Sep 152008
 

Passenger ferry sinks in Turkey
A ferry carrying about 100 people sinks off Turkey’s north-western coast, leaving at least one person dead and dozens missing.

Nigerian Militants Threaten Oil Vessels, Facilities
CNNMoney.com – USA
“Failure to comply is taking a foolhardy risk of attack and destruction of the vessel,” it added. “We are asking that oil companies evacuate their staff

UK FINES SHIPMANAGER
Maritime Global Net – Warren,RI,USA
NES of Hafnarfjordur, Iceland, pleaded guilty to breaches of the Collision Regulations, the International Safety Management (ISM) Code and Carriage of

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING CARRIERS TO BE EXEMPTED FROM PHILIPPINE
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung) – Wien,Austria
the IMO (International Maritime Organization) on international going vessels,’ PCG further added. The memorandum was modified after the sinking of the

Missing Workers From Ship Fire Yet To Be Found
Bernama – Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia
They were believed to have been thrown overboard following an explosion inside “The Ark II” at about 8.25am yesterday. The duo were among five workers of a

CG Monitors Grounded Tug and Barge
Military.com – USA
The grounding caused the Tasman Sea’s keel cooler to rupture, which caused the vessel to loose propulsion. The two vessels are outside of the channel and

Somali pirates wreak havoc with maritime traffic
AFP –
No casualty was reported,” he said, adding that the tanker was continuing its journey and communicating with the US navy. Two rockets were fired on the

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