Monday, April 06, 2020
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Homicide Squad Investigates Handling of Ruby Princess
Over 150 USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Test Positive
WTO: China is Top Exporter of Face Masks
First Lifting Lug Installed on Golden Ray
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Over 150 USS Theodore Roosevelt Sailors Test Positive

As of Sunday, 50 percent of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt crew had been tested for COVID-19, with 155 positive cases so far. So far there have been no hospitalizations. 1,825 Sailors have moved ashore to hotels in Guam. The Commander of U.S. 7t...

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Homicide Squad Investigates Handling of Ruby Princess

Eleven people have now died in Australia after Ruby Princess passengers were allowed to disembark in Sydney on March 19, and the deaths have become the subject of a criminal investigation ...

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WTO: China is Top Exporter of Face Masks

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has released a new report on the trade of medical products, noting that China is the top exporter of face masks and other personal protective equipment in severe ...

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First Lifting Lug Installed on Golden Ray

T&T Salvage has installed the first lifting lug on the Golden Ray wreck in St. Simons Sound off St. Simons Island, Georgia.  In total, 16 lugs are scheduled to be instal...

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Coral Princess Docks in Miami With Two Dead Onboard

The Coral Princess has docked at PortMiami after being refused permission to dock in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The vessel has 1,000 passengers and 878 crew onboard - two are dead...

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U.S. Navy Commissions Attack Submarine USS Delaware

The U.S. Navy has commissioned the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Delaware.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the submarine was commissioned administratively, with a publ...

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Pictures: Russian Tanker Loses Steering in Arctic

On April 3, in the north-eastern part of the Barents Sea, the atomic icebreakers Vaigach and 50 Years of Victory completed the emergency tow of a tanker that had lost steering....

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Tanker Grounding Linked to ECDIS

Germany's Federal Bureau of Maritime Casualty Investigation (BSU) has published its investigation report on the grounding of the LNG tanker Pazifik off Indonesia on July 9, 2018. ...

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Canada Tightens Regulations on Ferries and Cruise Ships

Canada's Minister of Transport Marc Garneau has announced new measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission on commercial passenger vessels and ferries. As of April 6, the new ...

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Malaysian Customs Seizes Six Tonnes of African Pangolin Scales

Malaysian Customs in Port Klang have seized over six tonnes of African pangolin scales - the largest such seizure to date in Malaysia’s busiest port.  Enforcement officers from...

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Funding Campaign Launched for Developing World Seafarers

A charity crowdfunding campaign has been launched to raise funds for developing world seafarers and their families that have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. All funds rai...

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250,000 Cruise Passengers Disembarked in U.S.

Over 1,200 passengers have now disembarked from the cruise ships Zaandam and Rotterdam in Port Everglades, Florida, bringing the total number of cruise passengers disembarked in t...

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MAIB Publishes First Safety Digest for 2020

The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) ha released its latest collection of cases detailing accidents involving vessels from the merchant, fishing and recreational sectors.  ...

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