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  • 6 October 2017

    Four years since the arrest of the MV Seaman Guard Ohio’s crew, including six British nationals, three Ukrainians, fourteen Estonians as well as twelve Indians, relatives of the Chennai 6 are stepping up the campaign for the release of the British nationals. “The families will be lobbying MPs on Thursday, October 12, and will also hand in a […]

  • 27 November 2017

    Thirty-five crew members and guards of the American-owned ship Seaman Guard Ohio, arrested in 2013, have been acquitted of all charges in India. On November 27, the Madurai bench of the Madras high court set free the seamen after the prosecution had failed to prove that the ship entered the country’s territorial waters with illegal […]

  • 4 July 2016

    The Mission to Seafarers and families of the British guards of the anti-piracy vessel the MV Seaman Guard Ohio, who have been detained and imprisoned in India, have called for a parliamentary lobby and supporter rally to hand in a petition at Downing Street on the July 7. This marks the day when the men […]

  • 1 May 2015

    The crew of the anti-piracy vessel MV Seaman Guard Ohio who have been detained in India for over 550 days are to receive a final judgement on their case in May, The Mission to Seafarers reports. Revd Canon Ken Peters, Director of Justice and Public Affairs, The Mission to Seafarers, said that the Supreme Court in India […]

  • 10 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fincantieri, CSSC Tap Into China’s Growing Cruise Industry Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and China’s shipbuilding conglomerate China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) have signed an agreement for the constitution of a joint venture… Read More Vale Sells Three Valemaxes for USD 269 Mn Brazilian mining giant Vale SA reached an agreement to sell three of its Very […]

  • 11 March 2015

    Maritime charities Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) and The Mission to Seafarers (MtS) have issued a global plea for urgent action for the crew of the detained vessel the MV Seaman Guard Ohio. The 6 men, all former soldiers from the UK – John Armstrong, Nick Dunn, Billy Irving, Nick Simpson, Ray Tindall and Paul […]

  • 14 October 2014

    The freed 35 strong crew of the MV Seaman Guard Ohio now face further detention and a possible re-trial after a last minute appeal was lodged to overturn the decision of the Indian High Court to drop all charges, the Mission to Seafarers says. 6 British crewmen, along with 29 other seafarers, have now been held […]

  • 18 February 2016

    The court hearing for the Seaman Guard Ohio crew that was supposed to be held on February 16th has been postponed for next week, the Mission to Seafarers told World Maritime News. Namely, the crew’s defense lawyers are seeking from the court to release the seafarers on bail due to their good conduct. However, the hearing has […]

  • 29 November 2017

    The six British nationals, former security guards on board the Seaman Guard Ohio anti-piracy vessel, also known as the Chennai Six, have been released from prison after four years.  “After four long years, we, along with the 29 crew of the Seaman Guard Ohio, have been cleared by the Appeal Court. We want to thank the […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P) stressed the June 24 Indian Court hearing for 35 detained crew members of the Seamen Guard Ohio protection patrol boat should serve as a call for action by the International Maritime Organization to set standards for security ships escorting commercial vessels through pirate-infested waters. The men […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Seaman Guard Ohio’s 35 crew members have received a rejection to their plea to suspend the five-year jail sentence, India Today informs. The court rejected the plea on the basis of the case being sensitive and posted the main petition to June 1 for the final hearing. Namely, the crew’s defense lawyers were trying to get the court’s permission […]

  • 11 January 2016

    An Indian court has sentenced members of US security company AdvanFort to five years of prison for carrying weapons aboard an anti-piracy ship in 2013. The 35 sailors, including British, Estonian and Ukrainian nationals, of Seaman Guard Ohio were intercepted by Indian Coast Guard off the coast of Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu in October 2013. The group was arrested […]

  • 27 January 2016

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) will pay for legal support for the court appeal of the recently sentenced anti-piracy ship Seaman Guard Ohio’s crew members. “We have now completed a full legal analysis of the court’s judgment and we firmly believe there are grounds for appeal. We will match our determination with funds,” ITF seafarers’ section chair Dave […]

  • 13 January 2015

    26 Filipino seamen were rescued by the crew of the Chinese vessel MV Tong Ying hours after their cargo ship sunk off Camiguin, an island province of The Philippines, on Friday morning, January 9, the Philippines Coast Guard said in a statement. The survivors were onboard the 2013-built, Mongolia-flagged deck cargo ship LCT 378 when it was battered by big […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    HMAS Newcastle’s Ship’s Dive Team has earned a ‘Bravo Zulu’ from the Commander Joint Task Force 633 (CJTF633) while in the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO), for conducting a complex underwater evolution to remove an obstruction from the Ship’s main propeller shaft. At sunset on 8 July, Newcastle unknowingly steamed over a submerged, free […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch SeaMar Group has acquired the vessel owning company Alaborg Offshore Services BV.

  • 28 January 2013

    Hundreds of members of the Ohio Petroleum Council (OPC), Ohio Oil and Gas Association and Ohio Shale Coalition urged state legislators last week to expand natural gas development in the state. “Investments in oil and natural gas are refueling Ohio’s economy,” said OPC Legislative Director Robert Eshenbaugh. “Ohio’s energy revolution took off because lawmakers matched […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      The officers and crew of Evergreen Line’s 1,164-TEU containership UNI-ASPIRE successfully rescued a Korean seafarer in the South China Sea just south of Hong Kong on November 22. UNI-ASPIRE received an emergency call from HKMRCC (Hong Kong Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) at 6 a.m. requesting assistance in the rescue operation while the containership was […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced last Friday, December 18, that the state has filed a request for a public hearing over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed plan to place dredged material from the Cleveland Harbor directly in Lake Erie. Dredging ensures that water is deep enough for commercial cargo ships to safely […]

  • 30 November 2011

    The Coast Guard on Wednesday launched its third Sentinel-class, Fast Response Cutter, the William Flores, at Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, La. The launch of the William Flores into the waters of Bayou Lafourche marks a production milestone as the Fast Response Cutter readies for sea trials, delivery, crew training and eventual commissioning. “The Coast Guard’s new […]

  • 30 November 2011

    The Coast Guard on Wednesday launched its third Sentinel-class, Fast Response Cutter, the William Flores, at Bollinger Shipyards, Lockport, La. The launch of the William Flores into the waters of Bayou Lafourche marks a production milestone as the Fast Response Cutter readies for sea trials, delivery, crew training and eventual commissioning. “The Coast Guard’s new […]

  • 17 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Russian Ship Aground in Japan, 18 Evacuated Some 18 people were evacuated from a Panama-flagged cargo ship after it ran aground on Sunday December 10 on a breakwater at the approach to the Japanese Sakata port the… Read More Seaman Guard Ohio Crew Sentenced to Five Years An Indian court has sentenced members of […]