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Hong Kong's Famous Floating Restaurant May or May Not Have Sunk

Published Jun 24, 2022 9:33 PM by The Maritime Executive

The giant floating restaurant that graced Hong Kong's waterfront for decades has capsized during a tow in the South China Sea,...


Video: Vietnam Orders Salvage of Sunken Ship After Rescuing Crew

Published Jun 23, 2022 5:47 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Vietnamese Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center is reporting the successful rescue of 10 people from a coastal cargo...


Ukraine Contests Sea Control Off Odesa With Attack on Snake Island

Published Jun 22, 2022 11:46 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Ukrainian military has launched a series of strikes on Snake Island, a small but strategic rocky outpost off Ukraine's sou...


Another Serious Lifeboat Accident Illustrates Continued Risk in Drills

Published Jun 22, 2022 9:26 PM by The Maritime Executive

Canada's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has released a report on yet another serious lifeboat-drill accident, illustrating...


Video: Indian Coast Guard Rescues Crew from Sinking Cargo Ship

Published Jun 22, 2022 7:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

The Indian Coast Guard is hailing its efforts in what it calls a “prompt and swift Search and Rescue (SAR) Mission” sa...


Disabled Boxship MSC Rachele Towed to Port After Explosion and Fire 

Published Jun 22, 2022 4:18 PM by The Maritime Executive

The disabled MSC containership MSC Rachele that suffered an engine room explosion and fire yesterday in the Mediterranean has been...


Photos: Luxury Yacht Burns and Sinks Off Kittery, Maine

Published Jun 21, 2022 5:23 PM by The Maritime Executive

A large yacht caught fire and burned to the waterline near Kittery, Maine on Saturday, prompting an emergency response and polluti...


Medevac for Three Crew After Explosion on MSC Containership

Published Jun 21, 2022 3:15 PM by The Maritime Executive

French maritime authorities assisted by the French Navy responded to reports of a fire and explosion aboard an MSC containership s...


Russian Officials Report Ukrainian Attack on Black Sea Offshore Rigs

Published Jun 20, 2022 9:07 PM by The Maritime Executive

A top official in Russian-occupied Crimea has reported an attack on three Russian-controlled oil rigs in the Black Sea. The incide...


Video: Emergency Response for Listing Car Carrier Taking on Water 

Published Jun 20, 2022 1:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

  Salvage and dewatering efforts are underway for a Cameroon-flagged ro-ro car carrier, the Linder Bulut,  that began...

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