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7 Still Missing after Fishing Boat Sinks in Guangdong
Local government and maritime authorities in Yunan County have barred other vessels from entering the area where the boat sank, and have dispatched rescue

Critically injured sailor airlifted to Bermuda
The force was such that the ship’s captain and chief engineer were killed. The US Coast Guard helicopter took off from LF Wade International Airport this .

1 dies in Buriganga boat capsize
Dhaka, Jan 3 (bdnews24.com) – One drowned and one went missing as a country boat capsized in Buriganga hit by a cargo vessel. The accident occurred a

Two men missing after ferry capsizes in River Thames
He said: ‘It was around five o’clock – just as darkness was falling when I heard and saw the vessel through the gloom. It was a surprise because the river

Cruise ship worker drowns at Port Everglades
Police are investigating the drowning of a cruise ship worker at Port Everglades. Police and fire rescue officials responded to a call about 6:50 pm Sunday.

Fishermen saved from stricken boat
The crew had prepared their liferaft, as the boat was in danger of sinking. Belfast Coastguard received a Mayday call from the Newry-registered vessel,

Listing Foyle cruise vessel saved
A spokesperson said that when crews arrived the boat was listing, but was not in danger of sinking. The damage is believed to have been caused by ice on the

Pollux freighter runs aground in Hillsborough Bay
Officials say the Pollux, a 575-foot Malta-flagged vessel, ran aground two Ship traffic has not been affected, but all vessel operators are urged to use

Passenger Vessel Grounding in Lahaina
A Coast Guard investigator from Marine Safety Team Maui is continuing an investigation of a passenger vessel whose crew had.

Boat Wedges Between Bridge Piers; Firefighters Bring Passengers to Shore
Authorities say 9 people were on the paddle wheel boat called ‘Dixie’ at the time of the accident. Officials say, at this point, no injuries have been

New form for notification and reporting of hazardous and accident situations

In connection with the new HSE regulations entering into force on 1 January 2011, a shared form for confirmation of notification and reporting of hazardous and accident situations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf and onshore facilities has been prepared.




Cash-driven piracy to rise in Nigeria’s oil delta: analysts
“In terms of maritime security, insurgency-related attacks and financially motivated piracy in and around the Niger Delta will escalate in 2011,” it said.

Zim ship escapes pirate seizure attempt
The Zim Asia was involved in an accident over five years ago, killing seven Japanese fishermen. The ship’s second officer in command was found guilty o

Pirates Success Rate Falls in 2010
but the number of successful hijackings were kept to 51 compared with 49 in 2009, the International Maritime Bureau Piracy Reporting Centre said in a



Off The Radar

Jawbone rekindles cruise ship mystery
Did she fall overboard by accident? Could foul play be involved? Was she kidnapped by someone she encountered on the ship’s deck? Did she get into a violent

5 Facts About the Navy Captain Drawing Fire for Lewd Videos
2 officer onboard the ship in 2006 and 2007, when the videos were filmed and broadcast over closed-circuit television to the 6000-member crew.

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