Maritime Safety News Today – 15th March 2008

RIVERDANCE is sinking – and so today were hopes of saving her.

The stricken ferry has taken a terrible beating from massive waves whipped up by this week’s 85mph hurricane-force winds.

She is now listing at 100 degrees and sinking into the soft sand on the beach at Anchorsholme.

Runaway ship can sail no more
Sun.Star – Philippines
The ship immediately sailed for Cagayan de Oro after the accident at 11 pm Monday in Cebu. The ship was towed by the Philippine Coast Guard, which brought 

Could take weeks to remove ship stuck in St. Lawrence
CBC Nova Scotia – Nova Scotia,Canada
“We don’t want the crane to take a container and, by accident, a container falls in the water.” The Panama-based firm that owns the boat has to draft a 

Missing ship MV Rezzak sank: DG shipping
Hindustan Times – India
PTI The Directorate General of Shipping on Friday ruled out that the missing vessel MV Rezzak was a victim of an act of piracy and said it was likely the 

ITF AIDS UKRAINIAN SEAFARERS
Maritime Global Net – Warren,RI,USA
The International Transport Workers’ Federation says it has come to the rescue of 22 seafarers working on the 1991-built, Panama-flag general cargo ship

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