Monday, July 17, 2017
Maritime News

Tugs Save Disabled Maersk Containership About to Run Aground in Alaska

A disabled Maersk containership was towed to safety on Saturday after losing power and threatening to run aground in Alaska. The United States Coast Guard and the Alaska Dept. of...

July 17, 2017
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Friday, March 18, 2016
Maritime News

Dog Believed Lost at Sea Turns Up on U.S. Navy Island After Five Weeks

March 17 (Reuters) – A dog believed to have drowned after disappearing from a fishing boat off the California coast five weeks ago was found on an island owned by...

March 18, 2016
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Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Interesting

Castaway Who Survived 15 Months At Sea Accused of Eating Friend

The remarkable story of Mexican castaway Salvador Alvarenga has taken grim turn as the family of the boy who accompanied him on his ill fated fishing trip off the coast of...

December 16, 2015
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Saturday, October 18, 2014
Maritime News

Update: Tow Line Secured to Adrift Cargo Ship Off British Columbia

Update: Late on Friday night the Canadian Coast Guard patrol vessel Gordon Reid secured a tow line to the adrift Russian cargo ship, MV Simushir, west of Haida Gwaii.  The Canadian Coast Guard...

October 18, 2014
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Friday, February 21, 2014
News

U.K. Warns of Shipping Containers Lurking in English Channel

The U.K. Maritime and Coast Guard Agency is warning mariners to keep a close watch for shipping containers floating in the English Channel after hundreds of boxes fell from the deck of a Maersk cargo ship last week.

February 21, 2014
Total Views: 36

Monday, February 3, 2014
Blog

Real Life Castaway Says He Survived 13 Months Lost At Sea

Efforts are underway to confirm the identity (and story) of a mystery castaway who washed up last week on a Marshall Islands atoll after allegedly surviving more than 13 months adrift in the Pacific Ocean on a 24-foot fiberglass boat.

February 3, 2014
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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
News

Chemical Tanker Adrift Off Ireland – Update

The Irish Coast Guard is responding today to a chemical tanker adrift since Sunday off the west coast of Ireland.

January 14, 2014
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Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Cargo Ship Vinalines Queen
Blog

Vinalines Queen Sinks, 22 Seafarers Lost at Sea

By Clay Maitland, On Christmas day, the bulk carrier VINALINES QUEEN, carrying a cargo of nickel ore from Morowali, Indonesia to China, went missing.  The ship and its crew of...

January 4, 2012
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Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Blog

New study looks at effects of shipping containers lost at sea

Via Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute You would have thought a disaster like this would have made the national news. But no one was hurt, and there is no legal...

March 9, 2011
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Friday, February 1, 2008
Incidents

The Inconvenient Truth – Maritime Casualty List 2008

We interrupt your weekend reading to bring you an Inconvenient Truth; the maritime casualty list for 2008. This list is from CargoLaw.com and will only be available this weekend. On...

February 1, 2008
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