Maritime Safety News Today – 6th December 2007

Fatal Accident Leaves Port Of Oakland Worker Dead
FoxReno.com – Reno,NV,USA
Officials say a dock worker was on the pier alongside a container ship when the incident took place just before 8 pm Monday night at Bearth 55.

Rescue tug helps storm-battered ship off Washington coast
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
The department says since the first rescue tug was stationed at Neah Bay in 1999 they have assisted 34 ships and reduced the risk of an accident that could

Pirates using Suriname as safe haven -Foreign ministry
Stabroek News – Georgetown,Guyana
In the wake of yet another piracy attack on Berbice fishermen the government in a statement late yesterday said it had now confirmed that the pirates were

Sunken Antarctic ship now 5-kilometer oil slick
Canada Free Press – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Three different types of penguins inhabit the islands nearest the site of the accident. “The concern is that this fuel slick will obstruct the journey 

Salvage attempt begins for ship stuck in harbour
ABC Online – Australia
Mr Lutze says there are two investigations into the accident. He says reports that the bauxite carrier was trying to avoid a coal carrier will be examined 

Coast Guard Hopes to Move Barge

Posted 12/05/07 at 10:13 AM

The extent of the damage, if any, to the coral reef in Hagatna Bay by a barge that ran aground was not known. The barge, the Tamara 5, associated with the U.S.-flagged tug boat June T was working on sewage system repair at the Hagatna Wastewater Treatment Plant when it ran aground.EPA- Emission Controls on Large Diesel Engines

Posted 12/05/07 at 10:17 AM

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has changed the deadline for promulgation of the second set of air emission standards for large marine diesel engines (those at or above 30 liters per cylinder) from April 27, 2007 to December 17, 2009.

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