Senate Committee Approves GreenLane Bill

Wednesday, May 03, 2006
The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs stated that it approved, with several amendments, the GreenLane Maritime Cargo Security Act (S. 2459). This bill is largely similar to the SAFE Port Act (H.R. 4954), which awaits consideration on the House floor. Look for these bills to bed merged and enacted into law in the near future. Source: HK Law

Maritime Safety

New Offshore Gangway Launched at ONS

The new Barge Master Gangway will be presented at the joint booth of Barge Master and Bosch Rexroth during the international offshore trade exhibition ONS (Offshore Northern Seas) in Stavanger.

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.

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.

 
 
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