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The Carl Vinson will anchor off Danang, which served as a major staging post for the U.S. during the Vietnam War. But the visit has more to do with Beijing’s growing footprint in the South China Sea.
I had the pleasure of serving as the moderator for an International Offshore Safety at Sea Course with hands-on training at the Encinal Yacht Club in Alameda, California in the spring of 2017. I came away with several observations.
Wear your life jackets!
A fisherman who jumped ship into bone-chilling water to dodge a speeding motorboat has filed a $372,500 lawsuit, alleging the other driver was distracted by his cellphone just before the dramatic c…
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Here is an animation produced by the National Transportation Safety Board reconstructing the sequence of events leading to the sinking of the US-flagged cargo vessel SS El Faro in the Atlantic Ocean near Acklins and Crooked Island, Bahamas, which occurred on the morning of October 1, 2015. The video...
More than a thousand people from around the world are locked in a competition to see if they can come up with a better way to spot icebergs off the coast of Newfoundland.
Crew and basic navigational errors were to blame for two collisions between Navy ships and commercial vessels in the Western Pacific, the Navy’s top officer said.