TANKER EXPLOSION IN AZOV SEA, 3 CREW MISSING

Product tanker GENERAL HAZI ASLANOV suffered explosion and probably, fire, at around 1600 UTC Oct 24 in Azov sea north of Kerch...

MAERSK ASKS FOR MILITARY IMMUNITY FROM PIRATES IN THE GULF OF GUINEA.

2020 has been a bad year for many segments of the shipping industry. And then comes the growing piracy incidents in the Gulf of Guinea which have...

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...

ITALIAN BULK CARRIER DISABLED AFTER ENGINE ROOM ACCIDENT, CREW INJURED, MEDEVACED

Bulk carrier CHRISTIN suffered accident in understood, engine room, in Mediterranean south of Crete, during Sep 11-12, while en route from Damietta Egypt yo Barletta Italy, with...

STUDY SHOWS 5 CRITERIA COUNTRIES SHOULD FOLLOW FOR COVID19 REOPENING

According to a CNN report, a pandemic analysis published by the Lancet Medical Journal advises that countries should not ease coronavirus lockdown...

PARARESCUE JUMPERS SAVE MASTER OF VESSEL

Air Force pararescue jumpers and a U.S. Navy helicopter crew medevaced the 73-year-old captain of the commercial fishing vessel Lady Alice. She...

TUG TOWING EMPTY BARGE SANK, 2 DEAD, 2 MISSING: MAURITIUS, WAKASHIO

Port TUG SIR GAETAN collided with barge she was towing in stormy weather conditions in the evening Aug 31, off Mauritius northeast coast near Poudre d'Or. Tug...

AFRAMAX CONTACTED PIER AT PRIMORK, RISSIA, DETAINED.

Crude oil tanker NORDINDEPENDENCE contacted oil terminal pier at Primorsk oil port, Russia, Baltic sea, on Aug 26, during unmooring operation. Pier sustained damages which are to...

UPSURGE IN STOWAWAYS TRYING TO REACH EUROPE BY MERCHANT SHIPS.

Four stowaways of Algerian origin were found on board of general cargo ship JANINA at Valencia, Spain, on Aug 25. One of them claimed to be minor,...

CYPRUS PROPOSES FEASIBLE APPROACH TO VACCINATE SEAFARERS

Cyprus has formally proposed a practical, global approach to delivering Covid -19 vaccinations to seafarers in response to the worldwide crew change crisis, says an article published...

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