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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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