Maritime Safety News Today

Grounded Fishing Vessel Now Under Tow
SitNews – Ketchikan,AK,USA
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game reopened the fishing grounds that had been closed since Sunday due to the sheening. The cause of the grounding

Signal International Achieves Milestone Safe Man Hours

Posted 07/31/07 at 10:36 AM

Signal International recently achieved over one million man hours without a U.S. Department of Labor OSHA recordable incident. This safety performance follows the announcement of the Shipbuilder’s Council of America (SCA) 2006 safety awards…

Japan to Provide Grants to Philippines for Maritime Safety

Posted 07/31/07 at 10:31 AM

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso and Philippine Foreign Secretary Alberto Romulo signed agreements on two Japanese grant-aid projects Tuesday. The grant, worth $12.5m U in total, will help the Philippines in disaster prevention and management as well as maritime safety and security…


From Safety At Sea:

Collision vessels safely separated

TOKYO 30 July – Two ships that collided off the Pacific coast of Japan on Friday morning were safely separated later the same day, according to the Japan Coast Guard and the vessels’ operators.


HD Ferries in hot water again

14:22 31 Jul

HD Ferries, which started ferry operations earlier in the year between the UK, Channel Islands and France, has suffered further cancellations after a second vessel contact. Full story

Tigris Leader led to safety

12:42 31 Jul

NYK-operated pure car carrier Tigris Leader was pulled away from rocks near Cape Town, South Africa, last night after suffering engine failure. Full story

Marina warns maritime opportunists

14:32 30 Jul

THE Philippines Maritime Industry Authority has warned domestic owners and operators that permits will be cancelled if they fail to submit financial documentation when required. Full story

Possible collision under investigation

14:03 30 Jul

The US Coast Guard is investigating a possible collision between the Bahamas-flagged general cargo ship Eva Danielsen and a fishing boat off the San Francisco coast. Full story





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