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Researchers to Visit ‘Battle of the Atlantic’ Wreckage

Researchers from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its partners are set to visit what remains of two ships—a German U-boat and

Boat Sinks in Indonesia: 10 dead, 5 missing

 Ten people have drowned while five are still missing after a wooden boat carrying 17 people capsized in the province of Riau Islands on Sunday morning, reports the Jakarta Post.

Submarine Collides off Washington Coast

 The ballistic-missile submarine USS Louisiana and a Navy offshore support vessel collided while conducting routine operations in the Strait of Juan de Fuca off

Phoenix Assists in Recovering El Faro’s VDR

Phoenix International Holdings, Inc., under the operational direction of the U.S. Navy’s Office of the Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV), successfully

Lawyer accused of fraud in BP Spill is Acquitted

A prominent Texas lawyer was acquitted on Thursday of charges he made up thousands of fake clients to sue BP Plc for damages that the oil company caused in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill,

500 Passengers Abandon Burning Ship In Caribbean Sea

 More than 500 passengers and crew evacuated from burning Caribbean Fantasy, a combination cruise and ferry ship, about a mile off Puerto Rico’s north coast Wednesday,

Ferry Carrying 500 People Catches Fire Near San Juan, Puerto Rico

A passenger ferry with hundreds of passengers caught fire off Puerto Rico on Wednesday, and the U.S. Coast Guard and local crews were rescuing people aboard, officials said.

Grounded Bulk Carrier Refloated in Washington

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to an incident involving a motor vessel that grounded in the Columbia River near Skamokawa, Washington, Friday night.   The motor vessel Rosco Palm,

Salvors Assessing Grounded Transocean Drilling Rig

A team of eight salvors is now making its way on board the drilling rig Transocean Winner which is currently grounded off the Isle of Lewis. They’ll now be carrying

Update: Oil Rig Aground off Scotland

No further pollution has been detected in the area of the grounded oil rig Transocean Winner as the U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) continues to monitor the scene.

Oil Rig Aground off Scotland May Have Leaked Diesel

An oil rig that ran aground off a Scottish island on Sunday may have leaked around 53 tonnes of diesel but has not caused any serious pollution, Britain's Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said.

El Faro’s Voyage Data Recorder Recovered

The voyage data recorder (VDR) from El Faro, a U.S. flagged cargo ship that sank during Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015, has been recovered from the ocean floor late Monday evening, the U.

Update: Salvors to Board Grounded Transocean Winner

Final preparations are being made to put a small team of salvors on board the grounded semi-submersible oil rig Transocean Winner off the Isle of Lewis this afternoon.

Harris Pye to the Rescue for Damaged Hull Repair

Timing is all-important when repairs to a busy drillship are the order of the day. When Pacific International Drilling West Africa’s (PIDWAL) drillship Pacific

Semi-submersible Drilling Rig Grounds off Scotland

Severe weather has caused semi-submersible drilling rig Transocean Winner to break free from tow and run aground off the western isles of Scotland, the U.K. Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) said.

Update on MSC Alexandra, VLCC Dream Collision

 During the incident involving Dream II Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) and MSC Alexandra (Container Ship) on 3rd August, 10 empty containers fell overboard. (See report in Marinelink )   Of these,

Vietnamese Boat Collides with Hong Kong Cargo Ship

Hong Kong-flagged cargo ship, Rich Better, collided with and sank Vietnamese squid boat BD 96660 in the East Vietnam Sea on August 2, 2016.   According to Tuoi Tre News,

MSC Alexandra, VLCC Dream Collided in Singapore Strait

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore says it was notified just before midnight yesterday (Aug 4) of a collision involving Dream II VLCC (Very Large Crude

New Mission Set to Retrieve El Faro's VDR

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will launch its third mission to the wreckage of the El Faro on Friday from Virginia Beach, Virginia. The mission’s

Tanker, Containership Collide in Singapore

An Iranian supertanker collided with a container ship in the Singapore Strait with no loss of life or pollution despite damage to both vessels, shipping officials said on Thursday.

 
 
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