Maritime Safety

PIRATED: MT Zirku; The (105,846-Dwt, Built 2003) Crude Oil Tanker In Position 15.36N And 057.04E , Was Pirated Last Week Approximately 250 Nautical Miles South East Of Salalah In The Eastern Part Of The Gulf Of Aden
April 01, 2011 - 04:41:27 pm

With pirate attacks on the rise, insurance companies have come up with their own solution: They are proposing a privately...

The Container Ship; MOL  Presence; That Was  Rejected And Returned To Japan By Chinese Authorities Last Week On Account Of Radiation
April 01, 2011 - 04:24:24 pm

Pirates in two skiffs fired rocket-propelled grenades and guns at an oil tanker off East Africa before boarding the vessel and...

April 01, 2011 - 04:17:30 pm

Indian Maritime training institutes are believed to be relieved about the recent move of the Directorate General of Shipping (...

April 01, 2011 - 04:13:53 pm

Shipments of prohibited drugs are on the rise around the Philippines, with Palawan’s three sea lanes being used as drop-off...

April 01, 2011 - 04:10:23 pm

Piracy costs the shipping industry billions of dollars a year and leads to high-profile murders that make global headlines....

April 01, 2011 - 04:06:23 pm

Initiation of search and rescue operations in respect of a vessel whose position is unknown In the event of an emergency phase...

April 01, 2011 - 03:49:59 pm

The world’s biggest oil-tanker firms, dry bulk carriers and container lines are servicing Japanese ports, judging there to be...

April 01, 2011 - 03:46:53 pm

Chinese authorities rejected a container ship operated by MOL, Japan's second-largest shipping line, saying they had detected...

April 01, 2011 - 03:40:57 pm

The 12 Mozambicans rescued by the Indian navy from Somali pirates are now being heard by an Indian court in Mumbai, as...

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency‘s pollution control boat Ofure Getting Set to be deployed in Lagos
March 28, 2011 - 10:18:30 am

Representatives of Asian shipowners’ associations have expressed outrage over a lack of government action against an increasing...

March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

A European project to integrate existing national and transnational maritime surveillance systems is under way. The Spanish...

March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Procedures For Rescue Co-Ordination Centres And Rescue Sub-Centres During Emergency Phases 1. Upon the declaration of the...

March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

The question on many people’s lips is why do warships keep catching and releasing pirates? A simple enough question, but...

March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Maersk Line will this week, celebrate the fifth anniversary of its switch from high-sulfur bunker fuel to low-sulfur distillate...

Maintenance Dredger Sea Lion On Active Service On Lagos Water Recently
March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

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

March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Maersk Line announced a steep increase in emergency risk surcharges imposed earlier on containers moving via ports in the...

March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

The UK Foreign Secretary has announced £6 million funding to improve maritime surveillance of pirates in the Indian Ocean and...

March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

The Liberian ship registry is urging the IMO to take the lead on establishing international guidelines on the deployment of...

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency‘s pollution control boat Ofure Getting Set to be deployed in Lagos
March 27, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Representatives of Asian shipowners’ associations have expressed outrage over a lack of government action against an increasing...

Maersk Alabama Arriving In Mombasa Port Shortly After She And The Crew Were Rescued By American Snipers
March 20, 2011 - 02:53:18 pm

According to movie industry news, Hollywood is about to make a movie in which Tom Hanks will play the part of Richard Phillips...

March 20, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Transas Mediterranean in cooperation with its local partner SERAMAR has delivered a Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS) to...

The 61 pirates on board the Indian Navy ship INS KALPENI which   intercepted them last week and : the fishing vessel VEGA 5 *Picture: AFP/Getty Images
March 20, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Information Concerning Emergencies Parties shall ensure that such continuous radio watches as are deemed practicable and...

Maersk Alabama Arriving In Mombasa Port Shortly After She And The Crew Were Rescued By American Snipers
March 20, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

According to movie industry news, Hollywood is about to make a movie in which Tom Hanks will play the part of Richard Phillips...

March 20, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

The Indian Navy has intercepted the Mozambique-registered fishing vessel VEGA 5 after a gun battle in the Arabian Sea, and has...

March 20, 2011 - 08:00:00 am

Only two years after deciding to join in the piracy rampant off the Somalian coast, Saeed Yare is a dollar multi-millionaire....

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