Maritime Safety News Today, 28 September 2007

Newfoundland ferry disaster drill turns into real thing
Times Colonist – Victoria,British Columbia,Canada
superintendent of Maritime Search and Rescue. The condition of the three, remaining in hospital, was not known. The accident happened around noon on the 

Mersey ferry crash: Steam Packet Co. told to review safety
Liverpool Daily Post – Liverpool,UK
515ft vessel was minor. The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) issued its report on the collision today and made a series of recommendations.

In wake of bridge-boat collision, DOT revises safety procedures
Lumina News – Wrightsville Beach,NC,USA
“Contrary to the rule for some types of collisions, the presumption between a vessel and a bridge starts against the bridge, as it is an obstruction to

Sydney ferry master to stand trial
The West Australian – Perth,Western Australia,Australia
Five seconds later the 28-metre vessel was upon them and Sam Karatasas could see the Dawn Fraser was not going to stop. “I yelled at my father, ‘Dad,


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