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MISC Says There’s `Casualty‘ Among Crew of Hijacked Tanker Ship
Bloomberg – USA
22 (Bloomberg) — MISC Bhd., the world’s biggest owner of liquefied natural gas tankers, said there has been a “casualty” onboard its ship that was

Vinashin cargo ship sinks off Vung Tau following collision
Viet Nam News – Hanoi,Vietnam
The recovery process for the Green Viship’s freight and oil began immediately after the accident. As of Wednesday, Vung Tau-based Sao Mai Limited Company

Six Dead as Tropical Storm Fay Lingers in Florida
Environment News Service – USA
There is no apparent pollution associated with the ship’s grounding, Coast Guard officials said. The Port of Jacksonville remains closed as Coast Guard .

Casino ship runs aground in Mayport, FL
By cgnews
There is no reported damage to the Sun Cruz and no apparent pollution associated with the ship’s grounding. Coast Guard crews are investigating the grounding to further determine the cause of the grounding and review the ship’s heavy

Tugboat captain arrested after collision with bank and another boat
Daily Comet – Thibodaux,LA,USA
Thursday in lower Dulac, a collision that resulted in the tugboat captain’s arrest on multiple charges. a docked fishing vessel in Bayou Grand Caillou.

Somalia calls for UN backing to fight pirates
afrol News – Oslo,Norway
International Chamber of Commerce’s Piracy Reporting Centre head Noel Chong, said there is no easy way out of such piracy, saying it’s the easy way of

River pilot blamed for Baton Rouge ship accident
The Times-Picayune – – New Orleans,LA,USA
The vessel spun out of control and smashed into the bridge pier, knocking out a section of concrete. The state Department of Transportation later sued

Oakland – Asian Gypsy Moths discovered on arriving ship

The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a news release stating that two masses of viable Asian Gypsy Moth eggs were discovered on a ship arriving in the Port of Oakland from Australia.


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