Essar Shipping Gears Up for Ship Investment

Essar Shipping reveals ship investment plans and more in an interview with WMN.

Over 30 Migrants Die after Falling from Overcrowded Boat

Over thirty people drowned, including seven children, after an overcrowded wooden boat with approximately 750 ...

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Pirate Attack against Bulk Carrier Foiled in Gulf of Aden

The Liberian-flagged bulk carrier MV Lord Mountbatten was attacked by pirates on Tuesday, May 16 while under way ...

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Philippine Forces Rescue Cargo Ship from Pirates

The Philippine Coast Guard and Navy have thwarted a pirate attack on a freighter off Zamboanga del Norte, the ...

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New Search Areas Assigned for Missing Crew of Stellar Daisy

The Uruguayan Navy has designated new search areas for the missing crew of the ill-fated ship Stellar Daisy having ...

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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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Car Carrier Catches Fire in English Channel

The US-flagged car carrier Honor caught fire in the English Channel in the early hours of Friday, February 24, ...

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Crew Kidnappings Reach Decade High in 2016

More crew were kidnapped at sea in 2016 than in any of the previous 10 years, despite global piracy reaching its ...

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Crew Abductors Targeting Bigger Ships off Southeast Asia

The continued occurrence of incidents involving the abduction of crews from ships while underway in the ...

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Sri Lanka Navy Breaks Up Protests at Hambantota Port

The Sri Lanka Navy was called in on Saturday, December 10, to intervene and free two merchant vessels which had ...

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Rolls-Royce Axes 800 More Jobs at Marine Business Unit

Rolls-Royce plans to lay off 800 more workers from it Marine business throughout 2016 and 2017 citing ...

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Update: Russia Identifies Merchant Ship Hijacked off Benin?

The merchant vessel believed to have been hijacked by pirates some 72 nautical miles off the coast of Cotonou, ...

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Robbers Ransack Boxship off Guinea

Six robbers armed with guns boarded and fired upon the duty crew on board a container ship at Conakry anchorage, ...

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Stolt-Nielsen Buys Jo Tankers’ Chemical Operations Stolt-Nielsen Limited has agreed to acquire the chemical ...

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UK Sub Collides with Merchant Vessel off Gibraltar

The UK Royal Navy’s nuclear-powered submarine, HMS Ambush, collided with a merchant vessel off Gibraltar on ...

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Fincantieri Improves Shipbuilding Revenue

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. has recorded EUR 1.659 billion revenue coming from its shipbuilding segment ...

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Abu Sayyaf Abducts Malaysian Tugboat Crew

Filipino authorities have confirmed that the five crew members who were reported missing from the Malaysian tug ...

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ReCAAP Raises Red Flag over Crew Abductions in Asia

The number of piracy and armed robbery incidents in Asia during January-June 2016 has decreased by 64% compared to ...

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Last Week of May Deadliest in the Mediterranean Sea

Last week’s migrant death toll in the Mediterranean Sea is believed to be the biggest this year as 1,083 ...

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Spotted: Nevsky Flaunts Its Largest Ship

In today’s spotted we bring you the Academician Pashin – the first tanker built for the Russian ...

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STX France Sells Its Lorient Shipyard

French shipbuilder STX France has decided to sell its Lorient shipyard located in Lanester to Kership, a joint ...

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Fincantieri’s Performance Bounces Back in Q1

Italian shipbuilding major Fincantieri has marked a turning point in the first quarter of 2016, returning to the ...

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Tanker Freed from Hijackers off Indonesia, Nine Arrested

The Indonesian Navy has retrieved an oil tanker that had been hijacked by pirates off Borneo arresting nine ...

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Iran Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to US

Iran is threatening to shut the Strait of Hormuz, a major choke-point for oil shipments, to US vessels and its ...

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Tanker Thwarts Pirate Attack off Nigeria

The string of attacks in the Gulf of Guinea continues as pirates attempted to board a tanker earlier today while ...

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Enrica Lexie Case: Court Orders Return of Italian Marine

One of the two Italian Navy marines, being held in India after they were accused of killing two Indian fishermen in ...

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44 Seafarers Captured as Violence Rises in West Africa

44 seafarers have been captured so far this year amid growing violence off the coast of West Africa, new figures ...

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Piracy, Maritime Crime Costing Nigeria USD 1.5 Bn a Month

Nigeria is losing about USD 1.5 billion a month due to piracy, armed robbery at sea, smuggling, and fuel supply ...

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