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Saturday, March 10, 2012
Gelso M aground italian tanker sicily
Incidents

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

March 10, 2012
Total Views: 45

Thursday, February 9, 2012
Horizon Reliance Responds to High Seas Distress Call, Rescues Family of Three [VIDEO]
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: 100

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: 63

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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: 22

Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Being Prepared in an Emergency…it’s the Difference Between Life and Death At Sea [VIDEO]
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: 3

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: 26

Sunday, December 18, 2011
sparta sinking new zealand rccnz
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: 28

Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Puma Dismasted Zim Monaco Ken Read Volvo Ocean Race
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: 65

Friday, September 9, 2011
Search continues for liftboat crew missing in Gulf of Mexico
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: 20

Friday, July 29, 2011
Deadliest Sea: A True Story of Life and Death on the Bering Sea [INTERVIEW]
Blog

Deadliest Sea: A True Story of Life and Death on the Bering Sea [INTERVIEW]

Rob Almeida’s interview with Kalee Thompson, author of Deadliest Sea.  This incredibly well written book details the sinking of the F/V Alaska Ranger in

July 29, 2011
Total Views: 53

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Incident Video of The Week – Tug ‘Aries’ sinks in Bering Sea
Blog

Incident Video of The Week – Tug ‘Aries’ sinks in Bering Sea

Last week we brought you news of the tug Aries that sank in the Bering Sea.  Master of the Aries and good friend of gCaptain, Captain Doug Pine, put

July 5, 2011
Total Views: 197

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
USNS John Ericsson crew rescues five near Solomon Islands
Navy

USNS John Ericsson crew rescues five near Solomon Islands

Civil service mariners aboard Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Ericsson rescued five people lost at sea in a small boat near the

May 18, 2011
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Amver Enrolled K-Line Bulker Rescues Sailors
USCG

Amver Enrolled K-Line Bulker Rescues Sailors

Via Amver Blog An Amver participating bulker, the Daio Azalea, rescued two Italian sailors early Wednesday morning May 11, 2011 after their 43 foot catamaran

May 11, 2011
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Amver enrolled containership rescues 27 fisherman near Guam
News

Amver enrolled containership rescues 27 fisherman near Guam

A Panamanian flagged containership enrolled in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System, or AMVER, successfully rescued 27

April 20, 2011
Total Views: 1

Thursday, March 10, 2011
EU NAVFOR assists sinking vessel after release from pirate control
Incidents

EU NAVFOR assists sinking vessel after release from pirate control

On the morning of 9 March, marine authorities received a distress call from the MV ARAK AFRIKANA stating that they were taking on large amounts of water due to

March 10, 2011
Total Views: 8

Monday, March 7, 2011
Blog

USCG Release: Two rescued after platform fire in GoM

The Coast Guard responded with multiple air and sea assets on Sunday to reports that an oil production platform caught fire approximately 50 miles off Grand

March 7, 2011
Total Views: 7

Defense

Two Rescued From Burning, Non-Producing Oil Platform In US Gulf

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two men from a burning Gulf of Mexico oil platform on Sunday. The platform, owned by Houston-based Arena

March 7, 2011
Total Views: 2

Friday, March 4, 2011
Greek Amver ship saves Frenchmen
News

Greek Amver ship saves Frenchmen

The Greek participating Amver tanker Delta Kanaris rescued four French sailors Sunday Feb. 27, 2011 after the sailors activated their personal locator beacon

March 4, 2011
Total Views: 18

Monday, February 28, 2011
MSV Champion Crew Rescues Family Adrift at Sea
Defense

MSV Champion Crew Rescues Family Adrift at Sea

MSV CHAMPION, At sea (NNS) — Navy Reserve and active duty crew members assigned to Maritime Support Vessel (MSV) Champion rescued five family members,

February 28, 2011
Total Views: 28

Friday, February 25, 2011
EUNAVFOR warship evacuates casualty from merchant vessel in Indian Ocean
Defense

EUNAVFOR warship evacuates casualty from merchant vessel in Indian Ocean

Late on the evening of 23 February, EUNAVFOR warships in the Arabian Sea were alerted that an incident had occurred on board a German owned container vessel,

February 25, 2011
Total Views: 61
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