Maritime Safety News Today – 6 October 2007

Rough seas
Providence Journal – Providence,RI,USA
When a dredge got caught on the sea floor, the vessel suddenly tipped over and 10-foot-high waves crashed over the deck. Five men drowned.

CONCERNS OVER MISSING SHIPS
Maritime Global Net – Warren,RI,USA
The families of the missing seafarers are suffering because they do not understand what has happened to their loved ones.

“Hazardous” Sellafield voyage under fire
Fish Update – Edinburgh,UK
breaching shipping casks and/or sinking a nuclear transport vessel, the consequences would be comparable to the most severe accident that authorities

SNAME – Panel on Oily Wastewater and Bilgewater

Posted 10/05/07 at 08:00 AM

The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) established a new Panel EC-3 on Oily Wastewater and Bilgewater. The mission of the panel (which succeeds an earlier ad hoc panel) is to research and identify the range of problems of shipboard oily wastewater and bilgewater management systems…

Bush urges SUA sanction for swift terrorist extradition

PRESIDENT George Bush has urged US to ratify an IMO code so as to effect swift extradition of terrorists.

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