Three Filipino seafarers die in Shanghai due to gas poisoning
ABS CBN News – Philippines
The fatalities were identified by a Philippine official as Heracleof Casas, 44, Ferdinand Armendares, 40, and Rex Villaruz, 37.
Somali pirates release aid ship
A ship carrying food aid to Somalia which was seized a week ago by pirates has been released.
The Jordanian-registered Victoria, carrying a cargo of 4,000 tonnes sugar donated by Denmark, was hijacked as it approached the capital, Mogadishu.
More than 200 workers have been evacuated from a North Sea oil platform after an oil leak raised fears of an explosion.
Rescue helicopters flew to the Statfjord A platform in Norwegian waters to assist with the evacuation.
The Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a fire that occurred during the transfer of fuel on board a barge at the Citgo Bulk Storage and Distribution Facility in Tampa. A49-year-old man from Daly City, Calif
Salvage Work Begins on Spirit of the Rivers Paddleboat After Sinking
RedOrbit – Dallas,TX,USA
For the last three years, the vessel was docked behind Lake Brazos Steakhouse and used for dinner cruises up and down the lake.
Oil Spill in St. Johns
WOKV – Jacksonville,FL,USA
A dredging barge breaks in an oil line, spilling thousands of gallons of oil
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has launched, in addition to the earlier announced tender for the Black and North Sea areas, a second procurement procedure to conclude contracts for stand-by oil spill recovery vessels along the Atlantic European coastal area (from Porto, Portugal to and including Brest, France).
Coastguard Officers receive prestigious award for Napoli efforts
7thSpace Interactive (press release) – New York,NY,USA
The rescue and salvage operation carried out by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency following the loss of the MSC Napoli was complex, lengthy and challenging