Impact of Smart Ships on Seafarers

The smart ship revolution brings a myriad of challenges for seafarers

Milaha Sets Up Reefer Service Between Qatar and Turkey

Marine transport and logistics conglomerate Qatar Navigation (Milaha) has launched the first direct reefer service ...

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Hapag-Lloyd to Double Its Operations in Turkey

German shipping major Hapag-Lloyd expects to increase its presence in the Turkish market after it finalizes the ...

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ClassNK Ventures into Turkish Ship Recycling

Tokyo’s classification society ClassNK has issued a Statement of Compliance (SoC) to a ship recycling ...

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Greek Coast Guard Fires Upon Turkish Cargo Ship

A Turkish general cargo ship has been fired upon by the Greek Coast Guard boat while cruising off the coast of the ...

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Turkish Police Seizes Over 200 Kg of Cocaine aboard Boxship

Turkish police said that it has impounded 212 kilos of pure cocaine aboard a Spanish-flagged container ship in ...

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Over a Ton of Heroin Seized aboard OSV off Turkey

Turkish security forces have seized one tonne and 71 kilograms of heroin on board an offshore supply ...

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NGO: High Accident Rate at Aliaga Shipbreaking Yards

Despite being the preferred option for responsible ship recycling when compared to South Asia’s shipbreaking ...

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Fire aboard Turkish Tanker, Crew Evacuated

A fire broke out on board the Turkish-flagged tanker Izmail 2 on Tuesday evening, March 7 while the ship was at ...

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Turkish Tanker Seized in Libya

Turkey-flagged chemical tanker Haci Telli was seized by Libyan militants after it enter the country’s port of ...

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CMA CGM Enhances Turkey-North Africa Coverage

French container shipping major CMA CGM has launched Turaf Express, a new service linking Turkey, Tunisia and Libya ...

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Spotted: Turkey Opens First Floating LNG Import Terminal

Turkey’s first floating liquefied natural gas import terminal, ETKI LNG terminal, was inaugurated on December ...

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Bulker Suffers Engine Failure in Bosphorus

The Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Anna Smile experienced an engine malfunction around the Kurucesme area ...

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Failed Coup Will Not Delay Bosporus By-Pass Canal Plans

The failed military coup will not delay Turkey’s plans to construct a 48-kilometer ship canal, the Kanal ...

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ISS: Operations at Turkish Straits Uninterrupted

There has been no impact on operations at the Turkish Straits following the attempted coup in Turkey and all ...

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Owners Use Posidonia to Ink Ship Repair Deals

Business seems to be thriving for regional ship repair operators participating in this year’s Posidonia Exhibition, ...

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Two Ukrainian Sailors Found Dead on board Ship in Istanbul

Two Ukrainian sailors have been found dead on board a Maltese-flagged ship that arrived for maintenance on ...

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DP World Yarimca Open for Business

DP World Yarimca, one of the biggest container terminals in Turkey, has been officially opened for business by the ...

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Yildırım Holding Set on Investing USD 750 Mln in Ecuador

Turkish port operator Yildırım Holding has mapped out an extensive global investment plan as the company reveals ...

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Spotted: Celestyal Olympia Awaits Facelift in Turkey

Celestyal Olympia, a cruise ship owned by Cyprus-based cruise line Celestyal Cruises, has arrived at the Turkish ...

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13 Tons of Marijuana Seized on Board Cargo Vessel

Over 13 tons of marijuana were seized from a Bolivia-flagged general cargo vessel Joudi some 55 nautical miles off ...

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Turkish Cargo Ship Arrested in Italy

Turkish-flagged general cargo ship Ahmet Akgul was arrested in the port Torre Annunziata, Italy, on November 9 due ...

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