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Mishaps & rescues – Florida

 

 UNITAS Gold Exercise

A sailor watches as U.S. Coast guard cutter Thetis pulls alongside the German navy combat support ship Frankfurt am Main. Maritime forces from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Germany, Mexico, Peru, U.S. and Uruguay are participating in UNITAS Gold, the 50th iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise, which took place April 20 to May 5 off the Florida coast.

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Mishaps & Rescues Long Island Sound

 

TANKER RESCUE

Two Italian yachtsmen were recently rescued in the Southern Ocean by the German-operated tanker Hellespont Trooper. The pair’s 34-foot yacht, Onitron, was dismasted April 8 about 3,500 miles west of the Southern tip of South America. Despite strong winds and a heavy swell, the vessel’s crew used a life raft to transfer the two men from the yacht to the tanker. The Hellespont Trooper was en route from New Zealand to Rivadavia, Argentina, but planned to divert to a Chilean port to drop off the pair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mishaps & Rescues – New England

 

Recent responses from around the nation

TANKER RESCUE — Two Italian yachtsmen were recently rescued in the Southern Ocean by the German-operated tanker Hellespont Trooper. The pair’s 34-foot yacht, Onitron, was dismasted April 8 about 3,500 miles west of the Southern tip of South America. Despite strong winds and a heavy swell, the vessel’s crew used a life raft to transfer the two men from the yacht to the tanker.

The Hellespont Trooper was en route from New Zealand to Rivadavia, Argentina, but planned to divert to a Chilean port to drop off the pair.

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Mishaps & Rescues – Mid-Atlantic

Recent responses from the Mid-Atlantic

 

FULL-SERVE FUEL REMOVAL – Industrial Marine Services employees remove diesel fuel form the 55-foot catamaran Makayla and Noah on the Pea Island Wildlife Refuge near Oregon Inlet, N.C. The catamaran drifted to the beach from anchor in late March after its operator was rescued by the Coast Guard. More than 300 gallons of diesel were to be removed.

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Mishaps & Rescues – Florida & the South

Recent responses from Florida and the South

Tanker Rescue — Two Italian yachtsmen were recently rescued in the Southern Ocean by the German-operated tanker Hellespont Trooper. The pair’s 34-foot yacht, Onitron, was dismasted April 8 about 3,500 miles west of the Southern tip of South America.






Despite strong winds and a heavy swell, the vessel’s crew used a life raft to transfer the two men from the yacht to the tanker. The Hellespont Trooper was en route from New Zealand to Rivadavia, Argentina, but planned to divert to a Chilean port to drop off the pair.


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