USCG Aircrew Finds Missing Boat 1,300 Miles from Base

By MarEx 2017-12-15 19:42:15

On Wednesday, two fishermen from Kiribati were rescued by civilian mariners following a U.S. Coast Guard-led search effort in the South Pacific. Lebeta Tiem, 27, and...


Photos: USS McCain Arrives at Yokosuka for Repairs

By MarEx 2017-12-13 13:43:00

The damaged destroyer USS John S. McCain has returned to her home port at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, where she will undergo a $220 million, one-year repair period at the...


NTSB Releases its Findings on El Faro Tragedy

By MarEx 2017-12-12 14:37:26

On Tuesday, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board convened a meeting in Washington to review the circumstances surrounding the sinking of the ill-fated con/ro El...


Freighter Sinks at Indonesian Container Terminal

By MarEx 2017-12-11 21:37:31

[Brief] On Friday, the freighter Keneukai went down just off the pier at Port of Trisakti, Kalimantan, Indonesia. Initial reports indicate that she was anchored on the Barito...


Hydrogen Explosion Highlights IMSBC Code Deficiency

By MarEx 2017-12-10 18:22:47

The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch’s (MAIB) report on two explosions of gas released from a cargo of unprocessed incinerator bottom ash on Nortrader while at...

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Ferry Grounds in Calais Harbor

By MarEx 2017-12-10 15:48:11

A grounded P&O ferry with 316 people on board has now been refloated and all the passengers disembarked. The Dover-bound Pride of Kent ran aground on a sand bank on...

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Tuesday: NTSB Meeting to Determine Cause of El Faro Sinking

By MarEx 2017-12-09 22:28:46

The NTSB is scheduled to meet on December 12 to determine the probable cause of the October 1, 2015, sinking of the U.S. flagged cargo ship El Faro. The 790-foot vessel...


Pilot Boat Capsize Kills Two

By MarEx 2017-12-08 21:03:41

Two people went missing after a pilot boat capsized in the Gulf of Finland on Friday evening, and rescue divers worked for eight hours to determine if survivors might be...


More than 700 Indian Fishermen Missing After Cyclone

By MarEx 2017-12-08 19:53:30

On Friday, thousands of fishermen in the Indian district of Kanyakumari took to the streets to call for reinforced SAR efforts in the wake of Cyclone Ockhi. Kanyakumari...


Grounding Averted in English Channel

By MarEx 2017-12-08 17:38:36

[Brief] On Thursday afternoon, the rescue tug Abeille Bourbon helped avert a grounding near the Portsall Rocks, a cluster of shoals off the northwestern tip of...

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