Sep 102009

Bunkerworld News – Latest News – Cargo ship splits into two
Cargo ship splits into two. 9th September 2009 08:26 GMT. Dry cargo ship splits into two in the Black Sea. A dry cargo ship that broke into two in the Black Sea on Monday has sparked fears of oil pollution.

Fire on board ship at Cammell Laird
Wirral Globe
By Craig Manning » FIRE crews were called to the Cammell Laird shipyard this morning after a fire on board the ship Fort Victoria.

Skipper of cleared ship faces probe
Fiji Times
By MERESEINI MARAU THE Ministry of Transport will conduct a full investigation into the Bawaqa grounding off Viwa Island yesterday.

Foreign experts leave Ohrid, no details revealed about Ilinden
There is still no official explanation as to the reason of the ship’s sinking, which left 15 Bulgarian tourists dead. The investigation, which was launched

Marina grounds Aboitiz ships for two months
Business Mirror
Marina Deputy Administrator Myrna Calag said the agency will be asking ATSC, which owns the sunken superferry9, to submit passenger-ship safety certificates


Technology to Combat Piracy in the High Seas
The company is working in partnership with major ship owners, to assess commercial requirements in order to create the most effective solution to this increasing threat to maritime security. As a result, the team at BAE Systems has used

US signs pact to fight piracy
Philadelphia Inquirer
Although it is a nonbinding political document, proponents say it will commit ship-registry nations to adopt "best management practices" for ship security

Under The Radar

Nigeria begins vast river dredge

Pink Lady

The Chinese vessel with which Jessica Watson’s yacht collided
Brisbane Times
But Watson’s collision with a 63000-tonne coal ship yesterday morning on day one of her contentious quest has has made her a household name.

Repairs start on Jessica Watson’s yacht
Melbourne Herald Sun
The yacht Ella’s Pink Lady was damaged in a collision with the 63000-tonne Hong Kong-flagged cargo vessel Silver Yang 15 nautical miles off North Stradbroke

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