Tanker struck local cargo ship in Indonesia - 4 missing

(Nov 04 2021)

Chemical tanker NEW GLOBAL collided with coastal wooden cargo ship south of Aru Islands, Dobo, Maluku Province, Indonesia.



Sailor commits double murder on tanker off Buenos Aires

(Oct 29 2021)

A double murder took place in the River Plate aboard a tanker with an Argentine crew and flying the Maltese flag of convenience, it was revealed last weekend.



Advice about drug smuggling on ships

(Sep 21 2021)

There have been a number of cases of drug smugglers concealing drugs on merchant vessels, leading to difficulties to seafarers. Security consultancy Dryad Global shares their advice.



VLCC tanker Chief Officer and Bosun killed by wave in Drake Passage

(Sep 16 2021)

It is with deep sadness and regret that Northern Marine Management, as Managers of the 298,991 dwt Belgian flagged, crude oil tanker ‘Arafura’, report the tragic deaths of the Chief Officer and Bosun, both Indian nationals, as the vessel rounded Cape...



Maldives National Defense Force report two vessels run aground due to bad weather

(Sep 16 2021)

A tug boat and an oil tanker ran aground on Wednesday due to bad weather. MNDF said both vessels ran aground when their anchor lines snapped.



3 seafarers die from poisoning offshore Spain on chemical tanker Global Lake

(Sep 02 2021)

Sailing off the coast of Spain on the ship Global Lake, 3 sailors, including the captain of the ship, died from poisoning.



BBC story about incident in July 2020

(Sep 02 2021)

In July 2020, the oil tanker Gulf Sky vanished from waters off the UAE. Days later it turned up in Iran where it's now suspected to be working as a "ghost ship". For the first time, eight former crew have spoken to the BBC about the ship's disappeara...



Cayman Coast Guard helps rescue two Jamaicans lost at sea

(Aug 12 2021)

Two Jamaican men reported missing at sea since 29 July were rescued by a passing cargo vessel and assisted by Cayman Islands Coast Guard officers.



M/T ASPHALT PRINCESS - Analysis & Recommendations

(Aug 10 2021)

Reporting indicates that the Panama-flagged MV ASPHALT PRINCESS was boarded by armed personnel and seized whilst underway approximately 62nm East-Southeast of Fujairah.



Crew reveal moment 'Gulf Sky' tanker boarded by Iranian gunmen last summer

(Aug 02 2021)

Hijacked crew on a shipping tanker anchored off the UAE coast told how gunmen boarded their ship in the dead of night.



Navy arrests 97 stowaways onboard ships in Lagos

(Jul 09 2021)

In the last year the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Beecroft has arrested 97 suspected stowaways onboard different foreign merchant ships that are in the country to discharge cargo.



Hiring ship armed guards – beware race to bottom

(May 27 2021)

Cost pressures on tanker operators, and increased operating costs of running security companies, has led to shipping companies hiring security companies which cut corners, warns security consultancy Dryad Global.



New guidance on maritime security from The International Chamber of Shipping

(Apr 15 2021)

As recent news reports highlight, the shipping industry continues to face threats such as piracy, kidnapping and terrorism. Ship operators need to stay alert to security risks and recognise that threats are continually evolving and demand constant vi...



Oil tanker and cargo ship collide in waters off Philippines

(Apr 15 2021)

An oil tanker and a cargo ship collided in waters off Cavite City, southwest of the Philippine capital of Manila, but no one was injured, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported.



Oil tanker stops unexpectedly off Nova Scotia, Canada, 8 crew members sick with COVID-19

(Apr 15 2021)

An oil tanker that's been anchored unexpectedly off Port Hawkesbury since Sunday, changed course to Cape Breton over concerns of possible COVID-19-related sickness on board the vessel.




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