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Search and Rescue centre activated to search for missing fishermen; thorough probe launched

A search has been launched for several fishermen who have gone missing and are feared dead after the trawler they were working on capsized. Those missing and feared dead are Harold Damon, Winston Sam and Ronald Burton. The lone survivor is Vincent Dazzell who claimed that he was rescued by fishermen and given a bus fare to Georgetown. He has ...

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Fire destroys fishermen’s outboard engines, gear

Fire of unknown origin Christmas afternoon – Wednesday – destroyed outboard engines and fishing gear that were in several shacks near the Ogle seawall, police said. The fire occurred at about 5:45 p.m. at Ogle Street in one of the shacks used by fishermen and boat owners to store their engines and other items. Investigators were told that at about ...

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Anti-piracy tracking devices for fishing vessels -MARAD

The Maritime Administration Department’s (MARAD) Director of Maritime Safety, Captain John Flores has issued a warning to would-be pirates. He said the regulatory agency would be implementing an Automatic Identification System (AIS) to track vessels plying Guyana’s waterways. According to Flores, in the event of a piracy attack, a distress signal will be sent to any of MARAD’s maritime safety ...

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