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Peru Energy Company Reports Amazon Oil Spill

An oil spill in the Amazon region of Peru was detected on Friday night, state energy company Petroperu said in a statement on Saturday, adding that measures were

Sick Man Medevaced 75 Miles off Nantucket

 A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Cape Cod medevaced a 55-year-old man Saturday afternoon after he was reported to have possibly suffered a heart attack 75 miles southeast of Nantucket.

Blue Angels Resume Schedule

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will return to its 2016 demonstration schedule July 2-4 in Traverse City, Mich., Commander, Naval Air Forces announced. The Blue Angels temporarily stood down,

Exxon Torrance Crane Collapse Impacts Ops, Sale

A 300-ton crane at a Torrance, California, refinery that Exxon Mobil Corp plans to sell fell onto a portion of a gasoline unit at the plant, industry sources said on Monday.

USCG Saves 2, Dog from Flooding Boat in Maine

A Coast Guard rescue crew from Station Portsmouth Harbor rescued two people and a dog aboard 26-foot boat Sunday afternoon near Boone Island, Maine. The Coast

HSC-25 Assists in Distressed Persons Recovery in Mariana Islands

The MH-60S Knighthawk was able to locate and relay the position of the distressed personnel to the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam command center, which was able to

Indonesian Navy fires on Chinese boat, injures fisherman

An Indonesian naval vessel fired on a Chinese fishing boat on Friday, injuring one person, China's foreign ministry said, the countries' third reported confrontation

Amid Melting Arctic Ice, Kerry sees Looming Climate Catastrophe

Standing near Greenland's Jakobshavn glacier, the reputed source of the iceberg that sank the Titanic over a century ago, U.S Secretary of State John Kerry saw evidence of another looming catastrophe.

Countries Must Do More to help Greece with Migrant Crisis - U.N. chief

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on Saturday for countries to do more to help cope with Europe's migrant crisis, saying Greece could not manage on its own.

Brazil Fines Samarco 142 mln Reais for Damages

Brazil's Environment Ministry fined mining company Samarco 142 million reais ($41.6 million) for damages to three protected areas resulting from a tailings dam burst in November,

Crashed EgyptAir Plane Located on the Seafloor

The cockpit voice recorder from EgyptAir flight MS804 has been retrieved by search teams in a breakthrough for investigators seeking to explain what caused the

Tech File: Fire Boom for the US' Worst Oil Spill

On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon mobile offshore drilling platform was destroyed as a result of a catastrophic blowout of the Macondo 252 well in the Gulf of Mexico.

Merchant Ship Rescues Yachties near NZ

 The container ship Southern Lily  sailing around 500km north of New Zealand were able to save two men and a womanfrom the battered yacht Platino.   Five crew

Smartphone App Aims to Aid Migrant Sea Rescues

A smartphone application that allows users to scan the Mediterranean for boats in distress is being tested by a migrant rescue service, which hopes that crowdsourced

Containership Joins Rescue Effort

A containership is rerouting to assist three people aboard the battered yacht, Platino, 550 kilometers north of New Zealand, after a crewman was lost overboard

Total Guilty over 2009 Petrochemicals Blast

A petrochemical unit of French oil and gas company Total has been found guilty and fined 200,000 euros ($225,100) on Monday by a French court for a 2009 blast at

Greece Searching for Migrant Boat off Crete

Greece ordered two ships on Monday to search for a vessel believed to be carrying about 200 migrants after it sent a distress signal off the island of Crete, the coastguard said.

12 Rescued from Sailboat Aground North of Shaw Island

Coast Guard crews removed 10 children and two adults from a sailboat, which went aground on Bird Rock north of Shaw Island Sunday. The rescued children and two

Long Range Medevac Conducted 230 mi South of Cold Bay, Alaska

A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an ailing mariner off the Matson cargo vessel Maunawili approximately 230 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska, Thursday.

Gas Leak on INS Vikramaditya Kills 2 on Board

 Two people, including a sailor, were killed and two others injured after inhaling toxic fumes on board India's aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya at Karwar Naval base in Karnataka.

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