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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
Rescuers Watch as Fishing Boat Capsizes off Ireland and Sinks [VIDEO]
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
Total Views: 8

Friday, October 26, 2012
Incident Photos of The Week – Daring Barents Sea Rescue
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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
Total Views: 41

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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
Total Views: 36

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
Total Views: 41

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
Total Views: 22

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
Total Views: 4

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
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Russell Crowe Rescued By USCG in Kayaking Mishap
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
Total Views: 13

Friday, August 31, 2012
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Incidents

Search and Rescue Operations Conclude off Indonesia, Nearly 100 Still Unaccounted For

Yesterday, four merchant vessels and HMAS Maitland recovered 55 survivors out of a total of 150 passengers of the ill-fated refugee boat that capsized and sank

August 31, 2012
Total Views: 15

Saturday, August 11, 2012
Nearly Eaten by Hammerhead Shark, Naked Fisherman Rescued Off Western Australia [VIDEO]
Incidents

Nearly Eaten by Hammerhead Shark, Naked Fisherman Rescued Off Western Australia [VIDEO]

There’s nothing like being naked to make you feel just a little bit more vulnerable, especially when you’re being circled by a hammerhead shark in

August 11, 2012
Total Views: 151

Thursday, August 9, 2012
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Defense

Iranian Mariners Abandon Floating Inferno, US Navy Responds [IMAGE]

The crew of the guided missile destroyer, James E. Williams rendered assistance to 10 Iranian mariners yesterday who had to abandon their burning vessel in the

August 9, 2012
Total Views: 29

Sunday, July 15, 2012
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Fire Incidents

MSC Box Carrier Catches Fire in Middle of North Atlantic

Update (Tues. 7/24/12): Blaze Contained on MSC Flaminia Update (Fri. 7/21/12): Salvors Board Burning MSC Flaminia Wednesday Update: Photos Reveal Damage to MSC

July 15, 2012
Total Views: 71

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
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Incidents

LPG Carrier Rescues Chinese Fishermen in South China Sea

On June 30, Linden Pride, an NYK-owned LPG carrier rescued four Chinese fishermen in the vicinity of a fishing trawler sinking in the South China Sea. Linden

July 10, 2012
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Man Overboard! The Story of a Highly Unlikely Rescue [VIDEO]
Multimedia

Man Overboard! The Story of a Highly Unlikely Rescue [VIDEO]

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/45095252[/vimeo] Maersk Line shared this story with us this afternoon of Tanawoot Pratoom, a painter on board the container ship Maersk

July 3, 2012
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
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Incidents

Déjà Vu Offshore Australia, 4 Refugees Perish in Latest Sinking

In the span of less than a week, a second vessel overloaded with refugees has capsized and sunk in the waters northwest of Australia, 107 miles north of

June 27, 2012
Total Views: 2

Friday, June 15, 2012
IMO Announces ‘Exceptional Bravery at Sea’ Award Recipients
Blog

IMO Announces ‘Exceptional Bravery at Sea’ Award Recipients

The International Maritime Organization has announced that the coveted 2012 Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea Award has been awarded to Canadian and Chilean

June 15, 2012
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Horizon Reliance
Defense

Horizon Reliance to the Rescue, Yet Again

The Pacific is a huge expanse of open ocean, and oddly enough the container ship Horizon Reliance happened to be in the right place at the right time for

June 12, 2012
Total Views: 173

Monday, May 21, 2012
Stolt Tanker Rescues Distressed Sailors After Whale Strike in Atlantic
Blog

Stolt Tanker Rescues Distressed Sailors After Whale Strike in Atlantic

On May 10 a Stolt tanker participating in the USCG’s Amver program was diverted while in the Atlantic Ocean to rescue two distressed sailors whose small

May 21, 2012
Total Views: 29

Monday, April 23, 2012
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Defense

Diana Shipping Bulk Carrier and US Navy Aircrew Rescues Crew of Taiwanese Fishing Boat

10 Taiwanese fishermen were forced to abandon ship 700 miles west of Guam this weekend when their 70-foot fishing boat Hsin Man Chun caught fire.  Upon

April 23, 2012
Total Views: 17
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