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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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Coast Guard Shifts Focus to Salvage of Capsized Golden Ray in Georgia

With the remaining four Golden Ray crew members safe and sound, the U.S. Coast Guard and salvage crews are shifting focus to environmental protection and

September 10, 2019
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Sunday, September 8, 2019
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Four Missing as Car Carrier Capsizes at Port of Brunswick, Georgia

Update (Monday, Sept. 9, 2019): Contact Made with Missing Crew Members -Breaking (Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019): The U.S. Coast Guard and multiple agencies are

September 8, 2019
Total Views: 794

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Interview: Spain’s Salvage Director Jose Luis Garcia Lena Talks Maritime Rescue
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Interview: Spain’s Salvage Director Jose Luis Garcia Lena Talks Maritime Rescue

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) – Jose Luis Garcia Lena is Director of Spain’s Salvage and Maritime Safety Society (SASEMAR),

August 21, 2019
Total Views: 48

Monday, August 5, 2019
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NTSB Points to Navy Failures in John S. McCain Accident Report

The August 2017 collision between the USS John S McCain and a commercial tanker was caused by insufficient training, inadequate bridge operating procedures and

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 363

Monday, July 29, 2019
Queen of Cumberland
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Improper Securement Led to Rescue Boat Fall from British Columbia Ferry – TSB of Canada

The incorrect securement of a rescue boat led to its uncontrolled fall from the passenger ferry Queen of Cumberland during a drill in Swartz Bay,

July 29, 2019
Total Views: 164

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
MY Song superyacht
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Superyacht MY SONG Lost from Cargo Ship During Transport

The big story from over the weekend was without question the loss of the 40-meter sailing yacht MY Song in the Mediterranean Sea after the superyacht fell from

May 28, 2019
Total Views: 872

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
houston ship channel collision
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Houston Ship Channel Bottleneck Eases After Collision

HOUSTON, May 14 (Reuters) – A bottleneck of inbound traffic on the Houston Ship Channel eased on Tuesday though one-way travel restrictions remained

May 14, 2019
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
stellar daisy
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Marshall Islands Releases Long-Awaited Stellar Daisy Casualty Report

The Maritime Administrator of the Republic of the Marshall Islands has released its long-awaited report on the investigation into the 2017 loss of the Stellar

April 23, 2019
Total Views: 1056

Friday, April 12, 2019
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Mariner Dies After Dredge Workboat Capsizes Near Charleston, South Carolina

The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agency crews were searching for a missing mariner after a dredge workboat capsized near Charleston Harbor, South Carolina on

April 12, 2019
Total Views: 65

Monday, April 8, 2019
U.S. Coast Guard Praises Rescued Fishermen: “They did everything correctly”
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U.S. Coast Guard Praises Rescued Fishermen: “They did everything correctly”

The U.S. Coast Guard is praising three men for their emergency preparedness after their 32-foot fishing boat sank approximately 90 miles west of Naples,

April 8, 2019
Total Views: 76

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Accidents

MAIB: Poor Watchkeeping Led to Collision Between Ro-Ro and Cruiser in the Solent

The UK Maritime Accident Investigation Branch says that poor watchkeeping contributed to last September’s collision between the ro-ro passenger ferry and

March 28, 2019
Total Views: 124

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
seattle slew towing vessel
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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
Total Views: 76

Thursday, March 14, 2019
aurora battery powered ferry
Accidents

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: 600

New Zealand yacht rescue
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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: 175

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: 230

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: 425

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: 169

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
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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: 766
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