Coast Guard Responds to Flooding

Friday, June 29, 2007
Coast Guard crews from four air stations arrived outside of Austin, to prepare for possible search and rescue cases due to the threat of major flooding in the surrounding areas. Search and rescue helicopter crews from Air Stations Houston, Corpus Christi, Texas, New Orleans and Mobile, Ala., are conducting overflights of the affected areas near Marble Falls, Texas.

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Indian Cargo Ship Sinks Off Oman

An Indian cargo ship loaded with vehicles and food supplies destined for Yemen sank on Saturday off the coast of Oman but without loss of life, Oman’s ONA state news agency reported.

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.

 
 
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