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Incident Highlights Importance of Enclosed Space Entry Drills

The London P&I Club says a recent claims incident resulting in the deaths of two crew members on board a bulk carrier loaded with coal underlines the importance

Seminar Highlights Freight Liability in Russia

International freight insurer TT Club convened a special seminar at the recent conference on transport and logistics, Trans Russia in Moscow.  Lead by TT Club’s General Manager,

Libya Shells Turkish Cargo Ship, One Dead

Turkey says vessel was carrying plasterboard to Tobruk. Forces loyal to Libya's internationally recognised government said on Monday they shelled a Turkish ship

Power Failure hits Australian LNG Plant

A loss of power supply since May 5 has hurt production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at Australia's North West Shelf export plant, a spokesperson for operator Woodside Petroleum said on Friday.

Rickmers: Maersk Tigris Released by Iran, Crew safe

Iran has released a Marshall-Islands flagged container ship and its crew which were seized last month in one of the world's major oil shipping lanes, the vessel's operator said on Thursday.

The Swedish Club Hosts Marine Insurance Course

The Swedish Club received a vote of confidence from its members this week when it opened the doors on the 2015 Marine Insurance Course, again held at the Club’s head office in Gothenburg.

Maersk: Iran Must Release Ship, Crew

Denmark's Maersk shipping said on Thursday it insisted on the release of a vessel and crew seized by Iran, adding it assumed the incident was related to a 2005 court case over uncollected cargo.

Maersk: Seized Boxship Crew Safe

Mainly Asian, E.European crew "in relatively good" state. Danish shipping company Maersk said on Wednesday the crew of the Maersk Tigris container ship were

London P&I Club Issues Recommendations on Bauxite Cargoes

The London P&I Club has issued a list of recommendations to owners contemplating the carriage of bauxite cargoes in the wake of renewed concerns about the dangers

Shipoweners Warned to be Prepared for Migrant Rescues

The North P&I club has warned its shipowner members of the need to be properly prepared to meet their moral and legal obligations to rescue migrants at sea. In

Lagos Port Drags on Africa's Top Economy

Ruling party reforms improved Apapa port; shippers still face delays and corruption. The road leading to the Lagos port, which handles nearly everything that Africa's biggest economy imports,

Maritime Casualty Forum Held in Singapore

More than 250 shipping and insurance professionals gathered for the first ever Asian Maritime Casualty Forum held during Singapore Maritime Week.   The two-day conference,

‘Beware the Big Ship Hype’ -TT Club

TT Club’s Phillip Emmanuel has put into perspective some of the “sensationalism” surrounding the recent growth trend in containerships. Speaking during a plenary

Bulk Carrier in St. Lawrence Seaway Refloated

Vessel previously grounded in St. Lawrence Seaway refloated, navigational channel open. The vessel ran hard aground after suffering a steering casualty, and at

South Korea Plans to Raise Sewol Ferry

South Korea said on Wednesday it will raise the Sewol ferry that sank a year ago, killing more than 300 people, most of them children, yielding to pressure from

Storm Shutters Australia's Newcastle Coal Port

Coal port shut since Monday night; seven coal ships waiting to leave, ship queue undisclosed. * Newcastle coal futures price up 10 pct this week (Adds coal terminal operator comments) MELBOURNE,

UK P&I Club Issues Guidance on Yemen Conflict

UK P&I Club provides practical guidance in relation to contractual issues on the ongoing conflict in Yemen. Members are advised to contact the Club if they anticipate

LNG, Oil tankers Diverted from Yemen

Aden Refinery temporarily suspends tender process to import; Gasoil shipment headed for Yemen diverted towards Singapore. SINGAPORE, April 9 (Reuters) - At least

Salvage 101: The Importance of Cooperation

Cooperation between the shipowner, their underwriters, salvors and shore-based authorities is vital for a successful salvage operation and should begin at first notification of a casualty.

56 Dead as Russian trawler Sinks

Trawler with 132 crew sinks in freezing waters; rescue operation seeks missing crew. * Russia has poor safety record (Updates death toll, adds details) By Lidia Kelly MOSCOW,

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