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Today, September 25, Russia’s marine research ship “Professor Hlyustin” left the port of Vladivostok with a group of scientists and cadets on board who will study the radiation situation in the Sea of Japan to determine the consequences of the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant. The 2...

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Japan Vows to Continue Whaling Despite Ruling

Sea Shepherd vessel Bob Barker (R) collides with the fuel tanker ship Sun Laurel in Antarctica in this handout photo taken and released by the Institute of Cetacean Research (ICR) February 25, 2013. Photo credit REUTERS/The Institute of Cetacean Research/Handout

ReutersTOKYO, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Japan vowed on Friday to resume its whaling programme...

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Strong Typhoon Capsizes Ferry in Manila Bay -Photos

The Super Shuttle Ferry 7 floats on its side after it capsized in strong winds and huge waves unleashed by Typhoon Kalmaegi, locally named Luis, in Manila Bay September 15, 2014. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

A passenger ferry seeking shelter from a strong typhoon capsized Sunday night in Manila Bay, Philippines.

The ferry, name Super Shuttle 7, reportedly...

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Photo courtesy Hellenic Coast Guard

Photo courtesy Hellenic Coast Guard

The MV Ince Inebolu was refloated by its own means today after running aground September 5th on the Greek island of Astypaleas.

The Turkish-flagged bulk carrier was not taking on water and no pollution was observed once the ship detached from the rocky shore, according to a statement from the Hellenic Coast Guard....

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amakusa island aground

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Shortly after 10 p.m. on Monday, July 14th, the Prince Rupert Port Authority reports the 228-meter, 81,887 ton dwt bulk carrier Amakusa Island had run aground in Prince Rupert’s outer harbor.  The incident occurred 15 kilometers from Ridley Island after the ship departed from its berth at the Ridley Ter...

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Damage from collision in the Strait of GibraltarOver a week ago, the Chinese-flagged geared bulk carrier Le Sheng and the capesize bulker Cape Med were involved in a collision near Gibraltar that that left the pointy end of Le Sheng a bit less pointy, as the following images show.

 


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MPA: Human Error and Poor Judgement Caused String of Singapore Ship Collisions

Ships at anchor near the Port of Singapore. Picture taken July 17, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has concluded its investigations into a three separate collisions involving commercial vessels in and around Singapore that occurred over a two week period earlier this year, finding that human error and poor...

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