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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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