Maritime Safety News Today – 27 December 2007

S. Korea locates wreckage believed to be missing ship
USA Today – USA
The latest maritime accident came as South Korea battles to contain the nation’s worst-ever oil spill, after a wayward barge hit a supertanker Dec.

Ship runs aground near Helsingborg
The Local – Sweden
According to police, a breath-test taken shortly after the accident showed the man’s blood-alcohol level was too high. ‘He probably fell asleep at his post

Supertanker seized over SKorea’s worst oil spill: officials
AFP –
A spokesman for the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries said it was too early to estimate total damage to fish farms and other businesses. .

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