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Navy sends deep water experts to find plane, sailors

The U.S. Navy is sending a team of deep-water salvage experts to search for the transport plane that crashed into the western Pacific Ocean in November. The Navy said is...

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U.S. Navy stops search for lost sailors

By Jite Eriabie   A U.S. Navy said it has called off a search for three sailors missing since a transport plane crashed in the Philippines Sea south of Japan on...

Navy rescues two sailors lost at sea for five months

Navy rescues two sailors lost at sea for five months 

  By Jite Eriabie  The U.S. Navy has rescued two distressed sailors and their two dogs nearly five months after their sailboat strayed off course in the Pacific...

Piracy remains a 'massive concern' for seafarers, says Sailors' Society

Piracy remains a ‘massive concern’ for seafarers, says Sailors’ Society 

By Jite Eriabie  Although piracy figures have fallen it remains a “massive concern” for seafarers according to charity Sailors’ Society. In the first nine months...

Two sailors die of malaria after Abidjan port visit 

Two sailors die of malaria after Abidjan port visit 

By Jite Eriabie  Two seafarers died after they were evacuated from bulk carrier Agios Fanourios off the coast of Transkei, South Africa’s National Sea Rescue...

Navy recovers remains of USS John S. McCain sailors

Navy recovers remains of USS John S. McCain sailors

The U.S. Navy on Monday confirmed recovery of the remains of all 10 sailors killed after the warship USS John S. McCain collided with a merchant vessel in waters near...

Bodies of three kidnapped sailors recovered in Philippines

Bodies of three kidnapped sailors recovered in Philippines

The Philippine military found the bodies of three sailors who were abducted on two separate occasions over nine months ago, piracy watchdog ReCAAP said. On July 5, 2017,...

Ship to be sold to pay stranded sailors

Ship to be sold to pay stranded sailors

Twelve Indian seafarers are closer to going home after a Scottish court agreed to the sale of the Malaviya Seven, an India-owned and -flagged platform support vessel...

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UAE asks abandoned sailors to sue employers

Sailors abandoned by their companies must take their employers to court, the chief of UAE’s Federal Transport Authority (FTA) for Land and Maritime said. Abdullah...

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Kidnappers behead two sailors

Two Vietnamese sailors who were kidnapped for ransom in November last year have been found dead, according to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).  The bodies of...

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UAE asks abandoned sailors to sue employers

Sailors abandoned by their companies must take their employers to court, the chief of UAE’s Federal Transport Authority (FTA) for Land and Maritime said. Abdullah...

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Nigerian Navy rescues Russian, Ukrainian sailors from pirates

Seven Russian sailors and one Ukrainian national who were kidnapped last month off the coast of Nigeria have been freed, the Nigerian navy said on Monday. “The foreign...