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  • 16 February 2017

    Eight Iranian seafarers have been released by Somali pirates after being held in captivity since May 2016, according to Tehran Times. The released was reportedly a result of negotiations held between Senegal’s embassy in Somalia and the pirates. An Iranian Member of Parliament, Ali Yar Mohammadi, was cited as saying that, following their release, the seafarers […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The kidnapped Polish crew, including the captain of the Cyprus-flagged MV Szafir cargo ship has been released, Polish Foreign Affairs Ministry informed.  “We would like to announce that the five Polish sailors who were abducted off the Nigerian coast on 27 November have been released. They are safe and sound, and will soon return home. At the […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Somali pirates have freed the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13 and its crew, according to Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP). The vessel was released on March 16 following negotiations between the Puntland Maritime Police Force (PMPF), local Somali authorities, clan elders in the Xabo region, and the pirates to free the ship and its crew. […]

  • 21 November 2019

    Yemen’s Houthi rebels have released sixteen crew members and three vessels seized on Sunday.

  • 19 June 2007

    The Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions for the 32nd America’s Cup Match have been released. The Notice of Race outlines the Rules for how the racing will be conducted. There are interesting points to note here, some marking small changes in comparison to the NOR for the Louis Vuitton Cup.

  • 22 June 2006

    Thousands of tonnes of chemicals are to be slowly released into the sea from the wreck of a freighter that sank near the Channel Islands earlier this year. The Ece sank with more than 10,000 tonnes of phosphoric acid on board after a collision with another vessel 30 miles (50km) north west of Guernsey. The […]

  • 30 August 2006

    Two Japanese fisherman have been released from Russian custody, after being detained for allegedly fishing in disputed waters. Their boat was discovered earlier this month around islands that both nations claim are part of their territory. Russian guards opened fire, killing one man. The other three crew members were detained on the island of Kunashir, […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kidnapped Nave Constellation crew released.

  • 12 February 2016

    A court in Nigeria has ordered the release of nine seafarers that were held in the country since the arrest of their ship in March 2015. The ship ‘Melilli’, also known as ‘Asteris’, was arrested in March 2015 in Nigeria on charges of illegal oil trading. Some of the seafarers were imprisoned, and others left […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The five kidnapped workers were released two days ago by their abductors at the Nembe area of Bayelsa State, reports vanguardngr.com. They have been released on Monday and dropped at Nembe Community where the Police Anti-kidnapping team rescued them, stated Mr Alex Akhigbe, the state police public relations officer. The workers, employed in the BEKS […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 1. July DNV will release rules for using low flashpoint fuels such as methanol for bunker fuel. Interest for methanol as ship fuel is growing in response to the need to reduce NOx and SOx emissions. However, with a flashpoint of just 12°C, it poses safety challenges, and DNV’s new notation, an industry first, […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    A report highlighting latest details of the plight of seafarers at the hands of Somali pirates was launched on Friday 22nd June at a press conference in London. The report, The Human Cost of Piracy 2011, is written jointly by Kaija Hurlburt of One Earth Future for its Oceans Beyond Piracy project and by the […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sea Tankers reported that its product tanker Gascogne has been released and confirmed that the vessel is now safely travelling under the full direction of its Master. The Gascogne was taken over by pirates off the Ivory Coast. The company lost contact with the vessel on Sunday morning. The ship has now been released. “We […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand custom RIB tender builder, AMF, has expanded their range with the release of the new 580 RIB model. Designed to suit a variety of on water applications the new 580 RIB is powered by a 200hp MerCruiser Sport Jet power plant. With a top speed of 40 knots it makes for a fast […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the loss of the container vessel MOL COMFORT on 17 June 2013, ClassNK established a special Casualty Investigation Team in order to investigate and determine the cause of the casualty. Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) further established a Committee on Large Container Ship Safety to develop measures to ensure the […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for companies interested in competing to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain the Corozal Container Terminal. The Corozal Container Terminal will be located at the Pacific entrance of the waterway, and is intended to be a common user container transshipment terminal which […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Safety

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has released new compilation of COVID guidelines. The compilation includes COVID-19 related IMCA Safety Flashes and IMCA Information Notes, including those relating to the extension of renewal periods for certain industry recognised certificates e.g. for diver medicals and for design audits of diving systems. Various information and updates on […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new report released earlier this week by Dr. Loren C. Scott & Associates, Inc. details the regional economic impacts of building the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversions. The report, “The Economic Impact of Constructing the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Projects” showcases how local and state businesses, governments and residents will benefit economically during […]

  • 18 December 2006

    The new book on Wally is part of the Mondadori Electa series dedicated to the most important products and brands in the history of Italian design. The book covers all the aspects and products that have made Wally a reference brand inside and outside the yachting industry for design, innovation and technology.

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahead of the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the first “Sandy Infrastructure Inventory” of the historic $17 billion investment of federal Sandy aid funding to date, that has gone towards resilient green infrastructure, transportation, coastal protection and municipal infrastructure. That number is likely to rise close to $25 billion […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS has announced the release of the highly anticipated, near real-time data processing and mapping application, CARIS Onboard™. The development of this new technology will revolutionize the way in which bathymetry and imagery data is processed. CARIS Onboard automatically converts data as it becomes available and applies a range of pre-determined corrections, the data can then […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Engineering Department of the Sandefjord Municipality in Vestfold County, Norway, recently released tender for the Cleaner Sandefjord Fjord project. The tender includes dredging, disposal and covering of polluted seabed, which if performed right will reduce the negative impacts from environmental poisons in the Sandefjord Fjord. “In order to achieve this, the seabed of the Sandefjord Fjord […]