Jan 152010
 

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2 seamen survive ship boiler blast
Philippine Star
11 when a spark from the furnace triggered the explosion. Both of them were a meter away from the boiler at the time. “We were not treated at a hospital.

Skipper of trawler which got into difficulty lost boat 10 years ago
Press and Journal
Fraserburgh lifeboat was launched and took a fifth pump but that was not needed. The lifeboat escorted the trawler safely into port.

Skipper of trawler which got into difficulty lost boat 10 years ago
Press and Journal
Fraserburgh lifeboat was launched and took a fifth pump but that was not needed. The lifeboat escorted the trawler safely into port.

‘Gross negligence’ led to Baleno 9, Catalyn B sinking—Gordon «
By The Mindoro Post
Another survivor, Jonathan Umali, whose two relatives are missing, also told the Senate inquiry that he saw the ship’s captain, Jimmy Andal, eating and drinking with women on the bridge of the vessel. Six died in the MV Baleno 9 sinking

Pirates take new territory: West African Gulf of Guinea
Christian Science Monitor
Already home to an insurgency in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta – where attacks on oil facilities routinely cause world prices to spike

F/B Anatalia made emergency calls 40 minutes after collision –PCG
F/B Anatalia made emergency calls 40 minutes after collision –PCG. January 15, 2010 10:50 pm. MANILA, Jan. 15 –A duty officer of the Vessel Traffic Monitoring System (VTMS) said on Friday that he suspected the emergency call flashed by

Round 3 heralds major offshore wind farm expansion

The future of offshore wind energy development in the UK is set to take a significant step forward following the announcement this week by The Crown Estate of the successful bidders for the nine exclusive Zone Development Agreements to develop wind farms under the Round 3 licensing arrangements.

NorthLink cancels Friday night sailings to and from Shetland
Shetland Times Online
Meanwhile the Lerwick lifeboat finally made it back to town at 2.50am on Friday morning, almost a day after being called out to go to the aid of a Danish

Piracy

Spain to push for port surveillance to fight Somalia piracy
Europolitics.info
She was referring in particular to the EU carrying out maritime interdiction operations that allow it to board, record and seize boats, embarkations and

Off The Radar

Freak jellyfish stings fairly frequent
ABC Online
A 45-year-old man was stung on the face by an irukandji jellyfish on a commercial ship in north Queensland on Sunday. Rescuers say he was 25 metres above

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