Maritime Safety News Today

Panorama – Gibraltar,UK
Two holds have been waterlogged, causing the vessel to start sinking by the bow. The 23-strong crew had to abandon the ship and were brought into Gibraltar.

Pirates Attack Barge in Malacca Strait
Forbes – NY,USA
July 2005 in which ship crew were kidnapped, said Noel Choong, head of the International Maritime Bureau’s piracy reporting center in Kuala Lumpur.

Union inspector ‘denied access’ to ship
Irish Times – Ireland
A seafarers‘ union inspector said today he has been denied access to a Norfolk Line ship where a man suffered fatal injuries in Dublin port last week. 


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