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SE Asia Tanker Hijackings Reach Worrying Levels

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PiracyAttacks on small tankers have reached worrying levels in Southeast Asia, the scene of five of six vessel hijackings reported worldwide during the third quarter, according to the International Maritime Bureau.

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36 Years for South Korean Ferry Master

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SewolThe captain of the South Korean ferry Sewol that sank in April has been sentenced to 36 years in prison for not doing enough to save passengers in the country’s worst maritime disaster in more than four decades.

Captain Lee Joon Seok, 69, was found guilty of professional negligence and Judge Lim Joung Youb said he could have saved many more lives had he tried to evacuate the passengers before abandoning ship.

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New Shipping Measures for the Great Barrier Reef

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Great Barrier ReefThe Australian government claims a new plan to manage shipping through the Great Barrier Reef, Torres Strait and the Coral Sea will put maritime navigation on a safer course.

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Record Levels of Antarctic Sea Ice

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Aurora AustralisFor the first time since satellite records began in 1979 Antarctic sea ice has passed the 20 million square kilometre mark.

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Ships Collide in Port Botany

Kiel ExpressThe actions of tug crews and pilots averted major damage in Sydney’s Port Botany during October when a super storm struck the city causing a trail of destruction.

Mooring lines of a 67,000-tonne container vessel, causing it to collide with another ship and shear the mooring lines of a third vessel.

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Incat Diversification Continues

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Muslim MagomayevThe latest vessel to appear from the Incat yard in Hobart is a 70 metre Fast Crew Boat (FCB).

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