August 2017 - JERVIS ICI LTD

Oil Tanker and US Navy Ship Collide Near Singapore

12:15 pm
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Ten US Navy sailors are missing and five have been injured after a US destroyer and an oil tanker collided near Singapore, the Navy says.

The guided missile destroyer USS John S McCain was sailing east of Singapore and preparing to stop in the port when the collision with the Liberian-flagged vessel occurred.

A wide-ranging search and rescue operation is under way.

It is the second collision involving a US Navy ship in recent months

Ro/Ro Roll On Roll Off Accidents in Last Century

12:55 am
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MV Princess Victoria in 1953 killing 133 people
SS Heraklion in 1966 killing over 200 people
TEV Wahine in 1968 killing 52 people
MV_A_Regina ran aground and wrecked in 1985.
MS Herald of Free Enterprise in 1987 killing 193 people
MS Jan Heweliusz in 1993 killing 55 people
MS Estonia in 1994 killing 852 people
MS Express Samina in 2000 killing 82 people
MV Tricolor in 2002 collided, no casualties, vessel required salvation by wreck cutting in 9 sections
MV Diamond Ray in 2004 collided with a container vessel, requiring salvage tugs, no casualties
MV Hyundai No 105 in June […]