New Zealand Faces Expected Ship Officer Shortages Head-On

New Zealand Faces Expected Ship Officer Shortage Head On

Worldwide shortages of over 42,500 officers expected by 2019 has prompted New Zealand’s maritime industry and ...

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ITLOS to Hear Asia Maritime Disputes in Singapore

ITLOS to Hear Asia Maritime Disputes in Singapore

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) and Singapore’s Ministry of Law have signed a Joint ...

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Tanker and Bulk Carrier Collide off Bosphorus

Tanker and Bulk Carrier Collide off Bosphorus

A product tanker laden with fuel oil collided with a dry bulk carrier carrying wheat around 11:30 pm local time ...

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Suspected Mastermind of Orkim Harmony Hijacking Apprehended

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The Indonesian Navy has apprehended the suspected “mastermind” of the Orkim Harmony hijacking. As ...

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Mediterranean Rescue Teams Stretched Beyond Their Means

Mediterranean Rescue Teams Stretched Beyond Their Means

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) is re-launching its ‘Members Assisting Members’ webpage to help ...

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Iranian Fishermen Flee from Somali Pirates

Iranian Fishermen Flee from Somali Pirates

An Iranian fishing dhow and its crew members managed to escape from Somali pirates after being held hostage ...

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Hundreds Feared Dead after Boat Sinks off Libya

Hundreds Feared Dead after Boat Carrying Migrants Sinks off Libya

Around 200 people are missing and feared dead after an overcrowded boat carrying African migrants across the ...

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Erika Closes Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Ports

Tropical Storm Erika Closes Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico Ports

The U.S. Coast Guard set Port Condition ZULU at midnight local time Wednesday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin ...

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Malaysia, Indonesia Forming Special Anti-Piracy Teams

Malaysia and Indonesia Forming Rapid Response Teams to Fight Piracy

Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to form rapid response teams to tackle the growing number of hijackings and ...

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Scores of Bodies Found on Migrant Boat off Libya

About 50 Bodies Found on Migrant Boat off Libya

Bodies of around 50 people have been found in the hold of a vessel carrying migrants and refugees from Libya ...

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Dryad Calls for Permanent Security Presence in SEA

Dryad Calls for Permanent Security Presence in SEA

There has been very little involvement from regional security forces in Southeast Asia amid the recent attacks on ...

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RoPax Ferry Runs Aground off Indonesia

RoPax Ferry Runs Aground off Indonesia

The Ro/Pax ferry Sabuk Nusantara 34  ran aground on August 23 with 171 passengers on board shortly after leaving ...

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ITLOS Says Italian Marines to Stay in India

Enrica Lexie Case Goes to International Arbitration

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in Hamburg has ruled against Italy’s request for ...

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Drama on Board Liberian-Flagged Cargo Ship

RENE A en Sanlucar de Barrameda navegando por el rio Guadalquivi

A dramatic incident was reported on board a Liberian flagged-cargo ship yesterday while sailing off Sesimbra, ...

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Gallery: All Aboard for SAIL Amsterdam!

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Ships of all types and sizes are taking to the North Sea Canal to join the celebration of the ninth edition of ...

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Stranded Focomar Crew Safe and Sound

Lifeboat on the Island Where the Stranded Crew of the MV Focomar Took Refuge

The twenty-four crew members of the Panamanian-flagged bulker Focomar have been rescued after taking refuge on a ...

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ReCAAP: No Siphoning Incidents in July

NO siphoning incidents in July

For the first time since January 2015, there were no cases of siphoning of ship fuel/oil reported, Asian ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (8-12 of August)

Readers' Picks of the Week (8-12 of August)

China Orders Merger Between Two Biggest Shipping Companies The government of China has reportedly ordered the ...

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USCG Airlifts Ailing Crewman from Maersk Boxship

USCG Airlifts Ailing Crewman from Maersk Boxship

The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man suffering symptoms of appendicitis Thursday off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. ...

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Dryad: Southeast Asia Ship Hijackings Can Be Mitigated

Southeast Asia Ship Hijackings Can Be Mitigated

The hijacking of the Singapore-flagged tanker MT Joaquim on August 8 in the Malacca Strait has provided yet another ...

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USCG Suspends Search for Missing Boxship Crewman

USCG Suspends Search for Missing Boxship Crewman

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing crew member of the Marshall Islands-flagged container ...

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Six Hurt as US Military Helicopter Crashes onto Ship

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Six people were injured and a U.S. Army H-60 helicopter was damaged after it crashed onto the USNS Red Cloud while ...

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Crew Swims Ashore after Bulker Sinks off Yemen

Crew Swims Ashore after Bulker Sinks off Yemen

All 24 Russian, Ukrainian and Filipino crew members of the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Focomar which sank off Yemen ...

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USCG Searching for Missing Boxship Crewman

USCG Suspends Search for Missing Boxship Crewman

The U.S.Coast Guard is searching for a crew member of the Marshall Islands-flagged container ship Ibrahim Dede who ...

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USCG to Offload USD 1 Billion Worth of Cocaine in San Diego

USCG to Offload USD 1 Billion Worth of Cocaine in San Diego

The U.S. Coast Guard will announce record drug seizure rates in San Diego on August 10, as the crew of the Cutter ...

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Hijacked Singapore Tanker Found off Indonesia, Cargo Missing

Hijacked Singapore Tanker Found off Indonesia with Cargo Missing

Singapore-flagged tanker MT Joaquim, laden with 3,500 tons of crude marine fuel and reported missing off Malaysia ...

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US Coast Guard Seizes 8 Tons of Cocaine off Mexico

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton

The U.S. Coast Guard seized a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel carrying more than 16,000 pounds of cocaine in ...

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