Maritime Safety

U.S. Investigators Head to Florida to Probe Ship Lost in Hurricane

Federal safety investigators traveled to Florida on Tuesday to investigate the U.S. container ship lost at sea after being hit by powerful Hurricane Joaquin, leaving

USCG Search for Missing Crew of El Faro

  Coast Guard search and rescue crews continue searching for possible survivors from the cargo ship El Faro Monday night, covering a total search area of more than 160,574 square nautical miles.

Northern Fleet to Conduct Anti-terrorist Exercises

  The sailors of the Northern Fleet will conduct anti-terrorism exercises at Novaya Zemlya. During the exercise, the coast will be a landing. The landing will

ADF’s New Amphibious Capability Demonstrated

  Australia’s newest military capability, the Amphibious Ready Element, has demonstrated its capacity in waters off the North Queensland coast during the Sea Series of exercises.

U.S. Settles 2010 BP Spill Claims for $20 bln

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday said it settled its claims against oil company BP PLC for more than $20 billion. The 2010 rig explosion on April 20, 2010,

USCG: Body Found in Search for Ship Sunk in Hurricane

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday said its crews had found a body and an empty, heavily damaged lifeboat in their search for the cargo ship El Faro, believed to have

Hunt for Missing El Faro Ship Enters 4th day, Hopes Fade

Search and rescue teams resumed scouring the seas on Monday for the missing cargo ship El Faro and it mostly American crew, after it was caught in the eye of Hurricane Joaquin four days ago, the U.

USCG: Missing Cargo Ship El Faro Believed to Have Sunk

The U.S. Coast Guard now believes that the missing cargo ship El Faro sank after sailing into the path of Hurricane Joaquin in the Bahamas, a spokesman said on Monday.

Navy Kicks Off Tours with Industry Program

  The Navy kicked off a new program Oct. 5, designed to give high performing officers and Sailors experience at large corporations for approximately one year.

Man Medevacs from Boxship Off Santa Rosa Island

  The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 46-year-old man from a 738-foot container ship approximately 6 miles south of Santa Rosa Island, Sunday. At 10:01 a.

Turkey Launches Amphibious Ship

Turkey launched the 140-meter amphibious ship "Bayraktar," the first of two vessels that are part of a domestic Landing Ship, Tank (LST) project, reports Local media.

Debris Appears to Belong to Cargo Ship Missing in Bahamas

Search and rescue teams on Sunday located debris which appeared to belong to the cargo ship El Faro that went missing in the eye of Hurricane Joaquin with 33 mostly American crew members aboard,

Woman Medevaced from Cruise Ship off SouthWest Pass

  The Coast Guard medevaced a 50-year-old woman from a cruise ship 225 miles southeast of Southwest Pass, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard District 8 received a call at approximately 9 a.

Life Ring Found from Cargo Ship Missing off Bahamas

A life ring has been found from the cargo ship El Faro, which went missing on Thursday after sailing through Hurricane Joaquin in the Bahamas, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Twitter on Saturday.

USCG Urge Caution Ahead of Hurricane Joaquin

  The Coast Guard urges the public Thursday to use extreme caution and to prepare for the onset of heavy weather, extreme sea conditions, storm surge and high

Panama Canal Facing Transit Backlog

  The Panama Canal continues to experience an increase in transit backlog due to recent locks maintenance work, coupled with high arrivals during the last week of September.

Vehicle Aboard Charleviox Ferry Catches Fire

  The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Station Charlevoix and Boyne City, Michigan, Fire Department responded to a fire aboard a Charlevoix ferry Friday afternoon on Lake Charlevoix.

Cargo Ship Missing in Hurricane Joaquin

The fate of more than 30 crew aboard a cargo ship that ran afoul of Hurricane Joaquin off the Bahamas was unknown on Friday as the powerful storm battered the island chain for a second day.

Sacyr Says Will Deliver Panama Canal expansion on Time

 The consortium in charge of the expansion of the Panama Canal, led by Sacyr reported that the fissures presented in the third set of locks will not delay the opening date scheduled for April 2016.

Trelleborg Awarded ISO 29001 O&G Accredidation

Trelleborg’s offshore operation in England has been awarded an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) / Technical Specification (TS) 29001:2011 certification,

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