Nov 082007

Golden Nori Updates

South Korean sailor released by Somali pirates; 22 other Asian
International Herald Tribune – France
The sailor — one of two South Koreans aboard the Golden Nori — returned home with South Korean officials this week, an official at the Foreign Ministry said

Pirates: US Navy Offers To Help Philippine Seamen Held Hostage In
Pacific News Center – USA
Meanwhile, the Japanese company Dorval Kaiun KK, the owner of the hijacked chemical tanker MV Golden Nori told reporters in a press statement in Tokyo,

Philippine official says crew members of Japanese ship hijacked
International Herald Tribune – France
The Golden Nori was seized by pirates Sunday. “Because of a lack of central control, we have no (Somali) government to talk to to ask for information.

Filipino captain in hijacked ship contacts family–DFA – Philippines
By Veronica Uy MANILA, Philippines — The Filipino captain of the hijacked chemical tanker Golden Nori has contacted members of his family and told themOther News

Other News 

Barge carrying coal hits reef in La Union
GMA – Quezon City,Metro Manila,Philippines
QTV reported Wednesday that the vessel hit the seabed of San Fernando Bay amid rough waters. Typhoon “Kabayan” (international code name: Peipah) had

‘Erroneous’ nautical mapping blamed for cruise ship accident
TravelMole – London,England,UK
Incorrect mapping information has been blamed by Louis Hellenic Cruises for the sinking of the cruise ship Sea Diamond off Santorini in April.

Arroyo orders probe into illegal hiring of 9 Pinoy sailors
GMA – Quezon City,Metro Manila,Philippines
The Filipino seafarers reportedly seized control of a fishing vessel UAICSIXA, and took hostage of their captain after complaining of maltreatment and

Comprehensive cooperation in maritime safety and environment issues constitutes an important part of the agreed future agenda of the Forum.

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  One Response to “Maritime Safety News Today – 8 November 2007”

  1. Looking for details of vessel DOLPHIN 1 foundered North East of Cyprus About Nov. 7th 2007 likely not to be original name.

    Master and Mate Lost. Vessel said to be built 1952 approx. Looking for history and present port of registry.

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