Casualties

Search for Missing after Philippine Ferry Sinks, 38 dead

  Divers will search waters in the central Philippines on Friday for 15 people still missing after a ferry carrying 187 passengers and crew sank a day earlier,

BP Reaches $18.7b Settlement Over 2010 Spill

BP Plc will pay up to $18.7 billion in penalties to the U.S. government and five states to resolve nearly all claims from its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five

New Imagery Allows Viewers to ‘Tour’ WWII Shipwrecks

High-tech underwater cameras help uncovering the secrets of HMAS Sydney   A recent expedition to survey historic World War II shipwrecks has produced a wealth

Thousands Evacuated After Freight Train Derails, Catches Fire

A freight train carrying flammable and toxic gas derailed and caught fire in Blount County, Tennessee, on Thursday, prompting the evacuation of more than 5,000 people,

BP to Settle GoM Spill Claims - Bloomberg

BP Plc has reached an agreement with the United States and affected state governments to settle damages claim from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010, Bloomberg reported.

Philippine Ferry Sinks, 36 Dead

A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew capsized off the central Philippines in heavy waves on Thursday, killing at least 36 people but the majority of those on board were rescued,

SUNY Maritime to Host e-Navigation Conference

The e-Navigation Underway 2015 – North America conference will be hosted by The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College from September 28 to 30 on the college’s Throggs Neck, N.

Ex-BP Engineer Deserves New Gulf Spill Trial -US Appeals Court

A former BP Plc engineer deserves a new trial on an obstruction of justice charge related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday.

Retrieving Valuable Cargo from the Seabed

Surveyors are usually engaged to investigate the cause, nature and extent of a claim, damage or incident. Their role in managing projects to salvage cargo is less known.

Coast Guard Monitoring Rocket Debris off US

The U.S. Coast Guard informs it is working with SpaceX and partner agencies to monitor the debris field of the exploded Falcon 9 rocket in the Atlantic Ocean more

First Bodies Recovered from Deadliest Migrant Shipwreck

Italy's navy said on Tuesday it had retrieved the first bodies from the wreck of a boat that sank in the Mediterranean three months ago, killing up to 800 migrants

Maritime, Migration Heads Pledge Joint Action

The heads of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Monday, June 29 reaffirmed their commitment

Boating, Alcohol and Fireworks Don't Mix

Many boat owners are looking forward to heading out onto the waterways this July 4 to watch the fireworks. But what starts off as just another fun experience can end in tragedy,

Woman Airlifted offshore Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

  A rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Miami medically evacuated a woman 98 nautical miles northeast of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, Sunday. Watchstanders

Cruise Ship Collides with Tanker off Gallipoli

  A Celestyal Cruises ship suffered structural damage to its bow and was forced to dock at Turkey’s port of Gallipoli after it collided with the Marshal Islands-flagged

USCG Suspends Search for Missing Olympic Sailor

  Search efforts for a missing Olympic sailor, Trevor Moore, in Biscayne Bay, Florida, were suspended Saturday evening at sunset. The Coast Guard and partner

Shell's Arctic Drilling a Threat for Pacific Walrus

   A number of environmental groups are asking the Department of the Interior to rescind permission Shell has been granted to begin exploratory drilling in the

Crews Recover Bodies of 9 Victims of Alaska Plane Crash

  Emergency crews recovered on Friday the bodies of nine people from the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that remains teetering on a steep rock face after crashing in Alaska, a rescue official said.

Kuwait Beefs up Security at Oil Installations

   Kuwait has reinforced security around oil installations following a suicide bombing that had killed 27 people at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque, a spokesman for the

Barge Captain Gets Prison Time for Fatal Explosion

An Illinois man who was captain of a petroleum barge that exploded in a Chicago canal in 2005, killing a crew member, was sentenced to six months in prison on Friday, prosecutors said.

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