Feb 242016
 

Seafarer falls to his death carrying out ship maintenance

A 44-year-old Filipino man plunged to his death while carrying out maintenance work on a ship near Lumut in Malaysia today. Magtahas Anecito Bahian died instantly…

Crew rescued from flooded ship

The ship’s captain called for help as the ship was sinking amidst strong … The rescue ship, SAR 412, was sent to take all crew members to Da Nang …

Hit and run boxship detained in Malaysia

A German containership, , bound for scrapping in South Asia, has been detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA), the crew accused of a hit and run…

USCG – VDR vulnerabilities

The US Coast Guard issued Maritime Cyber Bulletin 004-16, highlighting vulnerabilities in certain models of shipboard voyage data recorders

US$420 million of shipping grounded this year

Since the beginning of the year, 20 ships with a combined value of more than US$420 million have grounded for different reasons. Figures from …

General cargo ship Wilson Sky caught fire in Amsterdam port

Wilson Sky ship fire General cargo ship Wilson Sky caught fire in cargo hold at the port of Amsterdam, Netherlands. The vessel was offloading flour …

Doomed vessel continues to claim bird lives 63 years after sinking

It will be 63 years ago this summer that two freighters — one headed to Pusan, Korea, to help the war effort and the other inbound from Honolulu …