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Friday, February 18, 2022
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Electric Vehicles and Maritime Transportation – Fire Hazards Identified

(Note: This article was originally written and submitted to gCaptain prior to the Felicity Ace fire, the cause of which is not yet known. It has been updated

February 18, 2022
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Flames Engulf Grimaldi Ferry Travelling from Greece to Italy; Eight Missing

By Angeliki Koutantou and Giselda Vagnoni ATHENS/ROME, Feb 18 (Reuters) – Eight passengers were missing after a blaze engulfed a ferry sailing

February 18, 2022
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Thursday, February 17, 2022
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Viral Video: Wave Crashes Through Ferry’s Windows in Germany

Some dramatic video is going viral today showing a large wave crashing through the windows of a passenger ferry in Germany. The incident took place on Thursday

February 17, 2022
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Car Carrier Felicity Ace Abandoned After Catching Fire in Atlantic Ocean

A car carrier is abandoned and on fire in the North Atlantic near the Azores. All 22 crew members of the M/V Felicity Ace abandoned ship safely and were

February 17, 2022
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Wednesday, February 16, 2022
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Record Rogue Wave Measured Off British Columbia

Researchers have measured what they believe to be the most extreme rogue wave ever recorded at 17.6 meters – the equivalent of a four-story building. The

February 16, 2022
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Tuesday, February 15, 2022
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Case Against Filmmakers Accused of Disturbing Estonia Wreck to Be Tried Again

STOCKHOLM, Feb 15 (Reuters) – A Swedish appeal court ordered on Tuesday that a district court try again a case against two film makers accused of

February 15, 2022
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Tuesday, February 8, 2022
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Search Suspended for Shrimp Boat Captain Who Fell Overboard Near Port Aransas

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing shrimp boat captain who fell overboard near Port Aransas, Texas, on Sunday. Coast Guard crews searched

February 8, 2022
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Monday, February 7, 2022
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Woman Dies After Fall Aboard Historic Tall Ship in Galveston

A woman has died after falling some 60-feet from the mast of a tall ship in Galveston, Texas. Police confirm the 58-year-old woman, who was a volunteer on the

February 7, 2022
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Three ‘Trinity Spirit’ Crew Members Found Alive

ENAGAO, Nigeria (Reuters) – At least three people died in Nigeria when the oil storage and production vessel, FPSO Trinity Spirit, exploded last week

February 7, 2022
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Friday, February 4, 2022
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Trinity Spirit FPSO Was Old and Poorly Maintained -Sources

By Tife Owolabi and Julia Payne WARRI, Nigeria/LONDON, Feb 4 (Reuters) – An oil vessel used for storage that exploded off the coast of Nigeria this week

February 4, 2022
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Photos and Video Show Grounded Tanker on Reunion Island

We’re getting our first look at the Mauritian tanker that ran aground Thursday on Reunion Island, the overseas French department in the Indian Ocean. The

February 4, 2022
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MSC-Chartered Tug and Barge Run Aground in Florida

U.S. Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale and Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations crews rescued four people from the 70-foot tugboat Sea

February 4, 2022
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Mumbai Maersk Towed Free in Germany

Mumbai Maersk is now safely berthed at the Port of Bremerhaven following a successful effort to refloat the vessel early Friday morning. BERLIN, Feb 4

February 4, 2022
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Thursday, February 3, 2022
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Maersk Megaship Refloated in Germany -Update

Update: An army of tugs led by the Sovereign and Neuwark towed the Mumbai Maersk free at high tide early Friday morning. Six additional tugs were involved in

February 3, 2022
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Tanker Grounds On Reunion Island During Tropical Cyclone Batsirai

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius – The Tresta Star, a tanker from the island of Mauritius, has run aground off the eastern coast of Reunion Island, a French

February 3, 2022
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Major Disaster Unfolding as FPSO Explodes Off Nigeria

By William Clowes (Bloomberg) — An oil production ship exploded off the coast of Nigeria in what may prove to be the nation’s second major

February 3, 2022
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Tuesday, February 1, 2022
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Update: Abandoned Bulk Carrier Julietta D Arrives in Port, Ending Frantic Rescue

The bulk carrier Julietta D was towed into port Tuesday after a wild 24 hours off the Dutch coast. The ship ran into trouble Monday during heavy weather from

February 1, 2022
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Monday, January 31, 2022
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Tugs Rescue Abandoned Bulk Carrier Off Dutch Coast -Update

Update 4: A coastguard update as of 21:13 local time said the situation was stable with the Sovereign tug still connected to Julietta D. Rescue crews are

January 31, 2022
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Friday, January 28, 2022
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Cement Carrier Sinks Two Tugboats at Tasmania’s Port of Devonport

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has launched an investigation into a collision between a cement carrier and two docked tugboats at the Port of

January 28, 2022
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Thursday, January 27, 2022
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NTSB: Poor Communication Leads to Bridge Damage in Louisiana

Poor communication led to a tow striking a railway swing bridge near Slidell, Louisiana, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. On Jan. 12,

January 27, 2022
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