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Crane topples at JaxPort, killing worker
… Nancy Rubin said that there was one fatality in the accident. … the new owner had contracted the crawler crane and crew to dismantle the gantry crane.
Search Underway for Missing Ferry Passenger
UPDATE: Ballycotton RNLI lifeboat has launched this morning to help search for a missing person off Ringabella Bay in Cork Harbour. The alarm was raised
Islands fisherman feared dead
An experienced fisherman was missing, feared dead, last night after his empty boat was found sinking in waters east of Shetland.
St. Louis Firefighters Battle Blaze On Admiral
… St. Louis Fire Department responded to a call for a fire at the Admiral riverboat after workers apparently started a blaze in ductwork on the vessel.
Fisherman has surgery on fingers in Devon hospital
His vessel, the Punta Vixia, was about 135 miles (215km) off the Isles of Scilly when the incident happened yesterday afternoon.
German defense minister sacks ship’s captain amid mutiny rumors
… has dismissed the commander of the naval training ship Gorch Fock after cadets complained of harsh treatment from superiors following a fatal accident.
Computer based learning for vessel defence
Malaysian commandos free tanker off Somalia
“The attack helicopter kept the pirate’s mother ship at bay with several rounds of machine-gun fire while the commandos boarded the tanker,” he told the
Seoul consulting with African countries over Somali pirates
The Korea HeraldShould it decide to bring the pirates here, the government will prosecute them based on the UN maritime regulations and other criminal codes, officials said
Off The Radar
Timely gift for budding mariners
THE Fiji School of Maritme Studies yesterday received the answer to their prayers in the form of a lifeboat given by the research ship, Dorado,
“I’m elated for the family and friends of the Pineapple, but compelled to point out that this voyage was made without taking basic, common-sense precautions. The vessel did not have long distance communications or emergency distress equipment, and a comprehensive float plan was not filed,” Sparks said.
Sahil Puri’s research on CRIMINALISATION OF SEAFARERS Part 1
Criminalization of Seafarers is a very sensitive issue which has highlighted the vulnerability of the seafarers to unfair trials in foreign lands resulting in detention/ imprisonment without even being proven guilty.