Friday, July 15, 2016
Maritime News

MSC Master in Hot Water Over Alleged Drug Trafficking

The Master of an MSC containership is being accused of international drug trafficking after authorities in Italy unveiled a complex scheme to offload drugs at sea so they can be...

July 15, 2016
Total Views: 84

Monday, June 20, 2016
News

WATCH: Fire Engulfs Tug and Barge Off Italy

Video published by the Italian Coast Guard shows firefighting efforts after a articulated tug and barge caught fire off the coast of Italy. The fire occurred Friday off Gioia Tauro,...

June 20, 2016
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Friday, October 16, 2015
Maritime News

More Than 20 Tons of Hashish Found Stashed Inside Cargo Ship in Italy

  Italian authorities have seized more than 20 tons of hashish hidden inside the hull of a general cargo ship at the port of Cagliari in Sardinia, Italy’s Guardia di...

October 16, 2015
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
News

WATCH: Daring Rescue Caught on Camera

This rescue was carried out by the Italian Coast Guard off the coast of Sicily this week after the Master of the vessel apparently lost consciousness during rough weather. According...

October 13, 2015
Total Views: 18

Monday, August 24, 2015
News

Enrica Lexie Update: Maritime Tribunal Rejects Italy’s Plea for Release of Marines

  HAMBURG, Aug 24 (Reuters) – An international maritime tribunal on Monday rejected Italy’s request that India provisionally release two marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen, a setback for...

August 24, 2015
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
News

U.S. Investment Funds Target Italian Shipping Debt Deals

  By Pamela Barbaglia and Jonathan Saul LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Distressed debt investors are looking to buy shipping loans from Italian banks, encouraged by legal and regulatory changes...

August 5, 2015
Total Views: 3

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Maritime News

Italy May Have Found the Boat that Sank Last Month Killing Hundreds of Migrants

Italy's navy said on Thursday it believed it had found the wreck of a boat that sank last month killing up to 900 migrants off the coast of Libya, the Mediterranean's most deadly migrant tragedy in living memory.

May 7, 2015
Total Views: 18

Maritime News

Italy May Have Found the Migrant Boat that Sank Last Month Killing Hundreds

Italy's navy said on Thursday it believed it had found the wreck of a boat that sank last month killing up to 900 migrants off the coast of Libya, the Mediterranean's most deadly migrant tragedy in living memory.

May 7, 2015
Total Views: 9

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Maritime News

Italian Coast Guard, Merchant Ships Rescuing At Least 1,000 Boat Migrants

Italy's coast guard went to the rescue of at least 1,000 migrants in difficulty in the sea between Europe and North Africa on Sunday, the third operation of its kind in as many days.

February 15, 2015
Total Views: 9

Sunday, December 28, 2014
News

Two Drown, Four Missing After Ships Collide Off Italy

Two people drowned and four were missing at sea and feared dead after two merchant ships collided in rough seas off the Italian coast on Sunday, Italian officials said.

December 28, 2014
Total Views: 3

Friday, October 31, 2014
Maritime News

Italy to End Migrant Rescue Operation in Mediterranean

Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East, a move one rights group warned could lead to a "surge of deaths" in the Mediterranean.

October 31, 2014
Total Views: 9

Monday, September 8, 2014
Maritime News

Ailing Enrica Lexie Marine to Return to Italy for Medical Treatment

The Indian government will not prevent an ailing Italian marine facing murder charges from returning home for medical treatment, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday.

September 8, 2014
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Maritime News

EU to Launch Mission to Help Italy Cope With Boat Migrants

The European Commission said on Wednesday it would launch an EU version of Italy's sea rescue operation to help it deal with the droves of migrants crossing the Mediterranean in crowded boats from North Africa, something Italy has repeatedly called for.

August 27, 2014
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Saturday, August 9, 2014
News

Italian Government to Ban Large Cruise Ships from Venice Lagoon

Big cruise ships will be barred from Venice's Saint Mark's lagoon, to protect Italy's floating city from potential damage caused by growing traffic, the government said on Friday.

August 9, 2014
Total Views: 26

Friday, June 27, 2014
Accidents

Costa Concordia Refloating Phase Detailed

Work to refloat and remove the Costa Concordia from the island of Giglio within the next 3 weeks is continuing with or without final approval from the Italian authorities.

June 27, 2014
Total Views: 30

Sunday, June 8, 2014
News

Italy Rescues 5,200 Boat Migrants Since Thursday

Italy has rescued about 5,200 men, women and children and recovered three dead bodies from overcrowded boats in the Mediterranean Sea since early Thursday.

June 8, 2014
Total Views: 1

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Fire Incidents

PHOTOS: Pilot Boat Goes Up in Flames

A pilot boat went up in flames yesterday while moored at the port of Fiumicino, Italy, and it was all captured on camera.

June 5, 2014
Total Views: 1

Monday, February 3, 2014
News

Indian Government Given One Week to Decide Fate of Enrica Lexie Marines

India's top court has given the government a week to decide if it will invoke a maritime security law that carries the death sentence against two Italian marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen.

February 3, 2014
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Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Italy to Limit Large Cruise Ship Traffic In Venice

Italy will immediately begin to limit large cruise ship traffic in the Venice lagoon and the biggest vessels - of more than 96,000 gross tonnes - will be banned from November of next year, the government said on Tuesday.

November 5, 2013
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
mt salamis tanker
News

Italy Agrees To Take In Stranded Migrants After Malta Refuses

ROME, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Italy on Wednesday allowed 102 migrants who were stranded on a tanker in the Mediterranean to disembark on the Sicilian coast after Malta refused them...

August 7, 2013
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