VLADIVOSTOK, January 24 (RIA Novosti) – A rescue center in Russia’s Far East said on Thursday a cargo vessel with 17 Russian crew on board was missing in the East China Sea.
Oil tanker collision outside Murmansk
Barents Observer – Archangel,Russia
According to the Russian Ministry of Transport, no oil leaked into the Kola Bay following the collision. The incident has however caused damage to the
Tug crew safe after vessel sinks
The Daily Astorian – Astoria,OR,USA
The US Coast Guard launched a 47-foot motor lifeboat from Station Tillamook Bay and an HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Astoria after receiving a
StatoilHydro cuts staff on North Sea rigs because of storm threat
MarketWatch – USA
Waves of up to 11 meters are expected during the storm, and the findings of a comprehensive survey of lifeboat safety ascertained in 2007 that certain wave
18 crew saved as Spanish boat sinks
RTE.ie – Ireland
The UK-registered vessel the Royalist sent out a distress call just before 4pm today saying that it was sinking and its crew were taking to their life rafts
Three rescued from sinking tug near Tillamook Bay
The Oregonian – OregonLive.com – Portland,OR,USA
None were hurt, Johnston said. The boat ended up sinking, she said. She said authorities do not know what caused the vessel to take on water.
Judge: Why Just 1 Pilot in Ferry Crash?
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
Smith was suffering from extreme fatigue and was on painkillers when he blacked out while the ship struck a concrete maintenance pier at full speed.
The Annual Report on Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships from the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) states that piracy incidents increased by 10% compared to 2006 and grew more violent.
Owner of tanker in South Korea’s worst oil spill denies wrongdoing …
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung) – Wien,Austria
7 accident occurred after a barge owned by South Korean conglomerate Samsung Group slammed into Hong Kong-registered tanker Hebei Spirit, which leaked 78920
The Canadian Press –
But the report says Transport Canada’s marine security directorate lacks the resources and training to properly enforce its safety regulations.
The Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) issued a news release stating that the maritime ties with Malaysia are being strengthened through the visit to Singapore of the Malaysian Director General of Marine. Current cooperative programs with Malaysia and Indonesia include the traffic separation scheme, mandatory ship reporting, and the recent Co-operative Mechanism for the Straits of Malacca and Singapore. (1/22/08).