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Shell awaits regulator’s approval to res

The Prelude’s power problems began on December 2, 2021, when a fire broke out in a room housing a backup battery system. Shell’s investigation was unable to determine the exact nature of the failure. The company therefore plans to address all possible causes it has identified. Loading The fire triggered an emergency shutdown of the […]

Tecnomar shares a preview of the EVO 130...

Superyachts come in all shapes and sizes, but it’s the ones that manage to stand out that have superior designs. Tecnomar shows exactly what this means with the EVO 130. You have probably noticed that most naval architects now take inspiration from supercars for their projects. This sleek vessel is one of those and it […]

Fishing crew member pleads guilty to mur...

BOSTON (AP) — A member of a fishing boat pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing another crew member and attacking others with a knife and hammer while at sea in 2018, federal prosecutors said. Franklin Freddy Meave Vazquez, 27, pleaded guilty to one count of second degree murder, one count of attempted murder and one count […]

Satellite images show activity at North ...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Commercial satellite images suggest a resumption of construction activity at North Korea’s nuclear testing ground nearly four years after leader Kim Jong Un declared the site closed and invited foreign journalists to observe the destruction of the tunnels before his first summit with then-US President Donald Trump. Analysts say it […]

7 Indians are hostages in a conflict bet...

Seven Indians have been held by Houthi rebels since they were captured aboard a hijacked cargo ship crossing the Red Sea in January 2022. But a diplomatic challenge stands in the way of their release. It was minutes before midnight on January 2, 2022. A cargo ship named Rawabi had left the island of Socotra […]

DOJ Issues Expedited FCPA Notice and Sho...

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) recently issued an Extortion and Coercion Notice under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) that provides a unique perspective on the DOJ’s FCPA notice process. While the notice does not break any […]

US Coast Guard crew repatriates 29 Cuban...

crews have rescued 730 Cubans since Oct. 1 The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell repatriated 29 people to Cuba on Friday following two interdictions of undocumented migrants due to safety concerns at sea. (US Coast Guard Image) (US COAST GUARD) – The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell […]

Navy sailors say they are overworked and...

Not enough time, not enough material and not enough people. That’s what the crews of more than a dozen ships told Government Accountability Office investigators in a report on actions needed to improve the maintenance of Navy ships released earlier this month. In addition to reviewing Navy maintenance data, investigators also spoke to 107 junior […]

Japanese Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Host...

Burning ship full of Volkswagens and luxury cars adrift in mid-Atlantic without crew RIYADH/LISBON (Reuters) – A massive transport ship packed with Volkswagen vehicles as well as Porsches, Audis and Lamborghinis has been abandoned by its crew in the mid-Atlantic after catching fire, the Portuguese navy said on Thursday. Portuguese Navy spokesman Cmdr. José Sousa […]

The River: Revisiting an ill-fated Delta...

The riverboat captain is a storyteller, and Captain Don Sanders will share the stories of his long association with the river – from discovery to a way of love and life. This is part of a long and continuous history. By Captain Don SandersSpecial for NKyTribune Captain Don is caring for his sick wife at […]

Take a look at Vladimir Putin’s ultra-lu

The ongoing Russian-Ukrainian crisis is only getting worse by the day, with the possibility of a full-fledged war becoming a real possibility. This only makes more nervous world leaders who worry about the economic repercussions of the conflict. Among other measures to bring the situation under control, Western leaders have also constantly threatened Russia with […]

Oil production and storage vessel explod...

WARRI, Nigeria – An oil production and storage vessel exploded off the coast of Nigeria early Wednesday with 10 crew members on board, although it is unclear if there were any casualties or how many of crude could have flowed into the sea. Nigeria’s Shebah Exploration & Production Company Ltd (SEPCOL) said on Thursday that […]

Limited attendance at USS Savannah commi...

