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Two missing after China oil rig accident
BEIJING — Two oil workers were missing but more than 30 others were rescued from a listing Sinopec rig off China’s northeast coast, the government said .

New warship HMS Daring damaged in collision with tug
BBC News
An inquiry is under way after the Royal Navy ship HMS Daring, said to be the most advanced warship in the world, was damaged in a collision.

US Coast Guards rescues 9 from sinking ship near Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey
Channel 6 News Online
MANASQUAN INLET, NEW JERSEY (BNO NEWS) — The US Coast Guard on early Tuesday evening rescued nine people from a sinking ship near Manasquan Inlet,

Harvey marine company, co-owner plead guilty in Mississippi River collision
pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges in connection with the July 23, 2008, collision on the Mississippi River between a tow boat and a tanker ship.

Coast Guard Crew On Trial In San Diego Manslaughter Case
lawyers for Petty Officer 3rd Class Paul Ramos, the pilot of the 33-foot patrol vessel at the time of the fatal accident, argued that their client

Sakhalin transport prosecutor to probe into Anabar vessel accident
VLADIVOSTOK, September 8 (Itar-Tass) — The Sakhalin Transport Prosecutor’s Office will probe into the accident with the Russian Anabar dredging vessel that

Congo official says capsized boat was overloaded
The Associated Press
Two survivors said “hundreds” of people were aboard when the engine caught fire, leading the boat to capsize. One survivor estimated 200 people drowned,

Other Casualty Reports

Vessel Tracker

Collided on Chittagong outer road on September 6 2010 with Bangladeshi bulk carrier Ismar IMO 8324397, dwt 45877, built 1985, flag Bangladesh. Both vessel sustained damage.

Delta Hamburg (Cargo Ship) Couldn’t leave S-Petersburg port after offloading containers as scheduled on September 8 2010 due to engine failure, vessel to be replaced with another one. Now vessel berthed at berth 43 Petrolesport. Delta Hamburg may be moved to Finland for repairs, for maybe 2 weeks.

The “Tuvaq” is going to siphon the grounded tank m/v “Nanny” which is stuck in the Northwest Passage since sep 1, 2010. It has departed Iqaluit, will go past the “Nanny” and travel another 370 kilometres to the community of Cambridge Bay by Sep 9 morning.

The „Dat Ole Land“, 110 dwt, which connects Lühe and Schulau, returned to service on Sep 7 after it had suffered machine failure on the Elbe near buoy 120 two days ago being underway to Lühe with 70 passengers on board. A faulty computer chip was found to have caused the propulsion trouble and was replaced on Sep 6.

Maritime Bulletin

Two bulk carriers collided on Chittagong outer road on September 6, both sustained damages. Chang Lin IMO 8216837, dwt 39804, built 1983, flag Panama, manager Zheng Yang Shipping Ltd. Ismar IMO 8324397, dwt 45877, built 1985, flag Bangladesh.

Engine Trouble of general cargo Nural Stevns position Mehmetcik lighthouse on 08th September 2010 at 07:45 lt. She has dropped anchor Karanlik Liman Anchorage Area to repair her engine and formalities.
Nural Stevns




Pirates seize ship with Georgian, Turkish crew off Somalia
The ship had been sailing west in the internationally recommended transit corridor, an area where international navies coordinate the patrol of maritime

Analyst: Step up effort to stop piracy
Trade Only Today
More must be done to stop pirate attacks, including an expansion of the international legal definition of piracy to include attacks on the high seas and in

Making Nigeria a forum for international maritime arbitration
One of the issues that dominated discussions at the 11th maritime seminar for judges is the growing incidence sea piracy in Nigeria ‘s waters which has


Off The Radar

Charity buys historic ship for £1
BBC News
The vessel its famous for its role in the 1959 Broughty Ferry lifeboat disaster, in which eight men lost their lives. The crew of the Mona, the Broughty

Guam – tourist submarine grounds temporarily

The US Coast Guard issued a news release stating that it responded to the grounding of a tourist submarine in the Western Shoals of Apra Harbor, Guam. There were no passengers onboard at the time. There were no reports of damage or pollution. The submarine was refloated later in the day. The incident is under investigation. (9/5/10).

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