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Repaired cargo ship heading home to Russia

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. – Repairs to a Russian container ship have enabled it to head home after a power outage left the vessel loaded with diesel fuel adrift off British Columbia’s north coast. 234 more words


Photos Of The Worlds Largest Ship Under Construction

This blog has photos of a Maersk Triple E ship being built in South Korea. Twenty of these container ships are scheduled to be produced by 2015.  18 more words

What did we learn from the Simushir?

A disabled Russian cargo ship was en route to port in British Columbia for repairs and the rescue operation was declared officially over Sunday. Now the debate begins. 644 more words


American tug towing disabled Russian cargo ship to Prince Rupert, B.C.

OLD MASSETT, B.C. – The stricken Russian container ship Simushar is under tow again off the north coast of British Columbia.

The Canadian Forces’ joint rescue co-ordination centre in Victoria says the ocean-going American tug boat Barbara Foss has a secure line attached to the ship. 148 more words


Tugboat Barbara Foss reaches Russian container ship

UPDATE: The tugboat “Barbara Foss” has reached the disabled Russian container ship and will begin the towing process. The vessel – carrying hundreds of tons of fuel – was adrift again Saturday.   1,095 more words


'We are trying to prepare for the worst': President of the Haida Nation

The president of the Haida Nation says his people are trying to prepare for the worst as a Russian container ship carrying fuel is drifting in the waters off the west coast of Haida Gwaii. 519 more words


VIDEO: Russian container ship adrift off coast of Haida Gwaii being towed away from land

WATCH ABOVE: It appeared a disaster was averted Friday night, as a coast guard vessel was able to get a line on a Russian container ship that could have run aground into Haida Gwaii. 985 more words