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Maritime Casualties In The News

Discussion in 'Other Ships and Shipwrecks' started by Michael H. Standart, Oct 10, 2006.

  1. From the IOL Daily News:
    Ship grounded for the weekend
    Click on Ship grounded for the weekend - Daily News | News | IOL.co.za

    From The World Maritime News:
    USS Underwood Rescues Six Peruvian Fishermen Drifting in Disabled Vessel
    Click on World Maritime News - USS Underwood Rescues Six Peruvian Fishermen Drifting in Disabled Vessel

    From The U.S. Coast Guard:
    Coast Guard rescue crews are responding to 900-foot distressed container ship MSC Idil
    Click on Coast Guard rescue crews are responding to 900-foot distressed container ship MSC Idil
     
  2. From The World Maritime News:
    Stricken Cargo Ship ID Integrity on Course to Townsville, Australia
    Click on World Maritime News - Stricken Cargo Ship ID Integrity on Course to Townsville, Australia

    From BYM:
    USA. Coast Guard rescues man after vessel begins flooding in Niagara River
    Click on BYM Marine & Maritime News

    From KHOU.com:
    Coast Guard searching for 6 people who abandoned sinking boat near Galveston
    Click on Coast Guard searching for 6 people who abandoned sinking boat near Galveston | khou.com Houston
     
  3. From The Ludington Daily News:
    Badger starboard engine fails, tugs to help free carferry
    Click on Ludington Daily News - News

    From The World Maritime News:
    Removal of MV Tycoon Wreck Commences on Christmas Island
    Click on World Maritime News - Removal of MV Tycoon Wreck Commences on Christmas Island

    From The U.S. Coast Guard:
    Coast Guard ends response to 900-foot container ship MSC Idil off Puerto Rico
    Click on Coast Guard ends response to 900-foot container ship MSC Idil off Puerto Rico

    From The Navy Times:
    Submarine Miami catches fire at shipyard
    Click on Submarine Miami catches fire at shipyard - Navy News | News from Afghanistan & Iraq - Navy Times
     
  4. From The World Maritime News:
    Rena’s Captain and Navigation Officer Get Seven Months (New Zealand)
    Click on World Maritime News - Rena’s Captain and Navigation Officer Get Seven Months (New Zealand)

    From The CBC:
    Sunken boat refloated in Sydney Harbour
    Sunken boat refloated in Sydney Harbour - Nova Scotia - CBC News

    From The Daily Mail:
    Bridge too far: Bungling cruise liner captain crashes luxury liner on maiden voyage after 'not realising how tall ship was'
    Click on Bridge over troubled water: Bungling cruise ship captain crashes luxury liner on her maiden voyage after 'not realising how tall seven-storey vessel was' | Mail Online

    From Boston.com:
    Navy begins assessing fire-damaged sub
    Click on Navy begins assessing fire-damaged sub - Boston.com

    Comment: I'll bet some people in high places and a few in some low ones have the sweat pumps fully on line right about now. You don't trash a $1billion national asset without consequences.