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Russia to pay Greenpeace $3m for illegal detention of ship

Russia to pay Greenpeace $3m for illegal detention of ship 

Russia has agreed to pay EUR2.7 million (USD3 million) to Greenpeace in compensation for unlawful detention of its ship Arctic Sunrise and 30 crewmembers in 2013.  This...

Houston channel reopens after ship collision 

Houston ship channel reopened

The Houston Ship Channel reopened to two-way traffic on May 15, less than a week after a collision between a K Line tanker and a tug pushing two barges closed the...

Solomon Islands refloats ship that ran aground at World Heritage Site 

Solomon Islands refloats ship that ran aground at World Heritage Site 

The bulk carrier that ran aground near a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Solomon Islands in February, threatening an environmental disaster, has now been refloated. ...

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10 ship crew members detained illegally by Navy — Falana

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has raised alarm over the illegal detention of 10 crew members of a ship by the Nigerian Navy since October 27, 2018. The lawyer...

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IMO calls for wider adoption of ship recycling convention

Ten years after the adoption of the International Maritime Organisation’s Hong Kong Convention (HKC), there has been progress with voluntary application of its...

Chanel uses ship for runway

Chanel uses ship for runway

Chanel, a global brand in fashion recently hosted a fashion show, using a ship on its runway. Chanel S.A. is a high fashion house that specializes in haute...

Brittany Ferries’ ship catches fire off France

Brittany Ferries’ ship catches fire off France

Brittany Ferries’ cruise-ferry Pont-Aven caught fire off the French coast in the early morning hours of today, according to the Maritime Prefecture of Atlantic.  The...

COSCO ship collides with another in Malaysia

COSCO ship collides with another in Malaysia

COSCO England, a Neopanamax containership owned by COSCO Shipping Lines, collided with another vessel while berthing at a port in Malaysia. The incident occurred at Port...

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Pirates attack ship in Bonny, kidnap six sailors 

Sea pirates in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region have kidnapped six sailors who were crew members of a Palau-flagged tanker ship at the Bonny Outer Anchorage, according to...

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Pirates attack ship off Bonny, as Spanish warship rescues another 

Armed pirates have attacked a product tanker at anchorage off Nigeria, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre has said. This is even as a...

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Armed pirates attack ship off Nigeria

Armed pirates attacked an anchored product tanker off Nigeria on Monday, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Piracy Reporting Centre has said. IMB said four persons...

Spanish warship frees ship hijacked by Nigerian pirates

Spanish warship frees ship hijacked by Nigerian pirates

A Spanish warship has rescued the crew of a merchant ship which had been held hostage by Nigerian pirates for four days. According to the Spanish defense ministry, the...