Maritime Safety News – 8th July 2008

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision on Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding today to a reported collision between a passenger vessel and a towing vessel on the Mississippi River in the

‘Stop BMI probe’
Sun.Star – Philippines
Antonio Cuenco has been getting on the sinking of the ship. The shipping firm reiterated that mv Princess of the Stars was seaworthy when it sailed and that

USCG Headquarters NewsBreak – 07-07-2008
By ~G(~G)
Cutter, ferry in collision pulled from service. Ferry, Coast Guard vessel moored after collision. Block Island Ferry, Cutter crash under investigation.

Chinese officials blame shipping for 10,000 dead
Health professionals in southern China have claimed that transport industries, including shipping, are partly responsible for killing around 10,000 people a year in the region,

Liability when Both Vessels Violate COLREGS
Posted 07/07/08 at 08:58 AM

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the determination of the federal district court regarding allocation of liability in a collision case where both ships had violated the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS)..

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