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Australia detains ship over unpaid crew wages

Australia bans two vessels in one day for MLC violations

  The Australian authorities are continuing to clamp down on owners that violate the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) barring two ships from the country’s waters...

Navy arrests two vessels for illegal fishing 

Navy arrests two vessels for illegal fishing 

  Operatives of the Nigerian Navy have arrested two fishing trawlers for alleged illegal activities in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Nigerian flagged vessels...

Navy arrests two vessels for illegal fishing 

Navy arrests two vessels for illegal fishing 

  Operatives of the Nigerian Navy have arrested two fishing trawlers for alleged illegal activities in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The Nigerian flagged vessels...

Nigerian Navy arrests 57 sailors, seizes vessels for oil smuggling

Nigerian Navy arrests 57 sailors, seizes vessels for oil smuggling

No fewer than 57 sailors have been arrested in Rivers State by the Nigerian Navy for allegedly smuggling crude oil and illegally refining diesel. The sailors, including...

Pirate dies in attack on ship off Bayelsa 

Pirates abduct 17 seafarers from two vessels off Cameron

Pirates have kidnapped 17 crew members from two ships – one German and one Greek owned – at Douala anchorage off Cameron. Eight seafarers were abducted from...

Canada slams fines on vessels for breaking speed limit

Canada slams fines on vessels for breaking speed limit

The Canadian government has imposed fines on two ships for breaking mandatory speed limits set in the Gulf of St. Lawrence meant to protect endangered North Atlantic...

Greek

59 Greek shipowners have fleets of 20 or more vessels 

It is well recognised that when it comes to sea transportation Greek shipowners are among the leading players in most sectors. This is reflected in the fact that there...

Insurers, flag-states seek increased security measures for vessels in Straits of Hormuz 

Insurers, flag-states seek increased security measures for vessels in Straits of Hormuz 

Insurers and flag-states are urging extreme caution and heightened security measures for vessels sailing in the Straits of Hormuz following the attack on two tankers on...

UAE: Saboteurs targeted four vessels near Fujairah port

UAE: Saboteurs targeted four vessels near Fujairah port

Four commercial vessels were targeted by “sabotage operations” near the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates without causing casualties, the foreign...

ABB to power first US-built all-electric vessels

ABB to power first US-built all-electric vessels

ABB has been selected to provide zero-emission technology for the first two all-electric vessels ever built in the United States. As informed, ABB will supply an...

Flooding: Coast Guard closes Mississippi River to vessels 

The U.S. Coast Guard has closed a portion of the Mississippi River to all vessel traffic after the river broke a quarter-century flooding record at Rock Island,...

21 vessels lost in 2018 — IUMI 

21 vessels lost in 2018 — IUMI 

A total of 21 vessels were lost at sea in 2018, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI). The number, which is on the back of a general downward...