The U.S. Coast Guard led the largest water evacuation ever of more than 500,000 people from Manhattan following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks on the World Trade Center towers. More were rescued and moved by boats than were moved during the evacuation of around 340,000 allied troops at Dunkirk. ...
September 11, 2021LightBoard
Detailed Imagery provided by NOAA will zoom into areas damaged by hurricane Ida. Boat crews are checking to see if cars left ashore were damaged and more. Click on the link . https://storms.ngs.noaa.gov/storms/ida/index.html
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(photo credits Knut Brevik Andersen, Wilhelmsen Ship Service) Boatjobsonly 8/27/2021 ~ The first crewless ship to set sail in Norway this year. The company Yara International now expects to sail the first autonomous, fully electric cargo ship by the end of 2021. Yara's says the ship will replace the work ...
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Coast Guard concludes public hearing into loss of Liftboat Seacor Power WASHINGTON — The Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board concluded the formal public hearing proceedings into the sinking of the Liftboat Seacor Power today. The joint investigation board reviewed and considered evidence related to the loss of the vessel, which ...
August 14, 2021LightBoard
The 39,910-ton wood-chip carrier Crimson Polaris went aground Wednesday while sailing inside Hachinohe Port. It managed to free itself from the seabed, but suffered a crack which widened and eventually caused the vessel to split into two early Thursday, the coast guard said. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzfd1HTH-EA
August 13, 2021LightBoard
On the scene reports 7 of 17 rescued, still searching for others. Reports of wind gust up to 113 MPH in area Facebook Video. https://www.facebook.com/kevin.gilton.1/videos/2040143066128590
April 14, 2021LightBoard
Boatjobsonly.com 3-29-21 ~ Today the ship Even Given that has blocked the Suez canal for a week has been re floated and is underway. The canal normal operation will resume soon.
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Marine Weather Discussion for N Atlantic Ocean NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC 333 PM EST Fri Jan 29 2021 .FORECAST DISCUSSION...Major features/winds/seas/significant .weather for the North Atlantic Ocean W of 50W from 30N to 50N. Visible satellite imagery continues to impress this afternoon, revealing the textbook structure and appearance of a 954 mb hurricane ...
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