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Video: Japanese Cargo Ship Capsizes and Sinks After Collision

Published Feb 3, 2023 1:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

Two Japanese cargo ships collided while traveling through the Kurushima Strait in the Seto Inland Sea on the night of February 2 w...


GAO: Coast Guard Needs to Improve its Fishing Vessel Safety Efforts

Published Feb 2, 2023 8:25 PM by Heather MacLeod

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has identified a number of actions that the Coast Guard needs to take to help prevent f...


MSC Containership Grounds Departing Singapore

Published Feb 1, 2023 4:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

One of MSC’s ultra-large containerships grounded off Batam after departing Singapore. Reports indicate that there were no in...


Greenpeace Protesters Cleared of Charges for Blockading Russian Ship

Published Jan 30, 2023 10:03 PM by The Maritime Executive

A group of Greenpeace protesters who blocked the arrival of a Russian tanker at a terminal on the Thames last year have been acqui...


Chinese Vessel in Distress Attracts Help - And Suspicion

Published Jan 30, 2023 5:08 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Philippine Coast Guard has rescued the crew of a Chinese vessel off the coast of Samar, an island on the eastern side of the a...


Video: Fire on Containership Near Pacific Entrance to Panama Canal

Published Jan 30, 2023 3:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

A containership operating under charter to MSC reported an engine room fire as it was arriving at the terminal in Balboa, Panama n...


U.S. Coast Guard Cracks Down on Northwest's AIS-Disabling Fishermen

Published Jan 27, 2023 8:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Coast Guard's Columbia River unit is beginning to crack down on fishermen who turn off their AIS to keep their locati...


Work & Rest Issues Contributed to OSV Platform Allision

Published Jan 26, 2023 4:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

Crewmember fatigue was the root cause of an allision between a small OSV and an offshore platform off the coast of Port Fourchon i...


Smugglers Are Abandoning Migrants on Rocky Island in Mona Passage

Published Jan 26, 2023 2:40 PM by The Maritime Executive

Monito Island, an uninhabited outcropping of American territory in the Mona Passage, is becoming a regular destination for migrant...


Video: Vietnamese Cargo Ship Washes Ashore in Surf 

Published Jan 26, 2023 1:11 PM by The Maritime Executive

Storms along the Pacific coast in Asia have been playing havoc on shipping this week with a Chinese vessel lost in the East China...

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