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

Construction Of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ First Expedition Ship Begins At VARD Shipyard

                 The first steel cut on May 9, 2017 marks the official start of the construction of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ first of two new-build expedition ships. At the VARD shipyard in Tulcea, Romania, Karl J. Pojer, CEO of the luxury cruise operator, gave the official start signal for the […]

Posted by: on May 12, 2017 read more

Container ship MSC Daniela caught fire off Sri Lanka

On Tuesday 4th April, at approximately 1030 hrs local time, a fire was reported onboard the MSC Daniela. The vessel was sailing from Singapore enroute to Port Said when the fire broke out toward the bow of the ship. “The Sri Lanka Navy dispatched two Fast Attack Craft (FAC), P 436 and P 412, to […]

Posted by: on Apr 06, 2017 read more

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