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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...

EU Naval Force captures five Somali pirates who attacked vessels

EU Naval Force captures five Somali pirates who attacked vessels

Somalia Operation Atalanta otherwise known as European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) has arrested five suspected Somali pirates following series of incidents that...

Captured Ukrainian sailors moved to Moscow prisons

Ukraine appeals detention of vessels, 24 sailors by Russia

Ukraine has submitted an appeal to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) requesting Russia’s release of three detained Ukrainian Navy vessels...

Ship-to-ship transfer: UAE bans two vessels from entering its waters 

Ship-to-ship transfer: UAE bans two vessels from entering its waters 

The Federal Transport Authority (FTA) of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has banned two tankers from entering its waters on the grounds of illegal ship-to-ship oil...

Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas

Nigerian Navy arrested 30 vessels for illegal activities in 2018 — Ibas 

No fewer than 30 vessels were seized by the Nigerian Navy in 2018 for various maritime crimes on the waterways, according to the Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral...