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  • 17 May 2017

    A fire reportedly broke out on Wednesday at Samsung Heavy’s shipyard in Geoje, South Korea. According to a Wednesday report by Yonhap, a South Korean news agency, the blaze started from a cooling installation at 10:07 a.m. and was extinguished around 10:30 a.m. No casualties were reported. The news agency further reported that the Ministry of Employment […]

  • 2 November 2012

    Former Minister of Transport, Rear Admiral Festus Porbeni considers dredging of the River Niger as a possible option for flood defence, reports thisdaylive. He discussed the dredging possibility as a good solution for the flood issues of the River Niger which is the third-longest river in Africa, exceeded only by the Nile and the Congo […]

  • 3 June 2013

    Yemen LNG confirmed that two attacks took place on Sunday targeting the 38-inch gas pipeline that links the Marib Block 18 gas field production to the Balhaf LNG facilities located on the Gulf of Aden. The two attacks occurred at 1:50 pm and 2:10 pm on Sunday, about 55km and 88km, respectively, north of Balhaf. […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    Thailand has become the latest state to accede to the international conventions on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC) and the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage (Fund). The CLC Convention ensures that compensation is available to people who suffer oil pollution damage from maritime casualties involving oil-carrying ships, […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Corporation of India: Tanker Desh Vaibhav is totally under control following an explosion on board.

  • 11 October 2019

    Spanish authorities recovered a body of a cruise ship passenger in the Gulf of Cadiz.

  • 30 May 2017

    Three people were rescued and one crewmember is reported missing after a tug sank in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday, May 29. “Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 5 a.m. of the tug vessel Crosby Commander taking on water with four people aboard. Three people were able to evacuate to a […]

  • 13 February 2018

    At least four people died in a blast that took place on a drillship that was being repaired at Cochin Shipyard.

  • 13 March 2017

    Twenty seven crew members were rescued from a North Korean general cargo ship identified as Kum San that sank on March 9, having collided with a Chinese fuel tanker off the east coast of China, Reuters reported citing the country’s Transport Ministry. As informed, the Chinese vessel did not sustain major damage in the incident that […]

  • 21 July 2015

    The Bosphorus Strait has been closed to transit traffic after a cargo ship ran into a villa in the Anadolu Hisari area, Istanbul, Turkey causing substantial damage. The dry cargo ship, identified as the Sierra Leone-flagged Majed and Randy, struck the second floor of the Ottoman era mansion, due to rudder malfunction at around 1 pm today. The […]

  • 28 January 2013

    For the next phase in the Flood Risk in the Netherlands (VNK2) project, Iv-Infra is responsible for analyzing the flood risks of the primary flood defenses of dike ring area 13 in Noord-Holland, the Netherlands. For this project, Iv-Infra forms part of the engineering consortium ALBICOM. The VNK2 project is commissioned by the Ministry of […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Coping with maritime disasters and the importance of effective maritime regulations are the focus of global maritime industry leaders attending the BIMCO Annual Conference and Awards in Dubai next week (29 April). Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai […]

  • 11 February 2019

    Greece-registered bulker and Malaysian Government vessel Polaris collided in Singapore territorial waters.

  • 24 May 2013

    The Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport (MIT) released the long awaited English translation of its report on the safety technical investigation into the marine casualty on January 13, 2012 involving the cruise ship Costa Concordia. The ship capsized as a result of large-scale internal flooding from a 53-meter long breach of its hull involving […]

  • 17 January 2020

    The 2 fishermen went missing after their vessel collided with Odfjell’s chemical tanker.

  • 6 May 2016

    One person died in a collision between an oil tanker and a fishing vessel off the coast of Yeosu in South Korea, the Yonhap News Agency cited coast guard. The accident, which occurred in the evening hours of May 5, involved a 62,000-ton tanker and a 4-ton shrimp boat. The deceased was identified as the 58-year-old captain, […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

     A fire broke out on board the Dutch-flagged containership Maersk Pembroke on August 22 while underway some 125 nautical miles South West of Ireland. The fire was reported at 01:30 CET in the 2,902 TEU vessel’s engine room, a Maersk Line spokesperson confirmed to World Maritime News. “The fire originated from an auxiliary engine and is reported […]

  • 21 July 2017

    Eleven crew members of MV ITT Panther cargo ship were rescued after their ship sank some 200 nautical miles from Port Blair, on Thursday, July 20, India’s Defence Ministry said. The crew managed to send a distress signal to the Coast Guard once their ship started listing beyond control only to capsize shortly after. The […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The remains of seven sailors previously reported missing following a collision between a US Navy warship and a containership on June 17, were located in flooded berthing compartments aboard the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62). The US Navy informed that the remains were found on June 18 after divers gained access to the spaces, which were damaged in […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The remains of three out of the four missing crew members have been found on board the Maersk Honam containership.

  • 3 September 2018

    Two crew members of a Maltese-flagged chemical tanker have died following inhalation of toxic fumes.

  • 15 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Spot LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. and leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced its SPOT HUG system meets the requirements of Chartis’ Global Marine division for security protection on-board various vessels. Chartis is a world leading property-casualty and general insurance organization serving more than 70 million clients […]