The USS Savannah will arrive earlier this week at the Port of Brunswick for a commissioning ceremony on Saturday. Commissioning ceremonies are usually open to the public and usually attract thousands of people, but that won’t be the case for the ceremony in Savannah. The 10 a.m. ceremony for the Navy’s newest Independence-class littoral combat […]

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: seven new cas...

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: the traffic light system explained. Video / Jed Bradley / Mark Mitchell / Ben Cummins There are seven new Covid cases in Rotorua and eight in the Bay of Plenty District Health Board area today. Of the seven cases in Rotorua, six are contacts of previously reported cases. The remaining case […]

No new cases of COVID-19 on Tonga relief...

COVID-19 cases among the crew of the virus-stricken HMAS Adelaide did not increase further as the ship arrived in Tonga to deliver life-saving tsunami relief supplies. The ship was allowed to dock in Tonga on Wednesday and offload supplies, including water purification and hygiene kits, despite 23 crew members aboard the ship contracting COVID-19 after […]

US Navy intercepts explosives smuggling ...

40 tons of urea-based fertilizer, which can be used to make explosives, were seized by the US Navy. By TZVI JOFFRE* U.S. service members conduct a boarding on a stateless fishing vessel transiting international waters in the Gulf of Oman as a rigid-hull inflatable boat and coastal patrol vessel USS Chinook (PC 9) sails nearby, […]

The strange, lunar nothingness of Namibi...

We had been driving for four hours and had yet to see another soul. Anybody. No cars. Just a strange, lunar nothingness stretching south to the horizon. On the left, desert; on the right, the ocean. A crowded salt road sewed a tight seam between the two. Under an overcast sky, the three surfaces faded […]

American Cruise Lines announces new expa...

American Cruise Lines has announced details of a new fleet of all-purpose ships designed for the US market, dubbed Project Blue. On Tuesday, the cruise line revealed plans for 12 identical sister ships that will more than double the country’s current capacity for domestic coastal cruises. Featuring an innovative hybrid catamaran design, the distinct vessels […]

On board an oil tanker in Turkey’s dange

Jhe Bosphorus looked calm as the Gas Grouper, a 570ft long tanker, glided through the strait. But as he watched from the navigation bridge, Ismail Akpinar, a Turkish ship pilot, saw only dangers ahead: the chaos of the currents, the hairpin bend and the dozens of ferries, fishing boats and pleasure yachts obstructing travel to […]

Police parade 18 oil thieves and confisc...

• While the EFCC interrogates 22 suspects in Port Harcourt Officers from the Rivers State Command of the Nigerian Police (NPF) marched 18 suspected oil thieves, whose activities polluted the environment with soot. Speaking during the suspects’ parade at command headquarters on the Moscow road in Port Harcourt yesterday, State Police Commissioner Friday Eboka revealed […]

‘Anna’s Art’: Boat Adoration Inspires Su

CLAYTON – A shipment of entries is expected for a summer art exhibition whose subject will focus on a dilapidated ship that has not been in the water for 20 years. Despite her decrepit nature, Anna fans have traveled for miles to see and pose for photos with the boat, stored along the banks of […]

Coast Guard Releases New Fire Safety Rul...

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued interim fire safety rules for small passenger vessels in response to the fatal fire at a Conception dive boat in Santa Barbara County. The Santa Barbara-based boat was anchored off Santa Cruz Island on September 2, 2019, when a fire broke out on board and ultimately sank the ship. […]

Carnival cruise ship denied stopover in ...

Caribbean cruise destination St. Kitts and Nevis denied Carnival Liberty make its stopover scheduled for January 5, 2022, as part of an eight-day trip from Miami, Florida. The decision was made due to positive cases on board among the crew. Carnival Freedom refused to call in St. Kitts The Carnival cruise ship was denied entry […]

The US Special Operations Command’s firs

The United States Special Operations Command has earned a reputation as a very flexible and efficient force. But SOCOM was only a few months old when it was first mobilized. From 1987 to 1989, US special operators deployed to the Persian Gulf for Operation Prime Chance. Loading Something is loading. Special operations forces have become […]

Divers Marine will build a new vessel fo...

