Thursday, November 8, 2018
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Caught on Video: HM Coastguard Rescues Fishermen from Capsized Vessel in English Channel

Four fisherman have been rescued after their fishing vessel capsized in the English Channel approximately 14 nautical miles south of Eastbourne, England on Thursday. The HM Coastguard successfully winched two...

November 8, 2018
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Monday, November 13, 2017
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Marine Pilot, Captain Handed Suspended Sentences Over ‘City of Rotterdam’ Collision on River Humber

A former ship captain and a marine pilot have each been handed four-month suspended sentences in connection with the collision between the vehicle carrier City of Rotterdam and a DFDS...

November 13, 2017
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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

UK Signs Emergency Towing Vessel ‘Ievoli Black’ to 5-Year Contract Off Scotland

The UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has signed a 5-year agreement with the marine salvage company Ardent for emergency towage services off the north and north-western coasts of Scotland...

December 20, 2016
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Monday, September 29, 2014

Port Operator Fined in UK Over Fatal 2007 ‘Flying Phantom’ Capsizing

A port operator in UK has pleaded guilty to health and safety breaches and has been sentenced to pay £650,000 (just over $1 million USD) relating to the fatal 2007 capsizing of the tug Flying Phantom on the River Clyde, which resulted in the deaths of three crewmembers.

September 29, 2014
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Monday, December 9, 2013
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MCA Releases Biggest Loser List – M/T HEIDE is the Winner

The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) released their list of 9 ships which were detained by Port State Control last month. The biggest loser within the list appears to be...

December 9, 2013
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Monday, October 7, 2013
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Satellite Imagery Busts Maersk Tanker in UK Pollution Case

At a hearing today at Truro Magistrates Court in the UK, Maersk Tankers Singapore was ordered to pay a total of £22,500 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to...

October 7, 2013
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Friday, September 28, 2012
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Univan Ship Management CEO Responds to “7 Ships of Shame” Article, Provides Update

In response to our article this week calling out 7 ships that were detained by the MCA, Captain Bjorn Hojgaard, Chief Executive Officer of Hong Kong-based Univan Ship Management Ltd,...

September 28, 2012
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

7 Ships Detained in UK Ports Due to Shameful Discrepancies

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that seven foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during August 2012 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. Here...

September 25, 2012
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