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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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