Maritime Safety & Security News 30/31 August 2010

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Divers to search for missing sailors in sunken ship in Laptev Sea
RIA Novosti
Three crewmembers were saved after a tanker rushed to the sinking tugboat, and five dead bodies were recovered. The president of Russia’s Sakha (Yakutia)

Cruise ship hits rock in Arctic
A system of partitions and secure hatches on the ship would have prevented it from sinking and the crew pumped out the water that did leak in.

Fishing boat saves 3 from sinking vessel
Anchorage Daily News
AP WRANGELL NARROWS — Three people on board a sinking 60-foot fishing boat have been rescued near Wrangell Narrows in Southeast Alaska.

Portsmouth ferry suspended over buoy collision
BBC News
The vessel docked and the passengers were taken off safely on Sunday. LD Lines said its normal ferry service continues and those with bookings would also be

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