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Video: USCG Evacuates Six From Disabled Yacht in Heavy Weather

Published Jun 20, 2021 8:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

U.S. Coast Guard aircrews from three different stations rescued six people from an 80-foot sailing yacht on Saturday at a position...


Ever Given's Cargo Owners Await Court Decision

Published Jun 18, 2021 3:22 PM by The Maritime Executive

Ever Given cargo owners sweat over merchandise release as Egyptian court hears compensation suit  The owners of Ever Given...


NGOs Highlight Maritime Safety Risks of Aging Livestock Carriers

Published Jun 17, 2021 9:06 PM by The Maritime Executive

Three European NGOs have released a comprehensive examination of the 78-strong fleet of EU-approved livestock carriers. With an av...


Video: Ro/Ro Drifts Into Grounded Freighter Off Istanbul

Published Jun 17, 2021 6:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

[Brief] On Wednesday, a Turkish ro/ro drifted into a freighter which had already run aground Istanbul's Kartal port district,...


X-Press Pearl Settles to the Bottom

Published Jun 17, 2021 4:54 PM by The Maritime Executive

More than two weeks after the containership X-Press Pearl began sinking off Sri Lanka, the owners of the vessel have confirmed tha...


Photos: Fire Aboard Wrecked Ro/Ro Golden Ray Warped Lifting Lugs

Published Jun 15, 2021 5:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

The fire aboard the grounded ro/ro Golden Ray last month was hot enough to warp heavy steel lifting lugs that salvors had installe...


Sri Lankan Police Arrest Captain of Sunken Boxship X-Press Pearl

Published Jun 14, 2021 10:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

The master of the sunken container ship X-Press Pearl, Capt. Vitaly Tyutkalo, has been arrested by Sri Lankan authorities and rele...


Historic WWII-Era Submarine Strikes U.S. Coast Guard Cutter

Published Jun 14, 2021 1:20 AM by The Maritime Executive

On Sunday morning, during a towing evolution, the decommissioned U.S. Navy submarine USS Cod allided with a moored Coast Guard cut...


Video: Surveying a Historic Wreck From the Age of Steam

Published Jun 13, 2021 10:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Coast Guard is working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to document the historic shipwreck of the...


Sri Lanka Files Initial $40M Claim Over X-Press Pearl Fire

Published Jun 13, 2021 4:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

The government of Sri Lanka has sent an "interim claim" to the operator of the burnt-out container ship X-Press Pearl, r...

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