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Lifesaving Incidents

Lifesaving and general SOLAS related incidents including sinking, capsizes, rescue, heavy weather, medevacs, survival at sea and other reports on the safety of life at sea.


Thursday, June 7, 2007
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

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

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

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

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

May 21, 2007
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Friday, May 18, 2007
Incidents

Alaska Cruise Ship Incident Has Ties to Exxon Valdez Grounding

A common misconception of the public is that the Exxon Valdez grounding was the direct result of an intoxicated Captain. Those of us in the industry know this

May 18, 2007
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Monday, May 14, 2007
Incidents

UPDATE – Empress of the North’s Long History of Trouble

This is actually the 4th grounding of the vessel “Empress of the Sea”. By reviewing the USCG incident reports along with some google powered

May 14, 2007
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Incidents

UPDATE – This is Empress of the North’s 3rd Grounding

The cruise ship Empress of the North that hit a rock off Juneau Alaska this morning has had an eerilly similar incident in the Columbia River last year. As

May 14, 2007
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Incidents

Breaking News – Cruise Ship Hit Rock off Juneau Alaska

The Captain of the cruise ship Empress of the North has called for passengers to abandon the ship after hitting a rock off Juneau Alaska. Reports are still

May 14, 2007
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Saturday, May 12, 2007
Fire Incidents

Discover Upcoming Maritime News

Our editor’s favorite stories from our Discoverer Maritime News Service. Containers Lost Overboard in Storm Seadrill Orders Another Semi Jurong Congress

May 12, 2007
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