Maritime Safety News Today 12 September 2007

Ferry grounded in Denmark
Aftenposten – Oslo,Norway
Kystlink only runs the one vessel, and reported on its web site Tuesday that the grounding had forced the cancellation of all departures. 

Stranded ship to be salvaged soon
Newindpress – Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India
State Coast Guards Headquarters Commandant Manoj Bhadkar, Tan Deong Gee said the vessel tilted at a 15 degree angle had safely stabilised on the ground.

Canada. TSA reveals inadequacies in BC Ferries’ engine systems
BYM News (press release) – Gibraltar,Spain
released its final investigation report (M05W0111) into the June 30, 2005 loss of propulsion and grounding of BC Ferries’ vessel Queen of Oak Bay.

Middle East Money & Ships to examine regional ship registration, 4
Al-Bawaba – Amman,Jordan
The Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent annual regional awards, recognising maritime safety and environment, ship and port operations and security,
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Task group introduces Navy to SE Africa – Springfield,VA,USA
Both efforts aim to promote maritime safety and security through partnerships with coast guards and navies in the respective regions.
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Environmental Protection Includes Water Ballast Control
AngolaPress – Angola
For two days, MOWCA members will debate about “Maritime Safety“, “Maritime Transport Services”, “Cooperation with International Organisations and Partners



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