Caister Volunteer Lifeboat Service Ltd. announced that it has signed a new shipbuilding agreement with shipbuilder Diverse Marine for a first 14-meter Medina-class lifeboat. The ship has started construction and will be delivered in 2022. Following a competitive international tender process using a design by Walker Marine Design, the construction of the vessel at Cowes […]

State records largest single-day peak of...

Jan 03, 2022 | 7:21 AM HIST State records largest single-day peak of 388 COVID-19 cases Amid the celebrations, the week between Christmas and New Years Eve saw the number of active cases drop from 461 to 1,671 on Sunday; Positivity rate climbs to 10.76% Team Herald PANJIM: The celebratory peak tourism week saw Goa […]

US seizes $ 4 million worth of heroin fr...

USS Tempest and USS Typhoon ban stateless dhow carrying illegal drugs (US Naval Forces Central Command / US 5th Fleet photos) Posted on Dec. 2021 4:27 PM by The maritime executive On Monday, December 27, two US Navy ships seized 385 kilograms of heroin worth around $ 4 million from a fishing vessel operating in […]

Holland America cruise skips stop in Mex...

SAN DIEGO – A Holland America Line cruise ship was on its way back to port on Saturday after Mexican health officials refused to allow guests to disembark in Puerto Vallarta after positive Covid-19 tests on board. The Mexican state of Jalisco’s health department said 21 crew members aboard the ship tested positive for Covid […]

Product tanker sinks in Bahamas after be...

Utopia IV allegedly struck the tanker causing the Tropic Breeze to sinking (Rossinavi file photo) Posted on December 26, 2021 at 9:24 AM by The maritime executive A Belize-registered oil tanker operating in the Bahamas sank after being “hit by a 207-foot super yacht,” according to its operators Maritime Management of Miami. Details of the […]

As I see it: Tugs of World War II | Ban...

In 1943, the Port of Bandon tug and the Klihyam tug were taken over by the federal government for use in the Aleutian Islands during World War II. The two Bandon tugs helped save a large merchant ship laden with supplies, and the captains, including Martin Guchee, were the first civilians cited for meritorious service […]

COVID keeps Navy ship stranded in port w...

A US Navy ship with a fully vaccinated crew is stranded at the pier at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Cuba after some of the sailors tested positive for COVID. As reported by the US Navy’s 4th Fleet, the USS Milwaukee (LCS 5), a Freedom variant littoral combat ship, has departed Mayport Naval Base for its […]

Bangladesh’s deadliest launch fire start

The ship caught fire around 3 a.m. on Friday, a few hours after leaving Dhaka for Barguna. Firefighters and civil defense fought the blaze for three hours into the early morning after the captain docked it on the bank of the Sugandha River. Passengers jumped off the launch to survive. Those captured inside, most of […]

Puerto Vallarta denies cruise ship disem...

Given the confirmation of an active focus of covid-19 among the crew of a cruise ship that arrived in Puerto Vallarta on Thursday, the health authority has not granted permission to disembark passengers , this within the framework of the epidemiological surveillance protocol. , in order to avoid risks to the health of the inhabitants […]

US Navy says large arms shipment from Ir...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The US Navy says it seized a large cache of assault rifles and ammunition smuggled from a fishing vessel from Iran probably bound for war-torn Yemen. US Navy patrol vessels discovered the weapons aboard what the Navy described as a stateless fishing vessel during an operation that began Monday in […]

Wisconsin’s Shipwreck Coast is filled wi

Unless it is, say, the Titanic, shipwrecks do not often make it a trivial tradition. But a 109-year-old wreck deep in the cold waters of Lake Michigan has sunk into the fabric of the Great Lakes, inspiring plays, stories, art, and even songs about its demise. And that’s understandable. The patina Wake up Simmons The […]

Four men jailed for trying to smuggle 69...

