Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Australia Continues to Crackdown on Unsafe Ships

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has taken further action against ship operators failing to meet safety standards by imposing a 90-day ban on

June 7, 2023
Total Views: 1549

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Australia Bans Bulk Carrier Over Multiple Deficiencies

Panama-flagged bulk carrier Babuza Wisdom has been banned from Australian waters for a period of 90 days by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) due

June 1, 2023
Total Views: 6041

Monday, March 20, 2023

Australia Bans Dutch Ship Amid Crackdown on ‘Poor Performers’

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has handed down a 90-day ban to a Netherlands-flagged ship as part of a crackdown on “poor

March 20, 2023
Total Views: 13352

Monday, February 27, 2023

Australia Bans MSC Containership for 90 Days: AMSA Calls Out Operator Over Repeat Offenses

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned a Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) containership from entering Australian ports over maintenance

February 27, 2023
Total Views: 23689

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Bulker Banned from Australian Ports for Three Months

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Costanza from Australian ports for three months for underpaying

November 15, 2022
Total Views: 2689

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
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Australia Bans Bulk Carrier for Six Months Over Maritime Labor Breaches

Australian maritime authorities have banned a Singapore-flagged bulk carrier from the country’s port for six months for breaches of the Maritime Labour

October 5, 2021
Total Views: 4926

Friday, May 28, 2021
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Australia Bans Decrepit Bulker for Three Years: “This is Unprecedented”

Australia has booted another Aswan Shipping bulk carrier from its ports for serious deficiencies related to vessel maintenance and sub-standard working and

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 4735

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Daiwan Justice Detained in New Zealand
Maritime News

New Zealand Detains Bulker Over Unpaid Wages to Crew

Maritime authorities in New Zealand have detained the bulk carrier Daiwan Justice after learning that the crews’ wages had not been paid for almost four

March 7, 2019
Total Views: 44

Monday, June 11, 2018
Maritime News

Australia, Paris MoU Ban Cargo Ships Following Port State Control Detentions

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Philippines-flagged cargo ship Thorco Luna after it was detained by port state control

June 11, 2018
Total Views: 32

Friday, April 1, 2016

Photos Show Damage to Detained ‘Star of Abu Dhabi’ Bulker After Mississippi River Allision

Some new photos obtained by gCaptain show damage to the Star of Abu Dhabi bulk carrier after it reportedly drifted into the dock of a Louisiana sugar refinery,

April 1, 2016
Total Views: 115

Saturday, December 19, 2015
Maritime News

Detained Freighter Free to Leave Great Lakes

A Liberian-flagged freighter detained for about six weeks at the port of Duluth-Superior amid an investigation into environmental crimes has been

December 19, 2015
Total Views: 46

Friday, September 11, 2015

Car Carrier Detained in Tacoma Over Fire Safety Violations

  The U.S. Coast Guard has detained a Panamanian-flagged car carrier in the Port of Tacoma this week due to safety deficiencies including an inoperable

September 11, 2015
Total Views: 11

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Australia Detains Bulk Carrier Over Crew Labor Violations

  Australian authorities have detained a Panama-flagged bulk carrier over several crew labor violations including non-payment of wages. The Australian

September 10, 2015
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Maritime News

Strike Three – MV Phoenix Banned from Paris MoU

  After three Port State Control detentions within just 24 months, the Paris MoU has denied access for the St. Kitts and Nevis-flagged bulk carrier MV

June 17, 2015
Total Views: 79

Monday, May 18, 2015
Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Busted Over Significant Safety and Environmental Violations

The U.S. Coast Guard has detained the Panama-flagged bulk carrier Ikan Sudip after an inspection in Astoria, Oregon revealed significant environmental and

May 18, 2015
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Maritime News

Australia Bans Containership Over Repeat Offenses

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has issued a order banning to the Liberian-flagged containership MV Vega Auriga from Australia's ports over repeated

August 27, 2014
Total Views: 31

Monday, March 5, 2012

Detained Car Carrier Cleared to Depart Portland

The 648-foot car carrier that was detained by USCG officials after losing power near the mouth of the Columbia River last week has been released. The U.S.

March 5, 2012
Total Views: 1

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Car Carrier Detained After Power Loss Off Oregon Coast Prompts Safety Inspections

The Coast Guard has ordered the 648-foot car carrier Morning Spruce to remain in Portland, Ore., after inspections of the vessel revealed numerous safety

March 1, 2012
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Quiz – Which Port Detained The Most Ships in 2007?

Let’s check our collective intellegence with a short Quiz: [polldaddy poll=”623597″] Congratulations to the 5 readers with the correct

May 20, 2008
Total Views: 6

Sunday, December 2, 2007

Ship Detentions by Flag State

While this does not take into account size of respective fleets (click here for that information) the following graph shows the number of detentions recorded

December 2, 2007
Total Views: 5