Incidents


Friday, January 7, 2022
Defense

Danish Frigate Releases Captured Gulf of Guinea Pirates in Dinghy

COPENHAGEN, Jan 7 (Reuters) – A suspected Nigerian pirate captured by the Danishnavy in the Gulf of Guinea in November and brought to Denmark for

January 7, 2022
Total Views: 4079

Thursday, January 6, 2022
UAE Pirate Watch
Piracy

Tanker Sends Piracy Distress Call Near Yemen

By Zaid Sabah and Sylvia Westall (Bloomberg) — Unidentified assailants harassed an oil tanker off the coast of Yemen, a Saudi Arabia-led military

January 6, 2022
Total Views: 2718

Monday, December 13, 2021
container ship
Piracy

Pirates Attack Containership, Kidnap Crew in Gulf of Guinea

Six crew members of a containership have reportedly been kidnapped in pirate attack reported off the coast of Bioko Island in the Gulf of Guinea. Maritime

December 13, 2021
Total Views: 8443

Sunday, December 5, 2021
Fire Incidents

Fire Rages On Cargo Ship Carrying Timber Off Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Dec 5 (Reuters) – A fire on a cargo ship carrying timber off Gothenburg on Sweden’s west coast was still not under control on Sunday

December 5, 2021
Total Views: 5631

Saturday, December 4, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port
Maritime Security Incidents

Lithuania’s Goods Barred From Entering Chinese Ports

By Milda Seputyte (Bloomberg) –Lithuania’s dispute with China escalated after local media reported that goods from some of its companies were

December 4, 2021
Total Views: 2916

Saturday, November 27, 2021
Piracy

Danish Military Kills Four Pirates During Gun Battle in Gulf of Guinea

Danish military forces on a anti-piracy mission killed four pirates in a gun battle in the Gulf of Guinea this week, Denmark’s Defence Command reported.

November 27, 2021
Total Views: 5911

Friday, November 26, 2021
French fishermen block Calais
Incidents

French Fishermen Block Calais

By Stephane Mahe (Reuters) – French fishermen blocked a small British cargo vessel from docking in a Brittany port on Friday, in protest at what they say

November 26, 2021
Total Views: 2871

Monday, November 22, 2021
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Turbine
Maritime Security Incidents

Offshore Wind Giant Vestas Hit With Cyber Attack

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) –Shares in Vestas Wind Systems A/S dropped to a two-week low after one of the world’s top makers of wind turbines was

November 22, 2021
Total Views: 3409

Sunday, November 21, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Philippines Will Attempt Second Resupply Mission As U.S. Warns China To Not Interfere Again

MANILA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The Philippines’ defense chief said on Sunday a military resupply mission for the country’s troops stationed on an

November 21, 2021
Total Views: 6533

Saturday, November 13, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Shipowners Make Payoffs To Free Vessels Detained By Indonesian Navy

By Joe Brock SINGAPORE, Nov 14 (Reuters) – More than a dozen shipowners have made payments of about $300,000 apiece to release vessels detained by the

November 13, 2021
Total Views: 8280

Friday, November 5, 2021
Wiley Hall at the US Merchant Marine Academy
Incidents

Midshipman X – Candid Interview With A Merchant Marine Academy Leader

We recently had a chat with Jim Tobin, President, and CEO of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association and Foundation (AAF) about the latest

November 5, 2021
Total Views: 7715

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Incidents

MARAD Cancels Cadet Shipping

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Last night, during an “industry call” that began with a plead not to share this information with journalists, the

November 3, 2021
Total Views: 11908

Monday, November 1, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Port Sudan Reopens After Military Blockade

by Khalid Abdelaziz (Reuters) A tribal group announced on Monday it would temporarily lift a six-week blockade on Sudan’s main seaport, a week after the

November 1, 2021
Total Views: 1097

Sunday, October 31, 2021
Vice Admiral Jack Buono
Incidents

Congress Calls To Shutdown Cadet Shipping And Says The Maritime Industry is Toxic

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The chairmen of six congressional committees wrote a letter to Department of Transportation Secretary Buttigieg in response to

October 31, 2021
Total Views: 18765

Thursday, October 28, 2021
Piracy

Danish Frigate Deploys on Anti-Piracy Operation in Gulf of Guinea

The Danish frigate Esbern Snare is en route to the Gulf of Guinea to join the international fight against piracy. The frigate departed Naval Base Frederikshavn

October 28, 2021
Total Views: 1546

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Zim Kingston
Fire Incidents

Firefighters, Additional Crew Members Board ZIM Kingston Overnight

A Tuesday morning update from the Canadian Coast Guard said six firefighters were able to board the Zim Kingston overnight, as well as seven additional crew

October 26, 2021
Total Views: 2760

Monday, October 25, 2021
Piracy

MSC Containership Attacked in Gulf of Guinea: Report

An MSC containership has reportedly come under attack in the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of Nigeria, Dryad Global reported Monday. The maritime security firm

October 25, 2021
Total Views: 4018

Sunday, October 24, 2021
Zim Kingston Fire
Fire Incidents

Zim Kingston Fire ‘Appears To Be Contained’

by Bhargav Acharya (Reuters) A fire broke out on Saturday on containers on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia, and the Canadian Coast

October 24, 2021
Total Views: 3733

Zim Kingston Fire
Fire Incidents

10 Abandon Zim Kingston But Firefighting Efforts Continue

by Bhargav Acharya (Reuters) The Canadian Coast Guard said it is monitoring a fire that broke out on a container ship off the coast of Victoria, British

October 24, 2021
Total Views: 4884

Thursday, October 21, 2021
oil tanker crew member
Incidents

WISTA Supports Midshipman X And Condemns ‘Horrific And Egregious’ Assaults At Sea

by John Konrad (gCaptain) This week the U.S. branch of Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) issued a strong statement of

October 21, 2021
Total Views: 1464