May 262008

Gas leak kills 3 overseas sailors in Chongming
Shanghai Daily – Shanghai,China
The accident took place about 4:30pm when the carbon dioxide system was being repaired on the Panama-registered ship Hakone, according to the report.

Man dies at sea while fixing ship’s gas leak
Anchorage Daily News (subscription) – Anchorage,AK,USA
FALSE PASS — A man died while repairing an apparent gas leak aboard a fishing vessel at sea, according to the US Coast Guard. The 39-year-old man,

3 missing in ship accident in south China
3 missing in ship accident in south China (Xinhua) Updated: 2004-07-25 11:25. Three crewmen were missing aftera bulk freighter capsized Saturday morning at .

Pumpboat sinks off Naga: 2 dead
Sun.Star – Philippines
A PUMPBOAT that was ferrying nine passengers to a foreign vessel off the coast of Inoburan in the City of Naga sank, leaving two men dead.

Pirate attacks on the rise
United Press International – USA
1 for piracy, with India and the Gulf of Aden coming second, the bureau said. This year, 49 pirate attacks occurred in the first quarter, eight more than at

The end of the Assalama – Canary ferry’s dramatic sinking raises
Fortnightly Tenerife News – Tenerife,Spain
And it was at Tarfaya that the vessel, a 42-year-old ship which previously went under the name of Ciudad de La Laguna and the Trasmediterránea livery,

Ferry returns to reduced schedule after breakdown – Tacoma,WA,USA
being leased to the State of Washington to serve the Port Townsend-Keystone run following the grounding of four aging, leaking Steel-Electric class vessels.

Sub needed £5m of repairs after prang
NW Evening Mail – Barrow-in-Furness,England,UK
The official board of inquiry report into the grounding said ninety seconds before the boat hit the seabed somebody was recorded as saying: “We’re going to

EU toxic waste threat to Asian ship dismantlers
Waste Management World – Upshire,England,UK
The Alang plant has a fatal accident rate which is six times higher than that of India’s mining industry, and the accident rate has been well-documented.

Cruise Ships May Pass By Australia’s Outdated Ports -Report
SYDNEY -(Dow Jones)- Cruise ships may start sailing past Australia and set up base in other countries in Asia due to a lack of port infrastructure in Australia’s major cities, according to a report issued Monday. Economic consultants Access Economics,

Ship on the Clyde in strike action
Shipping Times – UK
Mr Molloy and Neil Keith, ITF inspector for Scotland and NE England, are onboard the ship assisting the 10 seafarers and pressing the Russian managers,

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