Following the incident of the Gulf Livestock 1 vessel which led to missing seafarers, the ship’s owners, managers, and manning agents joined the calls to resume the search and rescue operation.
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Following the capsizing incident of the Gulf Livestock 1 off Japan, families and relatives of the 40 missing crewmembers plead the governement to continue the search and rescue operations.
Following Gulf Livestock carrier’s capsize after sailing into a typhoon, the vessel’s company Gulf Navigation Holding informed that the search for the missing crewmembers was officially suspended.
The US Coast Guard hoisted two people to safety after their vessel ran aground at the Barnegat Inlet Jetty in Barnegat, New Jersey on May 6.
Welsh Secretary visited Ferryside rescue team to celebrate £40,000 funding boost. More than £70,000 will be provided to fund vital equipment for Ferryside Lifeboat crew and North Wales Mountain Rescue Association.
Three people lost their lives, while three more are missing, as a cargoship sank in the Zhoushan sea area. When the incident occurred, the crew were thrown into the sea.
The Coast Guard along with the Air Force and several regional authorities are searching for the captain of the Panamanian-flagged merchant vessel “Rising Wind”. Specifically, the 47-year old mariner reported to be missing by the first officer on 12 Ferbuary, at 174 miles northwest of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.
On February 10, USCG received a report that a 14-foot skiff carrying four crewmembers from the ITV Melvin L. King struck a towing vessel and all four people entered the water at mile marker 41, in the Port Allen Route near Belle River, Louisiana. Two have been rescued, but one is still missing, while one body has been recovered.
On 6 February 2020, the tanker SСF Angara, while en-route from the Port of Ust-Luga to Copenhagen, received a distress signal from the Russian fishing trawler Pongoma, which was sinking on the traverse of Tallinn, 26 nautical miles offshore. The tanker and the crew responded and rescued all seven members of the fishing vessel.
Drones play a major role today in shipping operations, with UK Maritime and Coast Guard Agency (MCA) commenting that ‘drones could be used in the future to help save life across the UK.’ To implement the project, UK MCA will collaborate with Elbit Systems UK and the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to carry out the demonstrations in the coming months.
Payment for concessions and harbour dues extended at Port of Antwerp21/09/2020
Vacuum cleaner to remove plastic from nature reserve at Port of Antwerp21/09/2020
World's largest LNG bunker vessel named in Rotterdam21/09/2020
Port of Antwerp limits damage thanks to container handling21/09/2020
Port of Rotterdam announces limited openings at Erasmus Bridge for tall vessels21/09/2020
P&O Cruises cancels cruises until 202121/09/2020
Boluda Towage to keep providing sustainable towage services at Port of Zeebrugge21/09/2020
Baltic Exchange: Maritime market highlights 14-18 Sept21/09/2020
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Climate change needs global collaboration, says Singapore Transport Minister21/09/2020
AMSA extends validity of STCW seafarer certificates21/09/2020