NAUTILUS FEDERATION UNIONS CALL FOR GLOBAL VACCINATION FOR SEAFARERS

-The Nautilus Federation is a group of 22 leading trade unions representing seafarers and inland waterways workers.-It has issued a statement calling on governments and global organisations...

NAVTOR UNVEILS VESSEL PERFORMANCE OPTIMISATION SOLUTION

•Navtor, has released a new ship performance optimisation and fleet management system, NavFleet, based on a cyber secure platform.•The platform integrates real-time data from ships, fleets, company...

PORTS OF ANTWERP AND ZEEBRUGGE SET TO MERGE

Zeebrugge and Antwerp are all set to merge into a single entity, with an eye on rivaling Rotterdam. The process will take at least...

CARGO SHIP COLLIDED WITH FISHING BOAT OFF YEOSU, KOREA

General cargo ship WIN HERO collided with 5-ton fishing boat off Yeosu, South Korea, at around 0400 Seoul time Oct 13, understood collision was caused by irresponsible...

CARGO SHIP HITS REEFS, INTENTIONALLY GROUNDED, VIETNAM

General cargo ship NAM KHANH suffered a blackout in the morning Oct 25 in Binh Dinh Province waters, south central Vietnam, while en route from Quy Nhon...

CARGO SHIP BURST INTO FLAMES, 1 DEAD, 4 MISSING

A crew member aboard KM Yuliner was killed while four others were missing when the cargo ship burst into flames off the coast of South Buton regency...

COSCO PANAMAX GROUNDING CONFIRMED, NEWPORT- NORFOLK

Confirmed aground, starboard list and aft tilt, resting on sandy bottom. CG reportedly waiting for salvage plan. Understood refloating preparations under way. 1330 UTC...

TRAGIC INCIDENT ON MAERSK ETIENNE HIGHLIGHTS AFRICAN MIGRANT CRISIS

The African migrant crisis is real, and anyone living in Europe will bear testimony to this. In March 2019, the European Commission declared the migrant crisis to...

HAPAG-LLOYD FIRST IN THE WORLD TO CONVERT LARGE CONTAINER SHIP TO LNG

Hapag-Lloyd’s ultra-large containership SAJIR has completed an upgrade by China’s Huarun Dadong yard to use LNG as fuel, a move which has been deemed to be the...

TANKER ATTACKED, STOPPED, AIS OFF, GULF OF GUINEA

1715 UTC Oct 18 UPDATE: Understood crew safe, being able to timely shelter in citadel. 0700 UTC Oct 18: Merchant ship was attacked in...

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