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Asian waters account for largest share of ships lost at sea

Asian waters account for largest share of ships lost at sea

  Incidences of large vessels lost at sea have occurred mostly in Asian waters, even as such losses on a global basis are at a record low in 2019, according to a...

Pope Francis pays tribute to seafarers stuck at sea

Pope Francis pays tribute to seafarers stuck at sea

  Pope Francis on Wednesday paid tribute to hundreds of thousands of seafarers stuck on ships due to the coronavirus pandemic, a situation the United Nations has...

‘A career at sea ever less attractive’ 

‘A career at sea ever less attractive’ 

  The current officer shortfall to crew the global merchant fleet is forecast to widen amid reduced attractiveness of a career at sea, according to the latest...

Ferry passengers jump into sea amid coronavirus fears

Ferry passengers jump into sea amid coronavirus fears

  Several passengers on an Indonesian ferry jumped into the sea and swam ashore after authorities sought to block the vessel docking due to fears of suspected...

Thousands of cruise ship crew members stranded at sea

Thousands of cruise ship crew members stranded at sea

  Thousands of seafarers employed on cruise ships are still stranded at sea as ports deny vessels the permission to dock amid restrictive measures adopted to...

FG to review revenue sharing formula

Covid-19: Ships must spend 14 days at sea before berthing — Buhari 

  As part of measures aimed at curtailing the spread of coronavirus (covid-19) in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari said he has directed relevant agencies of...

Italy allows migrant rescue boat stranded at sea to dock 

Italy allows migrant rescue boat stranded at sea to dock 

  A charity ship carrying hundreds of people rescued in the Mediterranean said on Tuesday it had received permission to dock in Italy as European governments tried...

Report: Why CMA CGM ship lost 137 containers at sea 

Report: Why CMA CGM ship lost 137 containers at sea 

  Inaccurate container weight declarations were partially to blame for the loss of 137 containers overboard from a CMA CGM containership underway in the North...

USS John S. McCain returns to sea two years after collision

USS John S. McCain returns to sea two years after collision

  The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is returning to sea more than two years after its deadly collision with a containership in the shipping lanes off...

Iran warns U.S. against seizing oil tanker released by Gibraltar 

Iran says tanker oil sold at sea, buyer sets destination

  Iran’s envoy to London said on Wednesday the oil cargo of tanker Adrian Darya 1 was sold at sea to a private company, denying Tehran had broken assurances it...

NGO seeks safe port for 124 rescued migrants 

Rescue ship with 160 migrants stuck at sea 

A Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck at sea for more than a week because of Italy’s refusal to let it disembark 121 migrants said it has rescued 39 more...

China ranked best connected to other countries by sea — UNCTAD 

China ranked best connected to other countries by sea — UNCTAD 

China has retained its lead as the country best connected to others by sea, according to the liner shipping connectivity index (LSCI) from United Nations Conference on...