Jun 162009

Nippon Mining says 3 workers die in port accident
Reuters – USA
June 15 (Reuters) – Nippon Mining & Metals Co Ltd said three workers were killed in an accident at the weekend while unloading raw materials from a ship

Exxon must pay $480 million in interest over Valdez oil tanker spill
Los Angeles Times – CA,USA
damages for recklessness in the grounding that dumped 11 million gallons of drinking and wasn’t on the bridge when the ship ran aground on a reef.

Part of Erie Canal to be closed, drained for sunken barge’s removal
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle – Rochester,NY,USA
The vessel, which is about 90 feet long and 26 feet wide and weighs about 290 tons, started sinking about 7:30 pm Saturday

Moving forward RollsRoyce learns from Bourbon Dolphin Lloydslistcom
OFFSHORE vessel designers have followed recommendations made after the Bourbon Dolphin accident in their design of the next generation of anchor handling

Woodside Resumes Vincent Field Output After Fire
Bloomberg – USA
The production ship is owned and run by Copenhagen-based AP Moeller-Maersk A/S and operates at the Vincent field under a lease contract.

Fishermen seek ‘vigorous’ inquiry into sinking
Irish Times – Dublin,Ireland
THE ERRIS Inshore Fishermen’s Association has said that the circumstances of last week’s sinking of a shellfish vessel in Broadhaven Bay should be


An Encounter With Kidnapped Filipino Ship Captain
AllAfrica.com – Washington,USA
They were taken into custody by the militants while two of the three military gun boats escorting the vessel were sank by the militants.

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