Safety & Security
MAY 30, 2014 — Investigations by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore showed that human error and poor judgement of the situation was the main cause of three collision incidents resulting in oil spills…
MAY 29, 2014 — In an investigation report (M12L0147) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada found that fatigue and ineffective communication between the pilot and bridge team contributed to the grounding of the…
MAY 29, 2014 — Months after being freed by hijackers, the Liberian-registered Dynacom product tanker Kerala remains stuck in Luanda, Angola, with Angolan police preventing embarkation or disembarkation of any person without permission from their…
MAY 15, 2014—The first of two highly advanced and powerful 108-foot-long fireboats under construction for the Port of Long Beach, CA, was recently dedicated at Foss Maritime's Seattle Shipyard. Named Fireboat 20, the fireboat was…
MAY 15, 2014 — A 40,000 dwt bulk carrier delivered April 24 by Chinese shipbuilder Tianjin Xingang Shipbuilding Heavy Industry Co was detained by the Coast Guard in Portland, OR, Tuesday. The 579 ft vessel…
MAY 10, 2014—STX Finland Oy’s Rauma Shipyard recently delivered the Turva, a 96-meter dual fuel offshore patrol vessel, to the Finnish Border Guard. The 96 meter by 17 meter wide Turva will be stationed in…
APRIL 30, 2014 — A toxicology report has found alcohol and heroin present in samples taken from the bodies of the two 44 year old former U.S. Navy SEALS, Mark Kennedy and Jeffrey Reynolds, who…
APRIL 29, 2014 — An attempt by Somali pirates to used a captured dhow as a mother ship has been foiled by EU Navfor. The six armed pirates who had taken the dhow and its…
APRIL 24, 2004 — Three crew members are missing following the theft of 2,500 tonnes of marine diesel oil from the 4,999 dwt products tanker Naniwa Maru No.1 near Port Klang, Malaysia. According to a…
APRIL 23, 2014 — USCG Sector New York has issued a bulletin noting that the Bayonne Bridge has been struck twice within the past four months by ships with an excessive air draft and warns…
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