China expresses objection as a U.S. aircraft carrier undertakes patrol duties alongside the Philippine Navy.

Post Date: 08/01/2024

The U.S. Navy has committed to conducting joint patrols with the Philippine military in the South China Sea. While the first patrol was low-key, the second, led by the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Gr Read More...

Hope Fades In Bali Sea Submarine Search

Post Date: 24/04/2021

The United States is deploying a P-8 Poseidon aircraft to assist in the search and rescue operation for a missing Indonesian navy submarine lost in the Bali Sea, as hopes fade for the 53 crew Read More...

The Philippines: Cargo Ship Runs Aground. Crew Missing

Post Date: 20/04/2021

A cargo ship carrying 20 crew members, nickel ore, and around 2,000 liters of diesel has run aground off the southern Philippine province of Surigao del Norte, the coastguard said on Tuesday.


Fugro to survey Danish energy island site

Post Date: 12/04/2021

Dutch surveyor Fugro has been awarded a marine site characterization contract by Energinet for the Danish Energy Island project in the North Sea.

The contract is part of Energinet’s

1 crew died 3 critical after inhaling gas on board of Turkish LPG tanker, Malacca Strait

Post Date: 07/04/2021

LPG tanker HAMBURG DW requested immediate medical assistance and reported that 1 Turkish crew has died, 3 in critical condition, after inhaling ammonia gas, in the evening Apr 6 in Malacca Strait, Read More...

The fishing vessel sank after collision with the bulk carrier, 17 fishermen missing, Java sea

Post Date: 03/04/2021

Bulk carrier HABCO PIONEER collided with local fishing vessel BAROKAH JAYA at around 1645 WIT (UTC +7) Apr 3 northeast of Jakarta, in Indramayu Regencywaters, West Java, Java sea. Fishing vessel sa Read More...

MV Ever Given Freed! Suez Canal Set for Reopening

Post Date: 29/03/2021

Shipping traffic through Egypt’s Suez Canal resumed on Monday after a giant container ship which had been blocking the busy waterway for almost a week was refloated, the canal authority Read More...

Royal Caribbean to Resume Caribbean Cruises in June for Vaccinated Guests

Post Date: 20/03/2021

Some of Royal Caribbean Group’s cruises will resume sailing in the Caribbean in June with vaccinated adult guests, ending a year-long hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A very strange case of 3 crew medevac from Aframax tanker

Post Date: 16/03/2021

Crude oil tanker BLUE SKY asked Spanish authorities for medevac of three sick crew, with covid-like symptoms, and to allow tanker to dock at La Coruna outer port for 7 or 10 day quarantine. 3 sick Read More...

Fire on MSC Lirica in Greece

Post Date: 12/03/2021

The MSC cruise ship MSC Lirica has suffered what appears to be a major fire while docked at the port of Corfu in Greece.

Firefighters were battling the blaze after it broke out Friday aft Read More...

Floating ship clicked off English coast, expert calls it ‘rare phenomenon’

Post Date: 07/03/2021

An image of a ship floating in the air has been captured by a man off the English coast near Falmouth in Cornwall country, the BBC reported. Multiple news reports also talked about the bizarre-look Read More...

Recent findings reveal poor maintenance leading to Finlandia Seaways’ engine fire

Post Date: 02/03/2021

The fire that resulted in the third engineer’s serious smoke-related lung, kidney and eye injuries during escape was attributed to substandard maintenance, according to the United Kingdom&rsq Read More...

Tanker Shipping Facing a Tough Year Ahead, Says BIMCO

Post Date: 25/02/2021

After a turbulent year, low demand looks set to plague the market in the coming months combined with too many ships fighting for too few cargoes in both the crude oil and oil product segments, says Read More...

Ferry capsized, sank along pier, rescuers trying to find trapped inside, Indonesia

Post Date: 21/02/2021

Ferry KMP BILI capsized and sank alongside pier at Perigi Piai Jetty, north of Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia, in the afternoon Feb 20. Rescuers are trying to find out if there are any peopl Read More...

Cold Snap Shuts Houston Ship Channel

Post Date: 16/02/2021

A deep freeze continued to wreak havoc on the U.S. energy sector, bringing operations to a halt at the Houston Ship channel, while some of the biggest oil refineries remained offline in the nation& Read More...

ZIM to Charter LNG Containerships for Asia-U.S. East Coast Trade

Post Date: 12/02/2021

Israeli shipping company ZIM has announced a strategic chartering agreement with Seaspan for the long-term charter of ten 15,000 TEU-capacity containership fueled by liquefied natural gas Read More...

Dockworkers at Nation’s Busiest Port Complex May Get Better Vaccine Access

Post Date: 07/02/2021

Dockworkers at the busiest U.S. gateway for trade with Asia may soon have better access to coronavirus vaccines, as officials on the West Coast battle congestion blamed on shortages of labor and eq Read More...

