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Florida Navy Bases Prepare for Irma

 Navy installations throughout Florida are preparing for heavy weather as Hurricane Irma approaches South Florida.   Commander, Navy Region Southeast, Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar, directed the evacuation

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Cargo Ship Sinks near Oman

 A Tanzanian-flagged cargo ship sank off the Omani coast due to leaked sea water, reported Bahrain News Agency. Twenty sailors were saved.   The report quoted Authorities in Oman saying that the ship was loaded with construction material,

Port of Beaumont Remains Closed amid Harvey

 Operations are shut at the Port of Beaumont Terminal and there is no vessel movement, said the port's chief of police on Wednesday.   The port has no ships in the channel, said Police Chief Stephen Davis, noting the waterway is shut down.

Bulk Carrier Splits in Two in the Black Sea

A dry cargo vessel broke in two in the Black Sea off Turkey's northwest coast, television images showed early on Sunday, while the 11-man crew was rescued. Mongolian flag carrying Leonardo, a 114-meter-long dry cargo ship,

Tanker Goes Aground Off Brooklyn

 Oil tanker Kamome Victoria that ran aground in a shipping channel between New York and New Jersey has been cleared to depart after it passed inspections, the U.S. Coast Guard said.   According to AP report,

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USS Indianapolis Wreckage Located

 A team of civilian researchers led by entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul G. Allen have found the wreck of the World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA 35), which was lost July 30, 1945.   This is

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Four Killed in Explosion at South Korean STX Shipyard

 Four workers were killed Sunday in an explosion at an oil tanker being built in a South Korean shipyard, Reuters reported quoting authorities.   Fire officials said the workers were painting the interior

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Dock Workers Injured in Chemical Spill at Port of Long Beach

Twelve people, including one firefighter, sustained minor to mild injuries after a container ship leaked a hazardous material in the Port of Long Beach in Southern California, WSJ reported.   A 6,000-gallon

Kea Trader. Photo: Lomar Shipping Limited

Fuel Removal from Grounded Kea Trader in Progress

 Three weeks after the grounding of Kea Trader on a reef off New Caledonia, the removal of heavy fuel oil from the 2017-built containership is now underway and could be completed next week.   According to Radio New Zealand,

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Japanese, US Coast Guard Train at Resolve Maritime Academy

Last Friday, Resolve Maritime Academy hosted over 30 Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) sailors and members of the U.S. Coast Guard, at their training facility in Port Everglades for an international fire safety and damage control training.

Total: Congo Crude Exports Unaffected by Port Strike

French oil and gas company Total said on Monday that crude exports from its Djeno terminal in Congo Republic was ongoing and unaffected following a strike last week and the sinking of a loading buoy in an unrelated accident.