Casualties

7 Rescued from Sinking Freighter Near Haiti

   Seven crewmembers were rescued after their 100-foot coastal freighter began taking on water and sank approximately 45 miles north off of Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday.

Update: Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico

An explosion occurred aboard a production platform Thursday at West Delta 105, operated by Fieldwood Energy, resulting in one fatality and three injured. The Bureau

BSEE Responds to Explosion in Gulf of Mexico

   The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is responding to an explosion at West Delta 105 in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 12 miles off the coast of New Orleans.

Australia: Maritime SAR in Asia Pacific a Priority

Defense force personnel from Australia are in China for Exercise Cooperation Spirit 2014 which begins today. The exercise aims to enhance coordination and cooperation between Australia,

US Navy Supply Ships Collide in Indian Ocean

Two U.S. Navy supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden in the Indian Ocean early on Thursday, but no crew members were injured and initial reports suggested the vessels suffered only minor damage,

Danish Crew Receives Bravery Award

This year’s “Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea” is given to the crew from the DFDS ship BRITANNIA SEAWAYS. The award is presented by United Nations’ International

New Agency to Replace S. Korea Coast Guard after Ferry Disaster

South Korea launches a massive new government agency this week to handle emergency rescue and safety management seven months after a ferry disaster killed 304 people

Maritime Reporter @ 75: The Daily Cartoon

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley (1905-1980) in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry,

CTI Mapping Software Employed for MH370 Search

SonarWiz, the flagship product from Chesapeake Technology, Inc., (CTI), has been selected to aid in the search for flight MH370. CTI said its team was encouraged

Sinking Fishing Vessel and Crew Safe in Honolulu

The fishing vessel Pacifica moored safely in Honolulu Harbor Monday after taking on water when insufficient shaft packing in the stern tube allowed water to flood

Firefighting Ferry Crew Awarded for Bravery

Britannia Seaways crew who fought raging fire in heavy seas receive 2014 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea One year to the day after surviving an explosive

Vessel & Crew Safe in Honolulu

  The fishing vessel Pacifica moored safely in Honolulu Harbor Monday after taking on water approximately 144 miles north northeast of Oahu. The cause of the

Italy Region, Island Seek $274m in Concordia Damages

Officials for Italy's Tuscany region and the island of Giglio said on Monday they would seek a total of 220 million euros ($274 million) in damages from Costa Cruises,

USCG Rescuing Sinking Boat 144 miles off Oahu

  The Coast Guard is assisting the crew of a sinking fishing boat 144 miles north northeast of Oahu, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu

Hedge Funds' Big Bets on Energy Companies Pummeled

Some of the hedge fund industry's most respected firms made bigger bets on a wide swatch of energy companies during the third quarter only to watch the stocks get pummeled by falling crude oil prices.

Convicted Crew of Korean Ferry File Appeals

Eight of the 15 surviving crew members of a South Korean ferry that capsized in April have filed for appeal against their convictions on negligence charges in the

Egyptian Navy Kills Four after Boat Attack

Gunmen in a fishing boat opened fire on an Egyptian naval launch which shot back, killing at least four of the attackers on Wednesday, security sources and state media said.

New Collision Guidance for the Offshore Industry

Mitigating the risk of collision at sea requires an understanding of the causes. The new industry guidance issued by Lloyd’s Register aims to help make offshore

SERS Partners IEMS for Enhanced Oil Spill Response Services

  Dubai-based Swire Emergency Response Services (SERS), a fully owned subsidiary of Swire Pacific Offshore group, announced its partnership with Mediterranean-based

SRI Responds to SEWOL Judgement

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI), the international centre dedicated to advancing the rights of seafarers, has given an initial response to today’s judgement

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