Maritime Safety

March 11, 2011 - 05:30:39 pm

Coverage of African Coast, Inaugurates Morocco MRCC Complete search and rescue cover around Africa’s coast has now been...

March 11, 2011 - 05:24:43 pm

The container ship, MV Maersk Constellation was held in Lobito port, Angola last week on allegation brining in four containers...

FREE AT LAST:  The NYK general cargo vessel, MV IZUMI (14,162-gt, built 2007) captured since October 2010 was released February 27 by Somali pirates. No details or reports yet of ransom paid
March 07, 2011 - 10:16:01 am

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) said it is moving closer to having to advise seafarers to consider...

March 07, 2011 - 08:06:00 am

EU NAVFOR reported yesterday that the NYK general cargo vessel IZUMI (14,162-gt, built 2007), which had been pirated along with...

March 06, 2011 - 09:00:00 am

Rarely do those serving prison sentences have anything good to say about their incarceration. More often, they complain about...

Some of the patrol boats that were recently handed over to NIMASA by Global West Vessel Specialist
March 06, 2011 - 09:00:00 am

As piracy continues unabated across the Arabian Sea, the Gulf of Aden and into the Mozambique Channel, attitudes are hardening...

March 06, 2011 - 09:00:00 am

The European Shippers Council (ESC) is the latest organisation to grow concerned over the advance of piracy in the western...

FREE AT LAST:  The NYK general cargo vessel, MV IZUMI (14,162-gt, built 2007) captured since October 2010 was released February 27 by Somali pirates. No details or reports yet of ransom paid
March 06, 2011 - 09:00:00 am

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) said it is moving closer to having to advise seafarers to consider...

MV Iceberg:  Panama- Flagged And UAE Owned Captured Since 2010
February 27, 2011 - 07:47:27 pm

Name: MV IcebergDate taken: 29 March 2010Nationality: Panama flagged and UAE ownedDetails: Roll on-roll off vessel captured 10...

February 27, 2011 - 07:40:24 pm

On 21st February 2011, Mr Dante Martinelli, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Permanent Representative of...

February 27, 2011 - 07:36:21 pm

The Liberian Registry has carried out the first SRPS (Seafarer Recruitment and Placement Services) audit for compliance with...

February 27, 2011 - 07:33:27 pm

 Filipino seafarers will find greater opportunity as tens of thousands of seafarer jobs will be available in the next few years...

February 24, 2011 - 06:52:04 pm

Somali pirates have the capability of reaching Malaysian waters using the bigger and better equipped vessels which they have...

February 24, 2011 - 06:47:00 pm

With Somali piracy reaching hitherto unimagined peaks it could be that 2011 is the Year of the Pirate. According to Peter...

On-going Wreck Removal Operations On Lagos Channel
February 21, 2011 - 01:27:24 pm

Name: MT PolarDate taken: 30 October 2010Nationality: Liberian owned, Panama flaggedDetails: Vessel seized while travelling off...

February 21, 2011 - 01:14:47 pm

Allegations have surfaced suggesting that Kenyan law firms, security, aviation and shipping firms are conducting business with...

PIX 1: MV Maersk Alabama: Highjacked in 2009, but landed Pirate Muse a 34 years prison sentence last week  PIX 2: Abduwali Muse
February 21, 2011 - 12:55:37 pm

Almost two years after the celebrated hijack of US –flag ship Maersk Alabama, a federal judge in New York, USA last week...

February 21, 2011 - 12:48:37 pm

•  Pirate activity appears to be spreading outwards from the Niger Delta. •  The Bakassi peninsula is an area of particular...

February 21, 2011 - 12:40:16 pm

Nigerian militants have released two ships officers from the Greek-managed PERSEUS after they were kidnapped from their ship on...

February 21, 2011 - 12:25:11 pm

A maritime security alert has been issued for Nigeria after the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Nigeria'...

February 21, 2011 - 12:19:15 pm

Pirates are making millions of dollars a year in what has become a highly organised business involving a wide range of people,...

February 13, 2011 - 08:39:57 pm

•    Name: MV Beluga NominationDate taken: 22 January 2011Nationality: German owned, Antigua and Barbuda flaggedDetails: Cargo...

February 07, 2011 - 07:43:19 pm

•    Jurisdiction and laws remain major piracy problem The question of what to do with captured pirate suspects remains one of...

January 30, 2011 - 03:11:37 pm

<p>Three Filipino seafarers received a combined total of more than P10 million (USD$224,000) in disability benefits after...

January 23, 2011 - 05:20:42 pm

<p><strong>Designation of coordinator surface search and his responsibilitie</strong>s <br /> If rescue...

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