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Busan: Tugboat Sinks, Two Dead

 Two crew members died after their tugboat sank in waters off the southeastern port city of Busan in Korea, Yonhap reports quoting the authorities.   The accident took place around 12:30 p.

Second Sea Lion Rescued from California Oil Spill Dies at SeaWorld

A second sea lion rescued from along California's oil-fouled coastline near Santa Barbara has died at SeaWorld San Diego, where veterinarians are still caring for

ARDENT: The New Name (& Familiar Face) in Maritime Salvage

Last month Svitzer and Titan Salvage announced plans to merge their salvage operations. Peter Pietka, former chief executive of Svitzer Salvage, takes the helm

Norwegian Dawn Arrives In Boston

 The Norwegian Dawn, the cruise liner that ran aground as she left Bermuda this week, has arrived in Boston.   A story in the Boston Herald says, “Passengers

Oil Leak Contained at MV Miner Site

 On-site workers acted quickly to contain an oil leak during the final stages of removing the wreck of the MV Miner off Scaterie Island, says the government of Canada’s Nova Scotia province.

Indonesia Sinks Boats from China

 According to The China People's Daily, Indonesia has just sank a large Chinese vessel and 40 other foreign ships caught fishing in The South China Sea.    The

Norwegian Cruise Ship Ran Aground off Bermuda

 The Norwegian Dawn cruise ship with more than 3,700 people on board ran aground in Bermuda after the vessel temporarily lost power.   Small boats, divers and

SENER Presents at RINA Damaged Ship Conference

Damaged Ship, the conference organized by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects every two years in their headquarters in London, shows the major processes made

BP Wins Right to Appeal Gulf Spill Damages Claims

BP Plc deserves the right to have a federal appeals court review some damage claims awarded under the settlement to compensate people and businesses harmed by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a U.

Global Diving & Salvage Launches Training Initiative

Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. announced the addition of a new service line, Global Technical Services (GTS), to broaden the array of services o¬ffered to its

Penalty Settlement Reached for Tacoma Barge Spill

Tacoma Industrial Properties (TIP) and RV Associates , two companies involved in a 2012 oil spill while dismantling an unpermitted barge on the Hylebos Waterway in Tacoma,

Italy May Have Found Ship Carrying 900 Drowned Migrants

Italy's navy said on Thursday it believed it had found the wreck of a boat that sank last month killing up to 900 migrants off the coast of Libya, the Mediterranean's

Accident Reported on Offshore Rig off Mexico

An accident on an offshore rig in the southern Gulf of Mexico has injured 10 people, local media reported on Tuesday, but state oil company Pemex had no immediate details on the incident,

Capsized Trawler Adrift Disappearing Act in South Africa

 South Africa’s charity National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) was warning fishermen and other boaters in and around the Cape Peninsula and False Bay Coast to be

Giant Hanjin Boxship Catches Fire in Suez

 Suez Canal Authority said it controlled a blaze in a British container ship passing the waterway Friday, leaving no human losses.   An ultra-large container

Dozens Fell Sick on Holland America Cruise Ship

 About 60 guests aboard Holland America cruise ship Maasdam reported to the infirmary with the virus about one week into the cruise.    The passengers on the

T&T Salvage Completes OPA 90 Response in the Great Lakes

T&T Salvage was activated under its Salvage and Marine Firefighting Agreement to respond to a 600-foot laker that went aground on the St Mary’s River near DeTour Village, Mich.

MAIB Blames 'Structural Weakness' in Cheeki Rafiki Capsize

 An accident report into the loss of the Cheeki Rafiki mid-way through a transatlantic crossing last May, found that undetected damage to fittings around the keel

Spain: 156 Passengers on Burning Ferry Evacuate

 Spain's development ministry has said that a fire broke out on a ferry as it journeyed from Palma on the island of Majorca to Valencia in Spain.   Spanish media

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