Maritime Safety

Nigeria Ramps up Push to Eradicate Oil Theft

Nigerian authorities hope to put an end to rampant oil theft in eight months by increasing drone and naval monitoring of territorial waters and working with local communities,

IMO’s Sekimizu Condemns People Smugglers

Prompted by recent incidents in which hundreds of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe have lost their lives, including dozens found dead in

Personal Locator Beacon Helps Responders Find Missing Diver

The U.K. Coastguard received a mayday call just after 2:30 p.m. today from a dive support vessel reporting an overdue diver.   The diver’s buddy had resurfaced

Total Lubmarine Resumes Full Service in Tianjin

 Marine lubricants and greases provider Total Lubmarine informs it has resumed all services based out of the Port of Tianjin following the deadly explosions that rocked the port August 12.

New Guidance on Maritime Pilotage

North P&I Club has joined forces with the International Maritime Pilots’ Association (IMPA) and the UK Maritime Pilots’ Association (UKMPA) to produce guidance

ACR Electronics Opens Rotterdam Distribution Hub

ACR Electronics, Inc., a Drew Marine Company, announced the opening of its new European distribution center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.  ACR said it is now

Migrant Crisis Promts Call to IMRF for Help

Mediterranean Rescue Services are in urgent need of support because they are struggling to keep up with the replacement of equipment being used to rescue the increasing

Wunderman Appointed to WETA Board

Calif. Governor Jerry Brown appointed James Wunderman to the Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) Board of Directors today. This position requires Senate confirmation.

Tankers to Require Stability Instruments Starting 2016

Lloyd's Register informs that new stability instrument requirements will apply to all tankers constructed (keel laid) on or after January 1, 2016. These ships will

Japanese Sub Pitch puts off Australian Firms

Japan had been seen as frontrunner for Australian submarine deal, but Australian defence firms unhappy after talks with Japan. A Japanese consortium eyeing a A$50 billion ($35.

Obama Pushes for US Icebreakers

President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed a faster timetable for buying a new heavy icebreaker for the U.S. Arctic, where quickly melting sea ice has spurred more

3 Resuced from Sunken Fishing Vessel

   The Coast Guard rescued three individuals from a 75-foot fishing vessel that sank approximately 12 miles southwest of Point Au Fer in the Gulf of Mexico, Monday.

AFBO to Provide Security in Arctic Waters

  State of the Arctic Council to establish a new mechanism to strengthen operational cooperation and coordination of activities at sea. This is dictated by the

Seychelles to Join India-led Maritime Security Alliance

 Seychelles  said that Indian ocean region "belongs" to countries sharing maritime boundaries and said it was "actively" considering participating in a security

Hurricane Fred Strengthens in Eastern Atlantic

Hurricane Fred strengthened early Monday in the eastern Atlantic as it approached the Cape Verde Islands, while the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika brought flooding to parts of South Carolina,

Jotron Wins Deal for Johan Sverdrup Field

Jotron AS, a manufacturer of professional communication systems for land, sea and air safety, announced it has been awarded a contract for delivery of the Public

Cargo Ship Collides with Fueling Vessel at Sea

A 24-meter fuelling vessel, Erin Wood, was towed to Peterhead Saturday after a collision with a Cyprus registered cargo vessel, Daroja, the U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) reported.

Greek Coastguard Rescues 2,500 over Three Days

Greece's coastguard has rescued about 2,500 migrants and refugees off the country's eastern islands over the past three days, authorities said on Monday, as the

BIMCO Outlines LIS Week Schedule

BIMCO’s breakfast brief, titled “The Future Of Maritime Security” is aimed at CEOs and Directors who will have an opportunity to hear more on the latest threats

Hurricane Ignacio Will not Affect Hawaiian Port Operations

  The Coast Guard Captain of the Port continues to closely monitor the movement of Hurricane Ignacio and based on the storms current trajectory to the northwest

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