Maritime Safety News Today – 21 October 2007

Death toll of Malaysian ferry accident rises to 7
People’s Daily Online – Beijing,China
Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations Coordinator Maritime Captain Tan Kok Kwe said a police air unit Cessna spotted the body floating at 12:05 pm about 10

Missing captain of sunken Greek cargo ship found dead
Trading Markets (press release) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
It was the second maritime accident near Thessaloniki this month. Last Friday, a Greek ferry collided with a fishing boat 23 kilometers off the coast.

Probe counters ship’s statement on safety procedures prior to
Canada East – Moncton,New Brunswick,Canada
Moreland was not on board the vessel at the time of the accident. But the Westwind Isles Sailing Ship Co. Ltd. – a company part-owned by Moreland that owns 

Ferries can do drug tests now, says minister
Canada.com – Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
According to the Human Rights Commission, both drug and alcohol tests can be performed in situations where there is “reasonable cause,” or after an accident

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