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Thursday, December 20, 2012
M/T Stena Primorsk Runs Aground on Hudson River Near Albany
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M/T Stena Primorsk Runs Aground on Hudson River Near Albany

Update: The owners of the Stena Primorsk have contracted commercial environmental response experts to monitor for any pollution and assist in the salvage of

December 20, 2012
Total Views: 179

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Incident Photos – British Ship Hits the Beach in Spain
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Incident Photos – British Ship Hits the Beach in Spain

In these photos the M/V Beaumont, a British-flagged cargo ship, is seen grounded along a rocky cliff at the beach of Xago near Aviles in northern Spain,

December 12, 2012
Total Views: 64

Monday, December 10, 2012
Close Call: M/V Ocean Victory Nearly Grounds Along Dutch Coast
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Close Call: M/V Ocean Victory Nearly Grounds Along Dutch Coast

Scary moments again off the coast of the Netherlands- this time on Sunday night, when the 170-meter M/V Ocean Victory cargo ship lost propulsion and was

December 10, 2012
Total Views: 58

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Tanker Grounds as Cyclone Slams India’s Coast; 1 dead and 5 missing
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Tanker Grounds as Cyclone Slams India’s Coast; 1 dead and 5 missing

Hurricane Sandy isn’t the only storm causing problems for mariners this week. In India, a powerful cyclone that has been brewing in the northern Indian

October 31, 2012
Total Views: 3

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Drunk Captain Saved By The Bell, A Helicopter, Other Ships, And a Little Bit of Luck
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Drunk Captain Saved By The Bell, A Helicopter, Other Ships, And a Little Bit of Luck

The Captain of the Maltese-flagged M/V Wilson Avonmouth is lucky to have avoided going aground near Helsingor, Denmark after passing out at the helm, and

October 11, 2012
Total Views: 21

Monday, October 1, 2012
COSTA CONCORDIA – Update
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COSTA CONCORDIA – Update

I covered the sinking of the COSTA CONCORDIA back in January and posted some of my initial comments in ‘COSTA CONCORDIA – Fred Fry’s Comments

October 1, 2012
Total Views: 16

Incident Photo of The Day – Double Grounding!
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Incident Photo of The Day – Double Grounding!

A violent storm ripped through Spain over the weekend bringing with it flash floods, high winds, tornadoes, and two side-by-side ship groundings along the

October 1, 2012
Total Views: 26

Monday, September 24, 2012
kyeema spirit
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UPDATE – Aframax Tanker Runs Aground off Estonia [IMAGES]

In what initially appears to have been caused by a navigational error, an Aframax tanker owned by Vancouver-based Teekay Tankers, has run aground off the coast

September 24, 2012
Total Views: 64

Wednesday, September 19, 2012
hansa berlin
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Leonhardt & Blumberg Assign Cuban Salvors to Save the Hansa Berlin

Hamburg-based owner/managers Leonhardt & Blumberg report that they have appointed local salvage company Antillana De Salvamento for the salvaging of

September 19, 2012
Total Views: 13
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