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USCG's Dorian Response in Bahamas Continues

Sep 05, 2019

Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations are underway in support of the Bahamas.As of Wednesday at 1000 hours:Coast Guard crews from across the Coast Guard have rescued 61 people and rescued four pets in the Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian began…

Bahamians Struggle in Dorian's Devastating Wake

Sep 05, 2019

Stunned residents of the Bahamas surveyed the wreckage of their homes and officials struggled to assess the number killed by Hurricane Dorian, as the storm bore down on the South Carolina coast, threatening record flooding on Thursday.The United Nations said 70…

2 Workers Die on Board Greek Ship in Bangladesh

Sep 03, 2019

NGO Shipbreaking Platform said that accident at the shipbreaking beach of Chattogram, Bangladesh killed two and severely injured thirteen. The accident occurred in the afternoon of Saturday 31 August at Ziri Subedar shipbreaking yard.  During…

NOAA's NHC: The Latest on Hurricane Dorian

Sep 03, 2019

At 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the eye of Hurricane Dorian was located by reconnaissance aircraft and NOAA Doppler radar near latitude 27.1 North, longitude 78.4 West.  Dorian is beginning to move northwestward at about 1 mph (2 km/h), and a slightly…

Divers Search for Bodies in CA Boat Fire

Sep 03, 2019

Divers searched for more bodies early on Tuesday around the wreck of a boat destroyed by a blaze off the coast of southern California, as authorities launched an investigation into one of the area's worst maritime disasters.Emergency crews found…

Coast Guard, Local Agencies Respond to Boat Fire near Santa Cruz Island

Sep 02, 2019

Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a vessel fire near Santa Cruz Island Monday.At approximately 3:15 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders overheard a mayday call via channel 16 of an engulfed 75-foot commercial diving vessel with 38 people aboard…

Fire Hits PDVSA Tanker at Amuay Bay

Aug 20, 2019

A fire swept through the engine room of a tanker owned by Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA on Monday while it was anchored at Amuay Bay near the country's largest refinery, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.The…

Death Toll Mounts as Lekima Roils Eastern China

Aug 12, 2019

BEIJING, Aug 12 (Reuters) - The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 44 people on Monday morning, according to official data, as the storm continued up the coast, racking up billions of dollars in economic losses and widely disrupting travel…

Fire Erupts at Exxon's Baytown complex; 37 Hurt

Jul 31, 2019

Exxon Mobil Corp said it was fighting a fire that erupted on Wednesday at its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex injuring 37 people and sending nearby residents indoors.As many as 37 people were being treated for non-life threatening injuries amid efforts to put out the fire…

Shipping Losses Lowest This Century as New Dangers Emerge

Jul 11, 2019

The Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2019 provides a unique and in-depth look at the emerging risks facing international shipping stakeholders.Large shipping losses are now at their lowest level this century having declined by over 50% year-on-year…

Captain in Fatal Budapest Boat Crash Was Sober at the Time

Jun 18, 2019

Hungarian police said on Tuesday they had found no evidence of alcohol or drug abuse by the captain of a cruise ship that struck and sank a small tourist vessel last month, killing 28 mostly Korean people on board.The Mermaid boat sank in seconds…

Frontline Updates on Damaged LR2 Tanker

Jun 16, 2019

John Fredriksen's tanker shipping company Frontline has provided an update on the LR2 tanker Front Altair. Vessel Front Altair was among two ships attacked off the coast of Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman.'On the morning of June 13, at approximately 0500 hrs gmt…

Maersk Seafarer Goes Overboard

May 20, 2019

A.P.M Moeller-Maersk (Maersk) has informed the search for the missing seafarer who fell overboard from the Maersk Patras on May 19, 2019, has been suspended.“It is with regret we have received the news that the search and rescue operation was…

Houston Ship Channel Reopens to Two-Way Traffic

May 15, 2019

The Houston Ship Channel reopened on Wednesday to two-way traffic after salvage crews removed two gasoline barges damaged in a weekend collision with a deep-draft vessel, officials said.About 11,280 barrels of gasoline spilled into the channel near Bayport…

One Dead, One Hurt in Los Angeles Port Accident

May 15, 2019

An industrial accident on Wednesday, May 15 at a Port of Los Angeles container terminal tragically took the life of an International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) worker and seriously injured a second worker. The incident occurred at approximately 7:25 a…

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