rescue at sea


Friday, August 31, 2012
hmas maitland
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: 9

Saturday, August 11, 2012
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: 82

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: 8

Sunday, July 15, 2012
msc flaminia fire
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: 45

Tuesday, July 10, 2012
linden pride lpg carrier nyk lines
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: 21

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
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: 12

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
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: 2

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: 125

Monday, May 21, 2012
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: 23

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: 7

Saturday, March 10, 2012
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Incidents

Italian Tanker Runs Aground Off Sicily in Stormy Weather [AIS TRACK]

March 10, 2012
Total Views: 13

Thursday, February 9, 2012
Incidents

Horizon Reliance Responds to High Seas Distress Call, Rescues Family of Three [VIDEO]

Horizon Lines’ Chief Mate Steven Itson gives a replay of the rescue at sea: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPNb_uRhG_c The crew of the 38-foot sailboat

February 9, 2012
Total Views: 49

Friday, February 3, 2012
MOL Summer
Incidents

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Containership Rescues 116 Survivors Off Papua New Guinea

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the MOL-operated containership MOL Summer rescued 116 survivors from the ferry Rabaul Queen, which sank

February 3, 2012
Total Views: 49

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Incidents

Search and Rescue off Papua New Guinea Continues, IMO Secretary General Extends Condolances

On February 1st, the passenger ferry MV Rabaul Queen sank in heavy seas off Papua Guinea.  The search for survivors continues. Papua New Guinea’s

February 3, 2012
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Blog

Being Prepared in an Emergency…it’s the Difference Between Life and Death At Sea [VIDEO]

Travis Niemi, a commercial fisherman, talks to the US Coast Guard about the importance of offshore lifesaving equipment after his boat capsized and sank off

January 3, 2012
Total Views: 1

Thursday, December 29, 2011
HMAS Parramatta australian warship
Defense

Aussies to the Rescue! Australian Warship Rescues Iranians off Yemen

(Australian Navy) HMAS Parramatta has provided essential life saving assistance to an Iranian flagged vessel in distress on Christmas Eve. Parramatta is on

December 29, 2011
Total Views: 22

Sunday, December 18, 2011
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Incidents

Icebreaker Dispatched for Southern Ocean Rescue In Antarctic Ice

Crew on board the Russian vessel Sparta have requested more equipment to help repair damage to the boat’s hull while rescue efforts are hampered by icy

December 18, 2011
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
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Incidents

Containership Zim Monaco Comes to the Aid of Dismasted Volvo Ocean Race Boat [IMAGES]

“These are our new best friends,” skipper Ken Read remarked as the Maltese-flagged containership Zim Monaco pulled up alongside his carbon fiber

November 23, 2011
Total Views: 37

Friday, September 9, 2011
Offshore

Search continues for liftboat crew missing in Gulf of Mexico

UPDATE: Read HERE for Monday update on this incident. Ten people are missing after a liftboat contracted by the seismic data services company, Geokinetics,

September 9, 2011
Total Views: 13