Saturday, November 21, 2020
Monday, November 2, 2020
Watch: Viral Video Shows Scary Moment a Lifeboat Suddenly Falls During a Drill
@justanotherservicetech Lifeboat accident ???#lifeboat #safetyfirst #accident #hopenoonegothurt ? original sound – Justanotherservicetech A video posted to the social media website TikTok shows the scary moment a lifeboat fails during a...
Thursday, October 22, 2020
U.S. Coast Guard Conducts Simulated Rescue on Offshore Wind Turbine
It’s an inevitable fact that the United States is set for a major increase in the number of wind turbines off its coast in the coming decade. This means more...
Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video
In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light indicating that the bridge...
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Dramatic Heavy Seas Rescue Off Southeastern Ireland
Three rescue boats with Royal National Lifeboat Institution came to the rescue of a cargo ship that had lost power and was in danger of hitting rocks in southeast Ireland...
Monday, October 5, 2020
Air Force Pararescue Jumpers Respond to Medical Emergency on Fishing Vessel Off Hawaii
The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, and Navy successfully medevaced a 73-year-old mariner from the 84-foot commercial fishing vessel Lady Alice 150 miles east of Hilo, Hawaii on Friday. The...
Incident Video: Dredge Impales Tanker at Malaysian Anchorage
Check out this wild video from over the weekend of a dredger colliding with a tanker at a Malaysian anchorage. The incident reportedly happened October 2 at the TG Beruas...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Watch: 17 Rescued as Yacht Engulfed in Flames Sinks Off Italy
The Italian Coast Guard said it rescued 17 people from a yacht before it sank off the coast of Sardinia, Italy. The incident took place Tuesday as the 155-foot vessel...
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Massive Explosion in Beirut Port Area Rocks Lebanon’s Capital
By Samia Nakhoul and Yara Abi Nader BEIRUT, Aug 4 (Reuters) – A huge explosion in a port warehouse district near the center of Beirut killed more than 25 people,...
Monday, July 27, 2020
Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Watch: Cruise Ship MS Monarch Arrives at Turkish Breakers
In what is a sure sign of the times amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 1991-built MS Monarch has arrived at a Turkish shipbreaking yard for dismantling. With cruises around the...
Monday, July 20, 2020
Watch The Resurgence Of Amateur Radio – A Silver Lining Of COVID-19
Today’s Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) regulations requires that every ship carry old-school HF radiotelephone and radiotelex equipment but, traditional radio is rarely used aboard ship. The problem...
Thursday, July 16, 2020
Watch: Naval Historian Breaks Down USS Bonhomme Richard Initial Fire and Response
On the morning of Sunday, July 12, 2020, at 8:50 AM PDT, USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) moored at Naval Base San Diego, Pier 2 reported a fire in the lower...
Monday, July 13, 2020
Head-On Collision in Great Lakes’ Welland Canal – Caught on Camera
Officials in Canada are investigating the head-on collision between two cargo ships in Ontario’s Welland Canal on Saturday. The vessels Alanis and Florence Spirit collided Saturday afternoon. The Transportation Safety...
Friday, June 12, 2020
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Monday, May 4, 2020
DEME’s ‘Game-Changing’ Offshore Installation Vessel Suffers 11th-Hour Crane Collapse – Incident Video
A newbuild offshore installation vessel due for delivery later this month suffered a major accident over the weekend when its crane collapsed during testing. Belgian marine services company DEME reports...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
VIDEO: THANK YOU To The Unseen Maritime Professionals On The Front Lines Of COVID-19
While gCaptain joins the majority of people working from home, Coast Guard, Navy, Tugboaters, Seafarers, facilities engineers, ferry captains, and millions of maritime professionals are at work on the front lines of this pandemic.
Thursday, January 30, 2020
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