Indian Navy Foils Pirate Attack In Gulf Of Aden

   INS Sharda is deployed for anti-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden since 06 Apr 17. On 16 May 17, at about 1645 hrs, the ship received a distress call from MV Lord Mountbatten (a Liberian registered ship), in position 230 nm South-West of Salalah (in the Gulf of Aden). The vessel had reported […]

Posted by: on May 18, 2017 read more

General cargo ship Ali Aga capsized and sank at Port of Celebi Bandırma in Turkey

The general cargo ship Ali Aga capsized and sank at Port of Celebi Bandırma in Turkey, local media reported. The vessel was docked at the terminal to take empty containers, but started developing list to starboard due to incorrect loading. The Master ordered all the crew to abandon the vessel, but freighter capsized in a […]

Posted by: on May 17, 2017 read more

New Largest Containership In The World ‘OOCL Hong Kong’ Christened

OOCL proudly announced the naming of our latest containership, the OOCL Hong Kong, at a christening ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard on Geoje Island on 12th May. The OOCL Hong Kong was also celebrated as one of the largest containerships in the world by carrying capacity, and will be a welcome […]

Posted by: on May 16, 2017 read more

One dead and four injured after explosion on product tanker Ebrahim 1 at Al Hamriyah Port

The product tanker Ebrahim 1 caught fire after explosion at Al Hamriyah Port in Sharjah, UAE. The accident occurred during offloading of petroleum products and diesel oil, causing death of one crew and serious injury to four workers. The massive explosion on board of the vessel caused serious damages to the tanker Ebrahim 1 breaking […]

Posted by: on May 15, 2017 read more

Crew members on Vancouver-docked cruise ship arrested for Drugs

A Princess Cruise departure from downtown Vancouver was delayed for hours this week after police allegedly found several crew members with an undisclosed quantity of drugs, CTV News has learned. The Island Princess was set to leave for Alaska when Canada Border Services Agency officers and members of the Vancouver Police Department’s Canine Unit boarded […]

Posted by: on May 14, 2017 read more

Italian submarine collides with cargo ship off Calabria Coast May 12, 2017

The Italian Navy has confirmed one of its submarines collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Calabria, southern Italy. The rare accident resulted in no casualties. The Scire, a 55-metre (180-foot) U212 submarine, was sailing en route to a training exercise overnight on Wednesday when it hit a cargo ship in the Gulf […]

Posted by: on May 14, 2017 read more

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