NTSB Issues Report on Heavy-Weather Damage to NCL Cruise Ship

Thursday, December 22, 2005
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a report on the heavy-weather damage incurred by the cruise ship NORWEGIAN DAWN off Charleston on April 16, 2005. The NTSB concluded that the damage to the ship and injuries suffered by several passengers were caused by waves breaking over the bow during the ship’s unavoidable encounter with severe weather and heavy seas. Source: HK Law

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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.

Danish Maritime Authority Supports Maritime Cultural Days

The Danish Maritime Authority's buoy tender ’POUL LØWENØRN’ will be alongside in Korsør in connection with the Maritime Cultural Days. The vessel will be open to visitors throughout Saturday,

ABS Makes it Safer to ‘Walk to Work’

ABS announced the publication of The ABS Guide for Certification of Offshore Access Gangways. The new Guide addresses certification for safety systems used for “walk to work” (W2W) crew transfers.

 
 
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