Update: Iranian Aid Ship Reaches Djibouti

Iranian Aid Ship Reaches Djibouti

The Iranian cargo ship carrying aid to Yemen Iran Shahed has arrived in Djibouti, the Associated Press reported ...

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No Sign of 14 Barge Crewmen Missing off Singapore

No Sign of 14 Sand-Barge Crewmen Missing off Singapore

There is still no trace of 14 people that have been missing since their sand-carrier barge capsized in Singapore ...

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USCG Sends 117 Dominican Migrants Back Home

USCG Sends 117 Dominican Migrants Back Home

The US Coast Guard intercepted 117 Dominican migrants some 20 nautical miles east of the Dominican Republic, ...

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Migrants Might Pose Risk to Unguarded Merchant Ships

Migrants Might Pose Risk to Unguarded Merchant Ships

Only those commercial ships operating with security personnel onboard should assist in rescuing seaborne refugees, ...

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Malaysian Naval Forces to Help Boat Migrants

Malaysian Naval Forces to Help Boat Migrants

Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has ordered Royal Malaysian Navy and Malaysian Maritime Enforcement ...

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Iran Caves In to Inspection of Its Yemen Bound Aid Ship

Iran Caves In to Inspection of Its Yemen Bound Aid Ship

Iran’s cargo ship, said to be carrying humanitarian aid to Yemen, will be inspected after all as the ship ...

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Fourteen Missing after Barge Capsizes in Singapore Waters

Fourteen Missing after Barge Capsizes in Singapore Waters

Fourteen people are missing after a sand-carrier barge capsized off Singapore yesterday, the Maritime and Port ...

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EU Establishes EUNAVFOR Med

BIMCO Welcomes Military Operations Against Mediterranean Migrant Smugglers

The EU Council has agreed to establish EUNAVFOR Med, a military operation to break the business model of smugglers ...

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Malaysia and Indonesia Agree to Aid Boat People

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Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed to offer temporary shelter and assistance to around 7,000 migrants still ...

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Pipeline Leaks 21,000 Gallons of Crude on California Coast

Pipeline Spills 21,000 Gallons of Crude on California Coast

A ruptured onshore pipeline leaked around 21,000 gallons of oil, some of which reached the ocean and the ...

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Asia: Migrants Stuck in Never-Ending Ordeal at Sea

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Around 8,000 migrants are believed to be stuck at sea off the coasts of Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia waiting ...

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Singapore Asks Iran to Investigate Alpine Eternity Incident

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The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has requested the Iranian maritime authorities to investigate ...

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US Coast Guard Detains Faulty Bulker in Astoria

US Coast Guard Detains Faulty Bulker in Astoria

The US Coast Guard detained the Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Ikan Sudip, after significant environmental and ...

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Iranian Yemen-Bound Aid Ship Enters Gulf of Aden

Iranian Yemen-Bound Aid Ship Enters Gulf of Aden

Iranian cargo ship Iran Shahed bound for Yemen has entered into the waters of the Gulf of Aden, according to ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (10-14 of May)

Readers’-Picks

Why Containers Get Lost at Sea? Containerization has reformed the ocean transportation of cargo becoming the ...

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Tanker Fired at by Iranian Navy

Tanker Fired at by Iranian Navy

An oil product tanker is reported to had been fired at by the Iranian naval forces while transiting the Gulf on ...

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Iran Warned over Consequences of Dodging Ship Inspection

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Iran should be ready to shoulder responsibility for any kind of incident that may arise from its failure to let its ...

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USD 23 Million Worth of Cocaine Found Floating in Pacific

US Forces Find USD 23 Million Worth of Cocaine Floating in Pacific

The US Navy and Coast Guard have jointly recovered approximately 630 kg of cocaine, worth an estimated wholesale ...

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Second Officer: No Warning Prior to Attack off Libya

Any Warning Prior to Attack on Turkish Freighter off Libya

Libya issued no warning prior to the attack, according to the second officer of a Turkish freighter that was ...

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Weaker Order Intake at Fincantieri

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Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri posted a somewhat weaker first quarter results in 2015. The group secured new ...

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Over 500 Migrants Rescued in Two Operations off Libya

Over 500 Migrants Rescued in Two Operations off Libya

The UK Royal Navy rescued over 400 migrants, and the Malta-based private rescue initiative Migrant Offshore Aid ...

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Engine Room Fire Disables Italian Ferry off Bari

Engine Room Fire Disables Italian Ferry off Bari

An Italian ferry carrying 253 passengers and crew en route to the Albanian port of Durres had to return to the port ...

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Iranian Navy to Escort Cargo Ship to Yemen

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Iranian navy plans to escort a cargo ship bound for the Yemeni port of Hodaida, which is controlled by Houthi ...

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Indonesia Navy Tows Migrants to International Waters

Indonesia Navy Tows Boat Full of Migrants to International Waters

The Indonesian Navy has towed a boat carrying hundreds of migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh out of ...

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Image of the Day: Winding Down After a Busy Day

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Working for a coast guard requires a lot of skill and hard work and rarely do crews have an opportunity to enjoy a ...

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One Dead after Libya Military Attacks Turkish Freighter

One Dead after Libya Military Attacks Turkish Freighter

A ship officer died and several crew members were injured after a Turkish general cargo ship was shelled and ...

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Almost 2,000 Migrants Rescued off Malaysia and Indonesia

Almost 2,000 Migrants Rescued off Malaysia and Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have intercepted a boat carrying around 400 migrants from Bangladesh and Myanmar off east ...

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