Maritime Safety News Today – 13 November 2007

Crews missing in Black Sea storm

Rescuers are searching for 20 sailors missing after a powerful storm hit the Azov and Black Seas on Sunday. Russian officials say four ships have sunk, including an oil tanker, and four others could break up. The bodies of three sailors have been found.

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Navy Cruiser Blast Injures 6, 1 Critically

Posted 11/12/07 at 10:22 AM

An explosion in the hull of a Navy cruiser during routine maintenance left six workers injured one of them critically with life-threatening burns, authorities said according to an Associated Press report..

Somali pirates discuss ransom for Japanese tanker
Reuters South Africa – Johannesburg,South Africa
The Panama-registered Golden Nori was carrying benzene from Singapore to Israel when it was seized on October 28 some eight nautical miles off Somalia in .

Liberia: Stevedores Threaten Withdrawal From Seamen Union
AllAfrica.com – Washington,USA
He the actions of Mr. Guah and his group of attackers led to damages in the offices of the Seafarer Section where most of the people sought refuge.

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