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El Faro captain ordered crew to abandon ship before sinking 

The captain of the doomed El Faro cargo ship sounded an alarm for his crew to abandon the vessel shortly before it sank last fall in a hurricane near the Bahamas,...

Number of ship accidents drops in 2015  

The number of accidents reported to the UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) dropped to 1057 casualties and incidents in 2015 compared to 1270 in...

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Robbers board another ship in Indonesian anchorage 

Another anchored bulk carrier was boarded by robbers on July 24, as three culprits climbed aboard the ship which was in the Indonesian Samarinda Anchorage at the time of...

Agencies seize $1.42m worth of cocaine aboard ship 

The United States Coast Guard and Customs and Border Protection law enforcement personnel seized USD1.42 million worth of cocaine aboard the Isleño ferry in Fajardo,...

One dead, three injured aboard Norwegian cruise ship 

Four crew members of the Norwegian Breakaway have been injured in an accident during a rescue boat drill in Bermuda. The accident occurred Wednesday as the cruise...

Greek ship captured off Libyan waters 

A ship flying the flag of Greece has been captured off Libya. Five Ukrainians, three Russians and one Greek national were aboard the captured vessel. “The Greek...

Norwegian firm wants to build fish farm inside cargo ship

The world’s biggest Atlantic salmon producer wants to start farming fish inside a ship rather than the sea. Building traditional fish farms on the open water in...

Ship managers must adjust to new reality, says OSM boss

Today’s shaky shipping markets are no short-term phenomenon, says the chief executive of ship management firm Norwegian-owned OSM. Geir Sekkesæter believes the...

Crewless ship washes ashore in Liberia

A Panama-flagged product tanker identified as Tamaya 1 has beached ashore near Robertsport, northern Liberia coast, according the Liberia Maritime Authority. The...

National Assembly probes PTI over N1.1bn training ship

The National Assembly has raised a panel to probe the controversy surrounding the award of contract and non-delivery of a multi-million naira training ship for the...