Jun 062008

1 killed, 9 missing in fire aboard ship at Russian Baltic dockyard
ITAR-TASS – Moscow,Russia
The fire began after an explosion on board the ship. According to unofficial data, the blast and the fire came as a result of welding works in one of the .

Freighter Allides with Two Boats
The Unified Command responded to two boats being struck on the West Bank of the Flatsin Ohio.The Unified Command consists of the Coast GuardMarine Safety Unit Cleveland, Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor,Ohio Dept.

Workers escape injury from ship/barrier collision
Weymouth News – MA, USA
By Ed Baker “It was a very minor,” Quincy Police Lt. Donald Greenwood said the next day. Greenwood, Weymouth Harbormaster Paul Malone,

Man awarded $6 million in injury lawsuit
NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge awarded nearly $6 million in damages to a Mathews offshore worker who was burned over half of his body by a steaming chemical solution more than two years ago, when a hose burst aboard the ship he was working on in the Gulf of Mexico.

Maritime Global Net – Warren,RI,USA
Stressing the need to learn from last year’s containership incident he continued: “I fervently hope that the

Sea-rescue organisation receives R2-million cash boost
State-owned airports operator, Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) has made a contribution of R2-million to the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI), a non-profit organisation, with a fundamental cause and mission to save lives at sea and on inland waters, reports the NSRI.

Bridge undamaged after vessel crashes into it
Wicked Local Quincy – MA, USA
But both the vessel and the fendering system – a protective barrier that works much like a car fender – were damaged in the accident, which occurred at

Panama Canal – Safe Boarding Week

The Panama Canal Authority issued an advisory stating that it will hold its annual Safe Boarding Week from July 7 through July 11. Activities will include inspections of boarding facilities by teams representing groups that normally board vessels.

Advisory No. 15-2008

Memorial to killed Port Everglades workers: “From today, it’s
Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
their heads in solemn remembrance for the three Florida Transportation Services workers who perished in a gas leak accident in a cargo ship last month.


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