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Oil Spill

Marine Pollution Incidents including oil spills, pollution and other types of potential environmental damage.


Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Fire Incidents

Shipping References – Cosco Busan Research Links

For those curious how the editors at gCaptain research maritime incidents like the Cosco Busan’s allision with San Francisco’s Bay Bridge, here are

November 14, 2007
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Oil Spill

Cosco Busan Audio Files – San Francisco Oil Spill

Coast Guard Photo By CWO Scott Epeprson I thought I would list a few podcasts, interviews and audio files that relate to the Cosco Busan Incident and the

November 14, 2007
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Tuesday, November 13, 2007
Oil Spill

San Francisco Pilot’s Report Published

The San Francisco Chronicle has published the Pilot’s Report on the Cosco Busan Incident. Here are the parts of interest to mariners; Meadows said

November 13, 2007
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Monday, November 12, 2007
Engines

Ship Types 101 – San Francisco Bay Bridge Oil Tanker Collision

I have been amazed lately by the number of errors in both media reports and political commentary related to the the container ship Cosco Busan that allided

November 12, 2007
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Oil Spill

Cosco Busan – Questions For Investigators

Chronicle photo by Michael Macor After visits from California powerbrokers Arnold Schwarzenegger and Diane Feinstein yesterday the head of the US Coast Guard,

November 12, 2007
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Incidents

5 Ships Sink in Russia – Death and Environmental Catastrophe

Breaking weather news from Russia. Bloomberg tells us; An oil spill from a tanker that sank in a storm in waters between Russia and Ukraine threatens an

November 12, 2007
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Sunday, November 11, 2007
Incidents

Bridge Resource Management – A New Focus On Watchkeeping

First a note… I am publishing this short clip ahead of my next article because of its importance! While preparing our upcoming “questions for

November 11, 2007
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Incidents

Follow the path of the Cosco Busan

UPDATE: BoatingSF has a new animation that can be found here: COSCO BUSAN’S TRACK – UPDATED _________________ Our friend John of VesselTrax.com

November 11, 2007
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Saturday, November 10, 2007
Oil Spill

San Francisco Bay Bridge Damage Survey – Video

Official USCG damage survey video of the Bay Bridge after the Cosco Busan allision earlier this week. Thanks to Marine Buzz for the find. Click here for our

November 10, 2007
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Thursday, November 8, 2007
Incidents

Allision – Nautical Word of the Day

In covering the recent Cosco Busan incident (now the Overseas Reymar allision HERE) I have noticed most of the news articles have made a small error in

November 8, 2007
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Incidents

San Francisco Bay Bridge Allision

“At 8:30 am this morning, the Cosco Busan, an 810-foot container ship, collided with the base of one of the towers of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay

November 8, 2007
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Thursday, July 12, 2007
Oil Spill

Tanker Grounded off Coney Island, NY

After experiencing a steering problem the tanker “White Sea” ran aground off of Coney Island New York. The Gotahamist tells us: The White Sea, has

July 12, 2007
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