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Thursday, November 5, 2020
Golden Ray Cutting Awaits Weather Window
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Golden Ray Cutting Awaits Weather Window

The work to cut up and remove the Golden Ray from St. Simons Sound, Georgia is about to kick into high gear as crews await a weather window and

November 5, 2020
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Wakashio’s Stern Removal Expected to Be Completed by Spring as Contract Awarded
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Wakashio’s Stern Removal Expected to Be Completed by Spring as Contract Awarded

A contract to remove the stern of the Wakashio has been awarded in Mauritius as the salvage and clean-up continues more than three months after the ship

November 5, 2020
Total Views: 537

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Preliminary Report Sheds Light on Container Loss from APL England
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Preliminary Report Sheds Light on Container Loss from APL England

A preliminary report from Australian maritime investigators into the loss of containers from the APL England says that the ship experienced heavy rolling and

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 1093

Golden Ace Roro Car Ship Salvage
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Photos: Towering VB10000 Arrives at Golden Ray Wreck Site

The heavy lift vessel VB10000 has arrived in St. Simons Sound, Georgia for the highly anticipating cutting and lifting operation in the salvage of the Golden

October 28, 2020
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Friday, October 23, 2020
62 Rescued from Remote South Atlantic Island After Research Vessel Sinks
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62 Rescued from Remote South Atlantic Island After Research Vessel Sinks

All sixty-two people who aboard a Belize-registered research vessel when it sank last week in the remote South Atlantic Ocean are on now their way home safely,

October 23, 2020
Total Views: 561

Golden Ray Salvage: VB10000 Set to Arrive Next Week
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Golden Ray Salvage: VB10000 Set to Arrive Next Week

The heavy lift vessel VB10000 will soon head to St. Simons Sound in Georgia where it will prepare for cutting and lifting operations in the salvage of the

October 23, 2020
Total Views: 774

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
The commercial dive boat Conception at sunrise prior to sinking, September 2, 2019. (Source: Ventura County Fire Department)
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Conception Dive Boat Fire: NTSB Says Major Safety Improvements to Small Passenger Vessels Needed

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is calling for major safety improvements to small passenger vessels after its investigation into the 2019

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 684

Maersk Honam Fire
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Maersk Honam Final Report Inconclusive on Fire’s Source

A.P. Moller – Maersk, parent company to the world’s leading shipping line, has responded to the final investigation report into the fatal March

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 3368

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
NTSB: Incomplete Safety Procedures Led to Barge Explosion
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NTSB: Incomplete Safety Procedures Led to Barge Explosion

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board today issued Marine Accident Report 20-34 detailing its investigation of the November 4, 2019, explosion of a

October 13, 2020
Total Views: 196

Friday, October 9, 2020
NTSB: Loss of Tow-Line Shackle Pin Led to Sinking of U.S.-Flagged Tug in Pacific
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NTSB: Loss of Tow-Line Shackle Pin Led to Sinking of U.S.-Flagged Tug in Pacific

The loss of a towline shackle pin resulted in a towing failure that led to the sinking of a U.S-flagged tug during a developing storm in the Pacific Ocean

October 9, 2020
Total Views: 382

Thursday, October 8, 2020
Engineering Challenges Delay Golden Ray Salvage Further
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Engineering Challenges Delay Golden Ray Salvage Further

The unified command overseeing the salvage of the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound, Georgia says salvage operations will be delayed further due to

October 8, 2020
Total Views: 412

Monday, October 5, 2020
Air Force Pararescue Jumpers Respond to Medical Emergency on Fishing Vessel Off Hawaii
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Air Force Pararescue Jumpers Respond to Medical Emergency on Fishing Vessel Off Hawaii

The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, and Navy successfully medevaced a 73-year-old mariner from the 84-foot commercial fishing vessel Lady Alice 150 miles east of

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 245

Friday, October 2, 2020
Waymon L Boyd Dredge Fire
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NTSB: Dredge Waymon L. Boyd Reportedly Struck Submerged Liquid Propane Pipeline Before Explosion

The National Transportation Safety Board says the dredge Waymon L. Boyd reportedly struck a submerged liquid propane pipeline during dredging operations in

October 2, 2020
Total Views: 459

Thursday, September 17, 2020
The commercial dive boat Conception at sunrise prior to sinking, September 2, 2019. (Source: Ventura County Fire Department)
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NTSB Opens Investigation Docket Into Fatal Conception Dive Boat Fire

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has opened the public docket as part of its ongoing investigation of the fatal fire aboard the dive boat

September 17, 2020
Total Views: 101

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
gulf livestock 1
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Under Pressure, Shipowner Calls for Renewed Search for ‘Gulf Livestock 1’ Survivors

The shipowner of the Gulf Livestock 1 has requested for a renewed search for survivors following pressure from the families of the missing seafarers. In an

September 16, 2020
Total Views: 169

Thursday, September 10, 2020
golden ray salvage
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Coast Guard to Hold Public Hearing into Golden Ray Capsizing

The U.S. Coast Guard has announced a formal public hearing into the September 2019 capsizing of the vehicle carrier Golden Ray in Georgia’s St. Simons

September 10, 2020
Total Views: 378

Wakashio ship sinking
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IMO FAIL – Forbes Drills Deep Into The Wakashio Salvage Efforts

by John Konrad (gCaptain) According to a new report by Forbes, M/V Wakashio salvage and oil recovery efforts are failing on many fronts. These failures have

September 10, 2020
Total Views: 642

Thursday, September 3, 2020
USS Fitzgerald departure
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NTSB Says Navy Bridge Team Failure Caused USS Fitzgerald Collision

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has issued four safety recommendations in its 34-page final report from the agency’s years-long

September 3, 2020
Total Views: 625

Wednesday, September 2, 2020
gulf livestock 1
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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.

September 2, 2020
Total Views: 507

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Golden Ray Operations Resume After Hurricane Isaias
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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

August 11, 2020
Total Views: 71
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