rescue at sea

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

WATCH: EPIRB Leads to Successful Rescue of Four Off South Carolina

On June 28, 2016 out of Charleston, SC a 27-foot Sea Pro ended up falling apart and sinking with 4 people on board. In this case an EPIRB, life

July 5, 2016
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Thursday, February 25, 2016
Maritime News

Coast Guard Boat Flips During Rescue Off New York

A dramatic scene off the coast of Long Island, New York Thursday morning as a Coast Guard boat capsized during a rescue of mariners from a grounded fishing

February 25, 2016
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Thursday, January 28, 2016
Maritime News

Dramatic Rescue: 13 Rescued from Luxury Yacht Moments Before Sinking [VIDEO]

Some dramatic video released by the U.S. Coast Guard showing the rescue of 13 people from a luxury yacht moments before the vessel sank below the waves. The

January 28, 2016
Total Views: 19

Monday, October 26, 2015

Good Samaritan Vessels Rescue 36 from Burning Fishing Vessel in Remote Pacific

  The 36-member crew of a Papua New Guinea-flagged commercial purse seiner are safe following a joint rescue by good samaritan vessels and search and

October 26, 2015
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Maritime News

AHTS Tor Viking Rescues Mariner and Cat Off Alaska – Dramatic Photos and Video

The icebreaking AHTS Tor Viking on Tuesday came to the rescue of a distressed mariner and his cat onboard their disabled 30-foot sailboat approximately 400

October 21, 2015
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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

WATCH: Daring Rescue Caught on Camera

This rescue was carried out by the Italian Coast Guard off the coast of Sicily this week after the Master of the vessel apparently lost consciousness during

October 13, 2015
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Thursday, July 9, 2015

Movie Trailer for ‘The Finest Hours’ – The Remarkable True Story of the SS Pendleton Rescue

  Disney has just release its first trailer from its new film The Finest Hours, based on the remarkable true story of “the greatest small boat

July 9, 2015
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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Maritime News

Fourteen Rescued as Cargo Ship Capsizes Off India – INCIDENT PHOTOS

  In another daring rescue this week, the Indian Navy and Coast Guard rescued fourteen sailors from a general cargo ship as it capsized and sank in severe

June 24, 2015
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Maritime News

TORM Tanker Picks Up 200 Migrants Off Libya

  A TORM product tanker on Sunday assisted Italian authorities in a rescue operation to save migrants from two unseaworthy boats off the Libyan coast.

June 23, 2015
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Holland America Cruise Ship Assists Sightseeing Vessel in Distress

  A Holland America Line cruise ship diverted its Alaska itinerary to assist in the rescue of over 40 people from a disabled sightseeing boat.

June 16, 2015
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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Playing Pirate Does Not a Sailor Make

When I first read of the rescue of the tall ship Liana’s Ransom, I contacted friends in the tall ship community to express my sadness at the loss of

April 2, 2015
Total Views: 119

Monday, February 16, 2015
Maritime News

Australia-Bound Duo Rescued from Disabled Sailboat During New England Blizzard

An Australia-bound father and son duo had to be rescued from their disabled 43-foot sailboat off the coast of Nantucket on Sunday amid the brutal winter storm

February 16, 2015
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Australian Lunatics Narrowly Avert Death Off Nantucket

Lunatics, a-holes, idiots… whatever you want to call them… In January, Reg and Jason McGlashan paid USD $10,000 for the 43-foot sailboat Sedona off

February 16, 2015
Total Views: 36

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Maritime News

Coast Guard Rescues Dog from Icy Lake – Your Feel Good Video of the Day

A yellow lab is lucky to be alive after a fall into the icy waters of Lake

February 4, 2015
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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Watch: Daring Rescue as Fishing Boat Founders Off Scotland

Five people were rescued from an Irish fishing vessel this week as the ship foundered in the waters off

January 22, 2015
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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Seven Rescued After Coastal Freighter Sinks Off Haiti

Seven crewmembers were rescued after their 100-foot coastal freighter began taking on water and sank Friday approximately 45 miles north off of Cap Haitien,

November 22, 2014
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Sea Story – ‘Tor Viking II’ Rescues Disabled Cargo Ship ‘Golden Seas’ from Bering Sea

On December 3, 2010, the 738-foot long MV Golden Seas, carrying a cargo of Canola seed and with an estimated 450,000 gallons of intermediate fuel oil, 11,700

November 11, 2014
Total Views: 313

Sunday, October 5, 2014
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A Very Ill-Conceived Ocean Voyage to Bermuda

There may be other examples of ocean crossings that lacked solid planning or risk analysis, but as far as voyages in recent memory, this one certainly takes

October 5, 2014
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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Coast Guard Rescues Four From Sinking Lobster Boat [VIDEO]

The U.S. Coast Guard plucked four lobstermen from the Atlantic Ocean Thursday who were forced to abandon their sinking lobster boat about 40 miles south of

October 2, 2014
Total Views: 47

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
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Lifesaving Incidents

Sovcomflot Tanker Comes to the Rescue After Trimaran Breaks Apart Off Brazil

By Rob Almeida and Shubin Aleksey Andreyevich On 29 September, the Liberian-flagged Sovcomflot-owned tanker Krasnodar rescued six yachtsmen from a liferaft

October 1, 2014
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