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Diesel Spill in Houston Ship Channel

A small section of the Upper Houston Ship Channel was closed Tuesday morning after a report of 1,000 gallons of diesel entered Greens Bayou from a cement facility, the U.

Wrecked 'Russian Submarine' Found in Swedish Waters

 A wrecked mini-submarine was found last week in waters off of Sweden’s eastern coast.   Authorities believe it is a Russian model, primarily because of Cyrillic letters on the hull.

Tanker and Cargo Ship Collided in Shanghai

 General cargo vessel "Jiang Xia Xiang" collided with the tanker "Bai Chi" on July 23, 2015, at 1 a.m. in the Wusong area, Shanghai, on the Yangtze river.    The

Araya Adrift in Black Sea

 The bulk carrier Araya lost power and adrift on 90 nautical miles off Odessa, Ukraine in Black Sea on July 25.    The carrier, en route from Ilyichevsk Ukraine to Constanta Romania,

Passenger Vessel Runs Aground in Aegean Sea

 A passenger vessel (Flying Cat) with a total of 253 persons on board was safely evacuated on Sunday after running aground off Tinos island in the Aegean Sea, Xinhua

Disabled Ship Towed into Port of Djibouti

Operation Atalanta warships assist stricken Italian merchant vessel in the Gulf of Aden   Italian merchant vessel MV Altinia was towed into the Port of Djibouti

Nile Collision Death Toll Rises to 31

The death toll from a boat collision on Egypt's Nile river Wednesday has risen to 31, a ministry of health spokesperson told Reuters on Friday. The accident occurred on the Nile near Giza,

21 Dead as Cargo Ship Hits Party Boat North of Cairo

 Egypt's health ministry said that the death toll from a collision of a cargo ship with a boat carrying people celebrating an engagement, on the Nile the night before has risen to 21,

Subsea Tech Helps Solve Riddle of Lost World War II Ship

An Aberdeen-headquartered firm has donated specialist subsea equipment to help solve one of the most tragic mysteries of the Second World War.   Ashtead Technology

Devonport Workers Entombed in Submarine Ballast Tank

 A pair of workers were sealed inside the ballast tank of a nuclear submarine in Plymouth, it has emerged, reports BBC.   Colleagues had mistakenly sealed the tank at Devonport base in Plymouth,

Ship Crashes into Mansion in the Strait of Istanbul

 Majed and Randy,  Sierra Leone-registered dry cargo ship collided into a Ethem Pertev's water-front mansion located on the Bosporus in Istanbul's Kanlıca neighborhood.

Bosphorus Strait Reopens After Grounding

The Bosphorus Strait in Turkey reopened at 3:40 p.m. local time on July 21 following the grounding of general cargo ship Majed & Randy due to mechanical failure,

Intracoastal Waterway Reopened After Barge Collision

The U.S. Coast Guard has fully reopened the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) near Bolivar Peninsula, Texas Monday at 9:15 p.m. Monday, after closing it for a barge collision earlier in the day.

Mariner Missing from Capsized Towboat

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to the report of a missing person and capsized vessel in the Upper Mississippi River, Monday.   Watchstanders at Coast Guard

Barge Collision Spill Impacts Houston Ship Channel

A section of a key Gulf Coast waterway was shut after two barges collided Monday, setting one afire and possibly spilling a gasoline additive near the entrance to the Houston Ship Channel, the U.

Salvors Remove Debris Left by Environmental Protesters

Dive and salvage teams worked to remove debris used as anchor blocks by environmental activists protesting Shell’s Arctic drilling aboard a barge in Seattle’s Alki Seacrest Park on May 19.

South Korea Chooses Shanghai Salvage-led consortium to Lift Sewol Ferry

 South Korea has chosen a consortium led by China’s state-run Shanghai Salvage Co. as the preferred bidder to raise the Sewol passenger ferry which sank off Jindo Island on April 16,

530-year-old Shipwreck Surveyed

An investigation of the 530-year-old shipwreck Gribshunden outside Ronneby, Sweden was performed with the help of subsea survey specialist MMT, who provided both

Fatal accident on Skandi Pacific

 The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) said that a 39-year-old New South Wales man has been crushed to death onboard a supply vessel off the Pilbara coast after a wave came over the back deck.

Two Bulk Carriers Collide near Zhoushan, One sank

 General cargo vessels Wan Li 8 and Heng Run collided in early morning on July 13 in position some 25 nm northeast from Zhoushan, 80 nm southeast of Shanghai, leading to the sinking of Heng Run.

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