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Medevac Nearly Saves Two Sick Crewmembers

By MarEx 2017-09-21 16:17:17

South Africa's National Sea Rescue Institute reported Thursday that two seafarers died in the hospital following a medevac from the bulker Agios...

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Surveyors Discover New Roman-Era Shipwrecks

By MarEx 2017-09-19 21:10:15

The academic survey group Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project (Black Sea MAP) is finishing up a series of seabed surveys off the coast of Bulgaria, and on its last cruise...

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Call for Better Fire-Fighting Systems on Container Ships

By MarEx 2017-09-19 19:20:22

The International Union of Marine Insurance has called for better fire-fighting systems on board container ships, citing its concern that current provisions are insufficient...

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Spill from Greek Tanker Fouls Beaches in Athens

By MarEx 2017-09-15 20:09:31

Popular beaches near Athens have been fouled by oil from the Greek product tanker Agia Zoni II, which sank Sunday morning near the entrance to the port of...

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Florida Begins to Recover After Hurricane Irma

By MarEx 2017-09-13 21:03:10

Florida and many of the Caribbean islands have a long road ahead as they begin to recover from Hurricane Irma. But on the mainland at least, signs of normalcy are...

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Two Dead and Three Missing in Collision Off Singapore

By MarEx 2017-09-13 13:19:11

Two seafarers are dead, seven have been hospitalized and three are missing after a collision between a dredger and a product tanker off Singapore.  In the early hours...

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Date Set for El Faro Decision

By MarEx 2017-09-12 20:21:12

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has announced plans to meet on December 12, this year, to determine the probable cause of the sinking of the El...

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Daring Rescue: Crewmember Pulled from Burning Trawler

By MarEx 2017-09-08 20:45:23

The factory trawler Urabain caught fire Thursday afternoon at Puerto Madryn, Argentina, and first responders had to cut open her hull to extract a trapped...

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Florida Scrambles for Fuel Shipments as Irma Approaches

By MarEx 2017-09-08 13:59:08

Federal and state authorities are working around the clock to prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Irma, a dangerous Category 4 storm that is expected to make landfall in the...

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Hurricane Irma Heads for Florida

By MarEx 2017-09-07 13:50:07

On Wednesday, Hurricane Irma swept over Puerto Rico, leaving one million residents without electrical power and 150,000 without running water. Flood levels have been reported...

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