Maritime Safety News Today – 15 November 2007

SF Bay Ship Pilot’s Actions Investigated
The Associated Press –
“The ship didn’t roll. There wasn’ta loud sound.” Federal prosecutors investigating the accident are focusing on problems involving management and

Ship may have strayed from course before spill, records show
San Francisco Chronicle – CA, USA
After hitting the bridge, Cota proceeded to an anchorage off Treasure Island and stopped. He then reported the accident in more detail and said the ship was 

Cosco Busan may be moved soon
Examiner.com – USA
the ship is undergoing a physical inspection to determine if any faulty equipment contributed to the vessel’s crash. “When you have a marine accident,
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Pilot: Equipment a concern before crash
Examiner.com – USA
probe Monday that the ship‘s pilot had concerns about the vessel’s electronic navigating equipment before its crash into the Bay Bridge last week. Capt.

Russian oil spill caused by ‘greed’
Hindustan Times – India
“It wasn’t the storm, but the fact that the tanker was not seaworthy and the regulations not followed,” which caused the Volganeft-139, a ship licensed only 

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