Bulk Carrier Crew Member Killed by Large Wave Off Nova Scotia

Post Date: 03/02/2021

A crew member of a bulk carrier has died and three others injured after their ship was hit by a large wave several hundred miles off the coast of Nova Scotia on Saturday.

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Biden Administration Names New Deputy Maritime Administrator

Post Date: 21/01/2021

The Biden Administration has announced the appointment of Lucinda Lessley to serve as the new Deputy Administrator for the U.S. Maritime Administration.

Lessley was among dozens 

Number-Two Ocean Carrier Joins Partnership on Hydrogen Fuel R&D

Post Date: 16/01/2021

Joining global shipping giants like NYK and CMA CGM, number-two ocean carrier MSC has recently joined the Hydrogen Council. MSC joined as a steering member, vowing to accelerate R&D on clean hy Read More...

SAR Teams Dive Sriwijaya Air 737 Crash Site In Java Sea

Post Date: 11/01/2021

The National Police Disaster Identification (DVI) team admitted that it was difficult to identify the victims of the Sriwijaya SJ182 plane that crashed because their bodies were no longer intact. Read More...

South Korea Delegation Heads to Iran to Seek Release of Seized Tanker

Post Date: 06/01/2021

A South Korean delegation is heading to Iran on Wednesday to seek the release of a chemicals tanker and its 20-member crew seized in Gulf waters by Iranian forces, Yonhap news agency reported.


Great Eastern Becomes India's Biggest Shipowner by Vessel Count

Post Date: 01/01/2021

When it comes to shipowning nations, the likes of Greece, China, and the USA are the first countries that come to mind. Despite playing a major part in world trade, India's domestically-owned f Read More...

Crew sign off from ships arriving from UK to undergo Covid RT-PCR testing

Post Date: 27/12/2020

The Directorate General of Shipping (D G Shipping,India) has included vessels arriving from ports in the United Kingdom in the extra Covid testing rules stipulated for crew signing off from ships a Read More...

Hapag-Lloyd Orders Six Ultra-Large Containerships at DSME

Post Date: 24/12/2020

German liner shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has placed an order for six Ultra Large Container Vessels at South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering.

The vessels will h

ILO Governing Body calls for urgent action on seafarer COVID-19 crisis

Post Date: 11/12/2020

GENEVA (ILO News) – The Governing Body of the International Labour Organization has taken the exceptional action of adopting a Resolution to address the dire situation of seafarers trap Read More...

Abu Dhabi Ports completes second phase development of Delma Port

Post Date: 08/12/2020

Aimed at extending the multipurpose port’s capability to benefit both the Al Dhafra region and the local community’s recreational, fishing and commercial needs, the project will further Read More...

Thailand's First Electric Ferry Fleet Enters Service

Post Date: 04/12/2020

Courtesy: Marine Link

Thailand's first fleet of electric commuter ferries was placed into service last week by the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA), bringing clean emissions-free Read More...

Cargo ship boarded by armed pirates at Conakry anchorage, Guinea UPDATE robbed but safe

Post Date: 01/12/2020


The Cargo ship was boarded by armed pirates at around 0300 UTC Nov 30 in Conakry Anchorage waters, Guinea, West Africa. According to ships tracks and time Read More...

Crewman 'crushed by crane' on Carisbrooke Shipping vessel

Post Date: 27/11/2020

Courtesy: BBC NEWS

A cargo ship's second officer died after being accidentally crushed by a gantry crane, an accident investigation report has found.

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Indonesian Container Ship Heels Over at Dock

Post Date: 20/11/2020

A regional container ship tipped over sinking at its dock on November 15 at the Teluk Lamong Harbor in the East Java region of Indonesia causing a lot of excitement in the port but no reports of in Read More...

Pirate Attack: Italian Navy Protects Tanker in Gulf of Guinea

Post Date: 15/11/2020

Courtesy: Turkish Maritime

The incident took place November 7 when pirates in a speed boat chased the tanker Torm Alexandra. A helicopter crew from the nearby Italian Navy frigate Martine Read More...

Overworked Seafarers Face ‘Systematic Failures’ in Work-Rest Compliance -Report

Post Date: 11/11/2020


Seafarers face “systemic failures” in the implementation of the regulations related to hours of work and rest, undermining the credibility of the very regula Read More...

Bahri becomes the official carrier of Saudi Arabia’s Presidency of State Security

Post Date: 06/11/2020


Bahri, a national shipping carrier of Saudi Arabia, has signed a five-year framework agreement with Saudi Arabia’s Presidency of State Security (PSS), the Read More...

Pay boost for seafarers in UK waters covered by minimum wage for the first time

Post Date: 24/10/2020

Until now, maritime has been the only UK industry where national minimum wage laws do not apply.

But a switch which came into effect today means more than 10,000 seafarers across Britain Read More...