The US Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man from a container ship about 46 miles west of San Luis Obispo, California, on Friday. The captain of the motor vessel Hyundai Jupiter contacted requested assistance for a crew member who reportedly suffered injuries from a 16-foot fall onboard.
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On February 17, the dredger Margrethe Fighter capsized at the Port of Trelleborg, Sweden. After the vessel capsized, one crewmember was reported as missing and is now presumed dead.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority managed to save thirteen crewmembers who had been missing almost a week in the Solomon Sea.
Two people have lost their lives, while seven others are missing, after a cargo ship with 13 crew sank on on December 30 in East China’s Zhejiang province.
The US Coast Guard recently announced that a 27-year-old male crewmember fell overboard from the tanker vessel Sagami near Sabine Pass, off Gulf of Mexico.
After experiencing a boat sinking, two stranded people were rescued from water off Torres Strait by a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker.
Following cargo ship’s sinking incident off Taiwan Strait, the region’s Coast Guard Administration (CGA) managed to rescue five people, while confirmed that another five crewmembers are still missing.
What would happen if an emergency took place onboard a ship in the 18th century? Probably the sailors would send a Morse code to indicate any kind of distress to the coast or nearby ships. As you can understand, such a message is not easy to decipher. Luckily, modern shipping has the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) to rely on. Let’s take a look at its history and how it can be used.
The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has selected artificial intelligence technology company Faculty as its partner in a major programme aiming to build the next generation of UK search and rescue.
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