Sri Lanka Navy Breaks Up Protests at Hambantota Port

The Sri Lanka Navy was called in on Saturday, December 10, to intervene and free two merchant vessels which had ...

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Rolls-Royce Axes 800 More Jobs at Marine Business Unit

Rolls-Royce plans to lay off 800 more workers from it Marine business throughout 2016 and 2017 citing ...

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Update: Russia Identifies Merchant Ship Hijacked off Benin?

The merchant vessel believed to have been hijacked by pirates some 72 nautical miles off the coast of Cotonou, ...

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Robbers Ransack Boxship off Guinea

Six robbers armed with guns boarded and fired upon the duty crew on board a container ship at Conakry anchorage, ...

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Bahri Earns USCG QUALSHIP 21 Label

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has announced the enrollment of its vessels in the United ...

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Stolt-Nielsen Buys Jo Tankers’ Chemical Operations Stolt-Nielsen Limited has agreed to acquire the chemical ...

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UK Sub Collides with Merchant Vessel off Gibraltar

The UK Royal Navy’s nuclear-powered submarine, HMS Ambush, collided with a merchant vessel off Gibraltar on ...

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Fincantieri Improves Shipbuilding Revenue

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. has recorded EUR 1.659 billion revenue coming from its shipbuilding segment ...

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Abu Sayyaf Abducts Malaysian Tugboat Crew

Filipino authorities have confirmed that the five crew members who were reported missing from the Malaysian tug ...

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ReCAAP Raises Red Flag over Crew Abductions in Asia

The number of piracy and armed robbery incidents in Asia during January-June 2016 has decreased by 64% compared to ...

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Last Week of May Deadliest in the Mediterranean Sea

Last week’s migrant death toll in the Mediterranean Sea is believed to be the biggest this year as 1,083 ...

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Spotted: Nevsky Flaunts Its Largest Ship

In today’s spotted we bring you the Academician Pashin – the first tanker built for the Russian ...

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STX France Sells Its Lorient Shipyard

French shipbuilder STX France has decided to sell its Lorient shipyard located in Lanester to Kership, a joint ...

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Fincantieri’s Performance Bounces Back in Q1

Italian shipbuilding major Fincantieri has marked a turning point in the first quarter of 2016, returning to the ...

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Tanker Freed from Hijackers off Indonesia, Nine Arrested

The Indonesian Navy has retrieved an oil tanker that had been hijacked by pirates off Borneo arresting nine ...

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Iran Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to US

Iran is threatening to shut the Strait of Hormuz, a major choke-point for oil shipments, to US vessels and its ...

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Tanker Thwarts Pirate Attack off Nigeria

The string of attacks in the Gulf of Guinea continues as pirates attempted to board a tanker earlier today while ...

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Enrica Lexie Case: Court Orders Return of Italian Marine

One of the two Italian Navy marines, being held in India after they were accused of killing two Indian fishermen in ...

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44 Seafarers Captured as Violence Rises in West Africa

44 seafarers have been captured so far this year amid growing violence off the coast of West Africa, new figures ...

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Piracy, Maritime Crime Costing Nigeria USD 1.5 Bn a Month

Nigeria is losing about USD 1.5 billion a month due to piracy, armed robbery at sea, smuggling, and fuel supply ...

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6 Pirate Attacks in 24 Hours off Nigeria, Two Crew Kidnapped

Two crew members of an offshore supply vessel were kidnapped by pirates while their ship was underway around 97 ...

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Indonesian Ports Halt Coal Shipments to Philippines

Indonesia is restricting shipping of coal to its neighboring Philippines following a rise in hijackings of its ...

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Third Weapons Seizure in Arabian Sea

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

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

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

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

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

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