Tugs & Salvage News

Golden Ray Salvage Edges Closer to an End With Second-to-Last Hoist

Published Sep 27, 2021 2:46 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Sunday, salvors lifted and removed the second-to-last segment of the wrecked ro/ro Golden Ray from St. Simons Sound, Georgia. J...

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Tanker Crew Caught in the Middle After Cambodia's Offshore Oil Debacle

Published Sep 27, 2021 2:22 AM by The Maritime Executive

The Indonesian Marine Police have boarded the tanker Strovolos and arrested the crew in connection with a dispute over Cambodian o...

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China Plans $3.5B Equity Investment in Pakistani Port Project

Published Sep 26, 2021 10:29 PM by The Maritime Executive

At this year's joint meeting on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, Pakistan's Ministry of Maritime Affai...

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U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Fisherman After Extreme Stingray Injury

Published Sep 23, 2021 4:46 PM by The Maritime Executive

Last weekend, the U.S. Coast Guard rescued a fisherman who had been badly injured by a 300-pound stingray while trawling off the c...

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Pioneering Spirit Gets 20,000-Tonne Floating Sheerlegs System

Published Sep 22, 2021 10:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

The giant offshore decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has loaded a new sheerlegs system onto her back deck, giving her...

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MAIB Reports Another Hatch Cover Gantry Fatality

Published Sep 22, 2021 9:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

The UK's Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has reported the second fatal crushing accident involving a rolling gantr...

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Bill Proposes Reforming Liability for Maritime Accident Compensation

Published Sep 22, 2021 7:19 PM by The Maritime Executive

A bill was introduced before the U.S. Congress designed to reform the 170-year-old regulation that limits compensation for maritim...

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ITF Wins Compensation for Survivor of Bourbon Rhode Sinking

Published Sep 21, 2021 6:10 PM by The Maritime Executive

One of the three survivors from the sinking of the OSV Bourbon Rhode has won compensation for injuries sustained in the casualty,...

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Vessel Exclusion Zone Readied as Lava Heads for La Palma's Shores

Published Sep 21, 2021 4:53 PM by The Maritime Executive

Maritime authorities in the Canary Islands have set up a vessel exclusion zone south of the port town of Tarajal, La Palma in anti...

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NGO Reports Seven Shipbreaking Fatalities in Two Months

Published Sep 20, 2021 1:52 AM by The Maritime Executive

Last week, NGO Shipbreaking Platform warned of the need for enhanced safety measures in the ship recycling industry due to rising...

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