Casualties

Total CEO Killed in Moscow Runway Accident

Private jet collided with snow plow during takeoff; Total's CEO a defender of Moscow policies. Insiders Boisseau and Pouyanne long seen as potential successors.

French Prosecutors Open Probe into Total's CEO Death

Paris prosecutors opened a manslaughter investigation following the death of Christophe de Margerie, the head of French oil group Total, in a plane crash in Russia,

USCG Reopens Port Allen Post Hurricane Ana

The Coast Guard Captain of the Port reopened Port Allen in Kauai Monday morning after surveying crews deemed it  safe for transit. The maritime public is advised

Key to Somalia's Recovery

  Piracy, terrorism and criminal activities originating in Somalia can only be addressed by creating a climate of security, engagement and empowerment that will encourage home grown businesses,

CEVA Airlifts Supplies to W. Africa for Ebola Response

  CEVA Logistics - one of the world's leading supply chain management companies – airlifted  more than 70 tonnes  of urgent supplies to Monrovia, Liberia on October

Songa Offshore Rig Suffers Engine Failure

Norwegian offshore driller Songa Offshore suffered an engine failures on its Songa Dee rig during a yard stay and the vessel will not leave the yard until Nov. 7,

Simushir Under Tow by Barbara Foss

  Foss Maritime's ocean-going tug, the Barbara Foss, is towing the Russian cargo vessel, Simushir, which lost power late Thursday night off the west coast of Haida Gwaii.

USCG Search For Boater Missing 50 miles South St Marks, Florida

  The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater 50-miles south of St. Marks, Florida, Sunday. Missing is George Taylor, 60, from Tallahassee, Florida, who

Saudi Oil Pipeline Set Alight

  A "limited fire" broke out on a subsidiary oil pipeline in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday after assailants fired shots at a security patrol, the state news agency SPA said.

Hurricane Gonzalo Knocks out Bermuda Power

  Power was knocked out to 80 percent of Bermuda's electricity grid due to Hurricane Gonzalo, the island's only power company, Bermuda Electric Light Co., said on Friday evening.

USCG Rescue Two from Their Diabled Sailboats

  The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday after both of their sailboats became disabled approximately five miles west of the Chesapeake Bridge Tunnel near Hampton.

Husky's Hardisty Terminal Partly Shut After Fire

  Some parts of Husky Energy Inc's 2.5 million-barrel crude oil tank farm in Hardisty, Alberta, are still not operating after a fire in an empty storage tank on Wednesday,

Hurricane Ana Heads towards Hawaii

  Tropical Storm Ana strengthened into a hurricane on Friday and was moving in the direction of Hawaii but was not expected to make a direct hit on the islands, the U.

ITIC Measures against Ebola

  The International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has issued the following general advice related to the outbreak of Ebola. Vessels that have recently

Size Restrictions Lifted in Mobile, Alabama

  Salvage teams and the Army Corps of Engineers have positively identified the location of the sunken Dredge Tender NICHOLAS on the western (greenside) toe of

Houston Pilot Cleared of Blame for Barge-Ship Collision

The Port of Houston's Pilot Board Investigation Recommendation Committee (PBIRC) by a vote of 8-0 has cleared the Houston Pilot aboard the bulk carrier M/V Summer

Update from Cyclone Hit Indian Ports

Two ports on the Eastern Coast of India that suffered extensive damage from the Hudhud cyclone have provided a status update.  Gangavaram Port Yesterday night

Ferry Strikes Piling in San Francisco

The U.S. Coast Guard said it is investigating an allision that occurred when the Ferry Peralta struck a piling at Pier 41 in San Francisco Sunday evening. The Peralta,

European Response to Ebola Threat

    Several European countries have introduced measures in response to the continuing outbreak of Ebola virus in some West African countries and isolated cases elswehere,

UK Gas Storage Site in Unplanned Outage

Britain's Rough gas storage facility began an unplanned injection outage on Friday morning which could last up to two weeks, operator Centrica said in a statement.

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