Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Interesting

Captain Murdered on Tanker Off Venezuela

CARACAS, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Armed assailants murdered the captain of an oil tanker after boarding his ship while it was anchored off the coast of eastern Venezuela, according to...

February 25, 2020
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Saturday, August 27, 2016
The New Imperial Star casino cruiser is seen at Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong
Maritime News

As Shipowners Slash Costs, Some Crews Are Left Behind

By Keith Wallis (Reuters) Unpaid, underfed, and thousands of miles from home on a rusting tanker, captain Munir Hasan says he is a victim of a shipowner who has slashed...

August 27, 2016
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
cargo ship
News

Maritime Industry Advocates Slam New York Times Article as Attack Journalism

  WARNING: Video auto-plays below: In the below interview by Maritime TV, maritime industry advocates Clay Maitland and Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Executive Director of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA),...

July 28, 2015
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Monday, January 20, 2014
igor yavorskyy
News

Traces of Blood Indicate Foul Play in Case of Missing Sailor

Ukrainian sailor Igor Yavorskyy, Chief Mate on board the bulk carrier M/V Ocean Lion was last seen on Friday evening when the ship’s captain ordered him to investigate an incident...

January 20, 2014
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Thursday, December 20, 2012
Blog

For Nearly 2 Years Shipmaster Remains Locked In Panamanian Prison

In February 2012, gCaptain reported that in March 2011 Bulgarian shipmaster Captain Svetlozar Lyubomirov Sobadzhiev was arrested in Cristobal, Panama after 168 kgs of drugs were found in the bow...

December 20, 2012
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Uncategorized

Ship Engineer Gets Life in Prison for Killing Fellow Crewmember

An engineer accused of killing a fellow crewmember aboard an Indian cargo ship while off the coast of Nigeria has been sentenced to life imprisonment. According to the Times of...

November 28, 2012
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
M/V MAAS_TRADER
Blog

Lost In Prison – A Captain’s Search For Freedom In Panama

[dropcap]E[/dropcap]nclosed by steel walls and surrounded by men (often wearing bright orange jumpsuits!) mariners have long joked that “Going to sea is like going to prison with the added chance...

September 26, 2012
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Thursday, January 26, 2012
MV Aquarosa
News

Whistle-Blowing Seafarer Stands to Earn 6-Figure Reward, $1.2M Fine Assessed to Shipowners

Shipping Companies Plead Guilty to Charges of Obstruction of Justice and Environmental Crimes WASHINGTON – Two corporations pleaded guilty yesterday in separate hearings in Baltimore for their role in managing...

January 26, 2012
Total Views: 30

Thursday, March 17, 2011
Defense

Week of 10 March: Maritime Crime and Piracy Update

Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Summary (source: Office of Naval Intelligence) NIGERIA: The Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) well no. 3 in Clough Creek, Bayelsa state was attacked with explosives by...

March 17, 2011
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Thursday, March 3, 2011
Maritime Security

Weekly Maritime Crime and Piracy Update: 24 Feb – 2 Mar 2011

Summary of maritime crime developments and incidents, week of 24 February 2011 (source: ONI): INDIAN OCEAN: Yacht (CAPRICORN) was fired upon and boarded 2 Mar approximately 580NM east of Socotra Island,...

March 3, 2011
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