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Ships collide in China leaving 1 dead, 11 missing
The official Xinhua News Agency says the fishing vessel sank in the waters off Fujian province after Saturday’s collision. Of the boat’s 14 crew members,

Tanker reports rupture off NY, no ethanol in water
Firefighters have sprayed the vessel with foam as a precaution. The Coast Guard says the Sichem Defiance was offloading 55000 barrels of ethanol when the

Ship’s Crew Saved by Passing Fisherman
Jakarta Globe
A fisherman rescued seven members of a ship’s crew after they had been floating in the open sea for almost a day following an accident,

Crewmate speaks of skipper’s bravery in crabber tragedy
South Devon Herald Express
“The three of us were in the lifeboat for about one and a half hours before we were picked up. “It’s down to the skipper really, he got us both in the boat

MARINA lifts suspension of MV Georich
Philippine Star
On the Maritime Incident Report submitted to MARINA regional director Glenn Cabañez by inspectors Mardon Martin, Diocariza Ocariza and Geff Kenneth Gesite,

Ten years on, Solway Harvester families still locked in legal row
The Herald
The MAIB report published in 2006 citing a “catalogue of defects” in the vessel’s safety and a lengthy inquest that ended in 2008 with a verdict of

2 missing passengers of ‘Baleno 9’ found alive 2 weeks after sinking
Manila Bulletin
to the authorities in Calapan, Oriental Mindoro almost two weeks after the sinking of the sea vessel, the Philippine Coast Guard reported Sunday.

BMI to start probe on Cavite sea mishap Monday
GMA news.tv
into last Christmas Eve’s collision of passenger vessel MV Catalyn B and fishing boat Anathalia, which claimed the lives of at least 11 people.

Keep off Somali Coast, union cautions members
East African
ITF maritime co-ordinator Steve Cotton said some countries were actively fighting piracy while some ship owners were training and supporting crews to resist

Clear video footage confirms Centaur’s watery grave
The Age
expected from a ship that had suffered a direct torpedo hit then had a cataclysmic explosion afterwards, and then sunk very fast, more than 2000 metres.


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