Tuesday, July 27, 2021
fishing lady

Fishing Boat Operator Arrested for Violating Captain of the Port Order and Endangering Passengers

The U.S. Coast Guard has arrested the operator of a Maryland fishing boat for ignoring a Captain of the Port Order and taking on passengers before correcting hazardous conditions. Terrance...

July 27, 2021
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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Couple Killed After Crabbing Vessel Sinks Crossing Siuslaw River Bar in Oregon

Two people were killed early Monday morning after their fishing vessel struck a jetty in the Siuslaw River Bar and sank near Florence, Oregon. The U.S. Coast Guard reported that...

June 30, 2020
Total Views: 148

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Maritime News

Alaskan Fishing Captain Hailed a Hero for Jumping Into Water to Save Crew Member

The Captain of an Alaskan fishing vessel is being hailed a hero after jumping into the water to save one of his crew after their vessel capsized near Kodiak Island...

July 26, 2017
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Search Suspended for Six Missing Crew of F/V Destination in Bering Sea

Update 2: NTSB Says Icing Caused Fatal Sinking of FV Destination in Bering Sea Update 1: Searchers Locate FV Destination Wreck in Bering Sea The U.S. Coast Guard has suspend the search...

February 14, 2017
Total Views: 65

Monday, January 16, 2017
Maritime News

WATCH: Fishing Vessel Battles Chetco River Bar (Nearly Loses)

Check out this amazing video posted to facebook showing an inbound fishing vessel crossing the Chetco River (Brooking) bar near Brooking, Oregon. The footage is grainy but if you watch and listen...

January 16, 2017
Total Views: 136

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Weather Hampers Search for Survivors from Sunken Fishing Trawler

More than 50 people remain missing a day after a South Korean fishing vessel sank in the Bering Sea off the coast of Russia's far eastern Chukotka region as severe weather conditions hampered a rescue operation, officials said on Tuesday.

December 2, 2014
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Video: Killer Whale Launches Sea Lion 20 Feet Into The Air

Let's all just assume that the sea lion made it out of there safe and sound.

August 19, 2014
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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Caption Contest – “We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Boat”

This series of images were allegedly taken by a fisherman off the coast of Panama. Rumor has it… the boat sank, the fisherman were rescued, and the marlin got away. Provide...

January 31, 2013
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Thursday, January 13, 2011

Coast Guard releases report on sinking of Alaska Ranger

Photo: A crew member of the Alaska Ranger is taken on board the Coast Guard Cutter Munro. The Alaska Ranger began taking on water 120 miles west of Dutch Harbor...

January 13, 2011
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Monday, December 13, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

Korean Fishing Vessel Sinks in Southern Ocean

Some more bad news coming from the Southern Ocean over the weekend. At approximately 6.30am yesterday, the Korean fishing vessel No 707 Hongjin sank about 2700km southeast of Bluff, New...

December 13, 2010
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Tuesday, November 2, 2010
Ship Design

The Eastport 32 – a powerboat for sailors

I just returned from a few weeks in Annapolis, Maryland where I had the opportunity to catch up with my friend Tom Weaver, a career yachtsman with more enviable sea...

November 2, 2010
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