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After Repairs Emma Maersk`s Journey Begins

After immediate repairs, the onward journey of Emma Maersk begins Immediate repairs to the Emma Maersk are being completed according to schedule. Weather permitting, Emma will be towed to a repair facility on Sunday, 17 February 2013, at around 6am Egyptian time. The full extent of damage to the engines will then be assessed and […]

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Ingress of Water Incident on the Emma Maersk

Emma Maersk, Maersk Line’s largest container vessel, experienced ingress of water into the engine room. Emma Maersk, Maersk Line’s largest container vessel, experienced ingress of water into the engine room. The vessel had just commenced its southbound transit through the Suez Canal en route to Asia. The captain decided to terminate the planned voyage and […]

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Crowley`s Achievement/650-8 Rescues Man from Tampa Bay

The crew aboard Crowley Maritime Corporation’s articulated tug-barge (ATB) Achievement/650-8 recently performed a heroic rescue of an injured man who was struggling to stay afloat near the base of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay, Fla. The on-watch crew noticed a man bobbing in the water on the port side of the vessel around […]

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Man Dies after Boating Accident in Tangier Island

  A man from Pittsville died and his friend was injured after a boating incident in Tangier Island. David Bromley, 37, died in the accident and Robert White, 51, the captain and owner of the 25-foot recreational fishing boat, suffered a broken right arm, according to John Bull of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission. The […]

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MV-22 Osprey deploys in Okinawa

The significant importance of assigning the MV-22 Osprey transport aircraft at  a U.S. Marine Corps station in Okinawa Prefecture as scheduled in spite of current incidents as George Little, Pentagon Press Secretary expressed on Thursday. “Overall the Osprey is doing very well and has been deployed in various parts of the world, including the war zones, and has […]

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All I have left is memories

The distraught daughter of an Irishman shot dead in South Africa has paid a moving tribute to her father, describing him as a man with a “huge smile” who could always make her laugh. Diving school boss Kevin McGuirk, 53), originally from Dublin, and his South African wife Kim (34) died on Monday after being […]


Freak accident paralyzes 23-year-old

It began as an ordinary trip to a favourite spot along Peninsula Lake. Bradon Lamoureux and his friends had gotten off work early so they went to a part of the lake where the water is about three feet deep with a sand bottom. There, they took turns diving through a hula hoop into the […]

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Man dies from diving accident off San Carlos Beach

A man thought to be in his early 50s drowned Saturday morning while diving with a friend off San Carlos Beach in Monterey, authorities said. The U.S. Coast Guard responded with a 47-foot motor lifeboat, joining boats from Monterey Fire and the Monterey Harbormaster about 11 a.m. after the man’s diving partner reported him missing. […]

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Rowing challenge for Dartmoor spine crush victim

A man who was told he would never walk again after an accident in Cornwall is going to row the Atlantic. At the age of 17, Hugo Turner from Dartmoor, crushed his C7 vertebrae in a diving accident at a beach in Rock, north Cornwall. The damage to his spinal cord meant Mr Turner needed […]


Man’s body found after Gravesend tug sinks

Investigation teams searching for a crew member missing from a Gravesend tug boat have recovered a body. The body of a male was found in the River Thames, in the Deptford area, at 5pm yesterday (Monday). A Port of London Authority spokesman said the man’s family had been informed but formal identification has yet to […]