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9 dead Chinese sailors found after tanker fire
… from Indonesia’s Sumatra island, are rare even though some 70000 vessels use the waterway annually. Traffic was not affected by the collision and fire.
Idaho man injured in explosion aboard fishing vessel at Scappoose …
Columbia River Fire and Rescue firefighters Lt. Rich Leanna, Eric Wonderly, Ron Cordell and Captian Michael Gorsuch wheel a patient to a waiting LIfeFlight
Passengers saved from burning cruise ship
United Press International
The shipping company confirmed sailors on the Bulgarian vessel Nayden Kirov helped evacuate passengers from the river cruise ship that caught fire Friday
West Atlas oil rig faces fire danger
At least one ship has been given approval to use a spray to minimise the fire risk while a Hercules aircraft, hired by the Australian Maritime Safety
NIMASA, NPA rescue distressed Sao Tome flagged vessel
By AKOMA CHINWEOKE INTER-AGENCY collaboration between the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA and the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA,
Families of sinking victims try to fund recovery
Retrieving the vessel could cost up to $25 million and the Tongan government is expected to rule any salvage operation out.
Mishaps at Alang: probe holds ‘negligence’ guilty, workers demand …
The preliminary report of the Gujarat Maritime Board on the earlier incident stated the accident could have been avoided if proper guidance was given.
New Maritime Rules Target Oil Spills in Antarctica
Inter Press Service
Light fuel evaporates more easily, so the risks of environmental damage are reduced in the case of an accident or oil spill. In the Antarctic, this can
40K Pinoy seafarers to benefit from Japan’s anti-piracy law
The DOLE said this new law dovetails with the wider efforts of the United Nations (UN) to ensure safe passage in maritime trading areas.
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1st RP-Nat’l Geographic docu
Almario Balana, Morris Apura and Generoso Batula were sleeping on the top deck, finding no space anywhere in the overcrowded vessel.