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BP loses bid to freeze Gulf of Mexico spill payouts

The US Supreme Court has refused to allow BP to stop paying compensation claims while it awaits a review of its settlement with businesses over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

BP said despite the decision it would continue to seek a review of the court’s overall ruling on compensation.

Engine Fire Disables Tug off Rhode Island

The vessel’s on board fixed fire-fighting system was able to extinguish the fire, leaving the vessel disabled with 10 people aboard. The owner of the

Virginia Marine Police: ‘Overloaded’ boat factor in fatal accident off Newport News fishing pier

Virginia Marine Police have preliminarily determined that the boat involved in a fatal accident near King-Lincoln Park pier in Newport News Sunday

Aldeburgh: Lifeboat tows fishing boat with fouled propeller

Aldeburgh: Lifeboat tows fishing boat with fouled propeller … get rid of its nets it was taken under tow to its mooring by the Aldeburgh inshore lifeboat.

Hijacking sparks call for armed ships

According to the International Maritime Bureau’s piracy report, pirate attacks in the South East Asian region have increased from 70 in 2010 to 128 in

South China Sea, Strait of Malacca see rise in piracy

South China Sea, Strait of Malacca see rise in piracy. Several ships have been hijacked in the high seas off Malaysia this year; smaller vessels are

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