Weapons Shipment Heading for Somalia Seized

A large weapons cache was seized aboard a dhow in the Northern Indian Ocean by the French naval personnel, ...

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MAST: Maritime Industry Faced with Myriad of Security Threats

Conflicts and tensions in the Middle East, Far East and North and sub-Saharan Africa pose a real threat to the ...

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MT Maximus Handed Over to Owners

The oil tanker MT Maximus that was rescued from pirates last month has been handed over to its owners, represented ...

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Large Weapons Cache Seized on Its Way to Somalia

A large contraband of weapons was uncovered and seized following the boarding of a small fishing style vessel ...

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VIDEO: Canadian Trawler Runs into Trouble off Greenland

Canadian trawler FV Saputi ran into trouble during fishing in the Davis Strait having struck sea ice on ...

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Update: MT Maximus Hijackers Arrested

The Nigerian Navy on Monday publicly paraded the pirates, who were arrested for hijacking the Panamanian oil tanker ...

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Another Tanker Seized in Libya amid Gas Smuggling Claims

Another international tanker got caught up in a dispute between the two opposing governments in Libya over alleged ...

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USCG to Launch Hearings into El Faro Sinking

The U.S. Coast Guard revealed its plans to conduct a public Marine Board of Investigation hearing into the loss of ...

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Pirates Attempt to Board RORO Ship in Gulf of Guinea

Armed pirates attempted to board a RORO vessel confirmed as MV Silver Sky owned by Dubai-based Sallaum Lines while ...

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173kg of Cocaine Seized on Board a Boxship in Manzanillo

Mexican navy in coordination with the Tax Administration Service, seized a total of 173.17 kg of cocaine inside a ...

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Seaman Guard Ohio Crew Sentenced to Five Years

An Indian court has sentenced members of US security company AdvanFort to five years of prison for carrying weapons ...

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2015 Deadliest Year for Migrants Crossing the Med

With over 3,770 estimated deaths, 2015 has been the deadliest year on record for migrants and refugees crossing the ...

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Happy New Year 2016!

World Maritime News team wishes all our readers joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous New Year! We would also ...

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ReCAAP: November a Quiet Month for Asian Pirates

There has been a slowdown in piracy activity and armed robbery against ships in Asia in November 2015 for the third ...

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Nordic Bremen Collides with German Frigate in Kiel Canal

Cyprus-flagged container ship Nordic Bremen collided on Wednesday morning, December 9 with a German ...

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Kidnapped Polish Crew Released

The kidnapped Polish crew, including the captain of the Cyprus-flagged MV Szafir cargo ship has been released, ...

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13 Tons of Hashish Found aboard Panamanian-Flagged Ship

Italian police has seized around 13 tons of hashish aboard a Panamanian-flagged ship identified as Munzur. The ship ...

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Kidnapped Polish Sailors “Safe and Sound”

The five kidnapped sailors of the Polish cargo ship Szafir have contacted their families and are reported to be ...

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Nigeria Searching for Kidnapped MV Szafir’s Crew

The Nigerian Navy and other security agencies have launched a search and rescue operation for the kidnapped crew of ...

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Breaking News: Five Seafarers Kidnapped off Nigeria

Five crew members, including the captain, of a Polish cargo ship have been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of ...

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Container Catches Fire on MSC Ship off Germany

The crew of the 12,400 TEU container ship MSC Katrina reported that one of the containers on board caught fire on ...

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US Sues Inchcape Over Alleged Overbilling Scheme

The US government has joined a lawsuit alleging that the UK-headquartered marine services contractor Inchcape ...

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El Faro’s Missing Bridge Found

The missing bridge deck from the sunken cargo ship El Faro has been located, according to the latest update ...

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MOAS Setting Up Rescue Mission in Aegean Sea

Search and rescue charity Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) announced plans to launch a new rescue mission in the ...

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Readers’ Picks of the Week (Nov 2nd-6th, 2015)

CEO of Fredriksen Group Arrested in Norway Chief Executive Officer of the Fredriksen Group Jo Lunder was arrested ...

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Freighter Aground in the Dardanelles

A general cargo ship ran aground in the Dardanelles at around 1:30 a.m. local time Friday after suffering a ...

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NTSB: El Faro Missing Its Navigation Bridge

The navigation bridge and the deck below have separated from the sunken El Faro cargo ship, which has been ...

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