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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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Grounded 1,000-foot coal ship in St. Marys River has been refloated

The 1,000-foot coal ship that ran aground in the St. Marys River, blocking the channel, has been refloated

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Columbia River body identified as crewman who fell off sternwheeler

Authorities say a body found floating in the Columbia River is that of the 35-year-old crewman who fell off the sternwheeler Queen of the West last week

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Thousand-foot coal boat aground in Michigan's St. Marys River

The 1,000-foot freighter Paul R. Tregurtha has been damaged in a hard bow-and-stern grounding in the St. Marys River and the stuck vessel spans the entire channel

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Coast Guard: 600 tons of oiled cargo removed from Jireh

The U.S. Coast Guard says 600 tons of oiled cargo have been safely removed from the grounded 202-foot freighter Jireh

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