Safety & Security
DECEMBER 9, 2014 — Denmark has paid $3,339 each to nine Somalis intercepted by the Danish warship Esbjern Snare after an attempt to hijack the Danish cargo ship Torm Kansas in the Indian Ocean on…
DECEMBER 7, 2014 — Mostafa Ahmed Awwad, 35, a Saudi-born civilian engineer working for the Navy, was arrested Friday on charges of trying to give classified information on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN…
DECEMBER 5, 2014 — The European Court of Human Rights yesterday ruled that nine Somali pirates apprehended by French forces should get thousands of euros because they were not immediately brought before a French judge…
DECEMBER 5, 2014 — The Paris MOU Secretariat said yesterday that two ships had been banned from the Paris MOU region. In both cases the ships had been detained by port state control authorities in…
DECEMBER 3, 2014 — Here's another "bridge hits ship" story. The Coast Guard reports that vessel traffic on the Intracoastal Waterway near Bal Harbor, FL, is restricted following an incident involving a yacht and the…
NOVEMBER 23, 2014—The U.S. Coast Guard reported that seven crewmembers were rescued after their 100-foot coastal freighter began taking on water and sank approximately 45 miles north off of Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday, November 21.…
NOVEMBER 17, 2014 — The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has issued a report on an October 29, 2013 incident in which the RO/RO heavy lift ship HC Rubina, managed by IMM Shipping GmbH & Co.…
NOVEMBER 12, 2014 — After an incident during a recent Uninspected Towing Vessel (UTV) exam in which a crew member accidentally pulled the CO2 release cables instead of the fuel oil shut-off cables, the U.S.…
NOVEMBER 4, 2014 — A recent passenger vessel machinery space fire has prompted the U.S. Coast Guard to issue a Marine Safety Alert on the importance of using proper replacement parts and equipment in accordance…
November 03, 2014

Bridge hits ship

NOVEMBER 3, 2014 — Usually it's the other way round. But the National Transportation Safety Board has issued a report on an accident in which a bridge hit a ship — and came off the…
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