Maritime Safety News Today – 12 October 2007

Skipper of sunk vessel charged over deaths
Irish Times – Ireland
Conrad Zych (28) was also accused of neglecting his duty on the ship by not maintaining a proper lookout during the Greenhill sinking in January 2006.

Ship rescued after typhoon
TVNZ – New Zealand
“The bulker was in danger of sinking or hitting the rocks,” Song Jiahui, head of the rescue team, was quoted as saying. On Tuesday Hong Kong-registered

U.S. Ports Argue for Reducing Ship Emissions

Posted 10/11/07 at 10:32 AM

At its U.S. Legislative Policy Council meeting last week in Norfolk, VA, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) got approval from its member ports to advocate for setting new, tougher standards for air emissions from both foreign and domestic ships.


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