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IMO Warns of Casualties as Seafarers Get stuck at Sea for 17 Months

Some seafarers have now been on board their ships for more than 17 months, exceeding the 11-months limit set out in the Maritime Labour...

Cargo Ship with 43 Crew and 1000s of Cattle Sinks off Japan

A rescued crew member of a cargo ship that went missing off Japan  has said  that the vessel, carrying 43 members and about 5,800...

Somali Pirates Strike again, Hijack tanker off Horn of Africa

A Panama-flagged chemical tanker has been reportedly attacked by Somali pirates off the Horn of Africa. The incident, which occurred 180 nautical miles southwest of...

65 Test Positive for COVID-19 In Hong Kong Container Port Facility

Hong Kong’s biggest container port facility Kwai Tsing Container Terminals has been linked to around 65 coronavirus infection cases, Bloomberg reported. According to local media...

Vietnamese Ship Runs aground off Philippines after Officer Falls Asleep

A Vietnam-flagged cargo vessel ran aground in the waters between Nagubat Island and Liwagao Island in Antique, the Philippines, on 13 August 2020, the...

China, Denmark ,Japan , Finland, others Set to Dev. Autonomous Shipping

Representatives from China, Denmark, Finland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Republic of Korea, and Singapore have launched a network to address the challenges and align...

Crane Crushes 11 at Indian Shipyard

At least 11 workers were crushed to death after a huge crane collapsed at an Indian shipyard in Vishakhapatnam, in southern India, the Indian...

COVID-19 Regulations for Cruise Ships Out

COVID-19 EU guidance for cruise ships has been published jointly by  the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) and the European Centre for Disease Control...

How COVID- 19 Is Affecting Seafarers Welfare Globally

 The seafarer community is in the midst of a mental health crisis due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the seafarers’ welfare...

Okonjo-Iweala Says Powerful Nigerians are Sabotaging Her WTO DG Candidacy

 Former Managing Director of the World Bank and a two- time , Nigerian Minister of Finance, and the country’s candidate for the leadership of...

WHO Issues Fresh Warnings as World Records Highest 183,000 COVID -19 Cases In a Day

DG, WHO, Ghebreyesus   As the world yesterday, recorded the largest figure ever  of 183,000 new cases of COVID -19, in a day, The World Health...

First LNG- Powered Vessel Car Carrier Commences Operation

German giant Volkswagen Group has commenced the use of  the first LNG-fuelled vessel it chartered from Siem Car Carriers on its maiden voyage. The Siem...
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