Maritime Safety & Security News – 22 July 2010

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50 missing as ferry capsizes
Daily Nation
Police suspect the cause of the accident to be overloading. Beach Management Unit officials, however, put the number of occupants in the boat at 37.

Chinese Firefighter Drowns Near Leak
The high-powered water-pumping vessel, imported from France, had been vital to efforts to contain the fire because it could send sea water up to 5

Ships evacuated from Gulf as tropical storm advances

Dozens of ships in the Gulf of Mexico have been ordered to leave the site of the BP oil spill by the US government as Tropical Storm Bonnie gathers pace.

Small fire leads to evacuation of staging vessel
Authorities say 130 people were evacuated from a vessel that housed oil spill response workers when an electrical outlet caught fire Tuesday, but there were .

Burnt ship sinks in PD during towing
Malaysia Star
The ship had earlier been towed to the port to prevent it from becoming a hazard to other ships passing through the straits. The 60m vessel caught fire

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