Coast Guard Issues Marine Safety Bulletin

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

The US Coast Guard issued a Marine Safety Bulletin stating that Port Condition Whiskey has been set for the New Orleans COTP Zone in anticipation of the impacts of Hurricane Ike. All mariners in the projected path of this large weather system should exercise extreme caution.

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El Faro Captain Ordered Crew to Abandon Ship before Sinking

The captain of the doomed El Faro cargo ship sounded an alarm for his crew to abandon the vessel shortly before it sank last fall in a hurricane near the Bahamas, killing all 33 onboard, the U.

Navy Discovers Malaysian Tanker

Indonesia's navy has found a tanker carrying almost US$400,000 worth of diesel that was taken by its own crew last week due to a commercial dispute, says a report in AFP.

Philippines: Sea Dispute Won't Shift Ties with China, U.S.

The Philippines' territorial dispute with China over the South China Sea has not caused Manila to rebalance diplomatic ties with either its ally, the United States,

 
 
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