Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Pirates Attack and Board Bulker off Somalia

An unknown number of pirates attacked and boarded the 1999-built bulk carrier OS 35 while the vessel was sailing in ...

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Gunmen Attack Bulker off Nigeria

A bulk carrier was attacked off Nigeria on March 8 when seven gunmen approached in a skiff and fired upon the ship ...

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Cargo Ship Evades Pirate Attack in Philippines

Six armed persons in a speed boat chased and fired upon a general cargo vessel while it was underway some 21 ...

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IMB: Pirate Dies in Attack on Tanker off Nigeria

An unknown number of pirates armed with automatic weapons in a speed boat approached and fired at a tanker while it ...

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Skiff That Attacked Galicia Spirit Carried Explosives

The skiff that engaged in an attack on the liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Galicia Spirit was carrying “a ...

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Report: Second Attack on Merchant Ship off Yemen

Another merchant vessel was attacked by pirates and fired at off the coast of Yemen while it was transiting the ...

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MSF's Rescue Vessel Attacked off Libyan Coast

A group of armed men onboard an unidentified speedboat approached and attacked the rescue vessel Bourbon Argos on ...

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Pirates Attack Vectis Osprey off Nigeria, Crew Safe

The 2012-built general cargo vessel Vectis Osprey resumed its regular voyage after it was attacked by a group of ...

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Heavily Loaded Tanker Thwarts Pirate Attack off Nigeria

A short period of calm seas in the Gulf of Guinea was interrupted as a group of pirates attempted to board a ...

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Pirates Prevented from Boarding Boxship in Gulf of Aden

A number of pirates were repelled from boarding a container ship as they approached the vessel in five skiffs while ...

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Pirates Attack Croatian Tanker in India’s Kandla Port

A Croatian-flagged tanker MT Pomer was attacked by pirates in India’s Kandla anchorage in the morning hours ...

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Coastal Tankers in SE Asia Attacked Every Two Weeks

There is a continuing trend in South East Asia in the hijacking of small coastal tankers by maritime pirates, ...

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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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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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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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Kuwaiti Oil Tanker Fights Off Pirate Attack

A Kuwaiti oil tanker sailing through the Gulf of Aden managed to fend off a pirate attack on Sunday, February 8th. ...

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One Killed, Three Taken Hostage in Pirate Attack off Nigeria

One crew member was killed and three taken hostage in a pirate attack on a Greek-owned tanker pending unloading off ...

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Nautilus, MAC Fall Prey to Cyber Attack

Nautilus Minerals Inc and Marine Assets Corporation (MAC) have fallen victims to a cyber attack by an unknown third ...

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Iranian Navy Fends Off Pirates

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

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Interview: Insight into Piracy

The 2014 has been a pretty eventful year with respect to pirate activities, seeing a tragic end with a crew ...

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ReCAAP: Pirate Attacks in November Less Severe

There has been an improvement in terms of the severity level of incidents reported in November 2014 compared to the ...

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