Four men have been jailed for trying to get 69 people, including two pregnant women, into the UK on a converted fishing boat. In a single trip, criminals were expected to earn over £ 1million ($ 1.33 million) and trips had to take place at least once a week, the Chelmsford Crown Court said. But […]

Lifeboat Caister to Unveil New Ship in N...

Posted: 10:30 am December 21, 2021 Update: 11:52 AM December 21, 2021 An independent lifeboat service, which has been saving lives since 1791, will introduce a new ship to its fleet. Caister Volunteer Lifeboat Service and Diverse Marine Ltd have signed a shipbuilding agreement for a new 14m Medina-class lifeboat, which is under construction on […]

DVIDS – News – Coast Guard adopts new mo

The United States Coast Guard is responsible for saving approximately 3,560 lives per year. As a rescue service, the Coast Guard must transit over any surface of water to effectively respond to emergencies and accomplish the mission. The Coast Guard is well known for its efforts to achieve the impossible, overcome limitations and succeed – […]

Triexplorer is a pocket-sized dream tri-...

Now that we’ve established that better doesn’t necessarily mean bigger, meet Triexplorer. As the name suggests, Triexplorer is an explorer trimaran with superyacht characteristics, a pocket-sized vessel with large-scale capabilities and exceptional equipment. Even for the hypothetical homeowner with the cash to spend, this is an extremely attractive all-in-one proposition. True to the adage of […]

Three round drug approvers and weapons s...

Express news service KOCHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) investigating the seizure of five AK 47 rifles, ammunition and 300kg of heroin from Sri Lankan ship Ravihansi off the coast of Kerala in March will turn three of those arrested into approvers. The agency also filed an indictment against nine people, all Sri Lankan nationals, […]

Marine accident investigation: legal sta...

Importance of preparation Without a doubt, stakeholders in the shipping industry should always strive to have zero days lost due to accidents. But, in the same way, the industry must also always be ready to react immediately and to investigate unfortunate events when they do occur. In this regard, it is essential to understand the […]

The fishing crew remained in limbo for n...

Port of Mombasa (image file) Posted on Dec 16, 2019 2021 20:54 by The maritime executive Nine months after Kenyan-flagged fishing vessel Ra’Horakthy was abandoned by its owners in the port of Mombasa, 10 crew members are still stranded on board, awaiting a resolution of a court case that will determine whether they can recover […]

Damaged USS Connecticut likely had ‘nigh

The damaged US Navy fast attack nuclear submarine Connecticut (SSN-22) made a secret trip from Guam to San Diego over the past few weeks, with the submarine arriving unexpectedly in San Diego Harbor on the morning of December 12, 2021. The trip was likely incredibly uncomfortable and fraught with dangers. To give us a better […]

2 missing after reported collision off s...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Two cargo ships collided in the Baltic Sea off southern Sweden on Monday, with at least two people missing. One of the ships has capsized and will be towed to a Swedish port. At least 11 ships, a plane and a helicopter participated in the search for the missing crew members, […]

The River: In sophomore he stayed glued ...

By Captain Don SandersSpecial at NKyTribune (The captain of the riverboat is a storyteller, and Captain Don Sanders shares stories of his long association with the river – from discovery to a way of love and life.) I was born before television became a staple in every American home. Radio provided the primary contact with […]

Indiana may soon have its second reserve...

MICHIGAN CITY, Indiana (AP) – Over a century ago, city dwellers grew tired of staring at the burnt down hull of the SS Muskegon, which had been abandoned in the Michigan City Marina. So they dragged it into Lake Michigan and sunk it. Now, the wreck of the 211-foot freighter that sank near Mount Baldy […]

USS Savannah scheduled for service in Br...

