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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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Maritime News

Syrian Refugees Take Billy Pugh Ride to Safety on Ridgebury Tanker

Ridgebury Tankers’ Suezmax Ridgebury Astari participated in a 3-vessel rescue operation on Tuesday, 2 September while operating in the Ionian Sea.  95

September 3, 2014
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Monday, August 11, 2014
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Matson Containership Rescues Three From Disabled Sailboat Off Hawaii – Video

UPDATE 1757 EST 11 August: All three crewmembers from the sailing vessel Walkabout are safely aboard the containership MV Manukai and enroute to Honolulu

August 11, 2014
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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Coast Guard Evacs 118 From Stranded Casino Ship – PHOTOS

Apparently the house doesn't always

July 17, 2014
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
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Almost Entire Ship Medevaced by Coast Guard After Cook Serves Up Barracuda

19 crew members from the South Korean-flagged bulk carrier JS Comet simultaneously came down with an apparent case of debilitating food poisoning off Port

July 2, 2014
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Thursday, June 26, 2014

WATCH: Epic Rough Seas Medevac Video

That. Was.

June 26, 2014
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
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USCG Releases Investigation Report Into Tall Ship Bounty Sinking

The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday released its report of investigation of the October 2012 fatal sinking of the tall ship Bounty during Hurricane Sandy off the

June 12, 2014
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Russian Nuclear Submarine Rescues Sailors in Distress – PHOTOS

A group of civilian mariners got the surprise of their lives this Sunday when a giant Russian nuclear submarine came to the rescue after they had sent out a

June 10, 2014
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Sunday, June 8, 2014

Italy Rescues 5,200 Boat Migrants Since Thursday

Italy has rescued about 5,200 men, women and children and recovered three dead bodies from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean Sea since early

June 8, 2014
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Monday, June 2, 2014
Maritime News

PHOTOS: Icy Newfoundland Rescue

Five fishermen were rescued Sunday from the icy waters of Notre Dame Bay off the northeastern coast of Newfoundland after abandoning their fishing vessel, the

June 2, 2014
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Maritime News

Large Wave Injures Three Aboard Cargo Ship

Three crewmembers from a 587-foot cargo ship were injured Sunday afternoon after the vessel was reportedly struck by a large wave about 500 miles south of

April 22, 2014
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