Maritime Bulletin Daily May 22 – 23

• Laker still aground, Lake Erie
• French bulk carrier disabled, adrift off North Island, New Zealand
• Tanker struck berthed cargo ship, oil leak, Vladivostok Russia
• Passenger boat on fire, 105 rescued, 7 dead, 30 missing
• Bulk carrier on fire, North Atlantic UPDATE May 23
• Aground and Not Under Command vessels Worldwide Alerts (1 grounding; 2 alerts)

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