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New Tool for Recovering Oil from Sunken Wrecks

A tool for removing oil trapped in submerged vessels has been developed in Norway by design specialists Miko Marine.   The launch of the Moskito aims to address

Vancouver Container Fire Closes Port

A large portion of Canada's biggest port was shut down on Wednesday after a chemical fire broke out amid numerous shipping containers piled up in a yard east of Vancouver's downtown core.

Vancouver Port Fire Leads To Evacuation

 A chemical fire at a Vancouver container terminal led to a partial evacuation of Canada’s largest port for several hours Wednesday afternoon, as a cloud of white

Cargo Vessel Grounded on Scottish Coast Towed Today

  The towing of the DFDS cargo vessel Lysblink Seaways began today at 1:00pm local time, the UK's Maritime Coast Guard Agency announced.   The vessel ran aground

Sunken Japanese WWII Battleship Found

Seventy years after the conclusion of World War II, philanthropist and entrepreneur Paul G. Allen has located the Musashi, one of the two largest and most technologically

Repair Yard Chosen for Lysblink Seaways

Cargo ship Lysblink Seaways will be towed to Inchgreen, Greenock for repair work after grounding last month on Scotland’s west coast.   The vessel, which ran aground February 18,

Ship Carrying Cattle Sinks enRoute to UAE

 A vessel carrying hundreds of cattle exported from Somalia to Saudi Arabia capsized off Oman coast on Saturday after being hit by stormy weather, according to reports from Arab media.

BW Offshore Finds 7th Petrobras Blast Victim

Norway's BW Offshore said on Thursday it had found the body of a seventh victim of a Feb. 11 blast on a production vessel it operates for Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA.

Lysblink Seaways to Be Towed to Shelter

Cargo ship Lysblink Seaways, which ran aground on Scotland’s west coast February 18, will be transported to shelter this afternoon after a successful ship-to-ship

Fuel to Be Pumped from Grounded Cargo Ship

The ship to ship transfer of the fuel oil from the grounded cargo ship Lysblink Seaways is scheduled to begin tomorrow morning as better weather conditions provide a work window between 3 a.

Cleanup Continues After Derailed CSX Train Spills Oil

A cleanup was continuing in the Kanawha River in West Virginia on Sunday after an oil spill last week following the derailment of a CSX Corp train, though drinking water was not affected,

70 Dead in Bangladesh Ferry Collision

At least 70 people died when a ferry carrying 150 passengers and crew capsized after colliding with a trawler on a river in central Bangladesh, police said on Monday.

Bangladesh Ferry Capsizes after Collision, 33 Dead

At least 33 people died in Bangladesh on Sunday when a passenger ferry capsized after colliding with a trawler on the river Padma with more than 100 people aboard, police said.

Vessel Aground in Badcall Bay

A Norwegian-flagged fish carrier vessel, Viktoria Lady, ran aground on a rock in Badcall Bay about 20 miles northwest from Ullapool this morning, the U.K Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reported.

ELASTEC Introduces 1.5 Meter BoomVane

The latest addition to ELASTEC’S arsenal of oil spill response equipment is the 1.5 meter ELASTEC BoomVane, designed to quickly deploy heavier oil boom in coastal

Dive Inspection Continues on Lysblink Seaways

The dive inspection on behalf of the salvors will continue today on the cargo ship Lysblink Seaways that ran aground Wednesday near Ardnamurchan Point in the west Highlands,

BP Bid to Cut Gulf Spill fine Denied

A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected BP Plc's attempt to reduce the maximum civil fine it could face for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, leaving it potentially liable to pay $13.

Grounded Cargo Ship Leaks Oil

 A major recovery operation has been launched to recover a leaking cargo ship which ran aground on Scotland's west coast.   Salvage vessels were called to Kilchoan

T&T Salvage Aids Charity’s Efforts Against Malaria

A small feeder container vessel ran aground off the coast of Papua New Guinea. A large part of its cargo consisted of 32 containers of mosquito nets owned by international

Offshore Industry to Focus on Spill Response

Industry, government and regulators join the debate at Interspill 2015. The oil and gas industry is set to discuss the importance of maintaining focus on oil

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