Cyber Hygiene Key to Hack-Proofing Your Business

With cyber crimes becoming ever more frequent, WMN explores what is key to becoming cyber resilient

UK: ICS Calls Shipowners to Comply with STCW in 2012

  ICS is advising shipping companies to ensure they comply with the Manila amendments to STCW, particularly in ...

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STCW Manila Seafarer Training Amendments Enter into ...

STCW Manila Seafarer Training Amendments Enter into Force on 1 January 2012

Major revisions to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for ...

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Hercules Offshore Hires Fairstar FJELL to Transport ...

Hercules Offshore Hires Fairstar FJELL to Transport Jack-up Rig to West Africa

Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded a contract by Hercules Offshore to transport the jack-up ...

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USS Pinckney Disrupts Group of Suspected Pirates Near Yemen

USS Pinckney Disrupts Group of Suspected Pirates

Guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91), assigned to Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, disrupted a group of ...

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Somali Pirates Free Italian Oil Tanker ‘Savina ...

Somali Pirates Free Italian Oil Tanker 'Savina Caylyn'

After more than 10 months of being confined, an Italian oil tanker was released by Somali pirates. The 105,000-ton ...

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Merchant Ship Crews Held Hostage in Somalia

Merchant Ship Crews Held Hostage in Somalia

Following the pirating of the ships in the Indian Ocean, currently there are 199 men and 1 woman held hostage in ...

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Fairmount Marine’s Tug Delivers Rig Noble Paul Romano ...

Fairmount Marine’s Tug Delivers Rig Noble Paul Romano from Gulf of Mexico to Egypt

Fairmount Marine’s powerful tug Fairmount Sherpa has safely towed the semi-submersible drilling rig Noble Paul ...

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Saipem Wins Charter Contract for Jack-up for Drilling ...

Saipem Wins Charter Contract for Jack-up for Drilling Offshore Angola

Saipem has been awarded new offshore and onshore drilling contracts worth approximately $400 million. In offshore ...

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Six Leading Container Shipping Lines Create new Far ...

Six Leading Container Shipping Lines Create new Far East-Europe Alliance

Six leading container shipping lines have agreed to create one of the largest vessel networks in the Far ...

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Morocco: Polarcus Samur Commences 3D Seismic Survey for ...

Morocco - Polarcus Samur Commences 3D Seismic Survey for Tangiers Petroleum

Tangiers Petroleum Limited announces that it has taken the opportunity to accelerate its Moroccan exploration ...

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SPS Patino Eescorts Convoy of Humanitarian Aid Ships ...

SPS Patino Eescorts Convoy of Humanitarian Aid Ships into Somalia

The Spanish auxiliary oiler and replenishment ship, the SPS PATINO, Flagship of the European Union Naval Force ...

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Incat Crowther Launches Monohull Crew Boat for Perez ...

Incat Crowther Launches Monohull Crew Boat for Perez and Deborah Fleet, Nigeria

Incat Crowther announces the launch of the 20m monohull crew boat Ahuva. Built by Veecraft Marine in South Africa, ...

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HHI Bags USD 900 Million Offshore Project in West Africa

  Hyundai Heavy, today announced that the Company won a contract from a major oil company to build gas ...

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Acta Marine, Almatug Relocat Multicat ‘Coastal ...

Acta Marine, Almatug Relocat Multicat 'Coastal Assistant' in West Africa

Acta Marine B.V. and Almatug Ltd are expanding their partnership in West Africa by strategically relocating the ...

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IMO’s Anti-piracy Campaign Contributes to ...

IMO's Anti-piracy Campaign Contributes to Reducing Piracy Attack Proportions

At the end of a year in which the World Maritime Day theme of “Piracy: orchestrating the response” has been central ...

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Nigeria: NIMASA Finishes Auditing of Local Ships

Nigeria - NIMASA Finishes Auditing of Local Ships

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has conducted an audit of available ships and their ...

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Otto Marine Deploys AHT Vessel to Africa

Otto Marine Deploys AHT Vessel to Africa

Otto Marine Limited, a leading offshore marine company which specialises in building complex offshore support ...

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Madagascar Commissioning Enhances African SAR Coverage

Madagascar Commissioning Enhances African SAR Coverage

A further key link in the plan to provide effective search and rescue (SAR) coverage off the coast of Africa has ...

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ENI Charters FPSO Xikomba for Offshore Angola Project

ENI Charters FPSO Xikomba for Offshore Angola Project

SBM Offshore announced on behalf of its Joint Venture companies with Sonangol, Sonasing and OPS that contracts for ...

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UK: Ports, Carriers Call for Weighing Containers

  The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has joined with the World Shipping Council (WSC), ...

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NATO Warship USS De Wert Disrupts Suspected Pirate Activities

NATO Warship USS De Wert Disrupts Suspected Pirate Activities

NATO warship USS De Wert prevented a suspected pirate dhow from engaging in acts of piracy and forced it back to ...

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Ivory Coast: Antwerp Helps Further Development of San ...

  The port of Antwerp is to collaborate in further developing the port of San Pedro in Côte d’Ivoire (West ...

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South Africa: Durban Climate Change Conference Concluded

The United Nations Climate Change Conference has concluded its seventeenth session (COP 17/CMP 7) in Durban, South ...

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Nigeria: Ibaka Seaport Will Create 100.000 Jobs, Says ...

  The governor of Akwa Ibom State, Chief Godswill Akpabio sees the deep seaport to be cited at Ibaka near the ...

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Atwood Oceanics Secures Contract for Atwood Aurora ...

Atwood Oceanics Secures Contract for Atwood Aurora Offshore Cameroon

TWOOD OCEANICS, INC., announced today that one of its subsidiaries has been awarded a drilling services contract by ...

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Somali Pirates Obtained over USD 135 Million Ransoms in ...

Somali Pirates Obtained over USD 135 Million Ransoms in 2011, Admiral Says

The current year has brought a record-breaking income to Somali pirates hijacking ships and crews for ransom, said ...

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Russia: Navy Dispatches Another Anti-Piracy Force to ...

Russia - Navy Dispatches Another Anti-Piracy Force to Gulf of Aden

Farewell ceremony of another Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Tributs, tanker ...

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