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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...

Captain pleads guilty to endangering lives of seafarers on board ship

Captain pleads guilty to endangering lives of seafarers on board ship

Jianxi Chen, the captain of a Panama-flagged bulk carrier Spinnaker SW has pleaded guilty to charges brought against him by Maritime New Zealan for endangering the lives...

Captain pleads guilty to endangering lives of seafarers on board ship

Captain pleads guilty to endangering lives of seafarers on board ship

Jianxi Chen, the captain of a Panama-flagged bulk carrier Spinnaker SW has pleaded guilty to charges brought against him by Maritime New Zealan for endangering the lives...

Captain of crashed Ethiopian Airline Boeing 737 Max 8 plane not trained, says colleague 

Captain of crashed Ethiopian Airline Boeing 737 Max 8 plane not trained, colleague reportedly claims

The captain of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 did not practice on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 before he died in a crash with 157 others, a...

Captain of ship carrying methanol found drunk aboard

Captain of ship carrying methanol found drunk aboard

A captain of a chemical tanker has lost his job after being found drunk aboard the vessel moments before it was due to leave Port Taranaki carrying tonnes of methanol....