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  • 5 October 2017

    A Hong Kong-flagged tanker identified as Brightoil Lucky has been involved in a collision earlier today with a Chinese fishing vessel Lurong Yuanyu 378 off Oki Islands in the Sea of Japan, Agence France-Presse reports citing the Japanese Coast Guard. A search and rescue operation has been launched for 12 crew members of the fishing vessel that […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two years after the sinking of cargo ship El Faro, the US Coast Guard has released a report into the incident, which finds the captain of the ship most responsible for the tragedy. The Marine Board of Investigation (MBI) concluded that the primary cause of the casualty was the decision to navigate El Faro too […]

  • 16 September 2009

    A Malaysian dredger, the ‘Raja Akasia’, capsized in Lampung waters between West Lampung district and Bengkulu province, or about 150 miles from Bengulu city, off Sumatera Island, on Monday but there were no casualties. The ship with 13 crew members on board was later towed from Krui port at Lambar to Linau port in Kaur […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Three men have already lost their lives, and 80 of them have experienced serious accidents while working on German offshore wind farms, according to Focus magazine. Polish worker and a Swedish diver have died while working on BardOffshore wind farm, located 100 kilometres northwest of the isle Borkum, in Germany, in water depth of 40 […]

  • 13 November 2009

    On the morning of 12 November, east in the Gulf of Aden, two merchant vessels were attacked by pirates. There are no reports of casualties. The first attack was on MV Full Strong, a Hong Kong flagged 721.8 ft long Bulk Carrier. MV Full Strong was approached by pirates in two skiffs and a mother […]

  • 6 January 2020

    Four persons were killed following a pirate attack on a hopper dredger in the Gulf of Guinea.

  • 14 February 2017

    The fire that broke out on the giant Liberian flagged boxship APL Austria while sailing off South Africa has been contained, but its situation is still being closely monitored, the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) informed in an update. The fire broke out on Sunday afternoon in one of the ship’s holds while the containership […]

  • 14 August 2017

    A 366-meter containership CSCL Jupiter is stranded on the Westerschelde estuary near Bath, the Netherlands, following a grounding incident from earlier today. “We can confirm that the CSCL Jupiter ran aground on the Westerschelde estuary near Bath,” Dutch Rijkswaterstaat confirmed to World Maritime News. At least five tugs were sent to the scene to attempt to […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The highly influential and largest private international shipping association Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has chosen Dubai as the venue for its Annual Conference and Awards this year, to be held on the 29 April 2014. More than 400 shipping industry leaders from the region and the world’s shipping centres will gather for this […]

  • 21 November 2016

    Three people were reported deceased while 12 were missing after two vessels collided off the coast of Indonesia’s East Java province, according to Indonesian National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas). The vessels which took part in the collision are the local fishing boat Mulya Sejati, which sank afterwards, and the Vietnamese bulk carrier MV Thaison […]

  • 16 November 2017

    The United States Coast Guard has launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death on board the tanker Argent Sunrise, moored off the coast of Richmond, California the local media report. The body of a man in his 30s was recovered from the vessel on Monday, following a report from a shipping agent on Sunday, […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The fire that broke out on Tuesday, August 22 in an auxiliary engine of Maersk Pembroke containership while en route to Montreal, Canada has been extinguished. “It (the fire) has been contained and extinguished and power has now been restored to the vessel, including power to the reefer units,” a spokesperson of Maersk Line, owner of […]

  • 13 September 2017

    Divers have recovered two bodies belonging to the crew members of the Dominican-registered dredger Jbb de Rong 19 who went missing after the vessel collided with Indonesian-registered tanker Kartika Segara in Singapore territorial waters earlier today. Following the collision, the dredger capsized and was last reported to be partially submerged. There were 12 crew members onboard the dredger when the […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A crewmember died in an explosion aboard the cruise ship Emerald Princess in the early morning hours on February 9 while the vessel was alongside at Port Chalmers in New Zealand. The operator of the cruise ship, Sydney-based Princess Cruises, said that the first reports indicate that the incident happened during technical work on the hydraulic launching system on […]

  • 25 February 2016

    Canadian trawler FV Saputi ran into trouble during fishing in the Davis Strait having struck sea ice on Sunday, February 21st. The stern trawler had consequently sprung a leak, and started taking on water into the ship’s cargo space that resulted in the ship’s listing. JRCC Halifax alerted Danish Arctic Command of the situation, saying that Saputi […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, has revealed that the Cruise Ship Emergency Response Task Force met with the representatives from the cruise industry to discuss the priorities for the 2012/13 cruise season. The two new areas of focus […]

  • 10 March 2017

    The International Association of Dry Cargo Shipowners (Intercargo) expressed concerns about the practical problems faced by its members when retrofitting the existing dry bulk ships with ballast water management (BWM) systems ahead of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) BWM Convention’s entry into force on September 8, 2017. Intercargo said the regulatory bodies should consider the challenges […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    U.S., Russia proposed a system of two-way routes for vessels to follow in the Bering Strait and the Bering Sea.

  • 25 October 2009

    Jolly Rosso, an Italian flagged roro ship, was attacked by two small skiffs 400 nautical miles east of Mombasa, Kenya, according to EU Maritime Security Centre. The pirates opened fire with automatic fire and also fired three rocket propelled grenades at the ship. The ship took appropriate evasive action, managed to evade the attack and […]

  • 4 September 2018

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry has published the casualty report on M/V Cheshire’s overheating incident.

  • 16 July 2018

    A fire which broke out on board a tanker at a shipbreaking yard in Gadani has been put under control.

  • 7 July 2009

    Drewry’s latest Container Forecaster analysis predicts casualties and continued unsustainable freight rates unless the industry market share mind-set is discarded. The bad news for the container shippers is that there is no good news. The green shoots some industry leaders have talked about are wishful thinking. That is the unassailable conclusion in the latest edition […]