Tugs & Salvage News

San Francisco Firefighters Save WWII Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O'Brien

By The Maritime Executive 05-24-2020 02:44:35

Early on Saturday morning, the San Francisco Fire Department saved the famous WWII-era Liberty Ship Jeremiah O'Brien from a fo...

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U.S. Court Rules That Titanic's Marconi Set Can be Salvaged

By The Maritime Executive 05-20-2020 08:51:59

In the ongoing battles over the RMS Titanic and its wreck site, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virgi...

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Ardent to Cease Signing Future Salvage Contracts

By The Maritime Executive 05-20-2020 06:13:35

Ardent, one of the largest players in the global salvage business, has announced that it will no longer be entering into new contr...

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Explosion Injures Two at Galveston Oil Storage Terminal

By The Maritime Executive 05-19-2020 09:23:00

[Brief] On Tuesday, an explosion and fire at a tank farm adjacent to the Galveston Ship Channel resulted in two injuries, accordin...

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Photos: Ocean Infinity Finds Famed Battleship USS Nevada

By The Maritime Executive 05-18-2020 05:30:26

Leading deep ocean search company Ocean Infinity has located the wreck of the famed 1916-built battleship USS Nevada (BB-36).&nbsp...

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USCG: Improper AIS Setup Raises Risk for Towboat Operators

By The Maritime Executive 05-17-2020 07:10:25

The U.S. Coast Guard is warning inland towboat operators to set up their AIS transponder to broadcast the full size of the ba...

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Iran Denies Collision Between IRISL Boxship and Bulker

By The Maritime Executive 05-15-2020 05:03:49

Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) issued a brief statement confirming that its container ship the Shahraz had ground...

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Iranian Container Ship Damaged in Accident in Indonesia

By The Maritime Executive 05-13-2020 05:24:00

An Iranian container ship and an Indonesian-flagged bulker were involved in an accident in the waters north of Indonesia. The two...

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Russian Pipelayer Arrives at Staging Point for Nord Stream 2 Project

By The Maritime Executive 05-12-2020 06:28:48

After a long journey, the Russian pipelayer Akademik Cherskiy has arrived at the Baltic Sea port of Mukran. The Cherskiy is a...

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Crewmember from Panamax Bulker Found Dead

By The Maritime Executive 05-12-2020 03:30:08

A crewmember from the Cyprus-flagged bulker Panamax Alexander has been found dead, according to Ukraine's foreign ministry....

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