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16th August 2017, 20:21

10 years since New Flame incident

The Deputy Captain of the Port has told GBC the track record for the Port following both the New Flame and Fedra incidents was very good; reporting and investigating every near miss. It comes as this past weekend marked 10 years since the New Flame incident, in which the Panamanian bulk carrier collided with another ship and ended up half sunk just off Europa Point. Our reporter Michael Beltran looks back at the event a decade on and what measures the Port Authority has in place now.