UM ship damages reef, keeps it quiet
MiamiHerald.com – Miami,FL,USA
”On a personal level, I’m just mortified it happened, but it was an accident,” said Brown, who is leading an internal investigation. .
Driver won’t be charged in port accident that killed worker
In that incident, a crew member on a freighter docked at the terminal died after one of the ship’s hatch covers struck him.
8 tons of petroleum products collected in Kerch Strait
ITAR-TASS – Moscow,Russia
It is a major environmental problem, and we should assess the conduct of the Kerch maritime administration from the point of view of the international law,”
Posted 11/20/07 at 09:14 AM
Sulfur from two ships that sank in a storm near the Black Sea last week is leaking into waters already polluted by an oil spill from another vessel, UkraIne’s Environment Ministry said on Monday.<P> Four ships sank in the Kerch Strait on the northern mouth of the Black Sea in one of the worst storms in a century..
Different bridge fender design might have averted bay oil spill
San Francisco Chronicle – CA, USA
6 oil – the same gooey substance the Cosco Busan spilled into San Francisco Bay – smacked head-on into the Casco Bay Bridge in Portland, Maine.
Posted 11/20/07 at 09:20 AM
The inaugural IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea has been presented to two seafarers who risked their lives to save others in a dramatic rescue operation in gale-force winds. Second Officer Mustafa Topiwala of the 83,155 dwt Bahamas-registered oil/bulk ore carrier Searose G and Captain Zvonimir Ostric (who was on the vessel as onboard.