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  • 28 April 2005

    “The Police are dealing with the injured passengers on our ferry, the overall condition is fine.” Having a walkie-talkie on hand, Hung Shun-leung was able to grab the latest situation about the rescue. The Hong Kong Marine Department’s Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Center (MRCC) conducted a maritime search and rescue exercise Wednesday. Acting Senior Marine Officer […]

  • 27 August 2019

    A seafarer went overboard from a Capesize bulk carrier off Taiwan a few days ago, the Philippine Coast Guard said. 

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-eight crew members from an offshore supply vessel were evacuated, with five remaining on board to fight and monitor a major fire that broke out in the vessel’s engine room some 200 kilometers west of Mumbai on Sunday afternoon local time, the Indian Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) reports. None of the crew members suffered any […]

  • 25 December 2013

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is coordinating a search and rescue for a Russian passenger ship beset by ice approximately 1500 nautical miles south of Hobart. AMSA’s Rescue Coordination Centre Australia (RCC Australia) was contacted by the Falmouth Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) in the United Kingdom on Christmas morning. The Falmouth MRCC received […]

  • 21 September 2016

    Two oil tankers suffered little damage after they collided in the morning hours of September 21, according to Belgian Maritime Rescue and Coordination Centre (MRCC). The vessels in question are the 50,215 dwt Ridgebury Katherine Z and the 73,334 dwt Maistros, both built in 2009. The cause of the incident, which occurred in the Belgian part of the […]

  • 18 June 2013

    The MOL Comfort incident that occurred yesterday, June 17, 2013, has taken serious proportions. Namely, MOL-operated containership, after reported crack amidships, has broken into two. MOL Comfort, an 8,000 TEU containership, was en route from Singapore to Jeddah carrying a cargo of 4,500 containers when its hull broke and the vessel started taking in water […]

  • 27 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is continuing the coordination of a search and rescue for a Russian vessel beset by ice approximately 1500 nautical miles south of Hobart.  AMSA’s Rescue Coordination Centre Australia (RCC Australia) tasked three vessels with icebreaking capability to proceed towards the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, 100 nautical miles east of the […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Danish-flagged tanker Maersk Etienne and Panama-registered dry bulk carrier Coral Opal collided in Irbe Strait off Latvia, January 18, while performing what the Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre Riga (MRCC Riga) described as ”a dangerous maneuver.” MRCC Riga immediately dispatched a helicopter to carry out a visual inspection for oil leaks, which revealed no pollution to […]

  • 26 December 2013

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) continues to coordinate a search and rescue for a Russian passenger ship beset by ice approximately 1500 nautical miles south of Hobart. AMSA’s Rescue Coordination Centre Australia (RCC Australia) remains in regular contact with the vessel, MV Akademik Shokalski, which is experiencing very strong winds and limited visibility. Winds […]

  • 12 September 2011

    The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Efthimios E. Mitropoulos, has expressed his profound sadness for the loss of life in the sinking of the ro-ro ferry Spice Islander I off the coast of the United Republic of Tanzania on 10 September.  “We are shocked at the number of lives lost and have offered […]

  • 15 December 2006

    The crew of sinking yacht Felicia have been rescued in high seas 700km off the Namibian coast by a merchant ship. Cape Town’s Maritime Rescue Coordinating Centre (MRCC) confirmed shortly after 5pm on Friday that the four crew members of the Felicia had been taken safely aboard the car carrier Don Pasquale.

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    On August 27, the container ship NYK Orion received an emergency call from the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC) in Malta to help a vessel carrying presumably African immigrants, while the container ship was sailing from Valencia, Spain, to Port Said, Egypt, the company says in a release. NYK Orion immediately headed for the position given […]

  • 7 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, has announced the commercial availability of a new voice distress service on FleetBroadband. The free-to-use service ensures that, in the event of an emergency, all non-priority telephone calls underway on the vessel’s FleetBroadband are interrupted, connecting the caller directly to a Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre […]

  • 30 November 2015

    Eight people have been rescued and eleven are still missing from the ill-fated Panama-flagged M/V Fortune Life that sank some 130 nautical miles West of Vigan City, the Philippines on Friday, the Philippine Coast Guard informed. As reported by the Coast Guard, the rescue was conducted by the M/T Ashley Lady. The Coast Guard Action Center (CGAC) received […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maersk ship, which picked up 113 migrants on Friday, has berthed at Pozzallo, disembarking distressed people.

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The search for the missing 22 crew members of Stellar Daisy is entering its second week despite reports of little hope for finding any survivors expressed earlier.  A total of eight ships and two aircraft are now participating in the search operations coordinated by Uruguay’s Maritime Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC). On April 8, one American aircraft […]

  • 9 September 2014

    Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) provided several hours of assistance to Italy’s Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) yesterday, conducting the rescue of approximately 700 migrants, Malta Today reports. Migrants, mostly Syrian, Palestinians, and Eritreans, among them a two-day old infant, were intercepted in MOAS-Rome coordinated action in the Mediterranean. MOAS’ ship Phoenix was involved in two […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Liverpool Coastguard is coordinating the recovery of a ship damaged following an allision with a wind turbine pile at Walney Wind Farm, off Barrow-in-Furness. The Liverpool Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) received a call at 9:05 yesterday morning, reporting that the standby safety vessel OMS Pollux had allided with a pile supporting a turbine. The vessel has since been […]

  • 15 December 2011

    A further key link in the plan to provide effective search and rescue (SAR) coverage off the coast of Africa has been established, with the commissioning of a search and rescue sub-centre that will operate in conjunction with the regional Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) in Cape Town, South Africa. The sub-centre, at Antananarivo, Madagascar, […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Liverpool Coastguard is coordinating the recovery of a ship damaged following an allision with a wind turbine pile at Walney Wind Farm, off Barrow-in-Furness. The Liverpool Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) received a call at 9:05 yesterday morning, reporting that the standby safety vessel OMS Pollux had allided with a pile supporting a turbine. The vessel has since been […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Danish-registered standby safety vessel, OMS Pollux, collided with a pile supporting a turbine yesterday at Walney Wind Farm, off Barrow-in-Furness.  The vessel has since been leaking marine gas oil (diesel),  the UK Maritime Coast Guard Agency said yesterday. The Liverpool Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) received a call at 9:05 yesterday morning reporting that a […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The new French National SAR Training Center equipped with Transas simulators opened its doors in St-Nazaire harbour, West of France, not far from Nantes. The official opening took place late June, welcoming about 200 guests including representatives of National SAR HQ, Navy, French Affaires Maritimes, and various local authorities and sponsors. The project major sponsor […]