Pirates Board Seanergy’s MV Bet Fighter

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. announced that the MV Bet Fighter, a 1992 built, 173,149 dwt Capesize vessel, was boarded by pirates off Singapore, on August 17, while en route to China. Currently the vessel is continuing with her voyage with no disruption. During this incident the pirates did not seize the vessel or any of its crew members and left of their own accord.

Dale Ploughman, the company’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated: “We are pleased that the crew members are safe and that there was no damage to the vessel. Unfortunately piracy is a real concern in some parts of the world and we are fortunate to escape without incident to the MV BET Fighter.”

Maritime Reporter July 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Maritime Security

Pressure for Australia Sub Deal Grows

Australia to spend A$65 bln on ships and subs over 20 years; PM pledges A$40 bln for domestic shipbuilders. Australia will spend A$89 billion ($65 billion) on

Asian Nations Call for Stop to South China Sea Land Work

Calls grow for China to halt land reclamation. Southeast Asian countries on Tuesday backed a U.S. call to halt land reclamation in the South China Sea, underlining

Latest USCG Cutter At Boston Harbor

The Coast Guard’s latest 418-foot National Security Cutter James (WSML 754) entered Boston Harbor August 3, 2015. The James is the fifth of eight planned National

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pipelines Port Authority Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1289 sec (8 req/sec)