Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Accidents

Livestock Carrier with 43 Crew Goes Missing Off Japan

The Japanese Coast Guard is searching for a livestock carrier with 43 crew members on board after a distress signal was sent from the vessel on Wednesday. Reports say the...

September 2, 2020
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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Accidents

Golden Ray Operations Resume After Hurricane Isaias

The Unified Command overseeing the salvage of the MV Golden Ray says operations have resumed following Hurricane Isaias. The UC has since since placed resources back into position to continue work....

August 11, 2020
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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Accidents

Giant SOS on Pacific Island Leads to Rescue of Three Stranded Sailors

Aug 4 (Reuters) – Three Micronesian sailors stranded on a remote Pacific island drew a giant SOS message in the sand to attract the attention of rescuers, who found them...

August 4, 2020
Total Views: 47

Friday, July 31, 2020
Accidents

Massive Search Underway Off California for 8 Missing U.S. Marines from Amphibious Vehicle

July 31 (Reuters) – A massive sea and air search was under way on Friday for eight missing U.S. Marines off the Southern California coast after a training mishap on...

July 31, 2020
Total Views: 14

Thursday, July 30, 2020
Accidents

Coast Guard Escorts Ro-Ro Taking on Water Back to Puerto Rico

The U.S. Coast Guard was called to assist a cargo ship taking on water after it had departed San Juan, Puerto Rico on Wednesday ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias. Coast...

July 30, 2020
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Accidents

Coast Guard Rescues Fisherman as Vessel Sinks Near Columbia River Entrance

The Coast Guard rescued a fisherman from the water after his 37-foot vessel began taking on water and sank near the Cape Disappointment bar early Tuesday morning. At 1:30 a.m.,...

July 29, 2020
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Accidents

Mauritius Environmental Minister: No Oil Spill from Grounded Wakashio

Mauritius’ Minister of the Environment Kavi Ramano addressed parliament on the on-going response to the grounding of the MV Wakashio, on a reef off Pointe D’esny. Some highlights from Minister...

July 28, 2020
Total Views: 20

Sunday, July 26, 2020
Accidents

Golden Ray Salvage Suspended Due to COVID-19, Hurricane Season

The Unified Command overseeing the wreck removal of the Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound has announced that work will be suspended due to combined impacts of hurricane season and...

July 26, 2020
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Monday, July 13, 2020
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Accidents

American Cargo Ship Rescues Mariners in Distress in Pacific

The crew of the Matson cargo ship MV Mahi Mahi rescued three mariners from their disabled 50-foot trimaran approximately 825 miles northeast of Oahu last week. The crew of the...

July 13, 2020
Total Views: 14

Accidents

Lindsay Malen-Habib Named First Woman President of American Salvage Association

The Executive Committee of the American Salvage Association (ASA) announced that Ms. Lindsay Malen–Habib is taking on the role of ASA President effective immediately. Lindsay has been an active ASA...

July 13, 2020
Total Views: 21

Monday, July 6, 2020
Accidents

Log Carrier Loses Power Leaving New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga

A Singapore-flagged log carrier that lost power as it departed New Zealand’s Port of Tauranga is now safely at anchor in deep water outside the harbor, maritime officials have confirmed....

July 6, 2020
Total Views: 20

Accidents

Crews Readying Heavy Lift Vessel VB-10000 for Golden Ray Salvage

The twin-hulled heavy lift vessel VB-10,000 has arrived at the Port of Fernandina in Florida for its final modifications as it prepares to cut up and remove of the capsized...

July 6, 2020
Total Views: 212

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Accidents

Couple Killed After Crabbing Vessel Sinks Crossing Siuslaw River Bar in Oregon

Two people were killed early Monday morning after their fishing vessel struck a jetty in the Siuslaw River Bar and sank near Florence, Oregon. The U.S. Coast Guard reported that...

June 30, 2020
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Accidents

U.S. Coast Guard Searching for Man Overboard from Tanker Off Cape Hatteras

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a crew member of a tanker approximately 400 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District command...

June 24, 2020
Total Views: 20

Accidents

Salvors Work to Locate and Retrieve Overboard Containers Off Hilo

The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing to oversee the response to shipping containers lost overboard from a Hawaiian inter-island barge in Hilo Harbor on Monday. A Cates Marine salvage team...

June 24, 2020
Total Views: 30

Monday, June 22, 2020
Accidents

Hawaiian Barge Loses More Than 20 Containers Overboard Off Hilo

A Hawaiian interisland barge lost more than 20 containers overboard off the coast of Hilo on Monday morning and several containers remain missing. The U.S. Coast Guard said it responded...

June 22, 2020
Total Views: 18

Monday, June 15, 2020
Accidents

UK Coastguard Locates Wreckage of U.S. Fighter Plane in North Sea, Pilot Found Dead

LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) – British coastguards have located the wreckage of a U.S. fighter plane that crashed into the North Sea on Monday and the pilot has been found...

June 15, 2020
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
golden ray salvage
Accidents

Golden Ray Removal Claim Likely to Exceed $400 Million

The removal of the overturned Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia is likely to top $400 million, according to the insurer handling the claim.  The price tag easily puts...

May 27, 2020
Total Views: 401

Monday, May 4, 2020
Accidents

Cargo Liquefaction and Timely Investigation Reporting Continue to Threaten Dry Bulk Shipping Safety -INTERCARGO

Cargo failure (i.e. liquefaction) and delays in casualty investigation reporting continue to be a major safety concern for dry bulk shipping, INTERCARGO said in its annual casualty report.  INTERCARGO’s Bulk...

May 4, 2020
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
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Accidents

NTSB Says Failure to Heed Weather Warning Led to Fatal Sinking of Duck Boat

The operator of a Branson, Missouri duck boat failed to heed a severe thunderstorm warning before the fatal sinking of the Stretch Duck 7 during severe weather in July 2018,...

April 28, 2020
Total Views: 82