Tuesday, October 5, 2021
rena shipwreck

MV Rena Shipwreck: New Zealand’s Worst Maritime Disaster in Photos

The MV Rena was traveling at a speed of 17 knots when it grounded on Astrolabe Reef off the coast of New Zealand on October 5, 2011, during a voyage...

October 5, 2021
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Sunday, November 27, 2011

M/V Swanland Sinks in Irish sea – Prince William rescues two sailors, one dead, five still missing [RESCUE VIDEO]

Developing story… Five crewmembers from the cargo ship M/V Swanland are missing after the vessel sank in heavy seas in the Irish Sea early Sunday morning.  A mayday call was...

November 27, 2011
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Thursday, August 18, 2011
Engineering News

Bollinger responds to DOJ lawsuit

Bollinger Shipyards has issued a statement in response yesterday’s lawsuit filed against them by the U.S. Department of Justice.  The complaint alleges that Bollinger Shipyards made “material false statements” to...

August 18, 2011
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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Engineering News

Feds sue Bollinger Shipyards

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Matagorda after its conversion to 123 feet. March 2004. Photo by PA3 Jonathan McCool, USCG The federal government today filed suit against Bollinger Shipyards Inc.,...

August 17, 2011
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Monday, August 15, 2011
rambler 100 fastnet rock


  Photo: Daniel Forster/Rolex Rambler 100, holder of the transatlantic record and one of the favorites to win this year’s Fastnet Race, capsized this evening after losing her keel in moderate...

August 15, 2011
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Bulk carrier runs aground on remote South Atlantic Island sparking fears of environmental disaster

Photo courtesy Tristandc.com Transport Malta says it is investigating the grounding and subsequent complete hull failure of the Malta-registered MS Oliva, a 40,170 gross tonnage bulk carrier, which occurred last...

March 22, 2011
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