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U.S. Navy Releases First Photos of Chinese Spy Balloon's Debris

Published Feb 7, 2023 11:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Navy has released the first photos of debris from the Chinese spy balloon that was shot down off the coast of South Carol...

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Investigation Shows Failed Turn Led to 2022 Grounding of Mumbai Maersk

Published Feb 7, 2023 7:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

A year after the grounding of one of Maersk’s largest containerships while it was approaching Bremerhaven, German authoritie...

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Good Samaritan Vessel Rescues Sailor off Puerto Rico

Published Feb 7, 2023 3:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Saturday, a good samaritan vessel rescued a single-handed sailor at a position about 60 miles to the southeast of Puerto Rico.&...

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U.S. Coast Guard Calls Off Search for Missing Tug Crewmember

Published Feb 7, 2023 12:58 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Coast Guard has called off a search for a missing tugboat crewmember who disappeared off the coast of Sabine, Texas.&nbsp...

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Japan Coast Guard Recovers One Body From Sunken Freighter Seiryu

Published Feb 5, 2023 11:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

Divers have located one deceased crewmember within the wreck of the sunken freighter Seiryu, which went down in the Seto Inland Se...

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Sailors Hospitalized After Drinking Tainted Water Aboard HMS Portland

Published Feb 5, 2023 10:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Royal Navy has recalled a frigate to port after several crewmembers became sickened by contaminated drinking water.  H...

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Video: Japanese Cargo Ship Capsizes and Sinks After Collision

Published Feb 3, 2023 1:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

Two Japanese cargo ships collided while traveling through the Kurushima Strait in the Seto Inland Sea on the night of February 2 w...

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GAO: Coast Guard Needs to Improve its Fishing Vessel Safety Efforts

Published Feb 2, 2023 8:25 PM by Heather MacLeod

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has identified a number of actions that the Coast Guard needs to take to help prevent f...

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MSC Containership Grounds Departing Singapore

Published Feb 1, 2023 4:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

One of MSC’s ultra-large containerships grounded off Batam after departing Singapore. Reports indicate that there were no in...

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Greenpeace Protesters Cleared of Charges for Blockading Russian Ship

Published Jan 30, 2023 10:03 PM by The Maritime Executive

A group of Greenpeace protesters who blocked the arrival of a Russian tanker at a terminal on the Thames last year have been acqui...

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