Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Animal Deaths At Sea Spike Fueling Calls For EU Livestock Carrier Ban
By K Oanh Ha and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) In late December, some 1,800 bulls left Spain for Turkey aboard a ship called the Elbeik. The trip was supposed to take...
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Friday, March 26, 2021
Sheep Bake Aboard Ships Waiting For Suez Canal To Reopen
By Michael Hirtzer (Bloomberg) – Of all the millions of tons of cargo that’s piled up in the Suez Canal, none is more delicate than the animals crammed into the hulls...
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Spain Orders Slaughter of More Than 1,600 Cattle on Second Livestock Ship
MADRID, March 22 (Reuters) – Spain on Monday ordered the slaughter of 1,610 cattle which have been stuck aboard the Elbeik livestock ship since December, just weeks after hundreds of...
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Greece Delivers Food to Livestock Ship Stuck at Sea for Months
ATHENS, March 9 (Reuters) – Greece will deliver 50 tons of animal feed to the Togo-flagged ElBeik, which has been stuck at sea for nearly three months in the Mediterranean...
Thursday, February 25, 2021
The Long Trail: After Months at Sea, Spanish Livestock Ship Returns to Port
By Emma Pinedo and Marco Trujillo CARTAGENA, Spain Feb 25 (Reuters) – A shipload of Spanish cattle that had been drifting for months due to concerns over the bovine bluetongue...
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Australia Launches Livestock Carrier Inspection Campaign
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has launched a inspection campaign that will target all livestock carriers departing the country after recent incidents involving the ships. The purpose of the focused...
Friday, November 6, 2020
Shipping Livestock to China is Goal of Sudan’s $140 Million Port
A Chinese-built port for shipping livestock from Sudan’s Red Sea coast will be completed by year-end, the latest African component of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative, a Sudanese company official...
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Livestock Carrier Runs Into Trouble Off Western Australia
It seems like livestock shipping has dodged another black eye A livestock carrier that had run into trouble and was listing has made safely it to port in Western Australian...
Friday, October 23, 2020
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Australia Evacuates Crew From COVID19 Infected Livestock Ship
By Colin Packham SYDNEY, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Australian officials were evacuating workers from a Kuwaiti-flagged livestock ship docked off the country’s west coast on Tuesday after at least half the 52...
Thursday, September 3, 2020
Missing Livestock Carrier: Lone Survivor Says Ship Capsized After Propulsion Loss
By Junko Fujita and Praveen Menon TOKYO/WELLINGTON, Sept 3 (Reuters) – More than 40 crew members were missing after a ship carrying cattle from New Zealand to China capsized in...
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Livestock Carrier with 43 Crew Goes Missing Off Japan
The Japanese Coast Guard is searching for a livestock carrier with 43 crew members on board after a distress signal was sent from the vessel on Wednesday. Reports say the...
Monday, November 25, 2019
Livestock Carrier with Over 14,000 Sheep Capsizes Off Romania
A livestock carrier carrying over 14,000 live sheep has capsized in the Black Sea off Romania, prompting a frantic effort to save the animals. The ship, the Queen Hind, had...
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Livestock Carrier Detained in Australia After Experiencing Stability Issues -Incident Video
Australia ordered that all cattle be removed from a Panama-flagged livestock carrier after the vessel ran into stability issues shortly after leaving port last Thursday. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority...
Monday, May 21, 2018
Australian Lawmaker Pushes to End Live Sheep Exports
By Colin Packham SYDNEY, May 21 (Reuters) – An Australian backbencher on Monday introduced legislation to parliament to ban the export of live sheep after the death of 2,400 animals...
Thursday, May 17, 2018
Australia Toughens Welfare Standards for Live Animal Exports After Death of 2,400 Sheep
By Colin Packham SYDNEY, May 17 (Reuters) – Australia will require ships carrying live cattle and sheep exports to have an independent observer to ensure welfare standards, after 2,400 sheep died...
Monday, February 5, 2018
Livestock Carrier Escapes Brazil’s Live Animal Export Ban
by José Roberto Gomes (Reuters) – A Brazilian federal court late on Sunday lifted an injunction blocking the shipment of around 25,000 cattle from the port of Santos, allowing for the...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016
WATCH: Cow Marked for Export Jumps Ship, Swims to Shore in Fremantle
A determined cow with an amazing will to live escaped a livestock ship and swam to freedom on Sunday in Fremantle, Western Australia. The cow was apparently being loaded onto...
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