Maritime Safety

Engine Preforms in Roll Over Test

Engines customized for new Dutch search-and-rescue lifeboat vessels keep running after full rotation on axis. In thrashing, unforgiving seas, a capsized rescue vessel used to be a symbol of defeat.

Container Shippers Join Forces for Safety

The Container Ship Safety Forum (CSSF) has been launched as a global business-to-business network that aims to improve safety performance and management practices in the container shipping industry.

Second Typhoon Threatens Taiwan

The Taiwan military was collecting and distributing sandbags to guard against possible flooding on Tuesday as a typhoon bore down on the island after brushing the Philippines.

Korea Ferry Businessman's Body Located

Yoo had been target of South Korea's largest manhunt; Failure of police to catch Yoo had been burden for Park government. The body of South Korea's most wanted man,

Unplanned Encounters Discussed at Navy CNO's China Meeting

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert has left the People's Republic of China (PRC) after a successful four-day counterpart visit with military leaders,

Reflex Marine Gains LEEA Development Member Status

Reflex Marine announced it was awarded Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) development member status. LEEA is the representative body for the lifting industry.

Italy Rescues 1,800 Refugees, Five Bodies Recovered

Italy's navy said it rescued nearly 1,800 migrants in overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean over the weekend, and a merchant ship recovered five bodies from a

Exxon Rig Enters Uncharted Waters of Russian Political Storm

U.S. sanctions on Russia include Rosneft, Exxon's partner: Project may not break sanctions, but brings political risks. An ordinary, long-scheduled journey of

More Boat Migrants to Italy Die

Nineteen people died trying to reach Italy on a boat packed with hundreds of migrants, probably poisoned by carbon monoxide fumes from its engines, said the Italian Navy on Saturday,

IACS Formal Safety Assessment (FSA) Training Course

The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) says that to  facilitate a wider understanding of the Formal Safety Assessment (FSA) process, its

Offshore Rig Roustabout Recalls Golf-curtailing Accident

Kenny Wood, now Assistant Rig Manager, Maersk Resilient, recalls on its 31st anniversary an accident in less safety-conscious days that seemed at first to have extremely serious consequences.

DNV GL Launches Regulatory Requirements Roadmap for Floaters in US

  In the first comprehensive overview of its kind, DNV GL has mapped out what is necessary to be in compliance with US Coast Guard (USCG) requirements to operate FOIs, FSOs and FPSOs in US waters.

USCG Medevacs Woman South of Atlantic Beach, NC

  The Coast Guard medevaced a 57-year-old woman Sunday approximately 14 miles southwest of Atlantic Beach. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina

Typhoon Slams into Southern China, One Dead

A super typhoon slammed into China on Friday killing one person, as the government ordered an all-out effort to prevent loss of life from a storm that has already

Manila Urges Unity in China Sea Dispute

The Philippines is pushing for a meeting among four Southeast Asian nations with conflicting claims to waters in the South China Sea so that they can hammer out a common stand in dealings with China,

Oil Pushes Above $108 on Downed Airliner, Gaza

Geopolitical risk spurs jump in oil, gold; Obama warns of further sanctions against Russia. Libya calls for U.N. help to protect oilfield, ports. Oil prices set for first weekly gain in four weeks.

Passengers Taken Off Stranded Savannah Casino Boat

The U.S. Coast Guard informs that the casino boat 'Escapade' is moored at its homeport and is no longer aground in Calibogue Sound near Tybee Island, Georgia. Watchstanders

Crystal to Cruise via Arctic Northwest Passage in 2016

Crystal Cruises says it is introducing a new expedition-style voyage traversing the Arctic Ocean via the Northwest Passage (500 miles north of the Arctic Circle)

American Club Expands E-Learning Offering

The American P&I Club has added to its library of e-learning modules released in cooperation with IDESS IT in the Philippines. The new module covers compliance

Seven NATO Countries End Black Sea War Games

Seven NATO countries completed naval exercises in the Black Sea on Thursday, officials said, in a signal of the alliance's resolve to support east European members

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