Maritime Safety News – 20 October 2007

October 20, 2007

 

Ferry sinks off Indonesian island

A passenger ferry has capsized off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, leaving at least 29 people dead, officials say.

PIRATES ATTACK BOXSHIP IN SHATT AL ARAB
Maritime Global Net – Warren,RI,USA
Meanwhile IMB’s regular weekly piracy report lists a number of violent incidents. At Bonny Island anchorage, Nigeria, three robbers armed with long knives

Missing captain of sunken Greek cargo ship found dead
Trading Markets (press release) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
It was the second maritime accident near Thessaloniki this month. Last Friday, a Greek ferry collided with a fishing boat 23 kilometers off the coast.

CG Chief Wants More Safety Regs
Military.com – USA
Allen will lead a US delegation to a meeting in London of the International Maritime Organization to finalize requirements that any cargo vessel bound for .