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PHOTOS: 2019 Day of the Seafarer celebration

PHOTOS: 2019 Day of the Seafarer celebration

On June 25, Nigeria joined the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and other maritime nations of the world to celebrate the 2019 Day of the Seafarer with special...

U.S. Coast Guard evacuates seafarer from CMA CGM ship 

U.S. Coast Guard evacuates seafarer from CMA CGM ship 

A crewmember of a CMA CGM-operated containership was medically evacuated by the U.S. Coast Guard near Galveston, Texas, on Tuesday.  The medical assistance from...

Four docked for stealing items worth N.7m at Apapa port

Seafarer docked for stealing N6m armoured cable

A 36-year-old seafarer, Ayiba Tare, was on Tuesday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing N6 million armoured cable belonging to...

U.S. Coast Guard searches for burning Panamanian carrier crew

Sincerity Ace: 4 dead as Coast Guard suspends search for missing seafarer 

The US Coast Guard (USCG) has suspended the search for the remaining missing crew member from the stricken car carrier Sincerity Ace, while the bodies of four others...

Seafarer survives six days in sea after ship sinks

Seafarer survives six days in sea after ship sinks

A seafarer has survived six days in the open sea after the ship he was on sank in the Bali Strait. Indonesian Nahum Naibahas, 26, known as Riski, was on board the Multi...

'Seafarer survives four days at sea with fractured spine after fall'

Seafarer survives four days at sea with fractured spine after fall

A Filipino seafarer is recovering in hospital after fracturing his spine falling from a ladder on November 14. Adriano Gicos, 55, was descending into the ship’s hold...

Seafarer officers wages stagnated over last decade, says Drewry chief 

Seafarer officers wages stagnated over last decade, says Drewry chief 

Wages for officers have stagnated over the last decade rising by 1% annually since 2008, and increases look set to remain modest in coming years. In a presentation to...

Container kills seafarer in Dublin

Container kills seafarer in Dublin

A Filipino seafarer died last Wednesday after a container struck him at Southbank Quay, Ringsend, Dublin. The yet to be identified seafarer, who was a crew member of...

arrested man with handcuff

Seafarer arraigned for impersonation

A 32-year-old merchant naval personnel identified as Ayo Friday was on Monday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly parading himself as an...

Seafarer dies aboard ship off South Africa

Seafarer dies aboard ship off South Africa

By Jite Eriabie  A critically injured crewman died on board the bulk carrier MV Grand Amanda off South Africa on October 19, according to the country’s National Sea...

Pirates robbers

Robbers board ship off Indonesia, threaten seafarer

Two robbers have boarded a bulk carrier and entered its steering gear room while the ship was underway some 4.7 nautical miles off the coast of Pulau Nipah, Indonesia....

Abu-Sayyaf

Seafarer abductions top concern despite lull in attacks 

  Abductions of crew by terrorists in the southern Philippines remain the top concern for Asian anti-piracy body ReCAAP, despite a lull in incidents since May....