Wednesday, July 11, 2007
Incidents

Boston Ferry Collision

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ko1agnNqBPY The Above footage was taken by the Coast Guard during a post collision inspection of the Boston Ferry “Massachusetts”. In an interesting post Panbo asks if AIS could have...

July 11, 2007
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Monday, July 9, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Captain of the beached ship “DenDen” Speaks

Hopefully you remember the DENDEN from our previous post, if not CLICK HERE to get up to speed. Today we found an interview with the vessel’s master; Capt Abraham Kwaw....

July 9, 2007
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Monday, July 2, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker is Finally FREE!

It’s officially we’ve had reports from our resident reporters Ian & MarkL, fellow bloggers and the “real” media all confirming that the coal ship Pasha Bulker was freed from Nobby’s Beach....

July 2, 2007
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Sunday, July 1, 2007
Incidents

Pasha Bulker Swung Out but Leaking Oil

The Sydney Morning Herald brings us this update: THE Pasha Bulker has budged but is still stuck fast on the reef at Nobbys Beach, Newcastle. Damage to the environment from...

July 1, 2007
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Friday, June 29, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Questions and Answers

We have been receiving a lot of comments and interaction regarding our coverage of the Pasha Bulker story. There are many stories to cover on the seven seas and we...

June 29, 2007
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Saturday, June 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Ship Aground off Indian Coast

A ship reportedly heading to Dubai has run aground on a beach in Mangalore India. Three people are confirmed dead the others have been rescued after jumping from the ship....

June 23, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Pasha Bulker – Photo Slideshow

Here is a random selection of the best (and worst) photos of the coal ship “Pasha Bulker” grounded on Nobby’s Beach courtesy of Flickr. For those unfamiliar with the infamous...

June 23, 2007
Total Views: 120

Friday, June 22, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Maritime Experts Consider Dismantling Pasha Bulker For Scrap

In an interesting turn of events the salvage team working to remove the Coal Ship that ran aground on a popular Australian beach believe Pasha Bulker is damaged worse than...

June 22, 2007
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Friday, June 15, 2007
Incidents

Maritime Experts Delay Salvage of Grounded Vessel

The latest word from Newcastle, Australia is to wait before re-floating the grounded coal ship “Pasha Bulker”. The West gives us information directly from the salvage team: “The reality is...

June 15, 2007
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Monday, June 11, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Environmental Catastrophe Possible Averted as M/V Pasha Bulker Salvage Operation Continues

After pouring over the media reports and available facts I’ve decided the story can best be said by our resident maritime experts, gCaptian’s r. Here is MarkL‘s insightful and humorous...

June 11, 2007
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Sunday, June 10, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Video – Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue of Pasha Bulker

Here is some good quality video of the brave Coast Guard helicopter rescue of the Pasha Bulker’s crew. For a photo slideshow of the incident go HERE and for more...

June 10, 2007
Total Views: 55

Friday, June 8, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Video – Helicopter Rescue of the Pasha Bulker’s Crew

Here is some youtube video of the ship’s crew rescue off the coast of Newcastle Australia. Hopefully the helicopter crew won’t have to pay for beer at the bar for...

June 8, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Environmental Impact and Salvage of M/V Pasha Bulker

I’m happy to report that all crew members have been rescued from the ship! The two other ships which had made distress calls after dragging anchor, have been successfully towed...

June 8, 2007
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Thursday, June 7, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Update: All crew members rescued from M/V Pasha Bulker

UPDATE: Hunter’s Best informs us that all 22 people have been evacuated from the ship: EMERGENCY crews have successfully airlifted 22 people from a coal ship that ran aground off...

June 7, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Update: 2 more ships at risk of grounding

More information is starting to emerge from Australia on the coal ship Pasha Bulker From the Sydney Morning Herald: At least two more ships are at risk of running aground...

June 7, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Breaking News: Thousands of people lining beaches to save ship’s crew.

NowPublic.com brings us this breaking news story: Ship aground – fight to rescue crew Thousands of people are lining Newcastle’s beaches in driving rain and gale-force winds as rescue helicopters...

June 7, 2007
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Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Empress of the North Must Relocate to Continue Repairs

The Alaska Cruise Ship Empress of the North must move south to continue repairs to the hull. The AP tells us: The cruise ship Empress of the North must head...

May 30, 2007
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Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Lifesaving Incidents

Empress of the North – Photo Essay

Flickr is becoming a strong player in the Web 2.0 world. From breathtaking pro-quality pictures (we use it for our homepage’s photo-of-the-day) to citizen journalism if you are looking for...

May 23, 2007
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Lifesaving Incidents

Wanted: 3rd Mate, Captain & future scapegoat

I’m going to keep this posting short before my contempt for HR departments shows (too late, I know). The Seattlest points us to brand new job vacancies at Majestic Line:...

May 23, 2007
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Monday, May 21, 2007
Incidents

Alaska Cruise Ship – New Mate, Wrong Turn

Sources close to gCaptain tell us the cruise ship that hit a rock near Juneau Alaska last week was being navigated by a young third mate on his first job...

May 21, 2007
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