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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...

Abdullah Salem Al Katheeri

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...

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U.S. Coast Guard plucks four sailors from icy waters as 15 boats capsize during race

Four people were rescued from frigid waters off Annapolis, Maryland, on Sunday after more than a dozen sailboats capsized during a race held in rough, windy weather, the...

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Hackers expose 130,000 U.S Navy sailors’ data 

Hackers gained access to sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, for 134,386 current and former U.S. sailors, the U.S. Navy said on Wednesday. It said...

Drug Smuggling: UK jails Turkish sailors 42 years

Two Turkish sailors have been jailed for a total of 42 years in relation to the largest ever seizure of cocaine in the UK made in April 2015 some 100 miles off the...