Maritime Safety News Today

Photograph of the sinking of the New Flame off Gibraltar.

Abduction raises fears of new era of pirate attacks
Lloyd’s List (subscription) – London,UK
of the International Maritime Bureau’s piracy– reporting centre in Kuala Lumpur. The vessel was towing a cargo of steel billets from Penang to Belawan. 

Dean threatens Caribbean ports

Island terminals ratchet up preparations as Category 2 hurricane approaches.


Fishermen honoured for rescue at sea
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
Coast Guard had launched a rescue operation, the coast guard vessel could not reach the stranded Eritrean ship, which soon started drifting and sinking.

Sunken German submarine poses threat to ships as it floats up from
Daily Mail – UK
UB 33 stalked the seas – sinking at least 13 craft as it marauded across the English Channel and North Sea. Now, 89 years after its deadly reign came to an 


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