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  1. Coast Guard Rescues Haitian Migrants from Island

    On Friday, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) rescued 88 Haitian migrants Friday from the uninhabited island of Little Inagua, Bahamas.  A Coast Guard MH-60 helicopter crew based on Great Inagua received a request to assist the migrants from the B…
  2. Photos: Efforts to Salvage Kea Trader Continue

    Salvors from Dutch firm Ardent are preparing to pump bunkers and lubricants off the grounded container feeder Kea Trader, which ran onto Durand Reef off New Caledonia in the early hours of July 12. Transfer operations are expected to begin later this week.  The newly b…
  3. "Old Ironsides" Leaves Drydock at Last

    On July 23, after a painstaking two-year restoration at Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, USS Constitution was refloated at last. Since she entered dry dock in 2015, ship restorers from the Naval History and Heritage Command and teams of Navy sailors have worked side-by-side to…
  4. UK Fishing Industry Prepares for SMS Requirements

    UK maritime authorities, fishing industry bodies and NGOs are formulating a voluntary safety management system for fishing vessels, comparable to the familiar SMS requirement for merchant ships. The ILO's Work in Fishing Convention, or C188, will come into effect next year, and will…
  5. Indonesian Navy Opens Fire on Vietnamese Fishermen

    Vietnamese authorities allege that the Indonesian navy opened fire on a Vietnamese fishing vessel on Saturday evening, wounding four of the six crewmembers on board. Two of the men reportedly required medical treatment for serious injuries. The SAR agency of Vietnam’s Binh Di…
  6. Chinese, Hong Kong SAR Agencies Rescue Freighter Crew

    [Brief] On Sunday, rough conditions from Typhoon Roke led to the capsize of the Chinese freighter Nan Hui 68 off Huizhou, China. She suffered a cargo shift in the rough weather and her 12 crewmembers were forced to abandoned ship.  The Chinese Ministry of Transport res…
  7. SGX Approves Rickmers Maritime's Delisting Plan

    In an investor advisory issued Thursday, Singapore-based shipowner Rickmers Maritime announced that the Singapore Exchange (SGX) has approved its proposal to delist.  Rickmers’ exit from SGX will have a negative effect on unitholders: the trust said that it is "una…