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7 crew members test positive to COVID-19 on ship that left Nigeria 

7 crew members test positive to COVID-19 on ship that left Nigeria 

  Seven crew members have tested positive for COVID-19 on board a tanker that arrived in Algeciras, Spain from Nigeria. Based on the available information, nine...

Germany seizes half tonne of cocaine on ship 

  Customs officers have found around 500 kilograms of cocaine on board a bulker that recently arrived in the Port of Hamburg. The large-scale operation, which...

Dockworker falls off ship to his death at U.S. port

Dockworker falls off ship to his death at U.S. port

  A longshore worker fell to his death from the deck of a containership berthed at the Port of Oakland, California, United States of America.  The incident...

Pirates attack tanker off West Africa

Ship escapes pirate attack south of Bonny Island

  Liberia-flagged containership MV Lana escaped pirate attack on Friday while sailing south of Bonny Island, Nigeria. A skiff with six people on board attacked the...

Ship fends off pirate attack, takes refuge in Nigeria 

Ship fends off pirate attack, takes refuge in Nigeria 

  Bermuda-flagged oil/chemical tanker Stena Important, operated by Concordia Maritime, was approached by a suspicious vessel at Doula Anchorage, Cameroon on March...

Armed pirates attack LNG carrier off Bonny

Perpetrators caught after boarding ship in Singapore Strait

  A Liberia-flagged bulk carrier was boarded by three perpetrators while sailing in the Singapore Strait on Monday.  At the time of the incident, the 71,313 cbm...

WACT receives Maersk Line’s first direct service ship 

WACT receives Maersk Line’s first direct service ship 

  Nigeria’s leading container terminal, the West Africa Container Terminal (WACT), has received Maersk’s first direct service containership from Far East to the...

Pirates attack tanker off West Africa

Pirates attack ship off Cotonou

  Pirates have continued to render the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) unsafe for shipping activities as another vessel, MT Minerva Virgo, came under attack, on Thursday, 45...

ReCAAP calls for increased patrols in Singapore Strait 

Pirates board ship in Singapore Strait

  Four perpetrators boarded the Philippine-flagged bulk carrier Western Seattle while the ship was en route to Singapore on February 28, 2020. The boarding occurred...

U.S. fines ship mgt firm USD1.75m for waste dumping 

U.S. fines ship mgt firm USD1.75m for waste dumping 

  Bernhard Schulte Ship Management (Singapore) PTE LTD, a vessel operating company, pleaded guilty in the U.S. federal court to maintaining false and incomplete...

Ivory Coast seizes ‘Louis Vuitton’ cocaine on ship 

Ivory Coast seizes cocaine with Louis Vuitton tags on ship

  Ivory Coast’s navy has seized a record amount of cocaine plastic-wrapped in small bundles bearing the tattered logos of French fashion house Louis Vuitton and...

Ship goes up in flame near Strait of Hormuz

Ship goes up in flame near Strait of Hormuz

  A fire broke out on board a VLCC tanker near the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, although reports indicate that the fire started during maintenance work and no foul...