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#Maritime Safety

# maritime-safety - Thursday 28 August, 2014

RNLI tow pleasure boat that was stuck on rope back to harbour

Over 25 tourists were on board the boat.

# maritime-safety - Friday 27 June, 2014

Half of maritime deaths since 2002 were on recreational craft

There were 134 maritime deaths in Irish seas since 2002. “We want no fatalities on Irish seas,” said Leo Varadkar

# maritime-safety - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Search for sinking asylum seeker boat called off

Indonesian officials received an alert from Australian authorities but have been unable to locate the vessel.

# maritime-safety - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Who owns the Titanic, and who can dive at the wreck? has been looking into issues surrounding the Titanic disaster 100 years after the ship struck an iceberg and sank on its maiden voyage.

# maritime-safety - Friday 13 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge 17 bits of tacky Titanic memorabilia Titanic100 This post contains images

17 bits of tacky Titanic memorabilia

From shower curtains to inflatable slides, here are some of the items you may not want to mark the disaster’s 100th anniversary with…

# maritime-safety - Monday 2 April, 2012

Passengers recall 'party time' on board stricken cruise ship after engine fire Cruise This post contains videos

Passengers recall 'party time' on board stricken cruise ship after engine fire

Power was cut following electrical fire, leaving ship stranded at sea for 24 hours.

# maritime-safety - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

As cruise ships get bigger, are they getting safer?

Industry experts discuss the pros and cons of increasing cruise ship size…

# maritime-safety - Monday 18 October, 2010

IRELAND’S FOG HORNS ARE SET to be silenced from next year. The traditional maritime warning system has been overtaken by GPS and other technilogical advances, according to the Irish Independent. The Commissioners of Irish Lights will begin by turning off the Roches Point signal in Cork.