Maritime Safety News Today

Tug to assist Tesoro tankers year-round
Kenai Peninsula Online – Kenai,AK,USA
About one month before the 2006 grounding, the US Coast Guard put extreme ice rules into effect in Cook Inlet, including the mandate that at least one 

NSRI to act against suspected hoax calls
Independent Online – Cape Town,South Africa
responded after Maritime Radio Services intercepted a Mayday distress call from a person claiming to be on a sinking vessel called Seagull between

Captain’s Mishaps Culminate in Charter Boat Sinking
St. John Tradewinds – St. John,U.S. Virgin Islands
We placed booms all around the vessel to prevent any future leaks from the boat.” Divers from DPNR’s Division of Fish and Wildlife are scheduled to assess

Woman tried to extinguish Capitola boat fire herself
Santa Cruz Sentinel – Santa Cruz,CA,USA
“It’s like a big man-made rock,” Strickland said of the boat, which caught fire about 8:15 pm before sinking two hours later. The blaze created a strange


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