Tugs & Salvage News

NYK Bunkers Ammonia-Fueled Tug to Prepare for Sea Trials

Published Jul 18, 2024 2:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Japan’s NYK Group reports it has taken another key step as it prepares to start sea trials for the first ammonia-f...

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FIsherman Survives By Clinging to Half-Sunken Boat in S. Atlantic

Published Jul 17, 2024 10:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

Last weekend, a fisherman miraculously survived by clinging to the bow of his half-sunken vessel off the coast of Mar del Plata, a...

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New Mission to Survey RMS Titanic's Artifacts Begins

Published Jul 17, 2024 6:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

  For the first time since the OceanGate Titan submersible imploded last year, a team of researchers is returning to the w...

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Salvage Team Prepares to Remove Oil from Grounded Bulker in South Africa

Published Jul 17, 2024 1:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) expects that pumping of the oil from the grounded bulker Ultra Galax...

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Cook Found Dead in Cabin With "Marks of Violence" in Port-of-Spain

Published Jul 16, 2024 7:45 PM by The Maritime Executive

A cook aboard a German-managed freighter was found dead in his cabin when the vessel arrived in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday morn...

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Turkish Volgo-Balt Cargo Ship Grounds When Officer Reportedly Fell Asleep

Published Jul 16, 2024 6:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

    Turkish officials are trying to salvage a small, coastal cargo ship after it went hard aground, Media reports...

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Stray Welding Current May Have Caused $1.2M Total Loss

Published Jul 16, 2024 3:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The National Transportation Safety Board has released its analysis of a fire that destroyed a small passenger / research...

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Debris Washes Ashore in South Africa from Grounded Cargo Ship

Published Jul 16, 2024 1:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

  South African officials are warning that the fertilizer cargo and debris from the grounded bulker Ultra Galaxy is washin...

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Search Effort Underway off Oman for Missing Crew from Capsized Tanker

Published Jul 16, 2024 11:49 AM by The Maritime Executive

  [Brief]  Search efforts have so far been unable to locate any survivors from the crew of a product tanker that caps...

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One Dead, One Missing in Collision Between Tanker and Passenger Boat

Published Jul 14, 2024 9:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Saturday morning, a tanker struck a small charter boat in a shipping channel in Port Aransas, Texas, killing one person and lea...

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