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French Coastguard, Wallem ship rescue five in the Mediterranean

The Wallem-managed ship, ‘Coral Leader’, provided assistance to the French Coastguard, in the rescue of a crew from a sailing yacht on August 26. The yacht was in distress in the Mediterranean Sea, just off Corsica. All five people were successfully airlifted to safety.

NCL cruise ship rescues four off Florida

Four Cuban nationals who were stranded off the coast of Florida, were rescued by the the NCL cruise ship ‘Norwegian Getaway’ earlier this week. The ship transferred them to Mexico and no injuries were reported. According to one of the passengers, the four were spotted due to a flash in the ocean.

Fire-stricken Greek passenger ship transferred to shipyard for repairs

Greece-based Anek Lines informed that the passenger ship Eleftherios Venizelos which suffered a fire last week, has been transferred to the shipyard of Perama, where it will be repaired. The ship had departed Piraeus port heading to Chania, Crete, when a fire, erupted from an unspecified cause and originated from the garage.

Four injured after USCG boats collide during training

A total of four crew members were injured after two US Coast Guard boats collided Wednesday, off Falmouth, during a tactical training evolution. The 29-foot tactical boat crews were involved in maneuvers and training when they collided in Buzzards Bay at approximately 1:30 p.m.

Watch: Cargo ship ‘landed’ on Greek coast

The aerial footage depicts the Turkish cargo ship ‘Arslanbey’ which ran hard aground on a Greek beach on the island of Evia, on Wednesday. The Panamanian-flagged vessel was en route from Amaliapolis to Istanbul, carrying 14 crew members and no cargo onboard, when it went ashore on Kanatadika beach.

Injured stowaway rescued from cargo ship off Table Bay

In the evening hours of Monday, the Sea Rescue South Africa rescued an injured man from the cargo ship ‘UAL Lobito’, while off the Port of Table Bay at anchorage. The injured person was one of two unathorized passengers found on the ship and was reportedly injured from a fall onboard.

Barge allides with RoRo at Russian Arctic

On September 5, a barge broke off mooring and allided with the ro-ro cargo ship Zapolyarnyy which at the time was berthed in Dudinka port, in the Russian Arctic.
According to information, the barge remained intact, while Zapolyarnyy sustained dents in its stern quarters area.

22 crew saved after bulk carrier runs aground in Philippines

About 22 crew members were safely evacuated by the Philippine Coast Guard and local authorities, after a bulk carrier, carrying 22 crew and loaded with 20,000 bags of cement, ran aground approximately 100 yards Southeast of Lighthouse Station Tubigan Point, San Jose, Antique, on Monday.

Heavy nets retrieving leads to fatality on fishing vessel

Problems such as nets picking up stones or inverting in the water are an integral part of trawl fishing. In this case, the crew had identified that the net was particularly heavy and were dealing with it by setting up the equipment to use the net drum and gilson winch together to haul the net aboard.

Watch: Typhoon Jebi makes tanker to smash into bridge

A tanker smashed into a bridge near Japan’s Kansai International Airport, forcing one of the country’s largest airports to close, as a result from Typhoon Jebi. At least 10 people have lost their life since Tuesday, from the strongest typhoon to hit Japan’s mainland in 25 years.

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