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Only in Alaska: U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Bear Attack Victim

Published Jul 21, 2021 7:44 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Coast Guard is used to handling unusual search and rescue requests in Alaska, including extreme storms, vast distances an...

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Bouchard Transportation’s Tugs and Barges Auctioned Off

Published Jul 21, 2021 2:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

The auction of the assets of Bouchard Transportation Company proceeded on July 18 under the process approved by the bankruptcy cou...

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MAIB: Overheated Cargo Caused Stolt Groenland Explosion

Published Jul 20, 2021 7:49 PM by The Maritime Executive

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has completed its inquiry into the blast aboard the chemical tanker Stolt Groen...

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The USCG Wants Your Ideas on How to Keep Survivors Afloat

Published Jul 12, 2021 10:29 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate and the U.S. Coast Guard are looking for new ideas fo...

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Crowley Reveals Design for the First All-Electric Tug in the U.S.

Published Jul 12, 2021 10:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

Crowley Maritime has announced plans to build and operate the first all-electric harbor tug in the United States.  The com...

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Photos: Boxship Collides With Bulker in Strait of Malacca

Published Jul 11, 2021 11:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

In the early hours of Sunday morning, the container ship Zephyr Lumos collided with the bulker Galapagos off the port of Muar...

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NTSB Releases ROV Images of Downed Jetliner

Published Jul 11, 2021 10:09 PM by The Maritime Executive

The National Transportation Safety Board has released new images of the wreckage of Transair Flight 810, which went down off the c...

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Salvors Raise First Section of Wrecked Liftboat Seacor Power

Published Jul 11, 2021 6:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Saturday, a salvage team from Donjon-SMIT raised the bow section of the capsized liftboat Seacor Power and loaded it...

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Could the X-Press Pearl Disaster Have Been Prevented?

Published Jul 9, 2021 2:49 PM by Claudio Bozzi

Hundreds of dead turtles continue to wash ashore in Sri Lanka, almost two months after a newly built container ship caught fire wh...

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Good Samaritan Vessels Support Joint UK-Spanish SAR Mission

Published Jul 7, 2021 8:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Tuesday morning, two UK nationals were hoisted to safety from a disabled yacht in stormy conditions about 240 nm southwest of B...

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