Tugs & Salvage News

Boxship Captain Arrested After Collision with Greek Minesweeper

By The Maritime Executive 10-29-2020 09:50:32

The captain of the container ship Maersk Launceston, which struck and badly damaged a Greek minesweeper off Piraeus early this wee...

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Video: Hurricane Zeta Roars Through Louisiana

By The Maritime Executive 10-28-2020 09:45:46

On Wednesday evening, Hurricane Zeta made landfall in the Mississippi River Delta as a Category 2 storm, passing west of Port Four...

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Preparations Underway to Begin Cutting and Lifting Golden Ray Wreck

By The Maritime Executive 10-28-2020 04:56:42

The heavy-lift vessel VB10,000 arrived at the Golden Ray wreck site as planned on October 27, 2020. The largest heavy-lift vessel...

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Two Adults, Two Children Die in Attempt to Cross English Channel

By The Maritime Executive 10-27-2020 10:07:18

Two adults and two children died Tuesday while attempting to cross the English Channel, according to French officials.  On...

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Maersk-Chartered Boxship Cuts Greek Minesweeper in Half

By The Maritime Executive 10-27-2020 06:26:45

On Tuesday morning, the container ship Maersk Launceston and the Hellenic Navy minesweeper Kallisto collided off Piraeus, resultin...

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Search Under Way After Man Overboard Incident at Port of Savannah

By The Maritime Executive 10-27-2020 04:18:06

[Brief] First responders are searching for a longshoreman who fell over the side of a container ship at the Port of Savannah, Geor...

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Five Missing After Ferry Sinks off Taiwan

By The Maritime Executive 10-25-2020 04:35:01

Five crewmembers have been rescued and five are missing after the ferry Seatran Ferry 12 went down off Kaohsiung, Taiwan on Friday...

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U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Sinking Fishing Vessel in Gulf of Alaska

By The Maritime Executive 10-23-2020 06:24:14

On Wednesday, a U.S. Coast Guard aircrew saved a fishing vessel that was disabled and taking on water off of Icy Bay, a fjord...

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Golden Ray Salvage Prepares for Final Phase as Lift Vessel Transits

By The Maritime Executive 10-23-2020 04:04:43

The final phase of the salvage effort of the capsized ro-ro vessel Golden Ray is preparing to get underway based on updates from t...

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Video: RNLI Lifeboats Keep Disabled Freighter Off the Rocks in a Storm

By The Maritime Executive 10-23-2020 03:46:40

On Tuesday, three Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) lifeboats responded to a small freighter that had lost power off Hook...

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