Maritime Safety News Today – 24 November 2007

November 25, 2007

Safety fears after 154 tourists rescued on Antarctic cruise
Scotsman – United Kingdom
The rescued passengers, who include 24 Britons, were last night taken to a Chilean base in Antarctica after being picked up following their lifeboat ordeal.

Crew rescued after trawler sinks
The Press Association –
Howth RNLI manager Rupert Jeffare said the all-weather lifeboat was launched by on-call volunteers within 10 minutes. The four men were found on the rocks 

Refugee boat crash kills more than 60
United Press International – USA
A security official in Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, said 25 survivors of the maritime accident Wednesday reached the country’s southern shores and were taken

Search on for eight missing in south China ship collision
Xinhua – China
Friday morning has left eight people missing, a maritime official said. The accident occurred at around 9:30 am when a ferry with the registration No.

Arrest warrant for Cosco Busan
Court grants request by class action trial lawyer.

China, IMO sign memorandum on technical co-op
Xinhua – China
The program is designed to help developing countries improve their ability to comply with international rules and standards relating to maritime safety and