rescue at sea

Monday, December 30, 2013

Rescue Underway for Stricken Bulk Carrier Off Cork, Ireland

Efforts are underway to retrieve a stricken bulk carrier off the coast of Cork, Ireland that went adrift Sunday after losing

December 30, 2013
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Monday, December 2, 2013

Stuck in a Shipwreck – New Video Surfaces of Miraculous Jascon 4 Rescue

A new video has surfaced showing divers discovering a man found tucked inside an air bubble of a the Jascon 4 shipwreck after two days at depth of 30

December 2, 2013
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

At Least 30 Dead as Haitian Migrants Cling to Bricked-Up Sail Freighter [PHOTOS]

The U.S. Coast Guard reports this morning that a rescue mission is currently in progress to recover approximately 100 Haitians who ran aground 15 miles off

November 26, 2013
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Monday, November 25, 2013

Storm Forces Three Groundings Near Ulsan, South Korea

A strong storm on Monday caused a bulk carrier and two products tankers to run aground within hours of each near the South Korean city of

November 25, 2013
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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Out of Fuel and Tired of Eating Bananas, Ecuadorian Fishermen Rescued by U.S. Navy

Adrift and out of fuel for the past 10 days, the crew of an Ecuadorian fishing boat had nothing left to eat but bananas when they were spotted on

October 22, 2013
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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Hundreds Dead, Missing As Migrant Boat Sinks Off Italy

More than 300 people drowned or were feared dead after a boat packed with African migrants caught fire and sank off the southern Italian island of Lampedusa on

October 3, 2013
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Thursday, August 8, 2013
Grounding Incidents

Bulk Carrier Kiani Satu Runs Aground Off South Africa [IMAGES]

South Africa’s National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has reported that as of 1002 local time, all 19 crew members from the bulk carrier Kiani Satu are

August 8, 2013
Total Views: 56

Tuesday, July 30, 2013
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Chemical Tanker Fairchem Sabre Rescues 73 Offshore Sri Lanka

Images via Sri Lanka Navy While enroute to Zhangjiagang, China, the chemical tanker Fairchem Sabre responded to a distress call from an overcrowded trawler

July 30, 2013
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Sunday, July 28, 2013
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Italian Coast Guard Rescues 22 After Migrant Vessel Sinks off Libya, 30 Missing

ROME, July 28 (Reuters) – The Italian coastguard has rescued 22 migrants from a boat which sank off the coast of Libya but more than 30 are still missing

July 28, 2013
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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Missing Lobster Fisherman Rescued After 12 Hours At Sea Without Lifejacket

The U.S. Coast Guard has located and rescued the missing crewmember of a commercial lobster vessel, roughly 12 hours after he had fallen overboard off the

July 24, 2013
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30 Rescued From Sinking Tall Ship Along Irish Coast [PHOTOS and VIDEO]

30 people had to be rescued from a sinking tall ship which had ran into trouble along the coast of Ireland in the Celtic

July 24, 2013
Total Views: 68

Friday, June 28, 2013

Military Sealift Command Ship Assists Vessel in Distress

Mariners aboard USNS Seay (T-AKR 302) rendered assistance to a commercial vessel in distress while underway in the Indian Ocean, June

June 28, 2013
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Thursday, June 20, 2013

MV Asian Express – Dramatic Rescue Caught on Tape

Earlier in June the Indian Coast Guard rescued 22 crew members the sinking Asian Express off the west coast of India and, as it turns out, the rescue was all

June 20, 2013
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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Indian Coast Guard Rescues 22 From Sinking Ship

The M/V Asian Express, a Maldives-flagged general cargo ship, had suffered an engine failure and was adrift for two days in heavy weather about 200 miles west

June 12, 2013
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Friday, May 31, 2013
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Miracle at Sea: Sailor Survives After Spending 2 Days Inside Sunken Ship

As reported earlier this week, tragedy struck offshore Escravos, Nigeria on Sunday 26 May when the anchor handling tug Jacson 4 sank in heavy weather.  Divers

May 31, 2013
Total Views: 189

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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Fire Incidents

Transocean’s Sedco Express Coordinates Rescue of 13 from Ablaze Tanker

Transocean’s ultra-deepwater semisubmersible rig, Sedco Express (EXS), coordinated an at-sea firefighting rescue of the crew of a bunkering tanker

May 15, 2013
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Sunday, April 7, 2013
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AMVER Assists Rescue Of Ocean Rowers

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews combined efforts Saturday with the 800-foot Panamanian flagged automobile carrier, Heijin, and the

April 7, 2013
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Contractors to the Rescue

The U.S. Bristow Group announced today that the United Kingdom has awarded its British affiliate a new contract to provide civilian Search and Rescue services

March 26, 2013
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Friday, February 22, 2013

A Rescue’s Success Hinges Upon EPIRB

By Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert It was another early Friday morning for the crew of a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules based out of Coast Guard Air Station

February 22, 2013
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Monday, February 18, 2013
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Myanmar Migrant Survivors Tell Of Throwing Dead Overboard

By Ranga Sirilal and Shihar Aneez COLOMBO – Myanmar nationals rescued from a sinking ship by the Sri Lankan Navy have told of throwing 98 people

February 18, 2013
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