Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use available to order

(Nov 12 2020)

ICS is pleased to announce publication of the second edition of the Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use, produced by BIMCO, ICS and Witherby Publishing Group.



Boarding - 162nm South Cotonou

(Nov 12 2020)

It has been indicated that the Singapore flagged Chemical Tanker TORM ALEXANDRA (IMO 9466001) was boarded whilst in transit from Lomé.



Tanker attacked in the Gulf of Guinea, situation developing

(Nov 12 2020)

A merchant ship was attacked in the Gulf of Guinea some 85 nm SSW of Lagos Nigeria, at around 0120 UTC on November 11, 2020.



Turkish fishing boat collides with Greek vessel; 5 missing

(Nov 12 2020)

A Turkish fishing boat capsized after colliding with a Greek-flagged vessel off Turkey's Mediterranean coast, Turkey's state-run news agency reported.



CRITICAL Risk - Gulf Of Guinea

(Nov 12 2020)

The recent flurry of incidents within the Gulf of Guinea has increased the risk profile to a unique and exceptional level. The risk profile for all maritime operations within the Gulf of Guinea at this time is CRITICAL (incidents are highly likely, e...



Incident Ongoing - 94nm SW Brass

(Nov 05 2020)

Reporting indicates that NAFELI II (IMO 9291638) activated her SSAS whilst in transit 94nm SW Brass.



People traffickers target ship agents, warns ITIC

(Nov 05 2020)

ITIC - International Transport Intermediaries Club – is warning its ship and port agent members to be aware of approaches from people traffickers attempting to smuggle illegal immigrants through their ports.



Heroin worth Rs 1.52 crore seized from LPG tanker in Tinsukia

(Nov 05 2020)

Drugs smugglers from Manipur are now using LPG tankers for transshipment of high-quality Heroin to Assam.



Stranded oil tanker crew offers to help search for drugs

(Oct 15 2020)

THE CREW of an oil and chemical tanker is willing to help a multi-agency task force embark on the dangerous mission to empty the vessel's fuel tanks to search for a shipment of dangerous drugs.



Aframax tanker mysterious explosion and mysterious voyage, Gulf of Aden

(Oct 15 2020)

Explosion occurred at Hush Al Nishaimah oil terminal, Yemen, Gulf of Aden, at 2000 UTC Oct 3, at the time when Aframax tanker SYRA was loading crude oil.



Ultra Large crude oil tanker, reportedly, harassed by UAE

(Oct 08 2020)

A strange story of how ULCC ANDROMEDA, thwarted UAE attempts to block her voyage to China, was reported by local outlet Adennews.net.



Suspicious Approach 74nm SE Takoradi

(Oct 07 2020)

MDAT-GoG has reported that a chemical tanker has been approached by a speedboat carrying 8 persons on board, whilst transiting from Lomé to Abidjan.



ICS updates health guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) to reflect latest knowledge

(Oct 07 2020)

A great deal has changed since March, when the International Chamber of Shipping first issued guidance for the global shipping industry to help combat the spread of COVID-19.



Migrants transferred from Maersk tanker after more than month at sea

(Sep 17 2020)

A group of 27 migrants who had been stuck onboard the Maersk Etienne tanker for more than a month have been transferred safely to a ship operated by the NGO Mediterranea.



Oil tanker fire doused, ship stability within safe zone

(Sep 10 2020)

The Indian Coast Guard said no more flames or smoke were observed since Tuesday evening on the very large crude carrier (VLCC) 'New Diamond' that caught fire on September 3.




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