Marine salvage experts will decide how to remove oil, diesel from ghost ship

Marine salvage experts will assess how best to remove a number of sealed barriers containing fuel and oil from the ghost ship, MV Alta, which remains stranded on rocks near Ballycotton in East Cork. According to the county’s engineer, Kevin Morey, Cork County Council is liaising with a marine surveyor as well as the Irish […]

U.S. To Evacuate Americans From Virus-Struck Diamond Princess Cruise Ship : NPR

Passengers walk along the deck of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, on which about 3,600 people have been quarantined because of fears of the new COVID-19 coronavirus. Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images Passengers walk along the deck of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, on which about […]

More cruise ship cases confirmed as death toll continues to rise

• Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 1,113 • Coronavirus illness gets official name from WHO: COVID-19 • People of Asian descent worldwide share examples of coronavirus-related xenophobia on social media • Outspoken Chinese lawyer critical of government missing in Wuhan, family says • American Airlines cancels flights to mainland China and Hong Kong […]

Indian crew on quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship pleads for help as coronavirus cases spike

Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Coronavirus Quarantine Yokohama Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images The number of coronavirus cases among passengers aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship has almost doubled, going from an initially reported 70 to 136 as of Monday. Indian crew members are making public appeals, begging their government to rescue them. In a […]

Coast Guard responds to Atlantic supply ship with eight crew members suffering flu symptoms, two ‘severe’: internal email

OTTAWA — Two crew members aboard a supply ship in Atlantic Canada are displaying “severe flu like symptoms,” according to an internal government email obtained by the National Post. According to an internal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) email, crew members on the Atlantic Kingfisher, an offshore patrol vessel, are now under quarantine after […]

USS John P. Murtha amphibious transport dock ship returns from 7-month deployment – Defence Blog

The U.S. Navy said that the amphibious transport dock ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26), returned to San Diego. The Sailors and Marines of the John P. Murtha, part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), returned to their homeport of San Diego, Nov. 27, following a successful seven-month deployment to the 7th and […]

U.S. Navy newest littoral combat ship arrives at its new homeport in San Diego – Defence Blog

The U.S. Navy has announced on Wednesday that its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) arrived at its new homeport in San Diego for the first time. The Navy commissioned Cincinnati, Oct. 5, 2019, during a ceremony in Gulfport, Miss. Cincinnati is the 12th LCS homeported in San Diego under the leadership […]