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No carbon monoxide alarm on fishing boat on which two men died in Whitby harbour, investigators

NO carbon monoxide (CO) alarm was fitted on a fishing boat on which the two crewmen were found dead in their bunks, a marine accident report has .

Cargo Ship Fire at Port of Corpus Christi

CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) – Crews are battling a fire on board a ship in the Port of Corpus Christi. The fire broke out just before 3PM. There is no

S Korea ferry police target Yoo Byung-eun in huge raid

Thousands of South Korean police have raided a church in search of a fugitive billionaire wanted over April’s Sewol passenger ferry disaster.

Some 6,000 officers stormed the church in Anseong city belonging to Yoo Byung-eun, who is thought to own the firm that operated the sunken ferry.

NTSB: Coast Guard Could Have Done More to Prevent Galveston Oil Spill

Along Galveston Bay, the big collision is still fresh in the minds of people who have a front row seat to the very busy Houston Ship Channel.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — The captain of a tugboat whose barges collided with a cargo freighter in the Houston Ship Channel said Tuesday
Crew members of sunken South Korean ferry appear at court hearing to enter pleas

… accuse them of tacitly colluding to abandon the ship while being aware that the passengers would be trapped and killed when the ship sank.
Kochi: Kerala High Court on Tuesday ordered arrest of bulk carrier MV Miletus, involved in a collision with a fishing vessel off Kochi-Alapuzha coast

Ghana Hijacking Means No Safe Anchorages

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is treating the vessel’s … Pirates, for example, have hijacked several tankers along the maritime border of

Piracy, armed robbery hinder Nigeria maritime industry growth – Shonekan

A former Head of State, Ernest Shonekan, on Tuesday said sea piracy and armed robbery were responsible for the underdevelopment of the nation’s

Caterpillar Settles Engine Fire Lawsuit For $46 Mln

Law firm Cunningham Bounds says that it has obtained a $46 million settlement for its clients, Bender Shipbuilding and Repair Company, Inc. and an international ship operator, in a product liability lawsuit filed against Caterpillar, Inc. for an explosion and fire caused by a defective engine onboard the M/V Sherman, a ship that was under construction at the time.

Barge Captain and Marine Company Convicted in Fatal 2005 Explosion That Discharged Slurry Oil 

The captain of a petroleum barge that exploded in 2005, resulting in the … hold of the barge to the deck of the vessel, causing an explosion hazard.

Falmouth and Lizard lifeboats rescue two broken down vessels

A yacht with one person on board and a fishing vessel with three on board got into difficulty around 1am this morning. Both Falmouth Lifeboat and the

Supreme Court upholds company doctor’s fit-to-work declaration

A seafarer was engaged as second mate and, preparatory to his employment, he underwent the usual pre-employment medical examination

Fire ants likely to have arrived on gas industry ship

AN outbreak of fire ants at Fisherman’s Landing in Gladstone is likely to have arrived with cargo on board a gas industry ship, BioSecurity Queensland


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