Seven Chinese fishermen are missing after a cargo ship rammed into the side of their transport vessel and snapped it in half just off Taiwan’s northern coast, a Council of Agriculture official said yesterday. The “Pacific No. …
Focus News – Sofia,Bulgaria
In the seaside city of Burgas the relatives of the Bulgarian sailors from the Vanessa ship have met with officials with the Executive Agency “Maritime
Glasgow Sunday Mail – UK
Police and the Maritime Accident Investigation Branch are carrying out a joint probe. The salvage operation began on the Clyde yesterday.
Reuters UK – UK
The very large crude carrier (VLCC) Hebei Spirit was about five miles outside a South Korean port on December 7, waiting to unload its cargo of some 260000
Mars W. Mosqueda Jr.
CEBU CITY — An international cargo vessel had killed a 7.5-meter whale shark by accident after it was pinned to death on the ice-breaker of the ship while cruising at sea.
The dead whale shark was discovered by porters as the cargo vessel Elena docked on Sunday at the Cebu International Port from Singapore.
The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a circular stating that, beginning 14 January, it will be conducting fire safety inspections of harbor craft. These examinations, which include identification of fire hazards and inspection of deck fire-fighting arrangements and fire detection and extinguishing systems, are timely for all vessels, not just harbor craft in Singapore. Port Marine Circular No. 2 of 2008 (1/4/08).
Often steaming in international waters far from land, the world’s fleet of ocean-going ships has largely evaded scrutiny as a source of harmful air pollution and global warming emissions.
Marianas Variety – Saipan,Northern Mariana Islands,Micronesia
Thomas Patris, Chairman of the House committee on maritime and fisheries, Besebes said comments on HB No. 7-185-12 were developed by the Chief of the