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Friday, March 31, 2023

Tugboat Crew Uses Torch to Free Trapped Crewmen in Dramatic Rescue off Texas Coast

A heroic rescue unfolded on Friday when the crew of a tugboat taking on water in Sabine Pass, Texas, used a handheld torch to free two trapped crewmen. Coast

March 31, 2023
Total Views: 11405

Monday, February 6, 2023

Tanker Crew Rescues Boater in Distress Off Puerto Rico

The crew of the chemical tanker Silver Dover is being praised for rendering assistance to a boater in distress in the Caribbean Sea on Saturday morning,

February 6, 2023
Total Views: 11165

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Dramatic U.S. Coast Guard Rescue in Pacific Northwest Caught on Video

Some incredible video coming from the U.S. Coast Guard’s 13th District showing the rescue of a mariner as a wave capsizes his vessel in waters off the

February 4, 2023
Total Views: 10714

Monday, January 9, 2023

Royal Navy Rescues Five from Sinking Tug in the Caribbean

The crew of a Royal Navy offshore patrol vessel rescued five seafarers from a sinking tugboat in the Caribbean. The rescue took place Friday afternoon when the

January 9, 2023
Total Views: 4766

Saturday, November 26, 2022
Cruise Ships

Coast Guard Rescues Overboard Cruise Ship Passenger

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a cruise ship passenger Thursday evening, approximately 20 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Watchstanders

November 26, 2022
Total Views: 3553

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

American Seafarers Recognized for Bravery at Sea

Too often acts bravery at sea go unnoticed, taking place far from public view and the eyes of bystanders ready to whip out their phone cameras at a moments

November 9, 2022
Total Views: 4556

Friday, July 22, 2022

Ferry Carrying Over 180 Passengers Suffers Engine Room Fire Off Canada’s Prince Edward Island

A ferry carrying some 200 passengers and crew caught fire and was intentionally grounded Friday morning during a voyage from Nova Scotia to Prince Edward

July 22, 2022
Total Views: 7611

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Chinese Chief Officer to Receive IMO Bravery Award

The chief officer of a Chinese tanker will be given the International Maritime Organization award for exceptional bravery at sea for his efforts to rescue two

July 19, 2022
Total Views: 4353

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
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Florida Fishing Boat Captain Rescued After Falling Overboard Without a Lifejacket

A Florida fishing boat captain was rescued after spending four hours treading water without lifejacket after he fell overboard off the coast of Panama City,

July 6, 2022
Total Views: 2826


22 Rescued After Abandoning Product Tanker Taking on Water in Arabian Sea

The Indian Coast Guard rescued all 22 crew members of a product tanker taking on water in the Arabian Sea off the Indian state of Gujarat. The crew members

July 6, 2022
Total Views: 5074

Monday, January 31, 2022

USCG Medevacs Tanker Crew Member With Chemical Burns 190 Miles Off Texas

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday medevaced a crew member from a chemical tanker 190 miles off Galveston, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command

January 31, 2022
Total Views: 3742


Tugs Rescue Abandoned Bulk Carrier Off Dutch Coast -Update

Update 4: A coastguard update as of 21:13 local time said the situation was stable with the Sovereign tug still connected to Julietta D. Rescue crews are

January 31, 2022
Total Views: 20423

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Maersk Line, Limited Tanker Makes Nighttime Rescue in Aegean Sea

The crew of a Maersk Line, Limited tanker conducted a nighttime rescue of a mariner who was in the water for 24 hours after his vessel capsized in the

January 20, 2022
Total Views: 5428

Monday, January 3, 2022

Containership Crew Rescues 19 Cubans Off Florida Keys

The crew of a Liberian-flagged containership rescued 19 Cubans off the Florida Keys on Friday. The crew of the MV Methoni contacted Sector Key West Command

January 3, 2022
Total Views: 2571

Sunday, November 28, 2021

U.S. Navy Ship Rescues Iranian Mariners Adrift For Eight Days

Gulf Of Oman, Navcent Public Affairs–A U.S. Navy vessel rescued two Iranian mariners Nov. 27 from a fishing vessel after it was adrift for eight days in

November 28, 2021
Total Views: 4798

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Maritime News

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

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 218

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Giant SOS on Pacific Island Leads to Rescue of Three Stranded Sailors

Aug 4 (Reuters) – Three Micronesian sailors stranded on a remote Pacific island drew a giant SOS message in the sand to attract the attention of

August 4, 2020
Total Views: 442

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Maritime News

Tanker Crew Credited with Saving Sailor’s Life 200 Miles Off New Jersey

The crew of a LPG tanker responded to a sailboat in distress that ultimately resulted in the rescue of a sailor approximately 200 miles off the coast of New

April 14, 2020
Total Views: 151

Friday, September 27, 2019
Maritime News

The Rescue: Maersk Montana Rescues Survivor of La Belle Vie

By Steve Miller, Third Officer, M/V Maersk Montana – “Let me know when he’s aboard!” came the voice through the handheld radio. It was the

September 27, 2019
Total Views: 402

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Maritime News

Ex-Heavyweight Champ Rescued at Sea Off Spain

Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko said a trip with family and friends ended in a rescue off the coast of Spain after their yacht caught fire.

June 25, 2019
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