Friday, March 3, 2023

16 Crew Missing from Taiwanese Longliner Capsized During Cyclone Freddy  

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius, On Sunday, February 19th, a 98-ton Taiwanese-flagged longliner named Lien Sheng Fa lost radio contact with Taipei while cruising

March 3, 2023
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Friday, December 9, 2022

Taiwanese Trawler Loaded with Diesel and Fuel Oil Grounds on Saint Brandon

By Vel Moonien (gCaptain) – MAURITIUS – Taiwanese trawler has run aground in Saint-Brandon in the Indian Ocean with diesel and fuel oil on board. A

December 9, 2022
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Monday, July 25, 2022

Mauritians Take Wakashio Oil Spill Battle to Island’s Supreme Court

Nearly 1,700 seafarers and inhabitants of Mauritius who have been adversely impacted by the Wakaship oil spill will file a lawsuit against Okiyo Maritime Corp.

July 25, 2022
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Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Three Taiwanese Fishing Trawlers Run Aground in Mauritius

By Vel Moonien in Mauritius – Three Taiwanese trawlers have run aground on reefs off Mauritius’ Bain-des-Dames and Pointe-aux-Sables, at the

February 23, 2022
Total Views: 4399

Monday, November 29, 2021

Bulk Carrier’s Cook Arrested in Mauritius for Gruesome Murder of Captain

Chief Cook stabs Captain 45 times on bulk carrier: “It’s done,” he tells crew mates. By Vel Moonien in Mauritius Just ten months after the

November 29, 2021
Total Views: 10902

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Port-Louis harbor mauritius

Former Mauritian Port Chairman Bribed by Boskalis Gets Jail Term Extended on Appeal

Former Mauritius Ports Authority Chairman has had his 2019 conviction upheld and sentence extended by the Mauritian Supreme Court. By Vel Moonien in Mauritius

October 7, 2021
Total Views: 1782