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Japan Coast Guard Searches for Downed U.S. Aircraft Off Yakushima

Published Nov 29, 2023 8:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Japan Coast Guard is searching for the crew of a U.S. Air Force Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft off the coast of Yakushima, a small...


Four Seafarers Go Missing From Bulker on the Mississippi

Published Nov 29, 2023 2:43 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended a search for four foreign seafarers who went missing from their ship in the Mississippi near Be...


Nigeria Reports 3,000-Barrel Spill From Total's Egina FPSO

Published Nov 28, 2023 10:06 PM by The Maritime Executive

A TotalEnergies-operated FPSO off the coast of Nigeria has spilled more than 100,000 gallons of oil in a loading accident, accordi...


Source of Million-Gallon Spill off Mississippi Delta Remains a Mystery

Published Nov 28, 2023 4:13 PM by The Maritime Executive

The U.S. Coast Guard and its response partners are still looking for the source of a large-scale oil spill near the Main Pass Oil...


Greek Ferry Hits Tanker During Arrival at Patras

Published Nov 27, 2023 6:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

The winter storm that hit Greece and the Aegean over the weekend disrupted shipping, forcing many ships to change their schedules...


Turkish Deputy Questions Whether Lost Freighter Was Damaged by Mine

Published Nov 27, 2023 3:59 PM by The Maritime Executive

The search for missing crewmembers from the lost freighter Kafkametler continues at the port of Eregli, Turkey, one week after the...


Report: Suicide Drone Hits Container Ship in Indian Ocean

Published Nov 26, 2023 7:55 PM by The Maritime Executive

A container ship owned by a prominent Israeli-owned shipping company has been attacked by an Iranian drone in the Indian Ocean, an...


Philippines Rescues Crew After Vietnamese Cargo Ship Takes on Water

Published Nov 22, 2023 3:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The Philippine Coast Guard and Philippine National Police Maritime Group report they safely evacuated 17 Vietnamese crew...


Video: Domestic Japanese Car Carrier Abandoned After Grounding

Published Nov 22, 2023 1:36 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The Japanese Coast Guard and Japan Transport Safety Board are both investigating why a domestic car carrier grounded and...


New Videos Show Severity of Storm That Claimed Two Ships in Black Sea

Published Nov 21, 2023 9:41 PM by The Maritime Executive

The loss of a freighter and its crew off the Black Sea Port of Eregli last weekend is drawing new scrutiny on safety issues in Tur...

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