Thursday, May 25, 2023
Grounding Incidents

Suez Canal Traffic Returns to Normal After Ship Briefly Grounds

CAIRO, May 25 (Reuters) – Tugboats managed to move a large ship that had been stranded for several hours in the Suez Canal on Thursday, and

May 25, 2023
Total Views: 2060

Monday, May 15, 2023
KNM Helge Ingstad sinking

Norwegian Naval Officer Found Guilty of Negligence in Warship’s Collision with Oil Tanker

OSLO, May 15 (Reuters) – A Norwegian naval officer was found guilty on Monday and sentenced to a two-month suspended jail sentence for negligence

May 15, 2023
Total Views: 15012

Monday, May 8, 2023

Gulf of Guinea Piracy Attack: ‘Monjasa Reformer’ Seafarers Recovered Safely

All six seafarers who were kidnapped from a Liberia-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf of Guinea last month have been returned safely, the ship’s owner,

May 8, 2023
Total Views: 2603

Sunday, April 30, 2023

US Backs Philippines After Latest Dispute Over Chinese Ships

By Bill Allison (Bloomberg) –The US accused China of harassing Philippine ships and reaffirmed its defense commitment to the Philippines ahead of a

April 30, 2023
Total Views: 16517

Saturday, April 29, 2023

Chinese And Philippine Coast Guards Nearly Collide

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) Chinese and Philippine ships came close to collision in the South China Sea on Sunday, in yet another sign of continued tensions

April 29, 2023
Total Views: 5125

Fire Incidents

Drone Strike Ignites Oil Terminal Fire in Crimea Port

by Alexandra Hudson (Reuters) A drone strike caused a fire at a fuel storage facility in the Crimean port of Sevastopol, sending a vast column of black smoke

April 29, 2023
Total Views: 2296

Sunday, April 23, 2023
Celebrity Edge Class Cruise Ship
Cruise Ships

The Cruel Reality of Cruise Ship Morgues: Widow Files Suit

In August, Marilyn Jones and her husband Robert set sail on an eight-day Caribbean cruise from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, aboard the Celebrity Equinox. Just two

April 23, 2023
Total Views: 9373

Sunday, April 16, 2023

Pirate Attack: Tanker And Crew Safely Recovered Off Abidjan Coast

By Shiyin Chen (Bloomberg) A Singapore-registered oil tanker that was boarded earlier this week by “unidentified persons” off the coast of Africa has been

April 16, 2023
Total Views: 2979

Walla Walla Ferry Grounding
Grounding Incidents

Generator Failure Suspected In M/V Walla Walla Ferry Grounding: Crew And Passengers Safe

Late Sunday morning, Washington State Ferries (WSF) reported that all 175 cars trapped aboard the grounded M/V Walla Walla had been successfully removed after

April 16, 2023
Total Views: 3207

Friday, April 14, 2023

IMB Calls for Continued Naval Presence as Worldwide Piracy Falls to Lowest Level in Decades

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) is calling for continued and coordinated regional and international naval presence to deter piracy, even as the number

April 14, 2023
Total Views: 645

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

New Details on Ongoing Gulf of Guinea Pirate Attack

Singapore is confirming new details about a tanker that has been missing since it was boarded by pirates earlier this week in the Gulf of Guinea. The Maritime

April 12, 2023
Total Views: 6670

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Fire Burns Through FV Kodiak Enterprise at Tacoma Dock

The fire on board the fishing vessel Kodiak Enterprise has nearly burned itself out as crews continue to spray water on the hull and extinguish any remnant hot

April 11, 2023
Total Views: 11249

Monday, April 10, 2023

Tanker Boarded by Pirates in Gulf of Guinea

A tanker has been boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea, coming less than a month after the successful hijacking of the MT Monjasa Reformer. The Maritime

April 10, 2023
Total Views: 6280

Friday, March 31, 2023

Monjasa Reformer Located in Gulf of Guinea After Pirate Attack; Six Crew Missing

A patrol vessel with the French Navy has located the missing tanker Monjasa Reformer four days after it was attacked by pirates and went missing in the Gulf of

March 31, 2023
Total Views: 7305

Thursday, March 30, 2023
Oil Spill

Russia’s Oil Tanker Ghost Fleet Is A Time Bomb

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) Most people focus on the land and air aspects of the war in Ukraine, naturally enough — they are vivid and constantly

March 30, 2023
Total Views: 10341

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Tanker Seized By Pirates in Gulf of Guinea Reappears 540 Miles Away

March 29 (Reuters) – A Danish-owned vessel that was boarded by pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday was spotted about 540 miles

March 29, 2023
Total Views: 11726

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Pirates Board Danish-Owned Ship in Gulf of Guinea

COPENHAGEN, March 28 (Reuters) – Pirates have attacked and boarded a Danish-owned ship in the Gulf of Guinea and all communications channels

March 28, 2023
Total Views: 5126

Sunday, March 26, 2023
Maritime Security Incidents

North Korea Fires Missiles As US Aircraft Carrier Set To Arrive In South

SEOUL, March 27 (Reuters) – North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Monday morning,

March 26, 2023
Total Views: 105010

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Ship Paper Chart Navigation

Ship Captain Believes ChatGPT Told Him To Change Course

by John Konrad (gCaptain) gCaptain has obtained a troubling report from an American captain, who claims that a shipowner utilized an AI bot, potentially

March 15, 2023
Total Views: 27045

Thursday, March 2, 2023
gulf of aden piracy

Second Skiff Sighting in Gulf of Aden Prompts Security Alerts

A second skiff sighting in a Gulf of Aden transit corridor in less than two weeks is prompting maritime security alerts to shipping. An advisory from the

March 2, 2023
Total Views: 7551