Jul 292014


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Coast Guard, Pasadena Fire & Rescue respond to anhydrous ammonia leak on Houston Ship 

The us Coast Guard and Pasadena Fire and Rescue crews responded to an anhydrous ammonia leak on the Houston Ship Channel west of the

Seattle-Bainbridge Island ferry loses power on crossing, towed to dock

The Seattle-Bainbridge Island ferry lost power in the Puget Sound Tuesday and had to be towed to Bainbridge Eagle Harbor, where all passengers and vehicles were off-loaded and were safe, Washington State Ferries said.

656-foot freighter grounded in Lake St. Clair

The US Coast Guard continues to monitor the response and salvage operations to a 656-foot freighter that has been hard aground in the downbound shipping channel of Lake St. Clair since early Sunday morning.

Engine led to tall ship sinking

AN INTERIM investigation into the sinking of a Dutch tall ship off the Irish coast and the dramatic rescue of 33 trainee sailors and crew has found it was …

Flat battery on fishing boat prompts coastguard rescue

COASTGUARDS had to be called out after a fishing vessel broke down off the coast of Morecambe Bay. A lifeboat attended from Barrow after reports …

Senior Coast Guard official arrested over Sewol ferry sinking

The arrest came a week after all 13 members of the Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) on Jindo Island were indicted on charges of neglecting their duty of …
Judge: Dongwon knew seiner was unseaworthy before sinking

A judge with the District Court of Guam has determined Dongwon Industries knew about the unseaworthy condition of a vessel it allegedly owned and …
Whale Collisions Spark Calls for Ship Speed Limits in Australia

But the humpback’s stellar comeback has also led to increasingly frequent “whale strikes” — collisions with ships that cause gruesome propeller
Indonesian cr
An Indonesian sailor was shot in the neck during a pirate attack on a ship at 2.5 nautical miles northwest of Teluk Ramunia

Torm Tanker Evades Pirate Attack in Gulf of Aden

A product tanker owned by Copenhagen-based Torm successfully fended off a group of pirates in the Gulf of Aden, the company said in a statement over the weekend.

Pirates hijack Kiribati-flagged tanker MT Hai Soon 6 off Ghana coast

The Kiribati-flagged tanker, MT Hai Soon 6 (IMO 9062697), owned by HaiSoon Pacific Pte Ltd. and operated by Hai Soon Ship Management Pte
Fuel robbery to continue: ReCAAP

Demand for fuel/oil remains high and pirates/robbers are likely to continue with this lucrative business unless governments and shipping industry can …

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