Maritime Safety News Today

Petrol tanker involved in Algeciras Bay collision
Think Spain – Spain
Its load of fuel oil will be transferred to another vessel as a precautionary measure. It seems that the accident occurred when one of the ships strayed

Istanbul Collision Foreshadows Worse to Come
Mother Jones – San Francisco,CA,USA
In 1994, after a nighttime collision between two oil tankers killed 26 crew members and closed the strait for five days, the Turkish government began

Confused reports on semi-submerged vessel’s fuel
bunkerworld – London,UK
The Gibraltar Maritime Administration has commenced an investigation into the collision and also into how the vessel New Flame departed from the Port of

 

Turkey: Ferry Collides With Ship
Forbes – NY,USA
Istanbul shortly after the accident. Ambulances and helicopters took the injured to nearby hospitals, the Maritime Affairs office said in a statement.

40 injured in Turkish ferry collision
NTV MSNBC – Turkey
All those injured in the accident were taken to nearby hospitals. Maritime safety officers have begun an investigation into the cause of the accident.

Turkish ferry rams into anchored cargo ship near Istanbul
San Diego Union Tribune – United States
dock in Istanbul shortly after the accident. Ambulances and helicopters took the injured to hospitals, the Maritime Affairs office said in a statement.

Seafarer dies following Dublin Port accident
RTE.ie – Ireland
One of two seafarers injured in a serious accident on a ro-ro cargo ship in Dublin Port last Tuesday has died in Dublin’s Mater Hospital.

Accident leaves bulker stranded off Gibraltar
Lloyd’s List (subscription) – London,UK
The Gibraltar Maritime Administration has opened a formal investigation. Among the issues under investigation is why the New Flame sailed from Gibraltar

Another accident at sea prompts many questions of port procedures
gibfocus.gi – Gibraltar
“The ESG urges Government to take whatever steps are necessary to eliminate these risks and to work with other maritime agencies to ensure highest possible


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