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Russia rejects U.S. call to release Ukrainian ships, sailors

Russia rejects U.S. call to release Ukrainian ships, sailors

Russia on Friday rejected a United States call to release ships and sailors, saying it could not take precedence over the country’s justice system, but added that...

Ukraine drags Russia to EU rights court over captured sailors

Ukraine drags Russia to EU rights court over captured sailors

The European Court of Human Rights on Friday, said Ukraine has filed a complaint against Russia for firing on three of its ships and boarding them on Sunday. The...

Niger Delta pirates kidnap 12 from Swiss cargo ship

We’re still trying to free 12 sailors abducted on MV Glarus – Navy 

Almost two weeks after Niger Delta pirates kidnapped 12 out of 19 crew members of a Swiss cargo vessel named MV Glarus, the sailors are yet to regain their freedom. The...

Indian sailors stranded on ship for nine months

Indian sailors stranded on ship for nine months

Eight Indian sailors are stranded without full wages for nine months aboard a vessel in Dubai, a media report said on Tuesday. The crew members of the Panama flagged...

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NIMASA vows to rescue sailors kidnapped from Swiss cargo ship

By Godspower Edoza  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said on Monday that it was working to find and free 12 crew members of a...

Ship with 17 sailors onboard goes missing in Gulf of Guinea 

A Panama-flagged chemical tanker Pantelena is reported missing since August 14, 2018, when all contact with the ship was lost. The tanker was last reported to be sailing...

18 sailors stranded on gas tanker off UAE coast

18 sailors stranded on gas tanker off UAE coast

As many as 18 Indian seamen have been living in deplorable conditions for over six months after being stranded on a gas tanker off the coast of Fujairah. After months of...

Injured sailors evacuated from ship off London

Injured sailors evacuated from ship off London

Two seafarers, injured during rough sea conditions, were evacuated from the bulk carrier KS Flora on June 6 off the coast of East London. The 41-year-old male Filipino...

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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...