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Thursday, January 28, 2016
MSC Flaminia Incident Prompts New EU Guidelines for Ships in Distress
The European Commission has presented new EU Operational guidelines for ships in need of assistance. The guidelines have been developed by a group comprised of Member States’ authorities with input...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
South Korea Finally Gives Refuge to Fire-Scorched Tanker
At the end of 2013, the Hong Kong-flagged chemical tanker Maritime Maisie was t-boned by the car carrier Gravity Highway which was on sea trials from Hyundai Mipo Dockyard resulting...
Monday, February 17, 2014
Maritime Maisie Chemical Tanker In Danger of Breaking Up
Classification society Lloyd's Register has warned that the fire-scorched chemical tanker Maritime Maisie is in danger of breaking up more than 50 days after a collision with a car carrier off Busan, South Korea.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
High Profile Vessel Casualties Ignite ‘Place of Refuge’ Call to Action
Shipowners, Salvors and Insurers represented by at least three trade associations are jointly calling for the implementation of international measures to provide a Place of Refuge for stricken vessels following a series of high-profile incidents where casualty vessels have been delayed or denied in accessing a safe harbor.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Fire Scorched Tanker Shows Flaws In Safe-Haven Rules
By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, Feb 12 (Reuters) – A fire-ravaged ship loaded with hazardous chemicals has become a maritime football in the north Pacific, with Japan and South Korea unwilling...
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