The Navy’s newest Independence-class littoral combat ship, the USS Savannah, will be commissioned in a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on February 5 at the Port of Brunswick. Mike Broadway, a member of the Savannah Chapter of the American Navy League, said his organization was invited to help with the ceremony. The commissioning ceremony is taking […]

Coastwise’s new crew transfer ship chris

CoastWise Offshore Services’ crew transfer vessel was christened at Next Generation shipyards in Lauwersoog, the Netherlands on Friday. The vessel, named “COS Master” will be operated by CoastWise Offshore Services for the transport of personnel and equipment to and from, among others, offshore wind farms. The aluminum vessel offers comfortable space for 31 passengers and […]

Broward Miss Christine motor yacht sold

The 37.8-meter Broward motor yacht Miss Christine was sold internally at RJC Yacht Sales with the seller represented by Mike Strassel and the buyer presented by Bob Cury. Built in aluminum by the American shipyard Broward Marine up to ABS class and delivered in 2007 as a Broward 120 ‘model, it features modern interior styling […]

179ft Oxo catamaran revealed as eco-frie...

Ladies and gentlemen, the Oxo is a concept vessel recently revealed by Vom Creations, a boat and superyacht design team from Slovenia. Even though this country shares the entrance to the Gulf of Trieste with Italy and Croatia, it is not often that they have made the headlines. Vom has worked to change all of […]

Sailors Unpaid for Three Months on Lives...

Thirty-five sailors were left unpaid for three months while on board live cattle export vessels with poor safety records amid a dispute between managers and vessel owners , including Australian businessman Nick Thorne, can reveal Guardian Australia. The seafarers ‘division of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) claimed that the non-payment of the crews of […]

Tugboat helps refloat 78-foot fishing ve...

TRURO – A 78-foot fishing boat from New Bedford that ran aground early Tuesday off Longnook Beach was released on Saturday morning, ending a five-day ordeal for owner Blue Harvest Fisheries in New Bedford. As the tug pulled the Carrabassett into the water, and the vessel appeared to respond by floating behind the tug, cheers […]

Reefer hits sea wall from Japanese port

(photos and video courtesy of 7th Regional Japanese Coast Guard HQ) Posted on November 29, 2021 at 9:16 PM by The maritime executive A refrigerated cargo ship leaving the port of Hakata in southern Japan, near Fukuoka, made a navigation error causing it to hit the sea wall at the entrance to the port. The […]

How to watch the Fortnite Chapter 2 Fina...

Being a part of Fortnite Crew gives you access to brand new exclusive content like skins and V-Bucks for a fixed price. Here are all of the membership benefits for December, including the Season 8 Battle Pass. Being a part of the Fortnite Crew gives you access to exclusive rewards that are not available in […]

Metal Shark delivers a new pilot boat to...

Boat builder Metal shark delivered a 55’x17 ‘welded aluminum pilot boat to the Pascagoula Bar Pilots Association in Mississippi. The second Metal Shark pilot boat to join the fleet of pilots at Pascagoula, the new Singing River Island represents the latest evolution of the Louisiana-based builder’s growing line of Defiant-class pilot boats. Designed by Metal […]

Fatigue of tanker captain resulted in $ ...

23 November 2021 The Atina is pictured after the crash (left) and the SP-57B platform is pictured before the crash (right). U.S. Coast Guard Photo / Cox Operating Photo A decision by an oil tanker company to change captains without a transfer period resulted in a $ 72.9 million marine accident, according to a National […]

Viking Bay fishing boat raises $ 62,000 ...

More than $ 60,000 owed by the Spanish fishing boat, whose crew had to complete the MIQ at the Wellington Hotel, has been paid. Viking Bay owed the New Zealand government $ 62,000 in costs associated with quarantining 18 of the ship’s 20 crew members, 15 of whom were infected with Covid-19. The Ministry of […]

Pre-planning for crew changes remains of...

