Golden Ray Wreck Removal Nearing End as Final Cut Completed

The St. Simons Sound Incident Response says the cut to separate sections four and five was completed Saturday, leaving the last two sections that will now need to be lifted onto a barge for eventual towing to a Louisiana recycling facility.

Russian Warplanes Practice Bombing Ships In The Black Sea

Russian warplanes practiced bombing enemy ships in the Black Sea during training exercises, Russia said on Saturday, amid friction with the West over NATO drills in the region and following a recent incident with a British warship.

Mexico’s Pemex Battles Crazy Fire Near Offshore Oil Platform in Gulf of Mexico

A fire has broken out near Pemex’s Ku Maloob Zaap offshore platform complex after a submarine pipeline valve broke, leaking oil into the country’s Gulf Coast.

Chapter 11 filing for Asia Offshore Drilling

Chapter 11 cases have been filed in the Southern District of Texas for Seadrill’s wholly-owned subsidiaries under the Asia Offshore Drilling brand.

China finally grants crew change for MSC bulker, coal carrier queue reducing

The Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC)-owned vessel, Anastasia has been anchored at Tangshan’s Caofeidian Port since September 20 with 16 Indian seafarers onboard, one of more than 50 ships that have been stranded as trade ties between Canberra and Beijing have worsened in recent months.