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  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority confirmed that the Akademik Shokalskiy and the Xue Long have broken free from the ice in Antarctica and are no longer in need of assistance.  The United States Coast Guard ice breaker Polar Star has been released from search and rescue tasking by AMSA’s Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC Australia) and […]

  • 3 January 2014

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC Australia) can confirm that the rescue operation from the Akademik Shokalskiy in Antarctica has been completed. RCC Australia was notified at 6.15pm AEDT yesterday evening that the first group of 12 passengers had boarded the helicopter from the Xue Long at around 6pm AEDT. RCC […]

  • 10 January 2008

    An emergency operation is under way to stabilise a chemical tanker in Weymouth Harbour in Dorset. The 41,766-tonne Norwegian tanker ‘Mariella’ is dragging its anchor in 45-knot winds.

  • 1 June 2015

    Over 5,000 migrants have been saved in the Central Mediterranean since Friday, according to the EU’s border control agency Frontex. The rescue operations, which began last Friday, involved migrants who departed from Libya on 25 boats. During the incidents, the rescuers also recovered seventeen bodies. The rescue operation involved British, Maltese, Belgian and Italian vessels and […]

  • 10 December 2014

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published new Guidance on Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea in response to the continuing crisis in the Mediterranean, necessitating commercial ships to rescue tens of thousands of migrants and refugees during 2014. ICS Secretary General, Peter Hinchliffe said that the scale of the crisis involving thousands of people […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Sunday 26 May, the tugboat Jascon 4 ran into difficulties whilst engaged in static towing operations, capsized and sank with a crew of 12 on board. The tug sank approximately 30 km off the coast of Escravos in Nigeria. As reports about the accident continued to develop, the DCN divers realized that there could […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Death toll in the ferry Sewol tragedy, one of South Korea’s deadliest maritime accidents, has reached 113 with nearly 190 people still missing, presumed dead. Only 174 passengers were rescued after Wednesday’s fatal accident when the 6,325-ton ferry Sewol turned over and sank within two hours. The ferry was carrying around 475 people, including 325 […]

  • 7 December 2018

    MSF and SOS Mediterranee to end rescue operations of its chartered ship Aquarius.

  • 25 September 2018

    Nigeria has launched a search and rescue operation for the kidnapped crew of MV Glarus.

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Unique Hydra, a Unique Maritime Group Company which is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers, congratulates the DCN Global dive team on the rescue of a crew member onboard a sunken vessel. The DCN Global diving team on board the DPII Vessel “LEWEK TOUCAN”; using a 300HS09 Unique Hydra […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The global provider of multipurpose and heavy lift shipping services, German based BBC Chartering reports its vessel BBC ICELAND assisted a rescue operation where more than 300 Syrian refugees were found floating in fishing boats off the Italian-Sicilian coast on September 13. Due to its proximity to the scene, the BBC ICELAND’s master reported the […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The containership NYK Orion rescued five rowers from a boat in distress in the Mediterranean Sea on March 25. NYK Orion had departed from Rotterdam, Netherlands, on March 17 and was on its way to Jebel Ali, UAE, via the Suez Canal. On March 25, the vessel received an alert from a boat reported to […]

  • 15 May 2015

    The vessel, normally used to support offshore oil operations, will be involved in border control, search and rescue operations

  • 6 February 2018

    Canadian Armed Forces have released a video of the rescue operation of MOL Prestige crew members.

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On April 6, NYK car carrier Heijin rescued four rowers, including a gold medal Olympian, in distress off the coast of Puerto Rico. Heijin had departed from the U.S. port of Newark on April 4 for San Juan, Puerto Rico. At 7:28 a.m. local time on April 6, the vessel received a call from the […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, the Coast Guard conducted a rescue operation of a 51-year-old man who was suffering from medical issues while aboard a cruise ship approximately 134 miles southwest of Key West, Fla. At approximately 12:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West command center received notification from a crewmember aboard the cruise ship Carnival […]

  • 30 January 2018

    South Korean families of Stellar Daisy’s missing crew are calling for the search and rescue operation to be resumed.

  • 7 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    A rescue operation has been initiated to take control of a yacht drifting towards a natural gas platform in the North Sea, some 440 km to the Northeast of Aberdeen. According to the Scottish Television website STV.TV, the owner of the Harrier of Down yacht, sent a distress call Tuesday night saying he had lost steering due […]

  • 17 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      December 2010, the AHTS vessel Tor Viking executed a critical rescue operation under the leadership of the US Coast Guard off the coast of Alaska. The Greek-registered bulk cargo vessel Golden Seas suffered engine failure and started to drift towards the cliffs. At the time, weather conditions in the area were extreme with wind […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based gas carrier fleet owner and operator Epic Gas has reported that one of its vessels, Epic Bali, was part of a search and rescue operation in the Mediterranean Sea on November 21. Search and rescue operations involved 5 rescue boats and 4 ships in coordination with the Italian Coast Guard. The crew of Epic […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The governments of South Korea and Indonesia have agreed to reinforce their cooperation on naval and coast guard activities. The Korea Coast Guard and the Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency signed a letter of intent in Jakarta on May 26 to cooperate on overseas rescue operations. Under the agreement, Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency will […]

  • 28 November 2012

    Staff and equipment working on the construction of the offshore wind farm, Gwynt y Môr, have been mobilised to assist with the rescuing of people from flooded homes in St Asaph. More than twenty people, along with JCBs and a telehandler, are working with the local authorities to evacuate people stranded in their homes, clear […]