Updated: Filipino sailor found dead on ship at Malta Freeport

TNM Online - Malta Freeport

A Filipino sailor was found dead in a pool of blood on a merchant ship at Malta Freeport last night, the police said. The sailor was found on the MV Emvella, registered in Malta. The ship arrived yesterday from Turkey. The man died of several stab wounds, one of which was in his chest. Two […]

Posted by: on May 19, 2015 read more

Tsuneishi’s Cebu shipyard eyes increased production

TNM Online - Cebu Shipyard

Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu) Inc. in the Philippines is aiming to construct up to 30 ships a year as it plans to expand its shipbuilding capacity. Akihiko Mishima, recently appointed as the new president of Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu), said the shipyard will deliver 18 ships this year, all of which are dry bulk carriers […]

Posted by: on May 18, 2015 read more

Chief Engineer killed in collision in the Philippines

TNM Online - Cebu Collision

The chief engineer of a passenger ship has died after a collision with a cargo vessel in the central Philippines. According to local media reports, the fast ferry Starcraft 9 and the MV Our Lady of Faith collided around 6 p.m. local time on Wednesday at Lauis Ledge off Talisay City in Cebu (Philippines). As a […]

Posted by: on May 15, 2015 read more

Tempers Rise at Port

TNM Online - Davao Port

THE ocular inspection conducted on seaports Wednesday was marred by a heated argument as Councilor Nilo Abellera Jr. confronted a sea vessel owner on requiring passengers to wear lifejackets. The exchange of opinions between Abellera and Mario Reta that lasted for about 20 minutes transpired around 10 a.m. inside one of the vessels at Sta. […]

Posted by: on May 14, 2015 read more

Fastcraft collides with cargo vessel off Cebu

TNM Online - Cebu Collision

A crew member was hurt after he fell into the waters shortly before 6 p.m. on Wednesday when a fastcraft and a cargo vessel collided in the vicinity of Lawis Ledge in Talisay City, Cebu. Chief engineer Romeo Astillero of Starcraft 9 was unconscious when brought to the hospital, said Commander Weniel Azcuna, commander of […]

Posted by: on May 14, 2015 read more

South China Sea: US mulls sending planes, ships near disputed islands

TNM Online - Spratlys

The Pentagon is considering sending US military aircraft and ships to assert freedom of navigation around rapidly growing Chinese-made artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea, a US official said on Tuesday. US Defence Secretary Ash Carter requested options that included sending US military ships and aircraft within 22 kilometres of reefs that China had been building up in […]

Posted by: on May 13, 2015 read more

Seafarers Not So Happy After All

TNM Online - Seafarer Satisfaction

A survey released by the International Transport Workers’ Federation has highlighted the need for continuing work on well being among seafarers, as well as for debunking myths about HIV/AIDS. The major findings came in response to the questions about general wellbeing, with many of those quizzed reporting worries about weight, depression and alcohol use. On average half […]

Posted by: on May 12, 2015 read more

Congestion Ups Shipping Costs

TNM Online - Port Congestion

The Federation of the Philippine Industries (FPI) said shipping costs have risen 65 percent during the years after shippers continued to levy port congestion surcharges. Shippers were allowed the surcharges at the height of port congestion last year.  By April, operations were back to normal and shippers were asked to discontinue the surcharge. Members of […]

Posted by: on May 11, 2015 read more

Modelling shows worst-case scenario for oil tanker spill near Vancouver

TNM Online - Vancouver

Oil pipeline opponents have developed computer-animated models illustrating just how fast Vancouver’s inlets and beaches could become coated in crude in the event of a worst-case oil tanker spill. The analysis, which claims 50 to 90 per cent of spilled oil could spread to shorelines within 24 hours, will be submitted in a bid to […]

Posted by: on May 18, 2015 read more

Iran Warned over Consequences of Dodging Ship Inspection

TNM Online - Iran Vessel Inspection

Iran should be ready to shoulder responsibility for any kind of incident that may arise from its failure to let its cargo ship, which is said to be carrying humanitarian aid to Yemen, to be searched by Saudi-lead coalition before being allowed into the country, Yemen warned. Tehran “bears complete responsibility for any incident that arises […]

Posted by: on May 15, 2015 read more

IMO Concerned with Stalled BWMC Ratifications, EU’s CO2 Monitoring System

TNM Online - WBM Convention

The ”disappointingly” slow pace of ratifications of the Ballast Water Management Convention and a recent approval of a European CO2 Monitoring Reporting and Verification system are causes for concern, the International Maritime Organisation’s Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu said in his opening address at the 68th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) on May 11. Only two IMO Member States […]

Posted by: on May 14, 2015 read more

ITF Clamps Down on Chevron

TNM Online - Chevron

International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) president Paddy Crumlin declared on Monday Australia’s Barrow Island a Port of Convenience due to Chevron’s history of what he described as “union-busting efforts in the offshore oil and gas sector”. According to ITF, Chevron’s Gorgon LNG project off Australia’s north-west coast has blown out from USD 37 billion to […]

Posted by: on May 13, 2015 read more

Iranian Authorities Release Maersk Tigris

TNM Online - Maersk Tigris

Maersk Line said Thursday that the M/V Maersk Tigris, a cargo ship under its charter, had been released more than a week after its seizure by Iranian naval vessels raised tensions in the Strait of Hormuz. In a statement, the Danish shipping giant said it was “pleased and relieved” to learn that the ship had […]

Posted by: on May 08, 2015 read more

Singapore-Flag Tanker Hijacked in Malacca Strait

A small Singapore-flag tanker Ocean Energy was hijacked in the Malacca Strait this weekend. Enroute to Myanmar from Singapore, the tanker carrying more than 2000MT of marine gas oil was hijacked by eight armed men at 2130hrs Saturday, May 2 as she enters the Strait of Malacca.  It was reported that the armed men stashed […]

Posted by: on May 06, 2015 read more

Maersk Ship Seized by Iranian Forces in Strait of Hormuz

mv maersk tigris

A Maersk containership was seized Tuesday by Iranian forces as it travelled through the Strait of Hormuz in Iranian territorial waters, the U.S. Pentagon has confirmed. The ship has been identified as the Marshall Islands-flagged containership MV Maersk Tigris, which is managed by Rickmers Shipmanagement. Earlier reports that the ship was U.S. flagged and carrying […]

Posted by: on Apr 29, 2015 read more

Reederei NSB’s First Innovative Widening Project Successfully Completed


It is often difficult to keep Panmax ships competitive in today’s market environment. To ensure profitable operations, REEDEREI NSB has developed and successfully implemented a concept to widen ships that is the first of its kind worldwide. The WIDENING will increase the TEU capacity of a ship by more than 20%, and the IMO Energy […]

Posted by: on Apr 23, 2015 read more

Tinig ng Marino 111 – Marina Makes A Bold Move

Posted by: on Apr 06, 2015 read more

Tinig ng Marino 110 – TNM Super 12 Aces

Posted by: on Feb 09, 2015 read more

Tinig ng Marino 109 – UFS Soaring High at 20

Posted by: on Nov 27, 2014 read more