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Coast Guard reports several ship groundings, barge strandings along Mississippi River

The Coast Guard said the Mississippi River has reopened to vessels smaller than 250 feet, although there have been ship groundings and barges stranded along the riverbanks

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Cargo ship breaks loose, wayward barge sinks crew boat during Isaac

Officials in southeast Louisiana said the cargo ship Federal Lida broke loose, and a barge broke loose and struck and sank an unoccupied crew boat during Hurricane Isaac

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Army sergeant missing after going overboard from Fla. cruise ship

The Coast Guard said it is searching for a 31-year-old U.S. Army sergeant who went overboard from the cruise ship Fascination near the Florida coast

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Cruise ship runs aground in Detroit River, with VIDEO

The 216-foot Great Lakes cruise ship Yorktown ran aground near an island in the Detroit River

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Captain fired after Mass. fast ferry runs aground on sandbar

The fast ferry Provincetown III ran aground, leading to the evacuation of about 150 people and the firing of the captain-in-training

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Box ship needs to drop anchor to avoid collision with Navy tugs

Pilots and officers aboard the containership APL Oman narrowly avoided a collision with Navy tugboats by dropping anchor

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Alaska sightseeing boat runs aground; 72 people evacuated

The sightseeing vessel Baranof Wind ran aground in Glacier Bay, and the cruise ship Volendam evacuated most of the passengers

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Great Lakes Towing tugs refloat grounded bulk carrier at Soo

The Great Lakes Towing Co. says two of its tugs refloated the Paul R. Tregurtha

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Response crews begin cutting up grounded Puerto Rico freighter

The U.S. Coast Guard said salvage crews are beginning to cut up the grounded freighter Jireh along a Puerto Rico shoreline

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Salvors delay Costa Concordia removal until spring 2013

The salvage organizations contracted to remove the Costa Concordia wreck have delayed the completion of the project until spring 2013

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