Maritime Safety News Today – 17 September 2007

Caruana Announces next stage of salvage operation – Six more – Gibraltar
Due to structural degradation suffered by the vessel during the collision and subsequently, it will not be possible to extract the ship in one piece.

New Flame to be split in two as part of the salvage operation
Typically Spanish – Malaga,Spain
By hb – Sep 16, 2007 – 12:42 PM The Gibraltar First Minister, Peter Caruana, announced on Friday that the ‘New Flame’ cargo ship, which suffered a collision 

ºìÍø – China
The rescue center has repeatedly warned vessels nearby to stay clear of the accident area. Chinese officials in charge of maritime official have arrived at the

Real Journeys pulls boat from action
The Southland Times – Southland,New Zealand
A recently released Transport Accident Investigation Commission and Maritime New Zealand report criticised Real Journeys for taking two years to address

Distraught family struggle to deal with mystery drowning
New Zealand Herald – New Zealand
“The maritime union in Wellington rang me to say they [Australian search and rescue] had been looking for him for three hours. I pretty much knew then,


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