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Two Rhode Island Men Face Fine for Using Distress Flares at a Wedding

Published Oct 6, 2021 10:42 PM by The Maritime Executive

Two Rhode Island men have reached a civil settlement with federal prosecutors over charges that they knowingly discharged a flare...


Two Sections of Golden Ray Head Back to Wreck Site

Published Oct 6, 2021 9:56 PM by The Maritime Executive

Although they departed the wreck site in St. Simons Sound many weeks earlier, two of the hull sections of the capsized r...


U.S. Navy Dive Teams are Still Clearing Wreckage From Hurricane Ida

Published Oct 6, 2021 6:14 PM by The Maritime Executive

One month after the passage of Hurricane Ida, salvors are still working to remove sunken and grounded vessels from Bayou Lafourche...


Report: SoCal Pipeline Operator Took Hours to React to Spill Alarm

Published Oct 6, 2021 2:52 PM by The Maritime Executive

In an enforcement order released Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Transportation's pipeline regulator said that the operator of...


Broken SoCal Oil Pipeline Moved 100 Feet From Charted Position

Published Oct 5, 2021 7:24 PM by The Maritime Executive

On Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said that dive and ROV investigations have confirmed unusual signs of damage to the oil pipeline...


Video: Bulker Strikes Fish Farm off Turkey

Published Oct 1, 2021 7:48 PM by The Maritime Executive

[Brief] On Thursday morning, a 6,900 dwt bulker transited through a fish farm off the coast of Turkey, striking several pens and r...


Ro-Ro Takes on Water and Partially Sinks, Killing One and Injuring Six

Published Sep 30, 2021 2:28 PM by The Maritime Executive

Algerian civil authorities came to the aid of the crew aboard a Mediterranean ro-ro after the vessel took on water, causing it to...


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...


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...


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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