Monday, December 30, 2013
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MSC Monterey Suffers Crack Off Canada – UPDATE

Update 2: 1.5 Meter Crack Discovered in Hull of MSC Monterey Update: The Joint Rescue Coordination Centre reports that the MSC Monterey is currently at anchor

December 30, 2013
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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Cargo Ship Bashes Against Seawall, Sinks [VIDEO]

The following video shows the cargo ship NOUR M getting beat to crap against a seawall at the port of Rhodes, an island in the eastern Aegean Sea. The

December 11, 2013
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Monday, November 25, 2013
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At Least 10 Dead as Bulk Carriers Sink Off China

Winter weather appears to be primary factor in the sinking of two merchant ships off China yesterday leaving at least 10 sailors confirmed dead. According to a

November 25, 2013
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Monday, November 4, 2013
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North Korean Sailors Killed

SEOUL, Nov 4 (Reuters) – At least 19 North Korean sailors were killed when a naval vessel sank during “combat duties” off the east coast last

November 4, 2013
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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At Least 9 Dead After Ship Sinks Off Pohang

At least nine crew members are dead and two still missing after the Panama-flagged bulk carrier bulk carrier  “Cheng Lui 15” sank off the eastern

October 16, 2013
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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Petrobras-Contracted OSV Sinks Off Brazil

Petrobas has confirmed that a 68-meter OSV providing support to one of its rigs caught fire and sank last week off the coast of

August 14, 2013
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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Nine Convicted Over 2007 Sea Diamond Sinking

The Piraeus court imposed suspended sentences Wednesday ranging from six months to just over 12 years, and acquitted another four

July 31, 2013
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Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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Boat Carrying Asylum Seekers Sinks Off Indonesia, 60 Feared Dead

SYDNEY, July 24 (Reuters) – A boat carrying as many as 170 suspected asylum seekers bound for Australia has sunk off the south coast of Indonesia, with

July 23, 2013
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Thursday, June 20, 2013

MOL Comfort Breaks In Two Off Yemen, Salvage Firm Contracted [UPDATE 6]

The MRCC in Mumbai has just tweeted saying that the sections are still afloat and are being monitored.

June 20, 2013
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Monday, June 17, 2013
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No Answers, Only Questions Surround MOL Comfort Incident

UPDATE: New information has revealed that the ship did not sink, rather it broke in two with both sides still afloat. The loss of the MOL Comfort (formerly

June 17, 2013
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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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Tugboat Jascon 4 Sinks in Heavy Weather Off Nigeria, Fate of Crew Uncertain [UPDATE]

Update: A statement from West African Ventures has confirmed that one crew member, the cook, was found alive aboard the Jascon 4 by divers, which has capsized

May 29, 2013
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Sunday, February 17, 2013

1 Dead, 14 Still Missing After Cargo Ship Sinks off Philippines [UPDATE 1]

1 person is confirmed dead and 14 are still missing after their cargo ship, the Myanmar Panamanian-flagged M/V Arita Bauxite, sank off the northwest coast of

February 17, 2013
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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

UPDATED: Watch Iran’s $40 Million Gas Platform Sink in the Persian Gulf [VIDEO]

5 February Update: Ahmad Ghalehbani, Managing Director of the Iranian National Oil Company said in a translated statement that recovering the sunken jacket of

February 5, 2013
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Saturday, February 2, 2013
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Body Found in Maldives, Identified as Crewmember from Sunken M/V Saigon Queen

Skeletal remains, blue coveralls, and a sun-bleached life jacket emblazoned with the words SAIGON QUEEN were recently found on a beach in the Maldives.

February 2, 2013
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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$40 Million Iranian Offshore Gas Platform Sinks During Installation

LONDON–Iran Wednesday confirmed it was seeking ways to recover a natural-gas platform made by an affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards after it

January 30, 2013
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Saturday, December 15, 2012
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20 Iraqi Migrants Drown Off Greece

ATHENS – A small boat carrying migrants hoping to get to Greece sank near the eastern island of Lesvos early on Saturday, drowning 20 people, Greek

December 15, 2012
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Tuesday, December 4, 2012
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Coal Carrier Sinks off Northern Coast of Turkey, 3 Killed [UPDATE]

ISTANBUL, Dec 4 (Reuters) – At least three people were killed and nine others were missing after a cargoship with a Ukrainian and Russian crew sank in a

December 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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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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Monday, October 1, 2012
Grounding Incidents


I covered the sinking of the COSTA CONCORDIA back in January and posted some of my initial comments in ‘COSTA CONCORDIA – Fred Fry’s Comments

October 1, 2012
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