Maritime Safety News Today


Boat to be raised
New Ross Echo – New Ross,Ireland
Coady’s body is still on board the vessel. Patrick’s uncle, William Burke told The Echo that a full investigation is needed into the sinking of the ship

More Bad News for Majestic America
Cruise Critic – Pennington,NJ,USA
“Even without the impact of the grounding,” added Ambassadors Cruise Group President David Giersdorf, “we clearly made some tactical mistakes 

Global shippers oppose U.S. scan-all rule

Global Shippers Forum warns that U.S. law requiring all containers to be scanned at foreign ports will slow commerce and raise costs that will ultimately have to be paid by consumers.


From Safety At Sea:

Condor explains safety remarks

ST HELIER 09 August – Condor Ferries’ managing director Rob Provan explained today that in making disparaging comments this week about competitor HD Ferries, his one concern was safety.


IHI yard worker killed in blast

JAPANESE police have begun investigations to determine whether a blast that killed a yard worker at IHI Shipyard in Chita was caused by professional negligence.

USCG’s safety programmes swamped

USCG’s safety and mariner oversight programmes have been swamped by the agency’s focus on security, according to the chairman of the House transport committee.

Fednav bulker aground in Colombia

FEDNAV-operated bulk carrier Federal Kivalina ran aground yesterday afternoon in Colombia’s Magdalena river shortly after leaving a terminal at Barranquilla.

India considers over-age ship safety

THE Indian government is preparing to ban elderly ships from entering Indian ports because they are prone to accidents at sea, according to news reports.



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