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Canadian Tug Company Fined for Fatal Accident as Safety Concerns Are Raised

Published Sep 22, 2023 5:25 PM by The Maritime Executive

A Canadian court sentenced the owner of a tugboat service and his company to pay C$310,000 in fines (US$231,260) for a 2021 incide...


Excess Speed Caused Tug Grounding in Corpus Christi Ship Channel

Published Sep 21, 2023 7:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

The NTSB has released its report on the grounding of a harbor tug outside of the Corpus Christi ship channel in 2022, and it has d...


Video: Ukraine Claims Strike on Russian Navy Command Center in Crimea

Published Sep 20, 2023 8:51 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Ukrainian military has claimed a successful airstrike on a command complex for the Russian Black Sea Fleet at a site&nbsp...


Poor Comms Led to Chief Mate's Death in Pilot Ladder Accident

Published Sep 20, 2023 7:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has censured the operators of two vessels involved in a fatal crew transfer accident...


Round-the-World Yacht Race Crewmember Rescued in Long-Range Medevac

Published Sep 20, 2023 3:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

Portuguese SAR authorities have successfully completed a complex long-range medevac for a crewmember who was seriously injured dur...


Tug Crewmember Rescues Operator of Sunken Crawler Crane

Published Sep 20, 2023 2:03 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Tuesday, a good samaritan mariner rescued a machinery operator after a crawler crane fell into the water at a drydock near Memp...


Armed Drone From War in Ukraine Washes Up in Bulgarian Resort

Published Sep 19, 2023 10:52 PM by The Maritime Executive

Over the weekend, an attack drone fitted with an explosive device washed up on the shores of a resort town on Bulgaria's Black...


China's Hospital Ship Visits Nations That Stopped Supporting Taiwan

Published Sep 19, 2023 9:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

China's hospital ship, the PLA Navy vessel Peace Ark (Daishan Dao), has completed a goodwill tour of the Pacific Islands and r...


Greek-Owned Ferry Helps Rescue Six Migrants off Puerto Rico

Published Sep 18, 2023 8:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

Mona Island, a nature reserve located in the passage between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, is often sought out by human...


Photos: Russian Sub Suffered Extreme Damage in Ukrainian Strike

Published Sep 18, 2023 3:25 PM by The Maritime Executive

New imagery of the graving dock in Sevastopol's Pivdenna Bay appears to confirm that a Ukrainian missile strike has indeed des...

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