Basel Convention Issues Bulletin on Ship Dismantling

Friday, November 14, 2003
The Basel Convention issued the latest edition of its Bulletin. The cover story is entitled "Ship dismantling: Greening an industry". The article discusses the organization’s work on developing guidelines for the environmentally safe dismantling of obsolete ships.

Casualties

Caribbean Fantasy Fire Extinguished

A fire that broke out aboard the passenger vessel Caribbean Fantasy at 7:42 a.m. on August 17 has been extinguished, and the vessel has been moored safely in port.

Passenger Vessel Allides with Pier in Baltimore

Passenger vessel Spirit of Baltimore struck the pier at Henderson Wharf Marina in Baltimore, Sunday morning, causing 60 feet of damage to the pier and cosmetic damage to the vessel’s hull.

USS Freedom Suffers Casualty

The U.S. Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) experienced a casualty to one of its main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) on July 11 reportedly

 
 
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