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Settlement Reached in Philadelphia Duck Boat Civil Trial
Families of the two victims killed in the 2010 Philadelphia Duck Boat collision will split a $15 million settlement paid for by the companies involved in the deadly accident on...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
New Video Emerges of Tragic 2010 Duck Boat Collision
New video of the tragic July 2010 duck boat colision on the Delaware River in Philadelphia has emerged, offering a new glimpse of the broken down tourist vessel just moments...
Monday, March 5, 2012
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Explosion Aboard South Korean Tanker Kills Five, Others Still missing
An explosion tore through a South Korean tanker on Sunday morning killing five crew members and leaving 6 others missing. The unexplained explosion occurred off the coast of Incheon...
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
UPDATE 2: US Air Force to the Rescue! C-130 Departs McMurdo With Injured Korean Sailors
Update 2: 13 Jan 2012 A United States Airforce (USAF) C-130 Hercules aircraft departed McMurdo station at 12.35pm today (NZDT) with the 7 injured crew on board. Three of the...
Antarctic Fishing Vessel Catches Fire Killing Three Crew, Injuring Others
A Korean fishing vessel caught fire early Wednesday morning in the Ross Sea, approximately 2,000 nautical miles southeast of New Zealand, killing three crew members and injuring several others. The...
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Russian Captain Fined in Violation of “Good Samaritan Law”
A Russian Captain has been fined for failing to stop his vessel and help passengers off the riverboat, Bulgaria, that sank while cruising on Russia’s Volga River in July, according...
Sunday, November 27, 2011
M/V Swanland Sinks in Irish sea – Prince William rescues two sailors, one dead, five still missing [RESCUE VIDEO]
Developing story… Five crewmembers from the cargo ship M/V Swanland are missing after the vessel sank in heavy seas in the Irish Sea early Sunday morning. A mayday call was...
Sunday, October 23, 2011
Koosha 1 – Iranian DSV Sinks With Divers Inside Decompression Chamber
Eight divers were decompressing aboard the Iranian flagged dive support vessel Koosha-1 when it sank three days ago in the Persian Gulf. The official in charge of the rescue operation...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Monday, September 12, 2011
UN maritime agency chief offers assistance to Tanzania after ferry disaster
Below is a press statement issued by the United Nations on the tragic ferry accident that occurred over the weekend off the coast of Tanzania located in West Africa. 12...
Trinity II’s lifeboat found in Gulf of Mexico, at least 3 reported dead
Mexican state-owned petroleum company Pemex reported Sunday that 7 of the ten missing persons from the abandoned Trinity IIhave been found alive in the Southern Gulf of Mexico. Pemex also...
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Ferry sinks off Tanzania coast killing as many as 200
A severely overcrowded ferry capsized and sank early Saturday morning off the coast of Tanzania, killing as many as 200 people. The ferry, MV Spice Islanders, sank while traveling between...
Thursday, May 19, 2011
MARAD Observes National Maritime Day With Award to Slain WWII Mariner
Maritime Administrator David Matsuda today honored the memory of Richard Oliver Kelleher during the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Maritime Day observation. Administrator Matsuda presented six posthumous awards to the...
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Friday, April 15, 2011
Incident Photo – Two killed as vessels collide in Kiel Canal
The Journal of Commerce has this report of a tragic collision between two vessels transiting Germany’s Kiel Canal in dense fog. Two seamen were knocked overboard and drowned on Thursday...
Thursday, April 7, 2011
IMO provides statement on Mediterranean migrant vessel sinking
EDITOR’S NOTE: gCaptain was saddened by the news yesterday that a vessel carrying a reported 300 migrants from Northern Africa to Italy capsized and sank in foul weather, resulting in...
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