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Monday, January 21, 2013
Incidents

12 Rescued After Research Vessel Sinks in Gulf of Mexico

Two U.S. Coast Guard aircrews on Friday rescued 12 crewmembers from a capsized research vessel off the coast of Pensacola, Florida in the Gulf of Mexico. The

January 21, 2013
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Monday, December 31, 2012
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Incidents

Myanmar Shipwreck Survivors Granted Asylum in Indonesia

Indonesia has taken in nine shipwreck survivors believed to be refugees from Myanmar, ending weeks of uncertainty for the men, who were refused permission to

December 31, 2012
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Sunday, December 16, 2012
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Incidents

VOS Sailor Disabled Offshore Scotland, Daring Helicopter Crews Rescue 11

At approximately 0500 hrs local time on Saturday, the offshore support vessel VOS Sailor suffered damage and was disabled in severe weather conditions in the

December 16, 2012
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Friday, December 14, 2012
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Incidents

MOL’s Woodchip Carrier, Global Explorer, Rescues Stricken Yachtsman

TOKYO – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced today that its owned and operated 47k gross ton woodchip carrier Global Explorer rescued the skipper of

December 14, 2012
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
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NOSCO Victory Denied with Stranded Myanmar Shipwreck Survivors

Chun Han Wong SINGAPORE–A group of shipwreck survivors rescued near Myanmar last week remains in limbo off Singapore’s coast despite concerns they

December 12, 2012
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RNLI’s 2012 Highlight Reel Will Pump You Up [VIDEO]

Here is a compilation of rescue footage taken during 2012 from the front lines of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s rescue operations around the

December 12, 2012
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Incidents

IMO Presents Exceptional Bravery at Sea Award to Canadian and Chilean Rescuers

The International Maritime Organization on Monday presented the coveted Exceptional Bravery at Sea award to Canadian and Chilean rescuers involved in two

November 27, 2012
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Monday, November 12, 2012
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Incidents

Crowley Tug Crew Save a Man’s Life off San Fran, Nominated for “Citizens Award for Bravery”

The crew aboard Crowley Maritime Corporation’s tugboat Guard recently performed a heroic rescue of a man who was struggling to stay afloat in the

November 12, 2012
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Sunday, November 4, 2012
Incidents

10 Libyan Migrants Perish After Boat Capsizes South of Sicily

Italian news company Corriere reported today a boat carrying Libyan migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday while enroute to Lampedusa, an

November 4, 2012
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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
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Incidents

Cargo Ship Saigon Queen Sinks Off Sri Lanka, 4 Crew Missing

Tragic news today out of the Bay of Bengal when a Vietnamese cargo ship, Saigon Queen, sank off Sri Lanka.  The Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue

October 31, 2012
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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Incidents

UPDATED: US Coast Guard Helicopter Crews Save 14 of Bounty’s Crew [RESCUE VIDEO/INTERVIEW]

United States Coast Guard helicopter crews rescued 14 sailors from two life rafts after the 3-masted ship Bounty foundered in the storm-tossed Atlantic Ocean

October 30, 2012
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Monday, October 29, 2012
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Incidents

Tall Ship Bounty Abandoned, Sinks in Heavy Seas off Hatteras, 1 Body Recovered, 1 Still Missing [UPDATE 3]

Update 3: The Coast Guard has reported that the body of a woman, identified as Ms. Claudene Christian, has been recovered. A crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk

October 29, 2012
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Sunday, October 28, 2012
Incidents

Rescuers Watch as Fishing Boat Capsizes off Ireland and Sinks [VIDEO]

Captain Stephen Kearney, a 20-year fisherman and another man were off the coast of Ireland when their fishing boat Snowdonia began taking on water. “We

October 28, 2012
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Friday, October 26, 2012
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Incident Photos of The Week – Daring Barents Sea Rescue

The Rescue Coordination Centre in Northern Norway on Thursday was forced to coordinated the dramatic rescue of 14 mariners who ran into trouble during a storm

October 26, 2012
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News

LNG Carrier Lusail Rescues Sri Lankan Fishermen

On 15 October, Captain Miro Vuletic and his crew on board the NYK-owned LNG carrier Lusail was integral in the rescue of two Sri Lankan fishermen in

October 26, 2012
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Sunday, October 7, 2012
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Defense

US Navy Stumbles Upon Man Floating in the South China Sea

Amongst the floating trash, sea life, and immense shipping traffic found near the Strait of Malacca, a man was spotted floating in the South China Sea on

October 7, 2012
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Sunday, September 23, 2012
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Collision

13 Missing After Ship Collision Off Japan

13 are still missing and a fishing vessel has sank following a collision at sea early Monday morning of Japan’s northeastern coast.  According to

September 23, 2012
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Thursday, September 20, 2012
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Incidents

7 Confirmed Dead After Ferry Sinks in the Philippines

The Philippine Coast Guard reports today that 7 have been confirmed dead after a boat carrying 27 passengers sank yesterday morning. The boat Sirana was

September 20, 2012
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Monday, September 10, 2012
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Incidents

Spanish Warship Rescues 68 Off Somalia

On Saturday 8 September, Spanish warship ESPS Relámpago, currently operating as part of the EU Naval Force – Operation ATALANTA, fighting piracy off

September 10, 2012
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Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Blog

Russell Crowe Rescued By USCG in Kayaking Mishap

Actor Russell Crowe was forced to hail down the U.S. Coast Guard Saturday night after nearly drifting out to sea while kayaking off the coast of Long Island.

September 4, 2012
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