Freighter Ablaze off Surabaya

Freighter Ablaze off Surabaya

The crew of 19 was evacuated today from an Indonesia-flagged cargo ship that caught fire some 20 nautical miles ...

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IMO, IOM Pledge Action on Dangerous Migration by Sea

IMO, IOM Pledge Action on Dangerous Migration by Sea

The heads of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) ...

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26 Airlifted from 5 Vessels Hit by Strong Winds in Bohai Sea

26 Airlifted from 5 Vessels Hit by Strong Winds in Bohai Sea

China’s Beihai Rescue Bureau coordinated the rescue of 26 crew members from five vessels hit by bursts of ...

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LPG Tanker Hit Hard in Collision with Boxship off Surabaya

LPG Tanker Hit Hard in Collision with Boxship off Surabaya

The LPG tanker Navigator Aries collided with a container ship Leo Perdana on the night of June 29 near the island ...

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Israeli Navy Seizes Gaza-Bound Flotilla Vessel

Israeli Navy Seizes Gaza-Bound Flotilla Vessel

Israeli Navy boarded a Freedom Flotilla Coalition’s ship and took control of the vessel some 105 nautical ...

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Freighter Catches Fire off Aberdeen

Freighter Catches Fire off Aberdeen

The Bahamian-flagged general cargo ship Celtica Hav had to return to Scotland’s Aberdeen Harbour after the ...

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8 Cruise Passengers, Pilot Killed in Plane Crash in Alaska

8 Cruise Passengers and Pilot Killed in Plane Crash In Alaska

An excursion plane crashed yesterday near the town of Kechikan, Alaska, killing the pilot and eight passengers from ...

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Malaysia Closing Down on Tanker Hijacking Mastermind

Malaysia Closing Down on Tanker Hijacking Mastermind

Malaysian authorities are close to identifying a person who planned the hijacking of the oil tanker MT Orkim ...

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Sun Birdie Hijackers Get 10 Years and Caning

Sun Birdie Hijackers Get 10 Years in Prison and Caning

A court in Malaysia sentenced nine Indonesian nationals to ten years in prison and one stroke with a rotan cane for ...

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SSA Points to Differences Between Piracy and Armed Robbery

SSA Highlights Differences Between Piracy and Armed Robbery

It is important to distinguish between armed robbery and piracy when reporting incidents in South East Asia waters, ...

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Cement Carrier Sinks off Mumbai, 3 More Ships in Distress

Cement Carrier Sinks off Mumbai

Following the rescue of the MV Jindal Kamakshi and its crew, four more merchant ships have issued distress signals ...

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USCG Ups Security against Ships Calling at Gambian Ports

USCG Raises Security Measures against Ships Calling at Gambian Ports

The US Coast Guard is, as of July 6, imposing a set of conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the Gambia, as ...

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Italian Bulker Aided by Compatriot Navy Ship

Italian Navy Ship Aids Compatriot Bulker

An Italian-flagged merchant vessel MV Roberto Rizzo received much needed help from an Italian navy ship ITS ...

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EU Launches EUNAVFOR Med

EU Launches Naval Operation against Mediterranean Human Smugglers

The European Council has officially launched the EUNAVFOR Med naval operation against human smugglers and ...

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Indonesia to Ban Ordering Ships from Foreign Shipyards

Indonesia to Ban Ordering Ships from Foreign Shipyards

Indonesia’s state-owned companies, ministries and institutions will be banned from ordering ships abroad as ...

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Orkim Harmony Hijackers Confess

Orkim Harmony Hijackers Confess

The eight Indonesian nationals arrested by Vietnamese authorities and suspected of hijacking the Malaysia-flagged ...

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Indian Navy Airlifts 20 from Listing Freighter

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The Indian Navy airlifted twenty crew members from a listing general cargo ship some 40 miles northwest off Mumbai ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (15-19 of Jun)

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USA Bans Cruises-to-Nowhere The US-based cruise operator Carnival Cruise Lines has confirmed that it will no longer ...

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Orkim Harmony Freed

Orkim Harmony Freed

Royal Malaysian Navy has recovered the tanker Orkim Harmony after eight of the smugglers abandoned the vessel on a ...

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One Dead in US Patrol Boat Collision off San Diego

One Dead in US Border Patrol Boat Collision off San Diego

One woman has died after a US Customs and Border Protection patrol boat collided with a vessel suspected of ...

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Malaysian Navy in Pursuit of Hijacked Orkim Harmony

Malaysian Navy in Pursuit of Hijacked Orkim Harmony

Malasian Navy’s patrol vessel KD Terengganu is currently tailing the hijacked tanker MV Orkim Harmony, and is ...

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Missing Malaysian Tanker Spotted off Cambodia

Missing Malaysian Tanker Spotted off Cambodia

The Malaysia-flagged tanker MV Orkim Harmony, which had been missing since June 11, was detected in Cambodian ...

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Malaysia Sends Planes in Search of Missing Tanker

Missing Malaysian Tanker Spotted off Cambodia

Malaysia has deployed five aircraft to help the thirteen vessels already searching for the tanker MV Orkim Harmony ...

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Vietnamese Freighter Hits Coral Reefs off Philippines

Vietnamese Freighter Hits Coral Reefs off Indonesia

A Vietnam-flagged freighter ran aground and damaged coral reefs around 800 meters off the entrance to Legazpi City ...

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USCG Intercepts 54 Haitian Migrants

USCG Intercepts 54 Haitian Migrants

The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Valiant repatriated 54 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitian, Haiti on ...

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Cruise Ship Rescues 41 Sightseers off Alaska

Cruise Ship Rescues 41 Sightseers off Alaska

Seattle-based cruise line Holland America Line reported that one of its cruise ships assisted 41 people on a ...

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Monjasa CEO: Nigeria Has No Case Against Us

Nigeria Has No Case Against Us

The charges of illegal bunkering brought by Nigeria against Dubai-based Monjasa DMCC are unfounded, as the arrested ...

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