VIDEO: Brazilian Navy supervises scuttling of giant ore carrier

Within days of being refloated by salvors, a 2016-built, 300,800 dwt ore carrier has been declared a constructive total loss (CTL), towed to deep water and sunk under supervision of the Brazilian

Resolve Marine refloats grounded cargo vessel

Despite the challenges posed by the global pandemic, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., headquartered Resolve Marine has successfully refloated the grounded cargo vessel Kaami, completing response operations with her tow to a dry dock

Hawaii: USCG responds to grounded fishing vessel

U.S. Coast Guard 14th District reports that responders are working to remove potential pollutants from the 63-foot commercial fishing vessel, Midway Island, currently aground off Hilo, Hawaii. The Coast Guard is working

USCG responds to grounded dredge barge

The Coast Guard was today responding to a grounded dredge barge in the Matagorda Ship Channel near Port Lavaca, Texas. Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification Monday evening that the dredge

Officer of Watch watched videos: ship grounded

The U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has issued its report on the July 18, 2018 grounding of the Netherlands registered general cargo vessel Priscilla on Pentland Skerries, Scotland. For about two

Resolve removes wreck that threatened turtle nesting beach

A complex wreck removal operation by Resolve Marine Group has removed a threat to a beach that is home to five of the world’s seven species of sea turtle, four of which

HFO spill from grounded bulker threatens World Heritage site

Pollution from the Solomon Trader, a 1994 built bulk carrier that ran aground in the Solomon Islands on February 5 is now threatening Kangava Bay, Rennell island, home to a UNESCO World

Switch to ultra-low sulfur fuel played role in ferry grounding

A report from the U.K. Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) indicates that the use of ultra low sulfur fuel oil (ULSFO) may have contributed to a December 2017 incident in which the

USCG responds to bulker grounding

JANUARY 10, 2019 — The Coast Guard assisted the crew of a Panamanian flagged bulker after it ran aground about 2.5 miles east of Virginia Beach, VA, Thursday morning. Crew members aboard

Grounded Russian bulker successfully refloated

DECEMBER 19, 2018 — The U.K. Coastguard reports that efforts to refloat a Murmansk Shipping Company bulker that grounded off Cornwall yesterday were successful. Following a combined effort between five harbor tugs

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