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NYK Bunkers Ammonia-Fueled Tug to Prepare for Sea Trials

Published Jul 18, 2024 2:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Japan’s NYK Group reports it has taken another key step as it prepares to start sea trials for the first ammonia-f...


FIsherman Survives By Clinging to Half-Sunken Boat in S. Atlantic

Published Jul 17, 2024 10:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

Last weekend, a fisherman miraculously survived by clinging to the bow of his half-sunken vessel off the coast of Mar del Plata, a...


New Mission to Survey RMS Titanic's Artifacts Begins

Published Jul 17, 2024 6:32 PM by The Maritime Executive

  For the first time since the OceanGate Titan submersible imploded last year, a team of researchers is returning to the w...


Salvage Team Prepares to Remove Oil from Grounded Bulker in South Africa

Published Jul 17, 2024 1:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) expects that pumping of the oil from the grounded bulker Ultra Galax...


Cook Found Dead in Cabin With "Marks of Violence" in Port-of-Spain

Published Jul 16, 2024 7:45 PM by The Maritime Executive

A cook aboard a German-managed freighter was found dead in his cabin when the vessel arrived in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday morn...


Turkish Volgo-Balt Cargo Ship Grounds When Officer Reportedly Fell Asleep

Published Jul 16, 2024 6:16 PM by The Maritime Executive

    Turkish officials are trying to salvage a small, coastal cargo ship after it went hard aground, Media reports...


Stray Welding Current May Have Caused $1.2M Total Loss

Published Jul 16, 2024 3:34 PM by The Maritime Executive

  The National Transportation Safety Board has released its analysis of a fire that destroyed a small passenger / research...


Debris Washes Ashore in South Africa from Grounded Cargo Ship

Published Jul 16, 2024 1:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

  South African officials are warning that the fertilizer cargo and debris from the grounded bulker Ultra Galaxy is washin...


Search Effort Underway off Oman for Missing Crew from Capsized Tanker

Published Jul 16, 2024 11:49 AM by The Maritime Executive

  [Brief]  Search efforts have so far been unable to locate any survivors from the crew of a product tanker that caps...


One Dead, One Missing in Collision Between Tanker and Passenger Boat

Published Jul 14, 2024 9:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Saturday morning, a tanker struck a small charter boat in a shipping channel in Port Aransas, Texas, killing one person and lea...

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