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Freighter refloated in Lake St. Clair
Federal Rideau, a 656-foot freighter that had been hard aground in the downbound shipping channel of Lake St. Clair since early Sunday morning, was refloated early Tuesday morning and is now safely anchored in the Detroit River at the Belle Island Anchorage.
Coast Guard assists stranded charter vessel
During a whale watching cruise, the 83-foot passenger Cetacea notified Coast Guard Sector Boston that they were disabled with 163 people aboard after their propeller became entangled.
Overloading and inclement weather contributed to 2013 fatal tug accident off Burgeo, Newfoundland and Labrador
Transportation Safety Board of Canada released its investigation report (M13N0014) into the capsizing of tow, and accidental death aboard the tug Western Tugger as it towed the barge Arctic Lift I, 33 nautical miles southwest of Burgeo, Newfoundland and Labrador.
NTSB Investigation Course Scheduled
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Mining industry rejects claims ship-to-ship coal is unsafe
UNESCO has raised questions about the trans-shipping proposal, saying more ships in the region increases the chance of a collision an
Somali Pirates and Iranian Navy Fight
Somali pirates and Iranian Navy fought after the pirates attacked Iranian merchant ships. According to FARS, an Iranian news agency, the Iranian navy
Pirates, ample port space drive US gasoline exports to Togo
“A big reason to do a ship-to-ship transfer in Lome is because of safety reasons due to piracy,” the broker said. “You either have to perform the …