Maritime Safety & Security News – 08 September 2009

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Sep 082009
 

Crew saved from grounded trawler
Lerwick lifeboat and a coastguard helicopter were dispatched to help the Banff-registered Serenity when she began taking on water.

Rush to avert fuel spill
The Times – Johannesburg,Gauteng,South Africa
The SA Maritime Safety Authority has asked salvors to prioritise the removal with waves crashing over the bow of the casualty ship, and while she rolled

Ship safety sinking, says cruise operator
Brisbane Times
The Brisbane party cruise operator from whose boat the missing Irishman Shane O’Halloran fell at the weekend claims industry regulator Maritime Safety

Aboitiz defies Marina order
Business Mirror
(ATSC) defied the government order grounding its passenger-cargo ships and continued plying its routes on Tuesday. The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina)

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Maritime Safety & Security News – 7 September 2009

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Sep 072009
 

15 Filipinos, 4 Koreans rescued from troubled cargo ship
Philippine Star
A Hong Kong maritime accident monitoring center asked the local coast guard to start a search and rescue after receiving a distress call from the Hera,

Turkish bulk carrier Gulser Ana aground off Madagascar
Madagascar, 7 September – The Turkish bulk carrier GULSER ANA (23,602-gt, built 1985) went aground off the Madagascan coast at Faux Cap, the ship’s operator has announced.
According to the operator, Mardeniz Denizcilik of Istanbul, all 23 seafarers on board have been safely rescued by the Madagascan coast guard and taken ashore uninjured.

Dramatic rescue of fishermen off southern Cape coast
In a dramatic rescue off the Cape south coast on Sunday the National Sea Rescue Institute was involved in a search and rescue operation after two eye-witnesses noticed a single red distress flare out at sea off Riebok, which is approximately halfway between Mossel Bay and Glentana.

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Sep 062009
 

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Nine are confirmed dead and 30 people remain missing following the capsize and sinking of the Aboitiz line’s 7,268-tonne ro-ro Superferry 9 off Zamboanga on Sunday morning. Some 931 of the vessel’s 968 passengers crew and sea marshalls, have been rescued. The vessel has a capacity of 1,120 passengers and crew.

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Maritime Safety & Security News – 5 September 2009

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Sep 062009
 

Hundreds rescued from sinking ferry in Philippines
Reuters AlertNet
The "Superferry 9" vessel was carrying about 960 passengers and crew when it set off from General Santos City, on the southern island of Mindanao,

Expert committee to investigate sunken ship case: Macedonian
Focus News
It is still early to identify the reasons for the accident, he said. He added that the ship had been registered in compliance with all standards and the

Four NL fishermen rescued after vessel burns, abandoning vessel
The Canadian Press
The accident happened yesterday about 134 kilometres east of the community on the island’s northeastern coast.

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