Tuesday, October 5, 2021
western callao bulk carrier

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 Convention related to underpayment of the ships crew...

October 5, 2021
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Friday, May 28, 2021
maryam bulk carrier

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 living conditions for its crew. The 36-month ban...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 4673

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 months. Responding to tip from...

March 7, 2019
Total Views: 15

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 inspectors for the third time this year for...

June 11, 2018
Total Views: 17

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, causing millions...

April 1, 2016
Total Views: 56

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 cleared to leave Lake Superior. The U.S. Coast Guard said it...

December 19, 2015
Total Views: 18

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 fire detection system. A Port...

September 11, 2015
Total Views: 2

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 Maritime Safety Authority says it was tipped off to possible...

September 10, 2015
Total Views: 5

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 Phoenix. The Paris MoU...

June 17, 2015
Total Views: 37

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 safety violations.

May 18, 2015
Total Views: 6

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 breaches relating to seafarer welfare and maintenance of the ship.

August 27, 2014
Total Views: 20

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. Coast Guard says...

March 5, 2012
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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 hazards Tuesday. The detention comes after...

March 1, 2012
Total Views: 1

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 answer: Antwerp. The top ten ports for ship detentions are: Antwerp...

May 20, 2008
Total Views: 2

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 by Paris MOU with respect...

December 2, 2007
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