Spanish Court Jails Six Somali Pirates

Illustration: EU Naval Force apprehends a skiff with suspect pirates onboard

A Spanish court has convicted six Somali pirates sentencing them on sixteen years of imprisonment each. Namely, the ...

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Philippines Accuses China of Boat Ramming, Illegal Fishing

Philippines Accuses China of Boat Ramming, Illegal Fishing

The Philippines have filed two protest notes to the Chinese Embassy in Manila over alleged boat ramming and illegal ...

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Interview: The Way Forward after Deepwater Horizon Spill

Deepwater Horizon Ruling Aftermath

  January 20th marked the beginning of the third phase of the multiyear trial before the New Orleans District ...

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10 Fishermen Missing After Hit and Run off South Korea

10 Missing After Hit and Run off South Korea

Ten out of thirteen Chinese fishermen have been missing since around 8 PM local time Thursday, when their boat ...

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VIDEO: Dramatic Rescue of Irish Fishermen off Scotland

VIDEO Dramatic Rescue of Irish Fishermen off Scotland

The U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency was notified just before 11 AM local time, January 20, that The Iuda Naofa, ...

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VIDEO: Eyes on the Seas Fixated on Pirate Fishing

VIDEO 'Eyes on the Seas' Fixated on Pirate Fishing

The U.K.-based Satellite Applications Catapult, supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts, has developed a near ...

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Norway Launches Green Coastal Shipping Initiative

Norway Launches Green Coastal Shipping Initiative

DNV GL has taken the initiative to launch a Green Coastal Shipping programme in Norway, a joint effort by industry ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (22nd-26th of Dec)

Readers’ Picks

World’s Biggest Containership Drops Anchor in Singapore The world’s biggest containership CSCL Globe paid a maiden ...

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Australia to Ban Supertrawlers

Australia to Ban Supertrawlers

The Australian Government will move to ban supertrawlers from Australian waters, Senator Richard Colbeck, ...

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Al-Safat's Captain, First Officer Charged with Manslaughter

Egypt Charges Al-Safat's Captain, First Officer with Manslaughter

Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hisham Barakat ordered on Saturday that the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti ...

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EU Backs Maritime Security Action Plan

EU Backs Maritime Security Action Plan

EU ministers have supported the Action Plan, part of the EU’s Maritime Security Strategy adopted in June ...

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Captain, First Officer Detained after Fatal Suez Collision

13 Egyptian Fishermen Die in Collision with Cargo Ship

Egyptian authorities have detained the captain and first officer of a Kuwaiti containership following their ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week ( 8-12th of Dec)

Readers’ Picks

World\’s Largest Containership Starts Maiden Voyage 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the world’s largest container ship ...

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Piriou Delivers Tuna Purse Seiner to Sapmer

Piriou Delivers Tuna Purse Seiner to Sapmer

Shipbuilder Piriou handed over its 8th tuna purse seiner to seafood player Sapmer. Built by Piriou in Vietnam, ...

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Seafarers UK Backs Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme

Seafarers UK Backs Missing Seafarers Reporting Programme

Seafarers UK has granted financial support for the development of an international register of missing seafarers, ...

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West Antarctic Melt Rate Tripled in Last Decade

West Antarctic Melt Rate Tripled in Last Decade

A comprehensive, 21-year analysis of the fastest-melting region of Antarctica has found that the melt rate of ...

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EU Marine Sector Needs Long-Term, Sustainable Strategy

EU Marine Sector Needs Long-Term, Sustainable Strategy

Local and regional authorities have backed EU plans to improve knowledge and support innovation of Europe’s EUR 500 ...

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1 Dead, 54 Fishermen Missing off Chukotka

1 Dead, 54 Korean Fishermen Missing off Chukotka

The Coast Guard Alaska Sector is assisting the Kamchatka Border Guard Directorate and good Samaritans in their ...

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BIMCO to Develop Standard Ship Financing Term Sheet

BIMCO

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has announced its intention to develop a standard term sheet ...

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BOEM Launches Arctic Ecosystem Research Project

BOEM Launches Arctic Ecosystem Research Project

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and National Oceanographic Partnership Program (NOPP) partners ...

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IMO Adopts Polar Code

IMO Adopts Polar Code

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar ...

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US Coast Guard, EPA to Monitor Sulphur Emission Compliance

US Coast Guard, EPA to Monitor Sulphur Emission Compliance

The U.S. Coast Guard together with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will soon take action to ensure ...

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LPG Carrier Aids Three in Suspected Mutiny

LPG Carrier Aids Three in Suspected Mutiny

The M/V Tessa Kosan, a 367-foot LPG carrier, rescued three crew members in a bizarre case involving a possible ...

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IMRF: Global Drowning Figures Alarming

IMRF Global Drowning Figures Alarming

The global drowning report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) is shocking, and the worldwide loss of ...

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JRC Testing Anti-Piracy Software

JRC Testing Anti-Piracy Software (2)

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) is testing a new anti-piracy software in two maritime ...

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NOAA Forms Ocean Exploration Advisory Board

NOAA Forms Ocean Exploration Advisory Board

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has launched a new federal Ocean Exploration ...

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China, South Korea Close to Signing Free Trade Agreement

China, South Korea Close to Signing Free Trade Agreement

China and South Korea on November 10 signed a “substantial conclusion” of a free trade agreement to ...

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