Maritime Safety News Today – 27 November 2007

Calls for tourism safeguards after cruise ship sinks – Wellington,New Zealand
Sanson said New Zealand had recently completed a ship-grounding rescue exercise with the rescue co-ordination centre, the Defence Force and the US Antarctic

Environmental advocates see weakness in new rules for barges – New Bedford,MA,USA
The platform ripped a 35-foot long by 6-foot wide hole through the vessel’s bow, puncturing both of its hulls and damaging the main cargo tank, according to

Denmark re-elected for IMO’s Council

On Friday 23 November 2007, Denmark was re-elected for the Council of the UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO). The Council consists of 40 of the 167 IMO Member States.


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