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U.S. warship commander Brett Crozier tests positive for COVID-19

U.S. Navy recommends reinstatement of USS Theodore Roosevelt captain

  In an extraordinary reversal, the U.S. Navy has recommended reinstating the fired captain of the coronavirus-hit aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, whose crew...

Captain of containership murdered onboard in Colombia

Captain of containership murdered onboard in Colombia

  The captain of an Isle of Man-registered containership was murdered onboard his ship at the Port of Cartagena, Colombia, the ship’s manager has confirmed.  ...

Medics evacuate captain of Maersk containership 

Medics evacuate captain of Maersk containership 

  The captain of the 734-foot Singapore-flagged container ship M/V Maersk Batam was medevaced from the ship approximately 100 nautical miles south of Puerto Rico on...

Captain murdered on oil tanker off Venezuela 

Captain murdered on oil tanker off Venezuela 

  Armed assailants murdered the captain of an oil tanker after boarding his ship while it was anchored off the coast of eastern Venezuela, according to a local...

New Zealand fines captain, chief officer for false information

New Zealand fines captain, chief officer for false information

  The Captain and Chief Officer of an Isle of Man-flagged bulk carrier have been fined in New Zealand for giving false information to authorities after a crew...

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Rescue ship captain rejects Paris’ highest award

  The German captain of rescue ships that saved hundreds of migrants’ lives in the Mediterranean has turned down Paris’s highest civilian award, accusing the...

Prosecutor questions German rescue ship captain over migrants

Prosecutor questions German rescue ship captain over migrants

German charity boat captain Carola Rackete, who sparked global headlines by forcibly docking in an Italian port with rescued migrants, was questioned by a Sicilian...

Gibraltar detains captain, chief officer of Iranian tanker

Gibraltar detains captain, chief officer of Iranian tanker

Gibraltar police said they have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria and have...

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ITF urges Sri Lanka to release detained Ukrainian captain

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has called on the Sri Lankan government to release a Ukrainian seafarer who has been detained in Sri Lanka since...

Italian court frees German captain of migrant rescue ship

Italian court frees German captain of migrant rescue ship

An Italian judge has ordered the release of a German captain arrested on June 29 for docking the search and rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 with 40 migrants onboard. Captain...

River Danube collision: Hungary grants bail to cruise ship captain

River Danube collision: Hungary grants bail to cruise ship captain

The captain of a cruise liner was released on bail on Wednesday, two weeks after his vessel was involved in a collision with a tourist boat that sank on the River Danube...

Danube collision: Prosecutors unearth boat captain’s previous accident record 

Danube boat collision: Viking Sigyn captain not involved in Dutch accident

The captain of the Viking Sigyn cruise liner that collided with a pleasure boat on the River Danube in Budapest, killing 28 people, was not serving as captain of another...