Maritime Safety News Today – 13th April 2008

Ten missing after ships collide in East China Sea
Reuters – USA
“The collision happened at about 6 am Friday morning near Shanghai when the 14-crew boat hit the ship,” Xinhua said, quoting the eastern Zhejiang provincial

‘Yohan’ captain sentenced to 30 years for multiple homicide
Malta Independent Online – Malta
The two vessels collided in choppy seas, sinking the Maltese vessel, the F174, in the process – although many of the survivors have claimed the Maltese ..

Coastguards to provide a service during strike
Shetland Times – Lerwick,Scotland,UK
A member of Shetland’s marine safety sub-committee, Jonathan Wills, said coastguard workers abroad were treated much more fairly than those in the UK.

Testimony of Secretary Michael Chertoff before the House
US Department of Homeland Security (press release) – Washington,DC,USA
Expanded Container Security Initiative: CBP expanded the Container Security Initiative to 58 ports screening 86 percent of maritime containers bound for the


2 Responses to Maritime Safety News Today – 13th April 2008

  1. el hallal youssof says:

    just i like to know where did they got these false informations that the F174 was cut in 3 pieces????!!! I like to inform you that a lebanese court decided that i am innocent from the sinking, as Italy judged by absence without even to call me in front of the so called CORTE D’ASSISE DI CATANIA. So please publish the new informations

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