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Crewmember Dies in Boarding Accident at Port of Algeciras

The Maritime Executive 05 May 2021
An investigation into the circumstances of the casualty is under way. Pilot ladder accidents are a persistent problem for shipping ... The cause of Tuesday's casualty has not been determined, but improperly rigged ladders are ...
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Drowning men screamed as burning oil engulfed them: With hundreds dead and half the supply ...

The Daily Mail 02 May 2021
A stupendous explosion followed as Waimarama’s 11,000 tons of munitions and fuel blew up with a force that killed 83 men on the ship instantly and sent debris hundreds of feet into the air and across the sea, causing casualties on another freighter half a mile away ... Onlookers were astounded that any of the ship’s crew lived through the explosion.
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Crews start clean-up of oil spill off China’s Qingdao port

Metro USA 28 Apr 2021
The two ships were in stable condition, there were no casualties and a probe into the cause of the accident was under way, it added. On Tuesday it told ships to stay at least 10 nautical miles from the A Symphony, but didn’t provide details on how much oil has leaked.
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Vessel carrying bitumen cargo for HK company involved in Qingdao oil spill collision

Hong Kong Standard 28 Apr 2021
The two ships were in stable condition, there were no casualties and a probe into the cause of the accident was under way, it added. On Tuesday it told ships to stay at least 10 nautical miles from the A Symphony, but didn't provide details on how much oil has leaked.
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Crews start cleaning up oil spill off China's Qingdao port

Gulf Daily News 28 Apr 2021
The Liberia-flagged tanker A Symphony, which was at anchor off Qingdao port, was involved in the collision with shipping vessel Sea Justice on Tuesday ... The two ships were in stable condition, there were no casualties and a probe into the accident was underway, the safety administration said.
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EnvironmentCrews start cleaning up oil spill off China's Qingdao port

Reuters 28 Apr 2021
The Liberia-flagged tanker A Symphony, which was at anchor off Qingdao port, was involved in the collision with shipping vessel Sea Justice on Tuesday ... The two ships were in stable condition, there were no casualties and a probe into the accident was under way, the safety administration said.
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Crews start cleaning up oil spill off China’s Qingdao port

Metro USA 28 Apr 2021
The Liberia-flagged tanker A Symphony, which was at anchor off Qingdao port, was involved in the collision with shipping vessel Sea Justice on Tuesday ... The two ships were in stable condition, there were no casualties and a probe into the accident was under way, the safety administration said.
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Shipping containers toppling overboard at alarming rate with pressure to speed up deliveries

Straits Times 27 Apr 2021
The shipping industry is seeing the biggest spike in lost containers in seven years ... Weather is getting more unpredictable, while ships are growing bigger, allowing for containers to be stacked higher than ever before ... "There is commercial pressure on the ships to arrive on time and consequently make more voyages.".
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Spike in cargo falling into sea as need for speed grows

Straits Times 27 Apr 2021
The shipping industry is seeing the biggest spike in lost containers in seven years ... "The increased movement of containers means that these very large container ships are much closer to full capacity than in the past," said Mr Clive Reed, founder of Reed Marine Maritime Casualty Management Consultancy.
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With ships urged to speed up, cargo worth millions lost at sea

Al Jazeera 27 Apr 2021
The shipping industry is seeing the biggest spike in lost containers in seven years ... Weather is getting more unpredictable, while ships are growing bigger, allowing for containers to be stacked higher than ever before ... “There is commercial pressure on the ships to arrive on time and consequently make more voyages.”.
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Shipping containers plunge overboard as supply race raises risks

Manila Bulletin 27 Apr 2021
The shipping industry is seeing the biggest spike in lost containers in seven years ... A worker walks towards the One Apus container ship, berthed at the Kobe Port in Hyogo, Japan, on Thursday, Dec ... Weather is getting more unpredictable, while ships are growing bigger, allowing for containers to be stacked higher than ever before.
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ANZAC Day: Malta-Gallipoli Connections

Independent Online 25 Apr 2021
The number of hospital beds remained in the region of 25,000 and reached a maximum of 25,522 in April 1917, at which point increasing submarine attacks on hospital ships made it unsafe to continue bringing casualties to Malta ... In addition to repairing ships, a large number of Maltese served in the Royal Navy.
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Iran, Syria say 'attack' on tanker never happened

The Jerusalem Post 25 Apr 2021
According to early reports that were picked up in international media, an Iranian tanker was struck by some kind of attack, causing a fire and even casualties. This appeared linked to previous reports of attacks on a dozen Iranian ships over the last two years and an attack on an IRGC ship in the Red Sea earlier this month. .
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Indonesia Launches Search for Missing Submarine

The Maritime Executive 22 Apr 2021
If the vessel had sustained a mechanical casualty and gone down to the bottom, he said, it would come to a rest at least 200 meters below its rated 500-meter maximum pressure depth ... global body that coordinates aid in the event of a serious sub casualty - is providing assistance.
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Coast guard continues search for 9 missing crew members

Sun Star 22 Apr 2021
While at anchor, the ship’s anchor chain broke. This resulted in a distressed ship, which led the crew members to abandon the ship. The ship’s engine room was drowned after the ship capsized. Pangilinan said the formal investigation will be handled by the PCG’s Marine Casualty Investigation Unit.
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