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Tugboat Captain Killed in Accident in New Orleans Industrial Canal

A tugboat Captain was killed Wednesday night in New Orleans after the crane from the crane barge it was pushing struck a bridge, causing it to crash into the wheelhouse of the tug.

Ill man rescued off cruise ship near Lake Worth

MIAMI — An ill man is safe after being medevaced off a cruise ship in the vicinity of Lake Worth, Florida, Sunday morning.

Passenger Ferry Slammed By Rogue Wave

A passenger ferry became disabled Wednesday off Massachusetts after allegedy being hit by a “rogue” wave.

German Ferry Loses Power, Creates a Mess of Things on the Rhine

Meanwhile, both anchors remain stowed in their respective housings…

Grounded vessel in Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel responded to a report of possible pollution caused by the grounding of the motor vessel Pacific Queen, moored at Harris Harbor in Juneau, Tuesday morning.

Standby Vessel Damaged in Collision With Wind Turbine Pile

Liverpool Coastguard on Thursday was coordinating the response to a ship that was leaking oil following a collision with a wind turbine pile at wind farm off Cumbria, England.

Lifeboat team leads stricken trawler to safety

A lifeboat coxswain yesterday described the challenges involved in rescuing a world famous fishing boat, after it suffered a power failure off the

North Korean ship runs aground without proper cover

A North Korean ship has run aground in unchartered waters off the coast of Mexico without adequate insurance and faces UN and US sanctions

Coast Guard reopens river to vessel traffic

US Coast Guard Captain of the Port, New Orleans, has reopened the Mississippi River to all traffic transiting around the International Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT) between mile marker 96 and mile marker 98, Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Bravery commendation for Royal Navy engineer who helped save sinking tug

‘It was a cold, wet night in the English Channel and knowing the actions of my team that night prevented the sinking of the vessel and more importantly …

South Korea tightens blood alcohol limits

As part of the government’s move to improve maritime safety standards after the Sewol disaster, South Korea has lowered the permissible blood alcohol concentration for crew members.

Pirates target tanker

Pirates in three skiffs attacked the tanker 214 nautical miles south of Lagos last … Chief executive Arild Nodland says shots were fired at the ship while …

Ship Master Collects Donations for a Piracy Survivor

The Master and his crew started to collect money amongst the crew members of the ship. When he signed off, Capt Bhamra called Mr Sharma and informed him that he will try to collect about INR100,000 (USD1,650) from his ship’s crew and will help him in the coming days. Mr Sharma has since received the first of this support: INR30,000 (USD500).

Bangladesh Ferry Owner Arrested on Murder Charge

A special Bangladesh anti-crime unit on Wednesday arrested the owner of a ferry that sank in a river killing about 110 people, the first time authorities

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