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  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar TD has announced the publication of the Merchant Shipping (Registration of Ships) Bill 2013. The Bill is one of the Minister’s legislative priorities and is part of an overall objective to update and enhance the national maritime legislative code, and ensure the safety of maritime transport services. […]

  • 12 July 2016

    Last month, a joint rescue exercise was carried out on Teesside Offshore Wind Farm, with MPI Dulcinea as the centre vessel. The large-scale exercise was overseen by EDF Renewable’s HSE, Siemens HSE and the Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA). The Master of MPI Ducinea, Adam Reith, was required to maintain on-site co-ordination between the Coastguard, two teams of wind […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Ocean Safety is to supply a set of Dacon maritime rescue equipment to two vessels operated by Vroon Offshore Services in a six-figure contract.

  • 17 November 2015

    All passengers and crew are accounted for after the KM Wihan Sejahtera sank in Lamong Bay, Surabaya, Indonesia, yesterday morning, the local news agency writes. After the vessel suffered what was believed to be a collision, and started listing, the passengers rushed to save their lives by climbing down the side of the vessel. The rescue vessels […]

  • 30 November 2015

    Eight people have been rescued and eleven are still missing from the ill-fated Panama-flagged M/V Fortune Life that sank some 130 nautical miles West of Vigan City, the Philippines on Friday, the Philippine Coast Guard informed. As reported by the Coast Guard, the rescue was conducted by the M/T Ashley Lady. The Coast Guard Action Center (CGAC) received […]

  • 20 October 2017

    A critically injured crewman died on board the bulk carrier MV Grand Amanda off South Africa on October 19, the country’s National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) informed. Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said that NSRI was alerted by the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) of the crewman who suffered injuries and fractures to both […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two bulk carriers, UK-flagged Eden Bay and Bahamas-flagged Mazury collided in the Fazendinha anchorage area, Amazon river, Brazil on Wednesday, October 11. The 2008-built Eden Bay is owned by Pioneer Marine, while Mazuri is listed as part of Polish shipping company Polsteam’s fleet. As informed, the incident took place during maneuvers at the anchorage. “During correcting of the […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Six persons died and at least 15 people sustained injuries following a huge explosion at Cotecmar shipyard in Cartagena, Colombia that occurred in the morning hours of May 17. Cotecmar said in a statement that 15 people were injured, while local media reported that the number could be as high as 23. A total of […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Twenty one people lost their lives in a series of explosions aboard an oil tanker which was being dismantled at the Gadani shipbreaking yard in Pakistan, NGO Shipbreaking Platform’s spokesperson told World Maritime News. Out of the 60 workers who were injured in the accident which occurred yesterday, 15 are in critical condition at the hospital in […]

  • 24 July 2019

    One worker lost his life in an incident at a shipbreaking yard in Chittagong, Bangladesh.

  • 23 March 2017

    Spanish Maritime Safety Agency (Salvamento Maritimo) has located one of the bodies of the two missing crewmembers of the fishing vessel who went missing after their vessel collided with the Russian tanker Midvolga 2. Following the collision on March 20, the boat El Fairell sank three miles from the Port of Barcelona to a depth of about 160 […]

  • 21 August 2017

    Ten sailors are missing and five have been injured in a collision between the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain and the oil tanker Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore on August 21. “Four of the injured were medically evacuated by a Republic of Singapore Navy Puma helicopter to […]

  • 23 January 2019

    Maestro and Venice/Candy listed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury for petroleum shipments to Syria.

  • 4 October 2017

    A small chemical tanker Everrich 3, owned by Vietnamese TPL Shipping, was involved in a collision with a Taiwanese warship, the Taipei Times reports. The 1995-built chemical tanker, flying the Panamanian flag, reportedly hit the stern of the Tsoying (DDG-1803) belonging to the Republic of China (Taiwan) Navy, while pulling out of the port. The warship […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A worker has passed away following a fall on Thursday from the Maersk Interceptor jack-up drilling rig, off Norway.

  • 5 November 2010

    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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]