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Golden Ray Salvage Edges Closer to an End With Second-to-Last Hoist

Published Sep 27, 2021 2:46 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Sunday, salvors lifted and removed the second-to-last segment of the wrecked ro/ro Golden Ray from St. Simons Sound, Georgia. J...


Tanker Crew Caught in the Middle After Cambodia's Offshore Oil Debacle

Published Sep 27, 2021 2:22 AM by The Maritime Executive

The Indonesian Marine Police have boarded the tanker Strovolos and arrested the crew in connection with a dispute over Cambodian o...


China Plans $3.5B Equity Investment in Pakistani Port Project

Published Sep 26, 2021 10:29 PM by The Maritime Executive

At this year's joint meeting on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, Pakistan's Ministry of Maritime Affai...


U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Fisherman After Extreme Stingray Injury

Published Sep 23, 2021 4:46 PM by The Maritime Executive

Last weekend, the U.S. Coast Guard rescued a fisherman who had been badly injured by a 300-pound stingray while trawling off the c...


Pioneering Spirit Gets 20,000-Tonne Floating Sheerlegs System

Published Sep 22, 2021 10:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

The giant offshore decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has loaded a new sheerlegs system onto her back deck, giving her...


MAIB Reports Another Hatch Cover Gantry Fatality

Published Sep 22, 2021 9:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

The UK's Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has reported the second fatal crushing accident involving a rolling gantr...


Bill Proposes Reforming Liability for Maritime Accident Compensation

Published Sep 22, 2021 7:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

A bill was introduced before the U.S. Congress designed to reform the 170-year-old regulation that limits compensation for maritim...


ITF Wins Compensation for Survivor of Bourbon Rhode Sinking

Published Sep 21, 2021 6:10 PM by The Maritime Executive

One of the three survivors from the sinking of the OSV Bourbon Rhode has won compensation for injuries sustained in the casualty,...


Vessel Exclusion Zone Readied as Lava Heads for La Palma's Shores

Published Sep 21, 2021 4:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

Maritime authorities in the Canary Islands have set up a vessel exclusion zone south of the port town of Tarajal, La Palma in anti...


NGO Reports Seven Shipbreaking Fatalities in Two Months

Published Sep 20, 2021 1:52 AM by The Maritime Executive

Last week, NGO Shipbreaking Platform warned of the need for enhanced safety measures in the ship recycling industry due to rising...

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