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  • 15 February 2016

    The coronial inquest into the controversial deaths aboard the Panama-flagged coal carrier Sage Sagittarius that occurred four years ago in Australian waters has been resumed today in Sydney. The New South Wales Coroner Court launched the investigation into two of three deaths from 2012 on board what has now become known as the “death ship” in May 2015. […]

  • 17 August 2009

    Four shellfishing areas are being closed after the deaths of thousands of fish along the coast of Cornwall. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) said the temporary closure was a sensible precaution after an algal bloom caused fish deaths in St Austell Bay. More dead fish were washed ashore near Torpoint on Friday. The cause of […]

  • 18 September 2015

    An inquest into the mariners’ deaths on board the Panama-flagged coal carrier Sage Sagittarius, which became known as the Death ship, seems to be taking a different direction as evidence emerges indicating that foul play that had been attributed to the crew members’ deaths was unlikely. Namely, according to the blood evidence provided by Detective Sergeant Harkins during a […]

  • 17 February 2016

    The captain of the notorious Sage Sagittarius bulk carrier, Venancio Salas, took the stand for the first time today within a coronial inquest before the New South Wales Coroner Court in Australia. The New South Wales Coroner Court launched an investigation into suspicious two of three deaths from 2012 on board what has now become […]

  • 4 January 2016

    With over 3,770 estimated deaths, 2015 has been the deadliest year on record for migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean, trying to reach Europe, data issued by the International Organization for Migration show. In comparison, approximately 3,270 deaths were recorded in the Mediterranean in 2014. Globally, IOM estimates that over 5,350 migrants died in 2015. […]

  • 22 June 2015

    Key black box data from the notorious Sage Sagittarius appear to have gone missing, the New South Wales Coroner Court, which is investigating two of the three deaths that occurred on board the ship, was told during yesterday’s coroner’s inquest hearing. The vessel’s chief cook, Cesar Llanto, went missing in April 2012 while the ship was en route in […]

  • 29 May 2015

    In the second day of the inquest hearing before the New South Wales Coroner Court, the captain of what has been dubbed as the Death ship confessed to taking a commission for selling guns to crew members while on board the Panama-flagged coal carrier Sage Sagittarius. Captain Venancio Salas also admitted of being involved in physical confrontations with one […]

  • 18 September 2015

    An inquest into the mariners’ deaths on board the Panama-flagged coal carrier Sage Sagittarius, which became known as the Death ship, seems to be taking a different direction as evidence emerges indicating that foul play that had been attributed to the crew members’ deaths was unlikely. Namely, according to the blood evidence provided by Detective Sergeant Harkins during a […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Owners of what has been dubbed as the “death ship” NYK Line are reported to have offered a pay off to the widow of the ship’s deceased engineer. Namely, Mrs Collado has been offered AUD$ 47,620 in compensation for her husband’s death in return for waiving any right to legal action, writes APN Australian Regional […]

  • 15 September 2017

    Transport Canada has issued a CAD 6,000 penalty to the vessel Petalon for an alleged non-compliance with the temporary mandatory slow down introduced by the country to prevent further whale deaths.  As informed, the vessel owner has 30 days to pay the penalty or to ask the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada to review the facts of the […]

  • 31 May 2017

    A New South Wales Coroner has released findings into the Sage Sagittarius case, proving two seafarers were murdered on board the Panama-registered ship off the Australian coast. After a two-year investigation, the NSW Coroner found the ship’s chief cook Cesar Llanto and chief engineer Hector Collado met with foul play at the hands of other […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Two wrongful death lawsuits filed against Norwegian Cruise Line in relation to the 2016 lifeboat collapse.

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Coroner Court has launched an investigation into two of three deaths on board the Panama-flagged coal carrier Sage Sagittarius that occurred three years ago in Australian waters. The vessel’s chief cook, Cesar Llanto, went missing in April 2012 while the ship was en route in the Coral Sea. The incident was followed by the death of chief […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation has called for the coroner to recommend charging Venancio Salas, the captain of the notorious MV Sage Sagittarius, in connection with mysterious deaths at sea. The final submission was made to the coronial inquiry into two out of three deaths on board the Japanese-owned coal carrier, which was dubbed the “death […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A dockworker was crushed to death when caught between two containers on deck of a vessel during loading operations at Vuosaari Harbour in Helsinki, Finland, in the afternoon hours of October 22. The deceased was an employee of the cargo handling operator Finnsteve Oy Ab, a subsidiary of Finnlines. Finnlines did not disclose any details about the unfortunate employee, saying only […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Safety, Vessels

    A worker has died onboard the Saipem FDS vessel, currently located in the port district of Waalhaven in Rotterdam. While the death was initially suspected to be linked to the coronavirus, Dutch authorities have confirmed it has occurred due to natural causes.

  • 16 November 2017

    The United States Coast Guard has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death on board the tanker Argent Sunrise, moored off the coast of Richmond, California the local media report. The body of a man in his 30s was recovered from the vessel on Monday, following a report from a shipping agent on Sunday, […]

  • 8 June 2015

    A Filipino crewman was airlifted from the infamous Panama-flagged coal carrier Sage Sagittarius, also known as the “death ship”, Australia’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service said. As informed, a helicopter medevaced the crewman from the ship this morning off Newcastle. The crewman believed to be in his 30s was suffering abdominal pain and was taken to John Hunter […]

  • 23 November 2006

    A medical examiner was investigating Wednesday the death of 76-year-old man during a virus outbreak that sickened 679 people on a trans-Atlantic cruise. Dr. Joshua Perper, Broward County’s chief medical examiner, said an autopsy was performed on David Lee Fitzgerald of Tarpon Springs on Monday, but it will take several months to complete lab tests […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A 39-year-old man died after falling from a scaffold while working on a shipbuilding project at a yard owned and operated by Hyundai Heavy Indistries (HHI), The Korea Herald reports. The man fell off the scaffold on Tuesday afternoon while working on a project for Norway’s energy company Statoil and was taken to a nearby hospital where […]

  • 27 August 2014

    Today marks two years since the deaths of two workers on the Stena Clyde oil rig in the Bass Strait off the coast of Victoria and still no action has been taken over long-standing safety concerns, Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) said. Australian unions are calling on the Federal Government to launch a review into […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is calling for better regulation of the pearl diving industry after Paspaley Pearling Company was today issued with criminal charges over the death of pearl diver Jarrod Hampton off the Kimberley coast of Western Australia in 2012.   WorkSafe charged Paspaley with failing to provide and maintain a safe […]