltimore Bridge Collapse Released
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NTSB Preliminary Report on Baltimore Bridge Collapse Released

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has published its preliminary report into the catastrophic incident involving the Singapore-flagged cargo

May 14, 2024
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Saturday, May 11, 2024
Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse in Baltimore. REUTERS/Julia Nikhinson/File Photo
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Body Camera Video Captures First Reactions To Baltimore Bridge Collapse

Explicit language in paragraph 3 May 11 (Reuters) – Body camera video captured the shocked reactions of first responders in the aftermath of the

May 11, 2024
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Thursday, May 9, 2024
A view of the Dali cargo vessel which crashed into the Francis Scott Key Bridge causing it to collapse in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., March 26, 2024. REUTERS/Julia Nikhinson
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U.S. House Panel to Hold Hearing on Baltimore Bridge Collapse

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, May 9 (Reuters) – The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee will hold a May 15 hearing on the federal

May 9, 2024
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Fire on ‘Kodiak Enterprise’ Triggers Calls for Improved Onboard Safety Systems
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Fire on ‘Kodiak Enterprise’ Triggers Calls for Improved Onboard Safety Systems

A six-day inferno aboard the Kodiak Enterprise, which broke out in the dry stores room, was made worse due inadquate fire notifications that led to a delay in

May 9, 2024
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