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Skipper denies not being at helm when boat crashed
Herald Sun
A TRAWLER skipper who says he only saw another boat just before they fatally collided has denied failing to see the vessel because he was not at the helm.

AGL Resources Exec Likely Fell In Mississippi River-Police
Wall Street Journal
But it shows him walking around the vessel at about 2:40 am Friday and then leaving the camera’s view, Defillo said. Schantz never reappears in sight and

Little kayaks big danger to Manly ferries
The Manly Daily
AFTER a Coroner’s inquest last month found “failure of seamanship” led to a fatal collision between a Sydney Ferry vessel and a private boat,

US Coast Guard Completes First Day of Hearings in Port Arthur | Coast
By cgnews
He also discussed the status of the vessel’s equipment and weather conditions during the transit up to the point of the accident. A.T.K.M. Shahjalall, chief engineer of the Eagle Otome, testified concerning the status of the ships

Chopper inquiry begins, will hear from sole survivor
Edmonton Journal
of an offshore oil rig on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland in this file photo. ST. safety and bring down the likelihood of an accident or accidents,

US Coast Guard to Release More Info on Vessel Sinking
VOCM
The Coast Guard is expected to release more information today about the sinking of a vessel at the wharf in Conception Harbour.

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Off The Radar

High Diver
Zugsberger, a diver injured in an oil rig accident, testified he had a physician’s recommendation saying he could possess up to 5 pounds of marijuana,

82 years and waiting
Wicked Local
All aboard the Lee survived the grounding without injury. Some even slept through the night without realizing the ship had run aground in the fierce

SA Navy to send frigates to guard soccer stadiums

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Piracy/Crime

Hijacked UBT OCEAN arrives off Somalia

The chemical tanker Marshall Island flagged UBT Ocean hijacked on Friday, is now reported in the vicinity off the pirate stronghold east of Haradere.

Piracy attempt on Maltese ship foiled, Navy rushes help
BusinessGhana
The Coast Guard, on its part, rushed its vessel ‘CGS Annie Basant’ and a Dornier maritime patrol aircraft to render assistance to the distressed vessel,

UBT Ocean has a crew of 21 and they are all from Myanmar/Burma. UBT Ocean with deadweight of 9,380 tones was heading from United Arab Emirates to Dar Es Salam when hijacked on Friday morning.

NATO votes to extend mandate to fight piracy
Stars and Stripes
to thwart incidents of piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the Horn of Africa near the Somali Basin. On Friday, Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 will take

Pirates target tropical tourist hot spot
msnbc.com (blog)
The growing high-seas banditry is a blow to Seychelles’ economy, and piracy is cited as one of the major reasons for last year’s 30 percent fall in port

Kenyan-flagged Spanish fishing vessel highjacked by pirates

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Off The Radar

High Diver
Zugsberger, a diver injured in an oil rig accident, testified he had a physician’s recommendation saying he could possess up to 5 pounds of marijuana,

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