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Baltimore Bridge Collapse: Were There Safety Lapses?

The 21 Indian and one Sri Lankan members of the crew of the container vessel Dali, that rammed into the Francis Scott Key Bridge last week, remain on the ship, constrained by the ongoing investigation. Seafarers welfare groups say they are well supplied with food and water but cannot be brought ashore for now. For […]Read More

Baltimore Bridge Collapse: Focus On Heavy Lifting

This is what remains of the Francis Scott Key Bridge after a ship rammed into it about a week ago. The focus has shifted to hauling the shattered remains out of Patapsco River. That’s the first step towards reopening the Port of Baltimore and recovering the bodies of four missing workers who are presumed dead. […]Read More

So, What Happened To Indian Sailors Onboard Dali?

The Indian crew onboard the cargo ship called Dali that collided with a bridge in Baltimore, are overseeing the ship’s operations and working with authorities. The New York Times reported that the 22 crew members will remain on the ship, keeping it running till the debris from the damaged ship is cleared. The ship was […]Read More

Baltimore Bridge Collapse: Police Had 90 Seconds To Stop Traffic

BALTIMORE: It was the middle of the night when a dispatcher’s warning crackled over the radio: A massive cargo ship had lost its steering capabilities and was heading toward the Francis Scott Key Bridge. Within about 90 seconds, police officers responded that they had managed to stop vehicle traffic over the Baltimore bridge in both […]Read More