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  • 8 May 2016

    Two seafarers have reportedly died while 17 are still missing after two vessels collided off the coast of Ningbo in the East China Sea in the early morning hours of May 7, according to local media. The vessels which collided were the fishing vessel Lu Rong Yu 58398, which started listing and sank following the collision, and a Greek bulk carrier […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kea Trader, which struck a reef off New Caledonia last week, remains aground five days after the grounding incident, however, the ship is stable on the Durand Reef, New Caledonia’s government said in an update. The crew is said to be working on board with eleven experts from the salvage company Ardent to prepare for pumping […]

  • 9 June 2016

    Two Ukrainian sailors have been found dead on board a Maltese-flagged ship that arrived for maintenance on Wednesday to Istanbul’s Desan shipyard. The two sailors, both reported to be in their mid-thirties, were found dead in their rooms, according to the ship’s captain, Turkish daily the Hurriyet writes citing a statement from the shipyard. In addition, […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Human Capital

     The energy transition is currently a hot topic in all the media. The wind energy will play a key role in the German Federal Government’s energy plans. Therefore, qualified staff is needed to keep the wind turbines both at sea and on land running, in order for the energy transition to function. To encourage young […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction works on the New Suez Canal came to a halt last weekend after the wall protecting dry basin site partially collapsed due to an overload of dredged material, reported the Suez Canal Authority today. The head of the authority, Mohab Mamish, said in the statement that the force of a drainage pipe resulted in a water leak of one of […]

  • 28 May 2013

    Jakarta Public Works Department has announced a plan for the Pluit Dam dredging program. According to, the officials plan to dredge about 200 thousand cubic of sediment from the mentioned area. Regarding this cleanup plan, Jakarta Deputy Governor, Basuki T Purnama, stated: “Sediment dredging in Pluit Dam will not be enough to restore the […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    After the attack, the bulker CK Bluebell resumed its voyage to Incheon, South Korea.

  • 17 May 2017

    A fire erupted at Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, on May 17, Yonhap News Agency reports. The fire was brought under control and there were no casualties, Yonhap cited firefighters as saying. The blaze reportedly started in air condition equipment at the shipyard at around 10:00 a.m. local time. As informed, […]

  • 28 February 2011

    Late on the evening of February 23, EUNAVFOR warships in the Arabian Sea were alerted that an incident had occurred on board a German-owned container vessel, 155 nautical miles south east of the Yemeni island of Socotra, resulting in burns to one of the crew.

  • 27 July 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Reacting to the liquidation of its first ever tidal energy client, the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) said OpenHydro failed to cross the so-called ‘valley of death’ where innovation falls victim to costs of commercialization – highlighting, however, that tidal energy’s day is yet to come.

  • 18 September 2006

    Sri Lankan battleships and warplanes have intercepted an alleged Tamil Tiger rebel weapons shipment off the island’s restive eastern coast, sinking the ship and killing up to 15 insurgents, military officials said. The vessel’s crew had refused to identify themselves, but hoisted a rebel flag during an eight-hour sea battle, before being bombed and sunk […]

  • 1 April 2014

    Singapore-flagged car carrier Baltic Breeze collided with a Spanish fishing vessel near the Port of Vigo, Spain this morning. Wallenius Marine Singapore said in its report that five people were rescued from the water, adding that there were three casualties and two people still missing. The Port Authority sent their rescue boat and helicopter to […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Business & Finance

        RLI Corp. announced that its marine division has joined CargoNet®; a network that battles cargo theft through data sharing between private industry and law enforcement. As a CargoNet charter member, RLI Marine joins the national initiative centered on secure information sharing, education and training, and loss prevention tools. “Cargo theft in the U.S. […]

  • 1 November 2011

    A new vessel being built at Japanese shipyard Naikai Zosen Corporation for shipowner Nissho Shipping Co., Ltd. became the first vessel to receive approval from the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA) In accordance with part of the IMSBC code governing carriage of cargoes which may liquefy on 17 October. The approval certifies that the vessel […]

  • 3 November 2010
    Rules & Regulation

    Learning from operations and casualties is of great importance for state of the art rules and regulations, according to Rasmus Stute, GL’s Head of Department Service Vessels in a presentation at the Seatrade Middle East Maritime conference in Dubai. Rules and regulations maintain safety standards and keep up with technical developments and improvements to reduce […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Liquefaction of mineral ores, resulting in cargo shift and loss of stability, has been a major cause of marine casualties for many decades. Recent incidents, which appear to have lead to several total losses, have primarily involved the carriage of unprocessed natural ores such as iron ore fines. Associated with some of these casualties and near misses has been poor […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Undersecretary Benito T. Ramos on Sunday conducted an aerial inspection of areas affected by tropical depression “Quinta” and stressed that it would take months for Panay to recover from the devastations. Ramos, administrator of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and executive director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), underscored the need […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu, speaking at the opening of the Sub-Committee on Bulk Liquids and Gases (BLG) yesterday (30 January 2012), stated that IMO is the right international body to deal with safety of passenger ships and, in particular, a safety review after the Costa Concordia accident. He has included an additional item on “Passenger […]

  • 3 February 2016

    A Mongolia-flagged bulk carrier South Star caught fire while moored in Tonkin Bay, Hai Phong, Vietnam, on February 2, according to local media. The fire, which started in the vessel’s accommodation area, was extinguished some two hours later by the local authorities. The incident caused significant damage to the 1985-built cargo vessel, and although the vessel […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago is scheduled to host a Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment Workshop March 27-28 to identify major waterway safety hazards, estimate risk levels, evaluate potential mitigation measures, and set the stage for implementation of selected measures to further reduce risks in the port. The PAWSA workshop is an opportunity to […]

  • 21 December 2017

    Four out of over 250 passengers of M/V Mercaft 3 ferry have died after the vessel capsized off the Philippines.

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    A new vessel being built at Japanese shipyard Naikai Zosen Corporation for shipowner Nissho Shipping Co., Ltd. became the first vessel to receive approval from the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA) In accordance with part of the IMSBC code governing carriage of cargoes which may liquefy on 17 October. The approval certifies that the vessel […]