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MARINE ACCIDENTS

Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 13, 2019
California dive boat crew were all sleeping when fatal fire broke out, with no one on watch
All six crew members on a California dive boat that erupted in flames on Labor Day, killing 34 people, were sleeping when the fire broke out, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Sep 9, 2019
Search warrants served in California dive boat fire investigation
Authorities served search warrants Sunday at the Southern California company that owned the scuba diving boat that caught fire and killed 34 people last week.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 29, 2019
U.S. destroyer lookouts' failure to follow protocol led to fatal 2017 collision, Japanese report says
A fatal collision between a U.S. destroyer and a Philippine container ship off the Izu Peninsula in 2017 was caused by U.S. crewmen failing to follow lookout protocols, Japan's transport safety authorities concluded Thursday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Aug 23, 2019
Ocean Viking rescue ship with 356 migrants aboard awaits port access in latest standoff
Two charities running rescue missions in the Mediterranean Sea have said Italy has ignored requests to allow their ship to bring 356 migrants ashore, exposing Europe's latest failure to deal with African migration.
JAPAN
Aug 6, 2019
College rowing cutter capsizes off coast of Wakayama
Two people were injured Tuesday when a college rowing cutter capsized between Tomogashima groups of islands near the city of Wakayama and Awaji Island in Hyogo Prefecture, pitching the 23 people aboard into the ocean.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 26, 2019
Ukraine seizes Russian tanker and frees crew after Moscow issues threat
Ukraine on Thursday seized a Russian tanker for its alleged involvement in the capture of three Ukrainian navy vessels by Russia, prompting Moscow to warn of consequences if any Russian citizens were "taken hostage.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 9, 2019
Deadly Russia nuclear sub fire could have caused 'catastrophe of global proportions'
A fire aboard a top-secret Russian nuclear submarine could have led to a "catastrophe of global proportions" if not for the selfless actions of the crew, a senior navy official was cited by a Russian media outlet as saying.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 4, 2019
Three days after submarine fire, Russia admits vessel was nuclear-powered
President Vladimir Putin disclosed Thursday for the first time that a top-secret military submarine hit by a fatal fire three days ago was nuclear-powered, prompting Russia's defense minister to assure him that its nuclear reactor had been contained.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 4, 2019
Coast guard personnel from Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines take part in oil spill drill
The coast guards of Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines took part in a mock oil spill exercise in southern Philippine waters on Wednesday.
JAPAN
Jun 3, 2019
Woman of unknown nationality rescued from sailboat drifting in sea off Hokkaido
A woman has been rescued from a drifting sailboat in waters off Hokkaido, but the local coast guard said Monday it has not been possible to clearly understand her situation due to communication difficulties.
JAPAN
May 31, 2019
Another body found after collision between two cargo ships off Japan coast
Another body was discovered Thursday as divers continued to search for missing crew members following a collision between cargo ships Sunday in the Pacific Ocean off eastern Japan, raising the death toll from the crash to three.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 31, 2019
Hope fades for finding 21 missing in Budapest boat disaster, with seven South Koreans confirmed dead
Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat with South Korean tourists on board sank on the Danube River in Budapest, with seven people confirmed dead and 21 missing.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 23, 2019
Ship in deadly Black Sea blaze was turned away from Russia port over U.S. sanctions
Two ships ablaze in the Black Sea region, leaving at least 10 crew dead, caught fire while transferring fuel midsea after one vessel was barred from using its usual port in southern Russia due to U.S. sanctions risk, two sources told Reuters.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jan 3, 2019
Free TV!: Hundreds of cargo ship's lost containers bring windfall to Dutch isle treasure hunters
Dozens of containers with items including flat-screen televisions have washed up on Dutch islands in the North Sea after a ship lost part of its cargo in heavy seas, bringing a windfall for local treasure hunters.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Jan 1, 2019
Britain deploys extra patrol boats as English Channel migrant crossings rise, 12 turn up on beach
Britain is recalling two patrol boats from overseas deployments to help deal with an increase in the number of migrants trying to reach the country from France, interior minister Sajid Javid said on Monday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Dec 21, 2018
Libyan coast guard says it intercepted 15,000 migrants in 2018 but U.N. puts figure at almost double
Libya's coast guard has intercepted about 15,000 migrants trying to reach Italy by sea this year, a spokesman said on Thursday, while the United Nations — which gave a much higher estimate — said many were kept in inhumane conditions and subjected to abuse.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 19, 2018
Russian freighter refloated after running aground off southwest England
A Russian bulk cargo ship that ran aground off southwest England on Tuesday has been successfully refloated and is being towed out to open sea.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 5, 2018
15 migrants died in boat off Libya after 12 days without food or water, Egyptian survivor says
Fifteen migrants have died in a boat off the Libyan coast after spending 12 days at sea without food or water, an Egyptian survivor said on Tuesday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Nov 21, 2018
Libyan coast guard forces over 90 stranded migrants off rescue ship in Misrata port
Libyan authorities on Tuesday forcibly disembarked more than 90 migrants who had refused to leave a cargo ship that rescued them before docking in a port west of Tripoli, a coast guard commander said.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Sep 24, 2018
Panama revokes registration of last migrant rescue ship in central Mediterranean
The Panama Maritime Authority has revoked the registration of search and rescue ship Aquarius 2 in a move that means there will be no charity rescue ships off the Libyan coast in the near future unless the vessel can find a new flag to sail under.

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