Maritime Safety News Today – 29 October 2007

Inland cargo ship detained in Ctg Port
The New Nation – Bangladesh
An inland cargo ship was detained yesterday by Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) on charge of creating risks of serious accident in the port channel. 


Spain sends Atlantic ocean boat accident victims to Senegal
Africasia – London,UK
But stepped-up maritime patrols off the west African coast by the European Union border agency Frontex have led to a dramatic reduction. 

New facts emerge in ’05 towboat fatalities
Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Pittsburgh,PA,USA
“I’m very concerned about maritime safety, and sensitive and aware of this accident,” said Mr. Wischmann, who was not stationed in Pittsburgh when the

Bulker billing: Pasha rescue cost $2m
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
NSW Maritime is investigating the cause of the accident. * June 8: Wild weather and huge seas wash the Pasha Bulker onto Nobbys Beach as it waits to load 


Beefed up safety measures for all vessels
New Straits Times – Persekutuan,Malaysia
Soon ferry, jetty and port operators, as well as enforcement agencies like the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (APMM) may have to follow a raft of

Pemex says two US deepwater fields may leech Mexican oil
MarketWatch – USA
Oil and natural gas reservoirs overlap maritime borders from Iran to Trinidad, forcing these countries to develop the reserves in tandem with their


Luxury yacht saved from sinking
Newstalk ZB – New Zealand
The vessel was moored off the southern side of Te Wero Island when the Harbourmaster notified emergency services it was taking on water.


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