17 Hurt as New Zealand Ferry Hits Devonport Wharf

17 Hurt as New Zealand Ferry Hits Devonport Wharf

Sixteen passengers and one crew member suffered injuries when a harbour ferry Kea, sailing from Auckland to ...

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Pirates Plant Bomb on Board Oil Tanker

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A bomb was placed on board Thai oil tanker by a group of pirates, who had syphoned around 2,000 tonnes of bunker ...

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Australia Arrests Captain of Pilotless Bulker

Australia Arrests Captain of Pilotless Bulker

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) have arrested the ...

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Italy Saves Over 2,000 Mediterranean Migrants

Italy Saves Over 2,000 Mediterranean Migrants

Four migrant smugglers armed with Kalashnikov guns threatened one of the Italian coastguard’s motorboats ...

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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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Readers’ Picks of the Week (9-13 of Feb)

Readers’ Picks

Kuwaiti Oil Tanker Fights Off Pirate Attack A Kuwaiti oil tanker sailing through the Gulf of Aden managed to fend ...

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Timely Reporting Key to Curbing Siphoning Incidents

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A total of 10 incidents of robbery onboard ships were reported in Asia in January 2015, piracy watchdog ReCAAP ISC ...

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US Authorities Intercept Cocaine Shipment off Puerto Rico

US Authorities Intercept Cocaine Shipment off Puerto Rico

The U.S. authorities seized a 989 kilograms (2,176 pounds) cocaine shipment and apprehended thirteen men following ...

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Video: Greek Coast Guard Rescues Crew of Beached Bulker

Video Greek Coast Guard Rescues Crew of Beached Bulker

The Hellenic Coast Guard safely evacuated all 22 crew members of the bulk carrier Goodfaith that grounded ...

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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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Update: 29 Migrants Dead, 300 Missing in the Mediterranean

Migrants Die of Hypothermia aboard Italian Rescue Boats

The UN refugee agency expressed its shock at new information emerging on the actual scale of the tragedy in the ...

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USCG Detains Tanker in Port Angeles

USCG Detains Tanker in Port Angeles

The U.S. Coast Guard has detained the Marshall Island-flagged tanker Overseas Jademar in Port Angeles, after Port ...

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Bulker Beaches on Greek Island

Bulker Beaches on Greek Island

Strong winds and stormy weather grounded the 27,308 dwt bulk carrier Goodfaith on the northern shore of the Greek ...

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Kuwaiti Oil Tanker Fights Off Pirate Attack

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A Kuwaiti oil tanker sailing through the Gulf of Aden managed to fend off a pirate attack on Sunday, February 8th. ...

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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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Chilean Navy Saves 120 from Grounded Cruise Ship

Chilean Navy Saves 120 from Grounded Cruise Ship

The Chilean Navy evacuated 89 passengers and 31 crew from the cruise ship Skorpios II that ran ashore yesterday ...

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Video: USCG Airlifts Three from Bulker

Video USCG Airlifts Three from Bulker

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced three injured mariners from the 623-foot bulk carrier Almasi over 50 ...

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One Killed, Three Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria

One Killed, Three Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria

One crew member was killed and three taken hostage in a pirate attack on a Greek-owned tanker pending unloading off ...

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Ecuador Declares Emergency after Floreana Grounding

Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Galapagos

Ecuador has declared a state of emergency Wednesday, one week after the general cargo ship Floreana ran aground ...

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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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Cargo Ship Blown Aground off Philippines

Cargo Ship Blown Aground off Philippines

Strong winds and currents forced the cargo ship MT King Andrew to run aground yesterday off the Philippine province ...

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NIMASA Plans to Detain Vessels with Guards on Board

NIMASA Plans to Detain Vessels with Guards on Board

The Nigerian Federal Government revealed intentions to detain any vessel entering the country’s territorial ...

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Update: Norman Atlantic’s Death Toll Rises to 12

Heat and Smoke Thwart Norman Atlantic Search Operations

Italian authorities have found another charred body  on board the fire-stricken Norman Atlantic ferry, the Hellenic ...

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Piracy Incidents in Asia at Five-Year High

Reported Piracy Incidents in 2014 at Five Year High

The number of piracy incidents reported in 2014 in Asia, a total of 183, is the highest recorded figure in the ...

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Iranian Navy Foils Two Pirate Attacks

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The 33rd flotilla of the Iranian Navy fended off pirate attacks on two Iranian oil tankers in the past week, the ...

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Image of the Day: Churchill Breaks Waves

Image of the Day Churchill Breaks Waves

  The image shows the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) ...

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Pirates Hijack Tanker off Indonesia

Pirates Hijack Tanker off Indonesia

An Indonesian-flagged tanker carrying around 1,100 tonnes of fuel was hijacked and its crew forced to board a ...

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