Maritime Safety News Today – 12th April 2008

Ferry Boat Collision in New York Harbor – USA
There were an estimated 150 passengers on each vessel. “We quickly dispatched investigators and they are on scene now,” said Chief Petty Officer James Moore

Canadian navy ship called to assist burning cargo vessel in mid
The Canadian Press – HALIFAX
They are slowly and deliberately assessing the situation but the vessel is not in danger of sinking at this time.” Jeri Grychowski, a spokeswoman for the

Remains of missing Filipino in Japan ship collision found – Philippines
By Veronica Uy MANILA, Philippines — More than a month after a three-ship collision off Japan caused the disappearance of two Filipino seamen, ..

Investigators: Atago lookout inadequate
The Daily Yomiuri – Osaka,Japan
crew members inside the ship were unaware of the fishing boat until immediately before the collision, making it impossible for them to avoid an accident


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