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Thursday, February 4, 2021
NTSB Blames Poor Bridge Resource Management for LPG Tanker’s Wharf Strike
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NTSB Blames Poor Bridge Resource Management for LPG Tanker’s Wharf Strike

A ship carrying liquefied petroleum gas struck a Washington State wharf in 2019 because the pilot approached with excessive speed and at too steep an angle,

February 4, 2021
Total Views: 6816

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Bulk Carrier Crew Member Killed by Large Wave Off Nova Scotia
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Bulk Carrier Crew Member Killed by Large Wave Off Nova Scotia

A crew member of a bulk carrier has died and three others injured after their ship was hit by a large wave several hundred miles off the coast of

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 14698

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
More Containers Lost in the Pacific as 41 Go Overboard from MSC Ship
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More Containers Lost in the Pacific as 41 Go Overboard from MSC Ship

An MSC containership has become the latest giant boxship to lose containers overboard in the Pacific Ocean. Cargo casualty firm WK Webster reports that the MSC

February 2, 2021
Total Views: 15524

Thursday, January 28, 2021
NTSB: Fishing Vessel Sank After Striking Submerged Wreck Off South Carolina
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NTSB: Fishing Vessel Sank After Striking Submerged Wreck Off South Carolina

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its investigation report into the 2019 loss of the F/V Miss Annie after the fishing vessel struck a

January 28, 2021
Total Views: 6562

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Three Rescued After Crab Fishing Boat Wrecks on Jetty in Northern California
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Three Rescued After Crab Fishing Boat Wrecks on Jetty in Northern California

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people after their commercial crab fishing boat lost propulsion and struck a jetty while attempting to transit through the

January 26, 2021
Total Views: 7981

Monday, January 25, 2021
Crews Prepare for Next Cut in Golden Ray Wreck Removal
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Crews Prepare for Next Cut in Golden Ray Wreck Removal

Crews are getting ready to perform the latest cut in the Golden Ray wreck removal as the massive salvage operation continues more than a year after the car

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 7300

Friday, January 22, 2021
Costa Smeralda Loses Lifeboat in Docking Mishap – VIDEO
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Costa Smeralda Loses Lifeboat in Docking Mishap – VIDEO

One thing about the COVID cruising suspensions is we don’t get as many cruise ships crashing into things. With that in mind, Costa Cruises’

January 22, 2021
Total Views: 21170

Maersk Essen Re-Routes to Mexico After Losing 750 Containers Overboard
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Maersk Essen Re-Routes to Mexico After Losing 750 Containers Overboard

The Maersk Essen has been re-routed to Mexico after the ship lost approximately 750 containers overboard during its voyage from China to the U.S. West Coast

January 22, 2021
Total Views: 15706

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Carriers Face Pressure for Load Restrictions After Latest Container Loss in Pacific
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Carriers Face Pressure for Load Restrictions After Latest Container Loss in Pacific

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – There are calls for an urgent review of container lashing practices and stack height restrictions after

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 14995

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
MSC Says It Will Pony Up to Avoid General Average in Maersk Elba Fire
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MSC Says It Will Pony Up to Avoid General Average in Maersk Elba Fire

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company is taking the unusual step of covering costs related to the fire on board the Maersk Elba in order to avoid General Average.

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 10516

Los Angeles-Bound Maersk Essen Loses Some 750 Containers Overboard
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Los Angeles-Bound Maersk Essen Loses Some 750 Containers Overboard

A Maersk operated containership en route to Los Angeles, California has reportedly lost some 750 containers overboard in the Pacific Ocean. The incident

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 42713

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
KNM Helge Ingstad sinking
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Norway to Scrap Wrecked Frigate Helge Ingstad

The wrecked Norwegian frigate Helge Ingstad will be scrapped in Norway now more than two years after its collision with a tanker outside the Sture Terminal.

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 9047

MOL Rejects ‘Seriously Flawed’ Forbes Report on Wakashio Grounding
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MOL Rejects ‘Seriously Flawed’ Forbes Report on Wakashio Grounding

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has responded to a recent Forbes article about the Wakashio grounding that the Japanese shipping line says is misleading and

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 5617

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Indonesia continues search for debris of Sriwijaya Air flight SJ 182
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Indonesia Salvage Teams Find Sriwijaya Air Black Box

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa (Reuters) Indonesian authorities have retrieved one of the black boxes from a Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea

January 12, 2021
Total Views: 2300

Monday, January 11, 2021
Australia Has Unseaworthy Livestock Carrier Hauled Away Along with 2-Year Ban
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Australia Has Unseaworthy Livestock Carrier Hauled Away Along with 2-Year Ban

Maritime authorities in Australia have banned the livestock carrier Barkly Pearl from its waters for two years after the ship was discovered in Australian

January 11, 2021
Total Views: 36160

Sriwijaya Debris Salvage
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SAR Teams Dive Sriwijaya Air 737 Crash Site In Java Sea

by Dandy Koswaraputra (Reuters) Indonesian national search and rescue agency (Basarnas) divers continued to conduct the search at the plane crash site in the

January 11, 2021
Total Views: 3784

Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Second Section Removed in Golden Ray Wreck Removal
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Second Section Removed in Golden Ray Wreck Removal

The heavy lift vessel VB-10000 has lifted the stern section of the Golden Ray onto a barge after completing the second of seven cuts in massive wreck removal

January 5, 2021
Total Views: 14830

Monday, January 4, 2021
Evergreen Ship Loses 36 Containers Off Japan
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Evergreen Ship Loses 36 Containers Off Japan

An Evergreen Marine containership lost 36 containers over the side after the vessel encountered severe weather off the coast of Japan last week. The container

January 4, 2021
Total Views: 25260

Second Section Cut in Golden Ray Wreck Removal
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Second Section Cut in Golden Ray Wreck Removal

Crews finished with the second cut of the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound, Georgia on Saturday and the section now awaits lifting onto a barge for

January 4, 2021
Total Views: 6981

Thursday, December 31, 2020
u.s. coast guard
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Coast Guard Searching for Overdue Vessel with 20 People in the Bahamas

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel with approximately 20 people on board off the Bahamas. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders

December 31, 2020
Total Views: 5397
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