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Video: “Very lucky” Sailor rescued after clinging to beacon in the ocean for hours

Beached yacht

PortandTerminal.com, December 30, 2020 BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – A sailor who authorities describe as “very lucky” to be alive was been found clinging to a marine beacon for dear life in waters off the eastern coast of Australia. David Simpson, 64, was thrown from his small yacht when a strong wave hit the vessel near Caloundra, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, CNN …

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VIDEO: Cameraman falls overboard at ship commissioning ceremony

Man be pulled by lifesaver

PortandTerminal.com, December 30, 2020 ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA – A cameraman filming the commissioning ceremony of a Russian naval corvette warship slipped and fell overboard yesterday. Fortunately, he was quickly pulled from the frigid water before coming to any harm. The ceremony was held at the Severnaya Verf shipyard in St. Petersburg, Russia, along the Gulf of Finland. Reports on the …

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MSC Cruise rescues man overboard after hour-long search in Indian Ocean

Cruise ship crew attend to man on stretcher covered by a gold emergency blanket

PortandTerminal.com, January 2, 2019 JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA – A passenger onboard the MSC Cruise Ship Orchestra apparently jumped overboard into the Indian Ocean on New Year’s eve. The ship was sailing from South Africa to Mauritius when the incident took place. Search teams were scrambled and spent an hour scouring the ocean off the coast of Madagascar for him, before …

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