Tugs & Salvage News

Longshoreman Survives 100-Foot Fall Into a Cargo Hold

Published Oct 14, 2021 10:39 PM by The Maritime Executive

[Brief] On Tuesday, New Orleans firefighters rescued a longshoreman who survived a 60-100 foot fall into the hold of a cargo...

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Ethiopia's Mega-Dam is About to Reshape the Water Politics of the Nile

Published Oct 13, 2021 11:11 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

[By Aly Verjee] Amid an increasingly bitter war and an impending famine in Ethiopia’s northern r...

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NTSB Prepares to Recover 50-Ton Section of Crashed Jet

Published Oct 11, 2021 12:31 AM by The Maritime Executive

The NTSB is getting ready to recover the submerged wreck of a jetliner from the ocean floor off Honolulu, Hawaii, including one ve...

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Final Section of Wrecked Ro/Ro Golden Ray May Take Time to Remove

Published Oct 10, 2021 10:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

Two sections of the hull of the wrecked ro/ro Golden Ray have been loaded out onto a deck barge for transit to a scrapyard, and sa...

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Two Rhode Island Men Face Fine for Using Distress Flares at a Wedding

Published Oct 6, 2021 10:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

Two Rhode Island men have reached a civil settlement with federal prosecutors over charges that they knowingly discharged a flare...

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Two Sections of Golden Ray Head Back to Wreck Site

Published Oct 6, 2021 9:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

Although they departed the wreck site in St. Simons Sound many weeks earlier, two of the hull sections of the capsized r...

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U.S. Navy Dive Teams are Still Clearing Wreckage From Hurricane Ida

Published Oct 6, 2021 6:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

One month after the passage of Hurricane Ida, salvors are still working to remove sunken and grounded vessels from Bayou Lafourche...

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Report: SoCal Pipeline Operator Took Hours to React to Spill Alarm

Published Oct 6, 2021 2:52 PM by The Maritime Executive

In an enforcement order released Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Transportation's pipeline regulator said that the operator of...

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Broken SoCal Oil Pipeline Moved 100 Feet From Charted Position

Published Oct 5, 2021 7:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said that dive and ROV investigations have confirmed unusual signs of damage to the oil pipeline...

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Video: Bulker Strikes Fish Farm off Turkey

Published Oct 1, 2021 7:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

[Brief] On Thursday morning, a 6,900 dwt bulker transited through a fish farm off the coast of Turkey, striking several pens and r...

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