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  • 13 January 2009

    The body of a Somali pirate who reportedly drowned soon after receiving a huge ransom has washed ashore with $153,000 in cash, his uncle says. The man was one of a group of pirates who seized the Saudi supertanker Sirius Star in November. They reportedly received $3m (£1.95m) for freeing the tanker but five were […]

  • 17 February 2020

    A vessel without a single soul on board ran aground near Ballycotton, Cork in Ireland.

  • 23 February 2007

    Debris from the stricken ship MSC Napoli has been washed up on beaches in Dorset and the Isle of Wight.

  • 30 January 2008

    Surfers and boat users in Jersey have been warned to look out for wood floating in the sea. Police issued the warning after wood was washed up on St Ouen’s beach.

  • 5 May 2016

    A product tanker identified as Tamaya 1 has beached ashore near Robertsport, northern Liberia coast, Liberia Maritime Authority confirmed to World Maritime News. Based on the reports from Liberia Radio, the 1980-built 1,441 DWT ship washed ashore on May 4th without anybody on board. It is not known what happened to the crew, however certain reports […]

  • 23 October 2014

    Dong Energy’s buoy washed ashore at Biggar Bank earlier this week, attracting attention of spectators, writes North-West Evening Mail. Namely, one of Dong’s floating wind measurement buoys (FLiDARs), deployed at the north west corner of the West of Duddon Sands wind farm, got loose and ended up on Walney Island. “The coastguard and local harbour […]

  • 24 April 2014

    Unidentified material washed ashore 10 kilometres east of Augusta is not a lead in relation to the search for missing flight MH370, according to the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB). The conclusion was made after examining detailed photographs of the unidentified material. The ATSB has also provided the photographs to the Malaysian investigation team. Up […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    France has engaged the environmental expertise of Jan De Nul Group to clean up the oil-polluted beaches along the Mediterranean Sea. This week, Envisan, the environmental subsidiary of the dredging and construction company, signed a contract with the French company Le Floch Dépollution for cleaning up the polluted sand using Envisan’s soil treatment center near […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    According to the latest report from the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, the Western Australia Police have spotted material washed ashore 10 kilometers east of Augusta and have secured the material. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is examining the photographs of the material to determine whether further physical analysis is required and if there is […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A marine pollution alert has been issued following the washing ashore of globules of oil along some of the beaches of Lifou Island, New Caledonia over the past few days.  These include Lifou, Ouvea and both Yate and Houailou on the main island’s east coast, RNZ informed. The oil seems to originate from an oil spill which was […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Wadden area contained over 24 million of plastic granules from the MSC Zoe container spill.

  • 8 July 2010

    There’s a dirty secret buried under Gulf of Mexico beaches after cleanup workers scrape away the oil washing ashore… [mappress] Source: googlenews, July 8, 2010;

  • 4 April 2007

    A Devon beach which was the scene of scavenging after cargo washed ashore from a beached ship is being reopened to the public. Branscombe Mouth beach was closed after it was littered with debris and cargo from the MSC Napoli in January.

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), after the analyses of the photographs, confirmed that the material washed ashore 10 kilometers east of Augusta is not related to the missing flight MH370. The search for the MH370 continues today in an area of approximately 49,567 square kilometers. The Bluefin-21 AUV is completing its twelfth mission in […]

  • 18 February 2007

    People who recovered items washed ashore after a container ship was beached off Lyme Bay have until Tuesday to report their finds. Thousands of items recovered by members of the public from beached containers from the damaged MSC Napoli have been reported to the Receiver of Wreck.

  • 31 March 2008

    The remainder of the container ship, MSC Napoli, is to be finally removed from Lyme Bay after 15 months. The ship ran aground off the coast of Branscombe, Devon in January 2007, causing mayhem as scavengers swarmed to the area to loot through the crates that had washed ashore containing goods from motorbikes to cosmetics.

  • 17 May 2006

    A 56-foot fin whale that washed ashore in northwest Washington died when it was struck by a ship, scientists said Wednesday. “That was fairly unequivocal,” said John Calambokidis of Cascadia Research, who led the team that examined the whale Tuesday. The carcass is on Lummi Indian tribal land that is closed to the public.

  • 17 August 2009

    Four shellfishing areas are being closed after the deaths of thousands of fish along the coast of Cornwall. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) said the temporary closure was a sensible precaution after an algal bloom caused fish deaths in St Austell Bay. More dead fish were washed ashore near Torpoint on Friday. The cause of […]

  • 7 June 2006

    Environment experts have expressed concern about the extent of damage by the oil spill caused by the breaking up of cargo vessel Ocean Seraya off the coast of Karwar. Samples taken from the affected area have been sent for analysis and the reports are expected by the end of the week. Many dead fish have […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In the evening hours of Friday, twelve containers were washed overboard of the container ship Manoa, owned by US-based shipping company Matson Navigation Co, due to heavy weather and seas, according to US Coast Guard. Manoa was on its way from the Port of Oakland to Seattle when the containers slid off its deck some 8 miles outside the Golden […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Booms are being placed at Maketū and Little Waihi Beach today in anticipation of any fresh oil washing ashore from the wreck of Rena, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says. Current oil trajectory modelling shows fresh oil potentially reaching the coastline east of Maketū on Thursday evening. However, National On Scene Commander Alex van Wijngaarden said […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Days after the trailing suction hopper dredger Hansita got caught on the Kollam coast, efforts have begun to tow it to the deep sea, according to the Indian Express. The ship, owned by Mumbai-based Megha Dredging Private Limited, had got stuck at Mundakkal beach in Kollam after it lost moorings. The dredging firm had been asked to […]