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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
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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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Monday, January 21, 2013

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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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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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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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

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

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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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

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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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

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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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

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

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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