Tag: maritime safety

  • Hawaiian Ports Reopened

    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The United States Coast Guard and state and county officials reopened all ports and harbors across the state on Sunday that had been previously closed due to […]

  • Schettino Arrives in Court

    The captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner has arrived at an Italian court to hear evidence against him at a pre-trial hearing. Francesco Schettino, 52, was dubbed “captain […]

  • Federal Mapping Tool Expanded to Arctic

    A federal interactive online mapping tool used by emergency responders during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been expanded to include the Arctic, helping address challenges posed by increasing ship […]

  • Do ships still hit icebergs?

    Next month marks the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic. The disaster spurred maritime nations to start monitoring icebergs, so why are ships still hitting them? Shortly before midnight […]

  • Captain case to go to Crown Court

    A ship’s captain charged with being under the influence of alcohol could face as two-year sentence as his case has been sent to Crown Court. Miroslaw Pozniak, 55, was at […]

  • Assistance for stricken vessel

    Over the past few days EUNAVFOR warships, operating as part of the EU’s counter-piracy mission codenamed Operation ATALANTA, have provided life-saving assistance to a stricken dhow, with 12 crew and […]

  • Ferry and cargo vessel collide

    A passenger ferry and a cargo vessel have collided in Belfast Lough. It happened close to the Fairway buoy about a mile and a half from shore between Carrickfergus and […]

  • Avoiding “Death Traps on Ships”

    The Intention of this article is not to threaten seafarers but to warn them about the dangers of mooring operation on ships and educate them on the procedure to carry […]

  • Concordia Disaster a Wakeup Call

    “Any loss of life at sea is tragic, but the Costa Concordia disaster is even more traumatic since it was entirely preventable” Nexus Consulting offering safety expertise following Italian Carnival […]

  • Collision off Istanbul

    A Sierra Leone-flagged cargo ship was listing after a collision with two other cargo ships off the coast of Istanbul on Friday. Russia’s RAI Novosti has posted a dramatic video report […]

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