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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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Search Suspended for Missing Towboat Captain on Lower Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for the captain of a towing vessel capsized on the lower Mississippi River near Point A La Hache, Louisiana

March 19, 2019
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
aurora battery powered ferry
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French Authorities Try to Stem Slick from Sunken Ship

PARIS, March 14 (Reuters) – French authorities battled on Thursday to contain an oil slick after the Italian Grande America ship capsized in the Atlantic

March 14, 2019
Total Views: 57

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
grande america fire
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Burning ConRo Grande America Sinks in Bay of Biscay

Update: The MV Grande America has sunk in Bay of Biscay in water depth of 4,600 meters, France’s Marine Nationale reported. The agency said ship sank at

March 12, 2019
Total Views: 588

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Man Overboard Uses Jeans to Survive Hours Lost at Sea

WELLINGTON, March 12 (Reuters) – Knocked overboard in rough seas off New Zealand, a German yachtsman credited his jeans with saving his life after

March 12, 2019
Total Views: 173

Monday, March 11, 2019
grande america conro fire
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Italian ConRo Abandoned in Bay of Biscay Due to Fire

Update: The Grande America has sunk in the Bay of Biscay.  The crew of the HMS Argyll rescued 27 crew members of the roll-on/roll-off containership Grande

March 11, 2019
Total Views: 205

Friday, March 8, 2019
KNM Helge Ingstad salvage
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Crews Complete Salvage of Norwegian Frigate KNM Helge Ingstad

Salvage crews have completed the salvage of the Norwegian frigate KNM Helge Ingstad four months after the frigate collided with a tanker and partially sank in

March 8, 2019
Total Views: 423

Monday, March 4, 2019
U.S. Coast Guard Issues Findings of Concern from FV Destination Investigation
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U.S. Coast Guard Issues Findings of Concern from FV Destination Investigation

Note: The following Findings of Concern is being distributed by the U.S. Coast Guard following the February 2017 loss of the FV Destination in the

March 4, 2019
Total Views: 168

Friday, March 1, 2019
solomon trader aground
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Grounded Bulk Carrier Leaking Heavy Fuel Oil Near UNESCO World Heritage Site

An environmental disaster has been unfolding in the Solomon Islands this week after a grounded bulk carrier there is reported to have leaked tonnes of heavy

March 1, 2019
Total Views: 80

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
helge-ingstad-salvage-norway
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Salvage Cranes Start Work On Norwegian Frigate KNM Helge Ingstad

(Reuters) – Two crane barges early on Tuesday began raising KNM Helge Ingstad, the submerged Norwegian navy frigate which collided with an oil

February 26, 2019
Total Views: 764

Friday, February 15, 2019
Photos: Cut Up Maersk Honam Heads to South Korea for Rebuild
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Photos: Cut Up Maersk Honam Heads to South Korea for Rebuild

The sound stern section of the fire-stricken Maersk Honam has been loaded onto a heavy lift ship in Dubai for its transport to South Korea where it will be

February 15, 2019
Total Views: 506

Sunday, January 20, 2019
USCGC Blackthorn
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Killed by a Filing Cabinet

By Michael Carr – He braced himself against the ship’s starboard side and stared inward through the chartroom’s one porthole. He inhaled and exhaled,

January 20, 2019
Total Views: 205

Thursday, January 3, 2019
fish carrier aground in marshall island
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Chinese Fish Carrier Aground on Deserted Island in the Marshall Islands

A Chinese fish carrier with 24 crew is aground on an uninhabited atoll in the Marshall Islands. The ship, identified as the 308-foot Chinese-flagged commercial

January 3, 2019
Total Views: 179

Friday, December 7, 2018
susie goodell rescue
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British Golden Globe Yachtswoman Rescued by Cargo Ship in South Pacific

LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) – British solo round-the-world yachtswoman Susie Goodall was rescued by a cargo ship on Friday after her boat capsized and lost

December 7, 2018
Total Views: 71

Thursday, November 29, 2018
KNM Helge Ingstad sinking
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Norway Releases Preliminary Report on Frigate Collision

The Accident Investigation Board of Norway (AIBN) released Thursday its preliminary report on its investigation into the November 8 collision involving the

November 29, 2018
Total Views: 413

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
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USCG Medevacs Two Norwegian Escape Crew Members with Burns Off North Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced two crewmembers of the cruise ship Norwegian Escape who reportedly suffered second-degree burns in an engine room accident. The

November 28, 2018
Total Views: 40

Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Durban Queen Sinking
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French Navy Rescues Crew of Sinking Tanker in Persian Gulf

The French Navy rescued 12 Indian seafarers from the Panama-flagged tanker Durban Queen after the vessel ran into trouble and was sinking in

November 21, 2018
Total Views: 90

Monday, November 19, 2018
lift boat capsizes gulf of mexico
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15 Rescued from Listing Lift Boat in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Coast Guard and good samaritan offshore supply vessel rescued 15 people from a listing lift boat near Grand Isle, Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico on

November 19, 2018
Total Views: 593

Friday, November 16, 2018
centennial harmony ship
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Canadian Coast Guard Responds to Bulk Carrier in Distress Off Newfoundland and Labrador

The Canadian Coast Guard responded to a vessel in distress off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador on Thursday following a report that it was taking on

November 16, 2018
Total Views: 65

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
U.S. Navy Salvage Team Completes Oil Removal from Former German Cruiser Prinz Eugen
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U.S. Navy Salvage Team Completes Oil Removal from Former German Cruiser Prinz Eugen

A U.S. Navy-led salvage team has successfully removed 229,000 gallons of oil from the sunken World War II vessel ex-Prinz Eugen located in the Kwajalein Atoll

November 14, 2018
Total Views: 2388

Thursday, November 8, 2018
fishermen rescued uk
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Caught on Video: HM Coastguard Rescues Fishermen from Capsized Vessel in English Channel

Four fisherman have been rescued after their fishing vessel capsized in the English Channel approximately 14 nautical miles south of Eastbourne, England on

November 8, 2018
Total Views: 78
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