Russian Trawler Burning for Days off Canary Islands

Russian Trawler Burning for Three Days off Canaries

Spanish authorities are still trying to contain a fire that erupted onboard a Russian fishing trawler Oleg Naydenov ...

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Philippines: China’s Reclamation Destroys Coral Reefs

China's Reclamation Destroying Coral Reefs

China’s massive reclamation activities have destroyed 300 hectares of coral reef systems in the South China Sea/ ...

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Investigative Committee: Greed Sank Russian Trawler

Greed Sank Russian Trawler

Greed and corruption are responsible for the death of at least 56 crewmembers of the Russian freezer trawler Dalniy ...

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Poaching Vessel Thunder Deliberately Scuttled?

Poaching Vessel Thunder Deliberately Scuttled

Captain Peter Hammarstedt of the Sea Shepherd anti-poaching ship Bob Barker has reported that the unflagged ...

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Finnish Research Vessel to Run on Bio-Oil

Finnish Research Vessel to Run on Bio-Oil

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) will start using bio-oil made from food industry by-products to power ...

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Conservation Group Sea Shepherd Rescues Poachers

Conservation Group Sea Shepherd Rescues Poachers

The conservation group Sea Shepherd reported receiving a distress signal from the poaching vessel Thunder today, ...

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Update: Dalniy Vostok Death Count Rises

Update: Dalniy Vostok Death Count Rises

At least 56 people have died with 13 still missing after a Russian freezer trawler carrying a crew of 132 sank off ...

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At Least 54 Dead after Trawler Sinks off Kamchatka

Update: Dalniy Vostok Death Count Rises

54 people have died with 15 missing after a Russian freezing trawler carrying a crew of 132 sank off the Kamchatka ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (23rd -27th of March)

Readers’ Picks

Maersk Line Orders Seven Containerships Maersk Line signed a new building order today with COSCO Shipyard Co., Ltd ...

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Global Shipping Losses Spiraling Down

Global Shipping Losses Spiraling Down

Global shipping losses continued their downward trend with 75 reported in 2014, making it the safest year in ...

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Interview: Alfa Laval Scrubber Sales Forge Ahead

Gdansk Shiprepair Yard "REMONTOWA" S.A.

Swedish engineering group Alfa Laval has seen a steady growth in the orders of their marine exhaust gas cleaning ...

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West Australian Ports Bracing for Cyclone

West Australian Ports Bracing for Cyclone

Australia’s Mid West Ports Authority closed the Geraldon port to all shipping, commercial operations and ...

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Somali Pirates Free Four Hostages

Somali Pirates Release Hostages After almost Five Years

Four Thai fishermen who were held in captivity for almost five years by Somali pirates have been freed, according ...

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Euroports: ECA Compliance Cannot Be Optional

Euroports ECA Compliance Should Be Mandatory

Shippers operating within Sulphur Emission Control Areas (SECAs) should be deciding on which strategy for ...

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Update: Antarctic Chieftain Set Free

Antarctic Chieftain Set Free

The Australian-flagged fishing vessel Antarctic Chieftain has now reached open water in Antarctica and has ...

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Help Sent for Fishing Boat Gripped by Antarctic Ice

Help Sent for Fishing Boat Gripped by Antarctic Ice

The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) is organising help for an Australian-flagged fishing boat ...

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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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