US Naval Cargo Ship Aground near Okinawa

US Naval Cargo Ship Aground near Okinawa

The U.S. Navy’s  Military Sealift Command prepositioning vessel USNS Sgt. Matej Kocak (T-AK 3005) ran aground ...

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Update: One Migrant Dies, Three Ebola Free

Update One Migrant Dies, Three Ebola Free, Dozens Quarantined

The results of Ebola tests performed by Malta’s Mater Dei Hospital on three migrants have turned out ...

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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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Turkish Coast Guard Captures Ship Carrying 333 Immigrants

Turkish Coats Guard Captures Ship Carrying 333 Immigrants

The Turkish Coast Guard intercepted on January 18 a general cargo ship carrying 333 immigrants, mostly Syrian ...

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Cargo Ships Collide off Latvia

Cargo Ships Collide off Latvia

The Danish-flagged tanker Maersk Etienne and Panama-registered dry bulk carrier Coral Opal collided in Irbe Strait ...

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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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Ghana’s Navy Frees Oil Tanker from Pirates

Ghana Navy's patrol vessel GNS Blika

The Ghana Navy has arrested eight pirates, identified as Nigerians, who are suspected of hijacking a crude oil ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (12th – 16th of Jan)

Readers’ Picks

Tug Collides with Hoegh Osaka One of the two tugs attached to Hoegh Osaka moved from her position on Saturday ...

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UK to Retain Ferry Safety Rules

UK to Retain Ferry Safety Rules

Nautilus International, a trades union and professional association representing seafarers and allied workers in ...

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US Coast Guard Targets Cruise Ship Crimes

US Coast Guard Targets Cruise Ship Crimes

The US Coast Guard is proposing amends to passenger vessel regulations aimed at improving security measures ...

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Falling Piracy Figures Hide Worrying Trends

Falling Piracy Figures Hide Worrying Trends

The UK Chamber of Shipping has warned that a significant drop in Somali based piracy should not mask significant ...

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IMO Updates Rescue at Sea Guide

IMO Updates Rescue at Sea Guide

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued the updated and revised Rescue at Sea guide intended for ...

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Libyan Army Bombs Second Tanker

Libyan Army Bombs Second Tanker

The Libyan National Army (LNA) has bombed another tanker in the vicinity of the Benghazi Port, which according to ...

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Southeast Asia Tanker Hijackings Rising

SE Asia Tanker Hijackings Rising

Attacks against small tankers off South East Asia’s coasts caused a rise in global ship hijackings, up to 21 in ...

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26 Filipino Seamen Saved from Sinking Cargo Ship

26 Filipino Seamen Saved from Sinking Cargo Ship

26 Filipino seamen were rescued by the crew of the Chinese vessel MV Tong Ying hours after their cargo ship sunk ...

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Fugro Supporter Joins MH370 Search

Fugro Supporter Joins MH370

An additional vessel has been commissioned to carry out underwater search activities for missing Malaysia Airlines ...

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Update: Thor Commander under Tow

AMSA Concerts Towage of Disabled General Cargo Ship

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is coordinating the response to Antigua and Barbuda-flagged general ...

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Image of the Day: Cutting through Ice

Cutting through Ice

The image shows US Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star entering an ice field near the Balleny Islands on January 5, 2015, ...

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ReCAAP: 15 Siphoning Incidents in Asia in 2014

Illustration

A total of 15 incidents of siphoning of ship fuel/oil had been reported onboard oil/product tankers in Asia in ...

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Three Tourists Die after Catamaran Sinks off Costa Rica

Three Tourists Dead after Catamaran Sinks off Costa Rica

Three tourists died when the 100-foot catamaran Pura Vida Princess capsized off the coast of Costa Rica’s ...

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Heat and Smoke Thwart Norman Atlantic Search Operations

Heat and Smoke Thwart Norman Atlantic Search Operations

Italian firefighters and forensic experts searching for bodies aboard the fire-stricken Norman Atlantic have been ...

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Cargo Ship Runs Aground in the Black Sea

Cargo Ship Runs Aground in the Black Sea

Turkish Coast Guard rescued ten seamen from a cargo ship that ran aground on Wednesday near Turkey’s Black ...

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Iranian Navy Fends Off Pirates

Jamaran destroyer

Two Iranian Navy vessels managed to repel a group of eight pirate skiffs that were approaching an Iranian ...

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Update: Bombed Tanker Headed to Greece

Fighter Plane Kills Two Tanker Crewmen in Libyan Port of Derna

A Greek-owned tanker that was bombed by a Libyan military fighter plane January 4 while moored in the Port of ...

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IOM: Migrant ”Ghost Ships” Here to Stay

IOM Migrant ''Ghost Ships'' Here to Stay

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says the spectre of large, disposable crafts bearing hundreds of ...

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US Coast Guard Responds to Increase of Cuban Immigrants

US Coast Guard Responds to More Cubans Trying to Reach Florida

The United States Coast Guard has increased patrols in the Florida Straits in response to the surge of illegal ...

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Update 2: Cemfjord Located on Seabed

Eight Missing after Cement Carrier Sinks off Scotland

The wreck of the cement carrier Cemfjord which capsized and sank in the Pentland Firth with eight men on board on ...

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