Tugs & Salvage News

Hong Kong's Famous Floating Restaurant May or May Not Have Sunk

Published Jun 24, 2022 9:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

The giant floating restaurant that graced Hong Kong's waterfront for decades has capsized during a tow in the South China Sea,...

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Video: Vietnam Orders Salvage of Sunken Ship After Rescuing Crew

Published Jun 23, 2022 5:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Vietnamese Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center is reporting the successful rescue of 10 people from a coastal cargo...

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Ukraine Contests Sea Control Off Odesa With Attack on Snake Island

Published Jun 22, 2022 11:46 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Ukrainian military has launched a series of strikes on Snake Island, a small but strategic rocky outpost off Ukraine's sou...

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Another Serious Lifeboat Accident Illustrates Continued Risk in Drills

Published Jun 22, 2022 9:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

Canada's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has released a report on yet another serious lifeboat-drill accident, illustrating...

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Video: Indian Coast Guard Rescues Crew from Sinking Cargo Ship

Published Jun 22, 2022 7:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Indian Coast Guard is hailing its efforts in what it calls a “prompt and swift Search and Rescue (SAR) Mission” sa...

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Disabled Boxship MSC Rachele Towed to Port After Explosion and Fire 

Published Jun 22, 2022 4:18 PM by The Maritime Executive

The disabled MSC containership MSC Rachele that suffered an engine room explosion and fire yesterday in the Mediterranean has been...

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Photos: Luxury Yacht Burns and Sinks Off Kittery, Maine

Published Jun 21, 2022 5:23 PM by The Maritime Executive

A large yacht caught fire and burned to the waterline near Kittery, Maine on Saturday, prompting an emergency response and polluti...

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Medevac for Three Crew After Explosion on MSC Containership

Published Jun 21, 2022 3:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

French maritime authorities assisted by the French Navy responded to reports of a fire and explosion aboard an MSC containership s...

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Russian Officials Report Ukrainian Attack on Black Sea Offshore Rigs

Published Jun 20, 2022 9:07 PM by The Maritime Executive

A top official in Russian-occupied Crimea has reported an attack on three Russian-controlled oil rigs in the Black Sea. The incide...

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Video: Emergency Response for Listing Car Carrier Taking on Water 

Published Jun 20, 2022 1:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Salvage and dewatering efforts are underway for a Cameroon-flagged ro-ro car carrier, the Linder Bulut,  that began...

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