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Junction Rain: U.S., Nigerian navies intercept 100 ships

Junction Rain: U.S., Nigerian navies intercept 100 ships

The Nigerian Navy with its United States counterparts have intercepted 100 vessels out of which 40 were boarded and 19 suspects arrested in a joint operated tagged...

Asia records 3 armed robbery attacks against ships in January

Attacks against ships drop to 12-year low in Asia 

Piracy and armed robbery at sea has dropped to lowest in 12 years with a total of 10 incidents of armed robbery against ships comprising nine actual incidents and one...

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Pirate attacks against ships drop to 12-year low in Asia

Piracy and armed robbery at sea has dropped to lowest in 12 years with a total of 10 incidents of armed robbery against ships comprising nine actual incidents and one...

U.S. sanctions 9 ships for carrying Venezuela oil 

U.S. sanctions 9 ships for carrying Venezuela oil 

The United States on Friday announced more sanctions on shipping companies transporting oil from Venezuela, blacklisting four shipping companies and nine vessels, some...

Six workers die at Bangladeshi shipbreaking yards in two months

142 ships broken in South Asia in 3 months — NGO Shipbreaking Platform 

There were a total of 181 ships scrapped in the first quarter of 2019, including 142 ships broken up in South Asia using the controversial beaching method, according to...

U.S. Coast Guard to impose conditions of entry on ships from Seychelles April 12

U.S. Coast Guard to impose conditions of entry on ships from Seychelles April 12

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) will from April 12, 2019, impose conditions of entry to any vessel that has visited a port in the Republic of Seychelles in its last...

Ghana slams fines on ships for sewage pollution

The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) has imposed a number of fines in Takoradi related to pollution from discharged wastewaters in the past few months, marine insurer West...

WEEKEND XTRA: Why women were considered bad luck on ships 

WEEKEND XTRA: Why women were considered bad luck on ships 

Sailors believed the presence of women aboard a ship would anger the sea gods and cause rough waves and violent weather. Sailors used to be more superstitious than other...

Panama to expel 60 Iranian ships for fear of US sanctions

U.S. sanctions: Panama deflags 59 ships linked to Iran

Maritime Authority of Panama (AMP) has revoked the registration of no fewer than 59 Iranian ships after the restoration of the US sanctions targeting transportation, oil...

Maersk, ZIM ships collide at Korean port

Maersk, ZIM ships collide at Korean port

Two Post-Panamax containerships were damaged in a collision at Busan New Port, South Korea, on March 2, 2019. Safmarine Nokwanda, a 4,500 TEU vessel owned by A.P...

NIWA cannot enforce waterways safety rules, says spokesman

Operators kick as NIWA slams $300 daily ‘passage fee’ on ships 

Port operators under the aegis of the Lagos Pilotage Berthing Meeting have kicked against the imposition of $300 per day “passage fee” on ocean-going and coastal...

Asia records 3 armed robbery attacks against ships in January 

Asia records 3 armed robbery attacks against ships in January 

A total of three incidents of armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in January 2019, according to the latest report by Asia piracy watchdog, the ReCAAP...