Tuvalu Joins IMO
Tuvalu has become a Member of IMO, following its deposit, on 19 May 2004, of an instrument of acceptance of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization…
Damages for Negligent Port State Control Inspection and Detention
The Federal Court of Canada ruled that the Government of Canada is liable in damages for the negligent port state control (PSC) inspection and detention of a foreign vessel.
Supply Boats Auctioned off
On a gray Wednesday morning, five supply and anchor handling tug supply boats were auctioned off on the U.S. Federal Courthouse steps in Lafayette, Louisiana. About…
Shetland Coastguard Offer Sea Safety by Radio
96.2mhz. coastline. in case of an emergency to get help quickly. at Sea, to name but a few. Web address is: www.shetlandcoastguard.co.uk. The Maritime and Coastguard…
Odfjell Reports on Accident Onboard M/T NCC MEKKA
Odfjell has confirmed that second injured crewmember passed away last night. Since the accident onboard M/T NCC MEKKA he has been under intensive medical treatment…
NTSB Investigates 2003 Capsized Vessel
while transiting Tillamook Bar near Garibaldi, Oregon. there were 11 fatalities. is ongoing. completed and a detailed analysis of the events is underway. collected over 200 documents. U.S.
Statoil Quadruples LNG Capacity
Agreements concluded with America's Dominion energy company have secured Statoil a fourfold increase in its access to liquefied natural gas capacity in the US market.
Acts of Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships
The IMO released its list of acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships based on reports received during April 2004. During this period, 65 such acts were reported. Source: HK Law
PCU Jimmy Carter Christened at Electric Boat
With a swing of the Korbel and a blessing for “all who sail in her,” Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter christened PCU Jimmy Carter (SSN 23) at General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard on June 5. Mrs.