Third Weapons Seizure in Arabian Sea

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For the third time in recent weeks, international naval forces operating in the waters of the Arabian Sea seized a ...

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Kidnapped Tanker Crew Liberated

Kidnapped Tanker Crew Liberated

The four crew members of a chemical tanker that were kidnapped off Nigeria on March 5 have been released and are ...

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Indonesian Tug Freed, Kidnapped Crew Still Held Hostage

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The hijacked Indonesian tug Brahma 12 has been released and is now being held by the Philippine authorities, the ...

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Ten Indonesian Crew Kidnapped off Philippines

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An Indonesian crew of ten people have been kidnapped in the Philippines, according to the Indonesian Embassy in ...

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Weapons Shipment Heading for Somalia Seized

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A large weapons cache was seized aboard a dhow in the Northern Indian Ocean by the French naval personnel, ...

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MAST: Maritime Industry Faced with Myriad of Security Threats

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Conflicts and tensions in the Middle East, Far East and North and sub-Saharan Africa pose a real threat to the ...

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MT Maximus Handed Over to Owners

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The oil tanker MT Maximus that was rescued from pirates last month has been handed over to its owners, represented ...

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Large Weapons Cache Seized on Its Way to Somalia

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A large contraband of weapons was uncovered and seized following the boarding of a small fishing style vessel ...

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VIDEO: Canadian Trawler Runs into Trouble off Greenland

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Canadian trawler FV Saputi ran into trouble during fishing in the Davis Strait having struck sea ice on ...

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Update: MT Maximus Hijackers Arrested

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The Nigerian Navy on Monday publicly paraded the pirates, who were arrested for hijacking the Panamanian oil tanker ...

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Another Tanker Seized in Libya amid Gas Smuggling Claims

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Another international tanker got caught up in a dispute between the two opposing governments in Libya over alleged ...

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USCG to Launch Hearings into El Faro Sinking

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The U.S. Coast Guard revealed its plans to conduct a public Marine Board of Investigation hearing into the loss of ...

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Pirates Attempt to Board RORO Ship in Gulf of Guinea

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Armed pirates attempted to board a RORO vessel confirmed as MV Silver Sky owned by Dubai-based Sallaum Lines while ...

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173kg of Cocaine Seized on Board a Boxship in Manzanillo

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Mexican navy in coordination with the Tax Administration Service, seized a total of 173.17 kg of cocaine inside a ...

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Seaman Guard Ohio Crew Sentenced to Five Years

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An Indian court has sentenced members of US security company AdvanFort to five years of prison for carrying weapons ...

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2015 Deadliest Year for Migrants Crossing the Med

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With over 3,770 estimated deaths, 2015 has been the deadliest year on record for migrants and refugees crossing the ...

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Happy New Year 2016!

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World Maritime News team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also ...

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ReCAAP: November a Quiet Month for Asian Pirates

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There has been a slowdown in piracy activity and armed robbery against ships in Asia in November 2015 for the third ...

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Nordic Bremen Collides with German Frigate in Kiel Canal

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Cyprus-flagged container ship Nordic Bremen collided on Wednesday morning, December 9 with a German ...

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Kidnapped Polish Crew Released

Kidnapped Polish Crew Released

The kidnapped Polish crew, including the captain of the Cyprus-flagged MV Szafir cargo ship has been released, ...

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13 Tons of Hashish Found aboard Panamanian-Flagged Ship

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Italian police has seized around 13 tons of hashish aboard a Panamanian-flagged ship identified as Munzur. The ship ...

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Kidnapped Polish Sailors “Safe and Sound”

Kidnapped Polish Sailors Safe and Sound

The five kidnapped sailors of the Polish cargo ship Szafir have contacted their families and are reported to be ...

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Nigeria Searching for Kidnapped MV Szafir’s Crew

Nigeria Searching for Kidnapped Polish Crew

The Nigerian Navy and other security agencies have launched a search and rescue operation for the kidnapped crew of ...

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Breaking News: Five Seafarers Kidnapped off Nigeria

Five Seamen Kidnapped off Nigeria

Five crew members, including the captain, of a Polish cargo ship have been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of ...

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Container Catches Fire on MSC Ship off Germany

Container Catches Fire on MSC Ship off Germany

The crew of the 12,400 TEU container ship MSC Katrina reported that one of the containers on board caught fire on ...

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US Sues Inchcape Over Alleged Overbilling Scheme

US Sues Inchcape Over Alleged Overbilling Scheme

The US government has joined a lawsuit alleging that the UK-headquartered marine services contractor Inchcape ...

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El Faro’s Missing Bridge Found

ElFaro bridge deck

The missing bridge deck from the sunken cargo ship El Faro has been located, according to the latest update ...

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