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Wednesday, December 13, 2023
MS Carnival Vista at sea. Photo courtesy Carnival Cruise Line
Cruise Ships

Carnival Vista Crew Rescues Six After Cargo Ship Capsizes

Crew members aboard the Carnival Vista saved six men who were stranded in the ocean near the Dominican Republic after their small cargo vessel capsized

December 13, 2023
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Sunday, December 10, 2023
USCG photo of a Haitian child being rescued at sea
USCG

The Harsh Reality of US Coast Guard Migrant Policy

by John Konrad (gCaptain) When merchant and cruise ships rescue migrants at sea, they offer more than just a lifeline from the perilous waters; they provide

December 10, 2023
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Thursday, June 8, 2023
OSG Tankers Involved in Back-to-Back Rescues at Sea
Shipping

OSG Tankers Involved in Back-to-Back Rescues at Sea

The crews of two Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) tankers came to the aid of six individuals in two separate at-sea rescues taking place within just 18 hours

June 8, 2023
Total Views: 3331

Friday, March 31, 2023
Tugboat Crew Uses Torch to Free Trapped Crewmen in Dramatic Rescue off Texas Coast
Shipping

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: 15577

Monday, February 6, 2023
Tanker Crew Rescues Boater in Distress Off Puerto Rico
Shipping

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: 11230

Saturday, February 4, 2023
Dramatic U.S. Coast Guard Rescue in Pacific Northwest Caught on Video
Shipping

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: 11241

Monday, January 9, 2023
Royal Navy Rescues Five from Sinking Tug in the Caribbean
Shipping

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: 4812

Saturday, November 26, 2022
Coast Guard Rescues Overboard Cruise Ship Passenger
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: 3717

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
American Seafarers Recognized for Bravery at Sea
Shipping

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: 4603

Friday, July 22, 2022
Ferry Carrying Over 180 Passengers Suffers Engine Room Fire Off Canada’s Prince Edward Island
Accidents

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: 7705

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Chinese Chief Officer to Receive IMO Bravery Award
Shipping

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: 4368

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
u.s. coast guard
Fishing

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: 2874

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

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: 5136

Monday, January 31, 2022
USCG Medevacs Tanker Crew Member With Chemical Burns 190 Miles Off Texas
Defense

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: 3746

Tugs Rescue Abandoned Bulk Carrier Off Dutch Coast -Update
Accidents

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: 20507

Thursday, January 20, 2022
Maersk Line, Limited Tanker Makes Nighttime Rescue in Aegean Sea
Shipping

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: 5464

Monday, January 3, 2022
Containership Crew Rescues 19 Cubans Off Florida Keys
Shipping

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: 2575

Sunday, November 28, 2021
U.S. Navy Ship Rescues Iranian Mariners Adrift For Eight Days
Navy

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: 4804

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Dramatic Heavy Seas Rescue Off Southeastern Ireland
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: 229

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Giant SOS on Pacific Island Leads to Rescue of Three Stranded Sailors
Accidents

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: 524
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