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Port Canaveral damaged as a tugboat  struck a mooring structure

Port Canaveral has suffered an estimated $500,000 in damages as a result of a tugboat accident. The tow vessel rammed into a mo …

Collision avoidance system for vessels developed by HHI

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has developed new system for optimum navigation and safety in the sea called HiCASS, Hyundai Intellig …

Maersk Batur towed after a near miss while navigating Otago Harbour

In April, Maersk Batur, a 43,273-ton container vessel, lost power after it had just departed Port Chalmers. Immediately, two tugs, R …

Tanker grounded by typhoon off Taiwan

Sheng Chang, an oil tanker registered in Belize, has been grounded off the coast of Kaohsiung (Taiwan). The incident occurred y …

Costa Concordia Update: Wreck on its way

Costa Concordia embarked on her last voyage early this morning. Hundreds of onlookers, including survivors from the disaster, g …

Crew stranded on m/v Rhosus in Beirut

The crew of m/v Rhosus has been stranded in Beirut since October 2013. It is unclear why the vessel called the port. M/V R …

Panama Canal Expansion is 77 percent complete

Another milestone has been reached in the Panama Canal Expansion programme – the first gates have been transferred to the new  …

The last Invincible-class aircraft carrier to retire after 32 years of service

HMS Illustrious, a helicopter carrier from the Royal Navy, returns from its final voyage to Portsmouth today. The warship will  …

Video: Icelandic air rescue team at work

A video filmed from the air shows unique footage of a rescue operation by the Icelandic Coast Guard. The team serves in one of the  …

Oil carrier aground and holed in River Volga

М/V Nefterudovoz-32M ran aground in the River Volga. The incident occurred on July 19 at around 18:10 local time on the 462.2  …

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