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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 Maritime Disaster: How Did This Catastrophe Happen?

The worst maritime disaster of 2024 and could four Indians be responsible?  That’s the million-dollar question as emergency crews, fire-fighters and diving teams struggle to contain the disaster caused by the Singapore-flagged container ship Dali ramming into the Francis Scott Key bridge sited over Maryland’s Patapasco River early this morning.  The entire bridge collapsed. According […]Read More