Dubai impound ships suspected in cable damage
jeffshultz at wvi.com
Wed Apr 9 00:10:21 UTC 2008
Deepak Jain wrote:
> There is no reason to assume these are civilian satellites. Any one of a
> number of affected or interested countries could have provided the
> imagery (or ship information) to Reliance. Its not saying *who* analyzed
> the images. ;)
> Then again, how are ship's captains supposed to know *where* they are
> allowed to drop anchor? Is there a "Call before you drop" anchor service
> similar to "call before you dig?"
Anchorages are normally VERY clearly marked on maritime navigation charts.
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