Image of the Day: John P. Murtha Finally at Sea

John P. Murtha Finally at Sea

The amphibious transport dock John P. Murtha (LPD 26) is shown resting at sea after an exciting day that saw the ...

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Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR Best Remedy for Sea Migrations Is Tackling Root Causes

UNHCR has warned that the international community was losing its focus on saving lives amid confusion among coastal ...

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Seychelles Court Acquits Suspected Somali Pirates

Seychelles Court Acquits Suspected Somali Pirates

Three suspected Somali pirates have been acquitted by the Seychelles Court of Appeal with the court ordering ...

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12 Tips to Protect Yourself in 2015

12 Tips to Protect Yourself in 2015

As 2015 nears, many of us look towards the future with plans to improve our lives: perhaps you’ll pledge to ...

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US Congress Backs Jones Act

US Congress Backs Jones Act

The United States Senate approved the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (H.R. 3979), which ...

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Wärtsilä Swoops on L-3 MSI

Wärtsilä Swoops on L-3 MSI

Finnish Wärtsilä Corporation is to acquire L-3 Marine Systems International from L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., ...

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Image of the Day: Immersing into the Sunset

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The guided-missile destroyer of the US Navy USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) is shown moored pierside at Marathi NATO Pier ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week ( 8-12th of Dec)

Readers’ Picks

World\’s Largest Containership Starts Maiden Voyage 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the world’s largest container ship ...

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Italy Rescued Over 150,000 Migrants at Sea in 2014

Italy Rescued Over 150,000 Migrants at Sea in 2014

Through November 30, 2014, a total of 163,368 migrants have been rescued at sea this year, data released by Italy’s ...

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EU Court Orders Compensation to Somali Pirates

EU Court Orders Compensation to Somali Pirates

The European Court of Human Rights has ordered France to pay compensation to Somali pirates worth thousands of ...

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USCG & Maritime Transportation Bill Heads to Senate

Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Bill Heads to US Senate1

The United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 5769, the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime ...

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Abandoned Vessel Found in Zakyntos Island

Abandoned Vessel Found in Zakyntos Island

The Hellenic Coast Guard has found an abandoned vessel loaded with cigarettes in Zakyntos island while conducting a ...

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Image of the Day: Sailing into the Night

HMS St. Albans

We have selected a night time photograph of HMS St Albans during her recent visit to London for today’s image ...

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1 Dead, 54 Fishermen Missing off Chukotka

1 Dead, 54 Korean Fishermen Missing off Chukotka

The Coast Guard Alaska Sector is assisting the Kamchatka Border Guard Directorate and good Samaritans in their ...

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Hijacked Indonesian-Flagged Tanker Found

Hijacked Indonesian-Flagged Tanker Finally Found

The missing Indonesia-flagged tanker Srikandi 515 has been identified and located at approximately 9 nm off ...

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Image of the Day: USS Mitscher Fuels Up

The military sealift command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE-10) sends a fueling line to the ...

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Three Crew Injured in Tanker Engine Blast

Product tanker  Chao Anoma

Three crew members were seriously injured in a blast on board Thailand-flagged product tanker  Chao Anoma on ...

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Somali Piracy Still a Burning Issue

Somali Piracy Still a Burning Issue

Meeting to discuss the current situation off the Horn of Africa, the Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, ...

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Philippine Coast Guard Rescues Crew from Sinking Ferry

Philippine Coast Guard Rescues Crew from Sinking Ferry

The Philippine Coast Guard rescued the crew members of a sinking passenger-cargo vessel MV Super Shuttle Ferry 11 ...

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Eight Saved after 30-Hour Soak in Gulf of Aden

Eight Saved after 30-Hour Soak in Gulf of Aden

Eight sailors who abandoned their sinking ship have been rescued from the Gulf of Aden following a 30 hour search ...

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Image of the Day: Chasing the Sun

Image of the Day Chasing the Sun

The image shows the U.K. Navy’s HMS Atherstone which has spent the last two weeks working in close company ...

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SRI Warns of Mediterranean Rescue Budget Cut Effects

SRI Warns of Mediterranean Rescue Budget Cut Effects

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has warned that merchant ship masters will be negatively affected by the new ...

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Epic Bali Saves Migrants off Italy

Epic Bali Saves Migrants off Italy

Singapore-based gas carrier fleet owner and operator Epic Gas has reported that one of its vessels, Epic Bali, was ...

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Search for Missing Cruise Passenger Stopped

AMSA Stops Search for Missing Cruise Passenger

Based on expert medical advice regarding his survivability the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has ...

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Argyll Strikes Again

HMS Argyll Strikes Again

The U.K. Navy’s HMS Argyll has seized more than 850 kg of cocaine in a high speed midnight chase while on ...

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IMRF: Dealing with Media Pressure Key in SAR Operations

IMRF Dealing with Media Pressure Key in SAR Operations

Media pressure, and particularly the posting of unverified stories on social media, has become a significant factor ...

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US Navy Supply Ships Collide in Gulf of Aden

US Navy Ships Collide in Gulf of Aden

Two U.S. Naval supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden November 20 at 5:26 a.m. local time with no injuries to ...

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