Maritime Safety News Today – 15 October 2007

FreeSeas Inc. Reports Successful Refloating of Free Jupiter – USA
successfully refloated following its grounding incident on September 21, 2007. The vessel’s inspection by its classification society has been completed,

Four die in Malaysia ferry accident
By Signs of the Times(Signs of the Times)
in an accident that killed four people and injured four more, state news agency Bernama said on Sunday. At least 100 people were aboard the “Seagull Express”, an old and rickety ship that was battling engine problems as it headed

UK. Maritime and Coastguard Agency surveyors visit high speed
BYM News (press release) – Gibraltar,Spain
Tony Skeats from Belfast Marine Office said: “We will visit the Stena Voyager at the docks in Belfast to ascertain the safety and integrity of the vessel .

Ferry’s close call on harbour
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
a high-speed collision with a large commercial boat . It continued and narrowly missed another, smaller, vessel about 20 seconds later, a witness said.


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