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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...


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...


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.&...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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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