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Golden Ray Salvage Delayed Due to COVID-19 Outbreak, Weather Risk

Published Jul 26, 2020 3:04 PM by The Maritime Executive

The unified command for the salvage of the grounded ro/ro Golden Ray has announced a pause in operations due to the arrival of pea...


45 Rescued After Ship Catches Fire off Cebu

Published Jul 24, 2020 1:40 PM by The Maritime Executive

[Brief] A total of 45 passengers and crew members were rescued after a passenger ship caught fire near Binongkalan Point in Cebu,...


Video: Indonesian Vessel Catches Fire at Sea

Published Jul 23, 2020 3:38 PM by The Maritime Executive

[Brief] An Indonesia inter-island ship caught fire and was safely evacuated. At the time of the fire the vessel, the Bahari I...


Photos: Ferry Dredges Up Artillery Shell With its Anchor

Published Jul 22, 2020 9:29 PM by The Maritime Executive

According to the Philippine Coast Guard, the ro/pax ferry St. Ignatius of Loyola had an unusual near miss last weekend at the port...


Adm. Gilday: 11 Out of 14 Decks Aboard USS Bonhomme Richard Damaged

Published Jul 22, 2020 8:49 PM by The Maritime Executive

In an email to top Navy leadership sent Wednesday, Chief of Naval Operations Michael Gilday gave more details on the extent of the...


Seafarer Killed in Cargo Accident Near Trondheim

Published Jul 21, 2020 3:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

[Brief] On Monday, a seafarer was killed in an accident at the Trondheim Port Authority's facility in Orkanger, Norway du...


Philippine Cargo Vessel Disabled After Fire

Published Jul 20, 2020 1:54 PM by The Maritime Executive

[Brief] The 4500 dwt Philippine inter-island general cargo ship Moreta Venture reported a fire while sailing in the northern...


The World's Most Valuable Shipwreck: The Nuestra Senora de Atocha

Published Jul 20, 2020 12:07 PM by Alex Lemaire

On this same day, 35 years ago, the legendary deep-sea explorer Mel Fisher discovered the shipwreck of the Nuestra Senora de Atoch...


Crew of Bulker Vienna Wood Held at Batangas as Homicide Case Proceeds

Published Jul 16, 2020 6:05 PM by The Maritime Executive

A Philippine court has placed a "hold departure order" on the crew of the Hong Kong-flagged bulker Vienna Wood N while a...


USS Bonhomme Richard Fire Burns On into Fourth Day

Published Jul 15, 2020 8:57 PM by The Maritime Executive

Firefighting efforts aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard continued into their fourth day on Wednesday as Federal Fire and Navy personn...

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