Video has emerged of Sunday’s capsize upon launch of a $10 million expedition yacht in Anacortes, Wash., and it seems to reveal that the launch was troubled before the hull ever touched the water.
Safety on the water is important to the marine industry, but accidents happen. Builders, dealers, boatyards and other marine businesses can learn from them.
The British press is reporting that the crew of a pleasure boat taking part in the Atlantic Ocean search for the missing sailboat Cheeki Rafiki has found what could be debris from the boat.
It almost hurts to watch as the Danish cargo ship Skansanes runs hard aground into the rocky coast in Storfjord, Norway.
Six people escaped serious injury Sunday evening when a new 85-foot yacht built by Northern Marine Industries capsized immediately after it was launched in Anacortes, Wash.
A strong wind carried the scent of smoke across the docks at the Rhode Island Yacht Club in Cranston late Saturday night as boaters slept during the first warm weekend of the boating season.
Safe boating is an ongoing priority for the marine industry, and that includes stressing the importance of training and education to help boaters avoid accidents.
Seven people died, including three children, when a boat carrying dozens of Christian worshippers celebrating Easter sank today off eastern Indonesia.
In a scenario that echoes the deadly Costa Concordia shipwreck, the captain of a ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea on Wednesday is facing a criminal investigation and is suspected of being one of the first people to abandon the doomed vessel.
The captain of the cruise ship Concordia tried to orchestrate a cover-up in which the company would blame the shipwreck on a power failure, a court in Italy has heard.
Safety and recovery teams were continuing their effort today to clean up an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico off the Texas coast with the planned deployment of four skimming vessels as another 20 vessels stood ready to help, according to the Coast Guard.