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Abu Sayyaf 'likely' behind Vietnam freighter attack

ReCAAP issues crew kidnap warning for ships in Malaysia, Philippines

  A warning issued in May over members of the Abu Sayyaf group looking to kidnap crew from ships in waters in the southern Philippines and East Malaysia has been...

Maersk Idaho crew test positive for COVID-19

Maersk Idaho crew test positive for COVID-19

  Several crew members on board a containership owned and operated by a U.S. subsidiary of Danish shipping giant Maersk have tested positive for coronavirus. Upon...

Nigerian pirates kidnap 6 crew off Cotonou

Nigerian pirates kidnap 6 crew off Cotonou

  Suspected Nigerian pirates have kidnapped five Korean and a Ghanaian national from a fishing vessel, Panofi Frontier at 61 nautical miles off Cotonou waters on...

Piracy: Nigeria hands over seized vessel, crew to Ghana

Piracy: Nigeria hands over seized vessel, crew to Ghana

  The Nigerian government has handed over the fishing vessel Marine 707 suspected to be carrying out illegal activities in the Gulf of Guinea to the Ghanian...

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COVD-19: Hapag-Lloyd containership crew members test positive

  A Hapag-Lloyd containership has been ordered to quarantine at a Durban, South Africa anchorage after two crew members on board tested positive for COVID-19,...

MAIB warns older crew of heightened slip and fall risk

MAIB warns older crew of heightened slip and fall risk

  The UK Marine Investigation Branch (MAIB) is reminding older mariners that they are at heightened risk of slip and fall accidents following the death of a...

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150 crew members test positive to COVID-19 on Italian ship in Japan 

  About 150 cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection have been confirmed among crew members of an Italian cruise ship docked in Japan after health authorities...

Indian allows crew changes at country’s ports

Indian allows crew changes at country’s ports

  India is to allow crew changes of Indian national seafarers for vessels docked or anchored at its ports in a move that could go small way to ease the global...

Navy rescues crew from burning fishing vessel in Lagos 

  The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Tuesday said it rescued three Beninoise after their fishing vessel caught fire at the Lagos anchorage. Flag Officer Commanding,...

Nigerian forces board attacked boxship, rescue 11 crew from citadel

Nigerian forces board attacked boxship, rescue 11 crew from citadel

  Nigerian Special Forces have boarded the Portuguese-flagged containership Tommi Ritscher and rescued 11 crew members who fled to the citadel after pirates...

Armed pirates attack LNG carrier off Bonny

Pirates board containership off Benin, hold crew hostage 

  Pirates are reported to have attacked the containership Tommi Ritscher off Cotonou, Benin holding eight of the crew hostage.  The Portuguese-flagged boxship was...

Detectives board Ruby Princess to seize black box, question crew

Detectives board Ruby Princess to seize black box, question crew

  Detectives have boarded the Ruby Princess cruise vessel docked at the port of Port Kembla to seize its black box and gather more information related to the...