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BIMCO elects first female president in 114 years 

BIMCO elects first female president in 114 years 

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) on Tuesday elected the Managing Director of HI Kaptanoglu Shipping, Şadan Kaptanoğlu, as its new and first female...

Another Grimaldi ship, Grande Europa catches fire off Spain

Another Grimaldi ship, Grande Europa catches fire off Spain

Two months after Grande America caught fire and sank in the Bay of Biscay off the coast of France, another Grimaldi ship named Grande Europa has caught fire off the...

Asia records 3 armed robbery attacks against ships in January 

Asia records three attacks against ships in April 

The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) Information Sharing Centre (ISC) said a total of three incidents...

Tanker, barges collide near Bayport Texas 

Tanker, barges collide near Bayport Texas 

A unified command has been set up to respond to a major gasoline product spill in the Houston Ship after a tanker and tug pushing two barges collided near Bayport,...

Boskalis vessel boarded by pirates released off Equatorial Guinea

Boskalis vessel freed off Equatorial Guinea 

Boskalis’ heavy transport vessel Blue Marlin was freed after being boarded by pirates some 80 nautical miles offshore Equatorial Guinea on May 5, the company said....

Amaechi leads government delegation to inspect 64 rail coaches in China

Amaechi, Zainab inspect train coaches in China

  The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed have inspected 64 coaches under construction at the Chinese Railway...

21 vessels lost in 2018 — IUMI 

21 vessels lost in 2018 — IUMI 

A total of 21 vessels were lost at sea in 2018, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI). The number, which is on the back of a general downward...

EU Naval Force captures five Somali pirates who attacked vessels

EU Naval Force captures five Somali pirates who attacked vessels

Somalia Operation Atalanta otherwise known as European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) has arrested five suspected Somali pirates following series of incidents that...

ReCAAP records four unauthorised boarding of ships in Singapore Strait

ReCAAP records four unauthorised boarding of ships in Singapore Strait

The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against ships in Asia (ReCAAP) said it recorded four incidents of unauthorised boarding of ships...

South-Korean-shipyards

South Korea to boost shipyards with additional $60m 

South Korea plans to spend another KRW70 billion (US$60.1 million) to support local shipbuilders’ recovery efforts, the country’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and...

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Pirates attack ship in Bonny, kidnap six sailors 

Sea pirates in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region have kidnapped six sailors who were crew members of a Palau-flagged tanker ship at the Bonny Outer Anchorage, according to...

U.S. grand jury indicts ship owner, others for pollution

U.S. grand jury indicts ship owner, others for pollution

A federal grand jury in the United States of America has indicted the manager, owner and the Chief Engineer of a cargo vessel named ‘Nederland Reefer’ for...