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Posted: about 1 month ago

Two men charged over Nave Andromeda hijack incident

Two men were charged and appeared in court over the weekend as part of the ongoing investigation int...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Bunkering vessel hijacked, talks underway to release crew

Togo-flagged bunkering vessel Stelios K has been hijacked while en route to Lagos, the UK-based mari...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

7 stowaways arrested after UK forces take control over suspected hijacked tanker

British armed forces have taken control of the oil tanker Nave Andromeda after seven stowaways repor...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

EU NAVFOR: Tanker not hijacked by pirates off Somali coast

The Panama-flagged chemical/oil tanker Aegean II was not hijacked off the Horn of Africa earlier thi...

Categories:
  • Safety
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Pirates Arrested after Attempted Tanker Hijacking off Togo

Togo Navy prevented the hijacking of a product tanker in the Gulf of Guinea. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Missing Tanker Found After Nine Days, Crew Alive and Well

The Panama-flagged tanker Pantelena, which went missing on August 14, has been found. ...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Piracy Attacks off East Africa Doubled in 2017

The number of piracy incidents doubled off the coast of East Africa in 2017 compared to 2016. ...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

58 Seafarers Kidnapped in Q1, 2017

Pirates and armed robbers attacked 43 ships and captured 58 seafarers in the first quarter of 2017, ...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Update: EU NAVFOR Pinpoints Dhow Hijacked by Somali Pirates

EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) has confirmed that an Indian-flagged cargo dhow was seized by suspected p...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Somali Pirates Hijack Cargo Vessel off Yemen

Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo vessel en route from Dubai to either Bosasso, Somalia or Al Muk...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Pirates Release Dhow Seized off Somalia

The pirates have released the ocean going dhow that was hijacked on March 23rd in the vicinity of Ey...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Industry Contribution

Faccin Wind Towers Division: a reliable partner for your wind energy project

Faccin Group created a Wind Towers Division within the company. Why? Eng. Andrea Comparin: “Ac...

Posted: about 1 month ago
Industry Contribution

Maritime Insurance Market Update, Q3 2020

‘Clients, advisors and insurers are in the same boat.’ Effective cooperation is necessary to keep ri...

Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Update: Russia Identifies Merchant Ship Hijacked off Benin?

The merchant vessel believed to have been hijacked by pirates some 72 nautical miles off the coast o...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

SE Asian Countries Join Forces to Stop Kidnappings

In an effort to deal with the rising number of kidnappings and pirate attacks in the Southeast Asia,...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Update: Hijacked Tug Massive 6 Returned to Owner

The hijacked tug Massive 6 has been returned to its owner, Highline Shipping Sdn. Bhd on April 12, a...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 4 years ago
Industry Contribution
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It’s all about power flow

Integration of renewable energies on a ship – and in other island networks Interview with Jero...

Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Kidnapped Tanker Crew Liberated

The four crew members of a chemical tanker that were kidnapped off Nigeria on March 5 have been rele...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Indonesian Tug Freed, Kidnapped Crew Still Held Hostage

The hijacked Indonesian tug Brahma 12 has been released and is now being held by the Philippine auth...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Ten Indonesian Crew Kidnapped off Philippines

An Indonesian crew of ten people have been kidnapped in the Philippines, according to the Indonesian...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Industry Contribution

“ETICA IP” ROV & USV a staunch green ally for the blue economy indystry & ocean sustainability

By Ioana Laura Grigore. Our concept of blue economy & ocean sustainability in offshore industry ...

Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

MT Maximus Handed Over to Owners

The oil tanker MT Maximus that was rescued from pirates last month has been handed over to its owner...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Suspected Mastermind of Orkim Harmony Hijacking Apprehended

The Indonesian Navy has apprehended the suspected “mastermind” of the Orkim Harmony hija...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Suspected Mastermind of Orkim Harmony Hijacking Apprehended

The Indonesian Navy has apprehended the suspected “mastermind” of the Orkim Harmony hija...

Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Malaysia, Indonesia Forming Special Anti-Piracy Teams

Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to form rapid response teams to tackle the growing number of hija...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Malaysia, Indonesia Forming Special Anti-Piracy Teams

Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to form rapid response teams to tackle the growing number of hija...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Hijacked Singapore Tanker Found off Indonesia, Cargo Missing

Singapore-flagged tanker MT Joaquim, laden with 3,500 tons of crude marine fuel and reported missing...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Hijacked Singapore Tanker Found off Indonesia, Cargo Missing

Singapore-flagged tanker MT Joaquim, laden with 3,500 tons of crude marine fuel and reported missing...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 5 years ago
Posted: over 5 years ago

Malaysia Closing Down on Tanker Hijacking Mastermind

Malaysian authorities are close to identifying a person who planned the hijacking of the oil tanker ...

Posted: over 5 years ago