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.

Six Crew Kidnapped from Cargo Ship off Nigeria

Six crew members have been kidnapped from a general cargo vessel off Nigeria, according to ICC International ...

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Armed Pirates Chase and Fire Upon Tanker off Somalia

Six armed persons in a skiff chased and fired upon a product tanker MT Costina underway off the coast of Somalia on ...

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IMB: Pirates Take Eight Crew from Tug off Nigeria

Eight crewmembers have been kidnapped by armed pirates from an offshore tug off the coast of Brass, Nigeria, ...

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Panamanian Tanker Attacked in Gulf of Aden

A Panamanian-flagged oil tanker Alheera was rescued by Chinese Navy from a pirate attack on Saturday, April 15 ...

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Somali Forces Free Indian Crew after Standoff with Pirates

The crew of the Indian cargo ship that was taken by Somali pirates on April 1st have been released after a standoff ...

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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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Somali Pirates Hijack Cargo Vessel off Yemen

Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo vessel en route from Dubai to either Bosasso, Somalia or Al Mukalla, Yemen, in ...

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Somali Pirates Keep 7 Hostages on Hijacked Vessel

Somali pirates have kept 7 hostages on board the vessel hijacked last week off Somalia, indicating that it could be ...

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Somali Pirates Hijack Another Vessel, Use It as Mothership?

The Somali pirates have hijacked another vessel off the coast of Somalia, a representative from Oceans Beyond ...

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Filipino Pirates Take Two Crew from RoRo Ship

Armed pirates kidnapped two crewmembers from the Ro-Ro vessel Super Shuttle Roro 9 near Sibago island off the coast ...

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Somali Pirates Release Aris 13 and Its Crew

The Somali pirates have freed the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13 and its crew, according to Oceans Beyond ...

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Kidnapped Vietnamese Seafarer Killed by Abu Sayyaf

A Vietnamese seafarer who was kidnapped on February 19th by Abu Sayyaf, an affiliate to the ISIS Islamic terror ...

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Aris 13 Hijackers, Somali Forces Clash in Puntland

Somalia’s maritime forces have exchanged gunfire with the pirates, who hijacked the Comoros-flagged bunkering ...

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Pirates Demand Ransom for Hijacked Aris 13

Somali pirates, who hijacked the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13 off the coast of Somalia, are demanding a ...

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Somali Pirates Hijack First Vessel since 2012

The Somali pirates have hijacked a Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker while it was sailing near the Horn of Africa, ...

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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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BBC Caribbean Crew Released from Captivity

Eight Russian and Ukrainian seafarers who were kidnapped from their vessel BBC Caribbean have been released after ...

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Pirates Kill One, Abduct Six Off Philippines

Pirates killed one and abducted six sailors of a Vietnam-flagged ship in an attack off the southern Philippines on ...

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Pirates Release Eight Iranian Crew from Captivity

Eight Iranian seafarers have been released by Somali pirates after being held in captivity since May 2016, ...

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Pirates Free Kidnapped Russian Crew

Three Russian crewmembers, who were kidnapped by pirates from the merchant vessel Saronic Breeze, were released on ...

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Pirates Take Three Russian Crew from Merchant Ship

Three crewmembers, citizens of Russia, were taken from the merchant vessel Saronic Breeze after the ship ...

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