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Posted: 5 days ago

OOS Tiradentes first accommodation vessel to resume work for Petrobras

Semi-submersible accommodation vessel OOS Tiradentes has become the first offshore rig to resume ope...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 5 days ago
Posted: 6 days ago

Report: Crane collapses at Indian shipbuilding yard, 11 dead

At least 11 workers were crushed to death after a huge crane collapsed at an Indian shipyard in Vish...

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  • Infrastructure
Posted: 6 days ago
Posted: 9 days ago

Green light for Equinor to use Maersk rig on Martin Linge field

Norwegian oil major Equinor has received safety consent from the country’s offshore safety wat...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 9 days ago
Posted: 9 days ago

TSB Canada: Maintenance-related issues led to MOL Prestige engine room fire

Maintenance-related issues led to the January 2018 engine room fire on board the container vessel MO...

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  • Safety
Posted: 9 days ago
Posted: 10 days ago

EMSA, ECDC publish COVID-19 guidance for cruise ships

Earlier this week, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) and the European Centre for Disease Co...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 10 days ago
Posted: 10 days ago

Australia bans second bulker this week

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned another Liberian-flagged bulk carrier thi...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 10 days ago
Posted: 11 days ago

Seafarer mental health crisis at a tipping point due to COVID-19 impact

 The seafarer community is in the midst of a mental health crisis due to the impacts of the COVID-19...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 11 days ago
  • video
Posted: 12 days ago

Giant bulker beached on a reef off Mauritius

A large bulk carrier MV Wakashio ran aground at Pointe D’Esny, Mauritius on July 25. The Panam...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 12 days ago
Posted: 12 days ago

Dropsafe calls for more systematic approach to tackle offshore wind drops

Following the release of G+ Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association’s 2019 statistics, Dro...

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  • Safety
Posted: 12 days ago
Posted: 16 days ago

45 rescued from burning ferry off Philippine coast

Forty-five crew members were evacuated from a fire-stricken ferry off Cebu on Thursday, the Philippi...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 16 days ago
Posted: 18 days ago

SAMSA: MSC boxship released from detention after container loss

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has released from detention MSC Palak, a 9,411 T...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 18 days ago
Posted: 18 days ago

AMSA starts campaign targeting cargo securing on containerships

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is launching a focused inspection campaign targeting...

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  • Safety
Posted: 18 days ago
Posted: 19 days ago

HMDC shuts in Hibernia production following fluid discharge

Production from the HMDC-operated Hibernia platform offshore Newfoundland, Canada, has been shut-in ...

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  • Environment
Posted: 19 days ago
Posted: 20 days ago

Ports increasingly targeted by cyberattacks as maritime incidents surge

Cyberattacks on the maritime industry’s operational technology systems have increased by 900% over t...

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  • Ports & Logistics
Posted: 20 days ago
Posted: 20 days ago

Updated: Pirates kidnap 13 seafarers in the furthest offshore attack in GoG yet

A group of armed pirates boarded a product tanker offshore Benin on Friday, July 17, and kidnapped 1...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 20 days ago
Posted: 24 days ago
Premium

Six years without fatalities in offshore wind, lost workday injuries rise in 2019

G+, an organisation dedicated to health and safety performance in offshore wind, has released the 20...

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  • Safety
Posted: 24 days ago
Posted: 24 days ago

MSC-operated ship loses over 20 containers overboard off South Africa

Earlier this week, a containership operated by Swiss shipping major Mediterranean Shipping Company (...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 24 days ago
Posted: 24 days ago

IMB: 77 seafarers taken hostage since January

Violent attacks against ships and their crews have risen in 2020, with 77 seafarers taken hostage or...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 24 days ago
  • long read
Posted: 25 days ago

Allianz: 14 big ships lost in Asian waters in 2019

Asian waters accounted for a third of large vessels lost at sea globally last year, even as large ...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 25 days ago
  • long read
Posted: 25 days ago
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The business of responsible ship breaking

By Marnix Viergever In the maritime media there is a strong focus on the ship building sector. Obvio...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 25 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

NGO Shipbreaking: A third of shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh never shut down during lockdown

One third of shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh never closed down during the lockdown imposed to curb ...

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  • Vessels
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

CMA CGM introduces new rules to prevent illicit trafficking in protected species

French container shipping major CMA CGM has unveiled new steps to fight illicit trafficking in prote...

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  • Environment
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

Aker BP cleared to use Maersk rig for Hod pilot hole

Aker BP has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority to use the Maersk Invincible rig fo...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

OPT launches wave-powered surveillance solution

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has unveiled its PowerBuoy surface surveillance solution suitable for...

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  • Safety
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

TSG Marine to bring COVID-19 fast screening, sanitation system offshore

Marine engineering specialists TSG Marine is working on a molecular technology to support the offsho...

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  • Safety
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

COVID-19 delays OE35 Buoy commissioning in Hawaii

Ireland-based wave energy technology developer Ocean Energy said that COVID-19 has delayed commissio...

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  • Business developments & projects
Posted: about 1 month ago