Monday, August 30, 2021
Grounding Incidents

Ferry Runs Aground Off The Spanish Island Of Ibiza Leaving 10-Year-Old Seriously Injured

(Reuters)–A ferry ran aground off the Spanish island of Ibiza on Saturday night, August 28, an incident the emergency services told local media had left 25 people injured, two seriously, including a...

August 30, 2021
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Navy

Evacuees From Afghanistan Arrive at Naval Station Rota, Spain

U.S. Naval Hospital( Reuters)– Part of group of the 450 Afghan citizens who have been evacuated from Kabul cross a security checkpoint after arriving on a U.S. Air Force C-17...

August 30, 2021
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Friday, October 23, 2020
offshore wind farm under construction
Environment

Warships to Wind Turbines: Spain Shipyard Eyes EU Aid in Pivot to Wind Power

By Jeannette Neumann (Bloomberg) — Spanish shipbuilder Navantia is stepping up its bet on offshore wind energy, a venture that stands to benefit from the European Union’s fiscal response to...

October 23, 2020
Total Views: 119

Monday, September 28, 2020
Environment

Spanish Coast Guard Bans Boats Because Of Killer Whales

by Inti Landauro (Reuters) – Sailing enthusiasts are going to need a bigger boat if they want to sail off Spain’s northwestern tip after killer whales damaged yachts. Several incidents...

September 28, 2020
Total Views: 104

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Accidents

Interview: Spain’s Salvage Director Jose Luis Garcia Lena Talks Maritime Rescue

Interview by Paul González-Morgan (Marine Strategy) – Jose Luis Garcia Lena is Director of Spain’s Salvage and Maritime Safety Society (SASEMAR), known as “Salvamento Maritimo” (SM), mainly dedicated to the protection...

August 21, 2019
Total Views: 24

Monday, February 18, 2019
Spanish patrol vessel Tornado
Maritime News

Spain and Gibraltar Offer Differing Accounts of Warship Incident

LONDON/MADRID, Feb 18 (Reuters) – Authorities in Madrid and Gibraltar gave differing versions on Monday of an incident in which a Spanish warship told commercial ships to leave anchorages near...

February 18, 2019
Total Views: 28

gibraltar
Maritime News

Spanish Warship Ordered Ships to Leave British Waters Near Gibraltar

LONDON, Feb 18 (Reuters) – A Spanish warship tried to order commercial shipping to leave anchorages in British waters near Gibraltar but was challenged by the British navy and sailed...

February 18, 2019
Total Views: 13

Friday, June 15, 2018
Defense

Spain To Offer Maritime Migrants Free Healthcare

By Rodrigo de Miguel (Reuters) – Spain’s new socialist government promised on Friday it would restore free healthcare for undocumented migrants, a right removed by the former administration as part...

June 15, 2018
Total Views: 4

Monday, August 28, 2017
Cheshire cargo ship fire
Interesting

Cargo Fire Peters Out on British Bulk Carrier MV Cheshire Off Canary Islands

The fertilizer cargo on board a UK-flagged cargo ship has finally stopped smoldering more than two weeks after its crew was forced to abandon ship due to toxic smoke, the...

August 28, 2017
Total Views: 145

Thursday, June 29, 2017
News

Spanish Dockerworkers Reach Accord with Business Association – Union

MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – Spanish dock workers unions have reached an accord with business associations on labour conditions and called off planned strikes after the government passed a sector...

June 29, 2017
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Monday, June 5, 2017
Maritime News

Spanish Dockworker Strike Disrupts Ports and Trade Routes

MADRID, June 5 (Reuters) – Some of Spain’s biggest port terminals came to a standstill on Monday as shipping companies redirected cargos to avoid a dockers’ strike. After months of...

June 5, 2017
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
News

Spanish Dockworkers Plan Nine-Day Strike

MADRID, Feb 21 (Reuters) – Spanish dock workers have called nine days of strikes to protest government plans to allow ports to hire non-unionised labour, El Pais newspaper reported on...

February 22, 2017
Total Views: 11

Friday, January 22, 2016
News

Prosecutor: Colombians Smuggled Drugs Into U.S. Aboard Spanish Navy Training Ship

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Two Colombians ran a major heroin and cocaine smuggling operation to New York aboard the Royal Spanish Navy’s official training ship,...

January 22, 2016
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Thursday, December 17, 2015
Maritime News

EU Court Annuls Illegal Aid ruling on Spanish Ship Finance Scheme

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Europe’s second-highest court gave clearance on Thursday to a Spanish tax lease scheme in the shipbuilding industry, annulling a decision by...

December 17, 2015
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Monday, November 30, 2015
Accidents

Debunkering of Sunken Trawler Oleg Naydenov Complete Off Canary Islands

Spain’s sea search and rescue organization, Salvamento Marítimo, says the debunkering of the Russian trawler Oleg Naydenov that sunk in April has been completed and all leaks sealed. The ship,...

November 30, 2015
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Maritime News

Maersk Containership Spills Fuel Off Barcelona During Bunkering Operations

  Cleanup is underway off Spain after a Maersk containership spilled fuel oil during bunkering operations Tuesday night. Spain’s maritime emergency agency Salvamento Maritimo reports that it was informed by...

September 9, 2015
Total Views: 6

Monday, September 7, 2015
Maritime News

Iran Hopes to Export Gas to EU Through Spain

  DUBAI, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Iran hopes to bring its gas to the European Union by shipping liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Spain, Iran’s oil minister was quoted as...

September 7, 2015
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Friday, August 28, 2015
Accidents

Drifting MSC Boxship Towed to Safety Off Spain – PHOTOS

A 300-meter containership that lost power off Spain on Thursday drifted to within just miles of land before a tug was able to gain control of the vessel and tow...

August 28, 2015
Total Views: 80

Monday, June 15, 2015
Accidents

Oleg Naydenov – Salvage Firms to Remove Oil from Sunken Trawler Off Canary Islands

  Newly formed marine services company Ardent and a salvage and diving firm from Spain have been contracted to remove oil from a sunken fishing trawler which sank off the coast...

June 15, 2015
Total Views: 33

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
News

Scorched ‘Sorrento’ Ferry Towed to Port

The fire-scorched ferry is finally headed for Segunto, Spain more than a week after the ship burst into flames while crossing the Mediterranean Sea. The fire broke out in the...

May 6, 2015
Total Views: 134