Maritime Safety News Today

$10 Million Fine In Alaska Freighter Grounding, NTSB At Issue
North Country Gazette – Chestertown,NY,USA
Spencer replaced Marjorie Murtagh Cooke who retired from NTSB last year and now serves as a consultant for a private accident investigation organization

The Miracle of Santa Marija
Malta Independent Online – Malta
The crew of the SS Ohio, we understand, abandoned ship and returned to the stricken, yet charmed vessel, going far beyond the call of duty.

No – I feel that a collision with crew members on board and in the water burned, injured or missing, a sinking vessel and a major gasoline conflagration

Multraship Refloats Capsized Cargo Ship

Posted 08/16/07 at 10:30 AM

Salvage and towage company Multraship has refloated the Egyptian-flagged Al Shaymaa after the 5,744 gt, 1981-built general cargo vessel capsized in the southern Netherlands port of Moerdijk while discharging a cargo of steel coils.

Multraship Refloats Capsized Cargo Ship

The vessel, which capsized in Moerdijk, Netherlands, has been safely redelivered to its owner.

Coast Guard Shuts Down 2 Casino Ships

Posted 08/15/07 at 04:16 PM

Two casino cruises from Port Canaveral were temporarily shut down by the Coast Guard, reports said. Inspectors said they found 24 violations during a routine check of the Sun Cruz Casino. The problems found involved fire equipment on the ship and the cooling system, WESH 2 News reported


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