Written by Crew changes are always managed on a case-by-case basis in light of updates to health and travel advisories[Credit:GroupeGAC)[Credit:GACGroup)[Crédit :GroupeGAC)[Credit:GACGroup) By Ian Boyd, Group Sales Director – Shipping, GAC Group Conditions for crew changes around the world have improved over the past six months, but only gradually, and the limited availability of vaccines is likely […]

Covid-19: Sabah Detects 93 Cases Involvi...

Datuk Masidi Manjun said the Lautan Biru Pantai cluster with infections in Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan and Tawau was a defense industry cluster, adding that the index case was a male crew member who left Lumut base. NMR, Perak, October 27. Ahmad Zamzahuri KOTA KINABALU, November 22 – Sabah has detected a cluster of Covid-19 among […]

The Admiral’s new flagship is a 246-foot

Admiral has gone completely Zen with his new flagship. The luxurious 246-foot superyacht, which launched in Italy on Wednesday, has been christened Kensho. This Japanese term comes from the Zen school of thought and essentially means “to see one’s (true) nature”. In other words, the ship was named after the enlightenment experience and aims to […]

Inside Baglietto’s 54m family superyacht

The 54.55 meter Baglietto yacht VS is designed to welcome each generation of a lucky family. Take a look inside the fully customized yacht which strikes the perfect balance between friendliness and privacy … Everyone knows blood is thicker than water, but it may be true that blood is thicker to water too. The family […]

Steven Spielberg sells his 282-foot yach...

Steven Spielberg’s yacht Seven Seas was sailing off the coast of Italy in 2011. GETTY IMAGES Text size Seven Seas, a 282-foot yacht owned by director Steven Spielberg, which recently asked for 131 million euros (US $ 151 million), was sold last week at an undisclosed price, according to the house’s website. brokerage firm Merle […]

Collector time | MMEA stops Port Klang-...

The Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) announced on Monday (October 18) that its Kemaman Maritime Zone Division had arrested a Port Klang registered an oil tanker with its cargo of diesel on Saturday, October 16. Kemaman Maritime Zone Director Commander Rashidilhadi bin Abd Rashid said the vessel was stopped around 10:45 p.m. 8.3 nautical miles […]

China’s new research vessel collects sam

A bag of mud sample collected by Chinese science research vessel Shiyan 6, September 6, 2021. / China Media Group A bag of mud sample collected by Chinese science research vessel Shiyan 6, September 6, 2021. / China Media Group A Chinese scientific research vessel Shiyan 6 (Experiment 6) began its maiden voyage on Monday […]

British Navy Group: “Potential Hijacking

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) – The British Navy warned on Tuesday of a “potential hijack” of a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman, although circumstances remain unclear. The incident comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West over Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers […]

Israel accuses Iran of attacking an oil ...

Israel blamed Iran for an alleged drone attack on an oil tanker in the Arabian Sea that killed two crew members, including a British national, and promised a harsh response. Liberian-flagged Mercer Street, which is linked to an Israeli tycoon, was hit Thursday evening off the coast of Oman in what was believed to have […]

Burned-out container ship sinks off Sri ...

Water submerged the aft deck of the MV X-Press Pearl a day after firefighters extinguished a blaze that had been burning for 12 days off the port of Sri Lanka Rescue experts were attempting to tow a burned-out container ship that had been loaded with chemicals into deep water as the ship began to sink […]

Indian Navy continues search for missing...

Bombay: A total of 14 bodies were found in the Arabian Sea off Bombay High, where 93 crew members of the CGSB barge Papaa (P305) went missing after the vessel sank 35 nautical miles offshore. off the coast of Mumbai. Five Indian Navy ships, several Navy helicopters and the Indian Coast Guard were commissioned to […]

14 On a cargo ship from India, test posi...

Transnet said the ship with a Filipino crew departed directly from India. (Representative) Johannesburg: Fourteen crew members of a freighter that sailed to Durban from India have tested positive for COVID-19, South Africa’s national port authority Transnet said. A spokesperson for Transnet said the cause of death of a chief engineer on board the ship […]

The ship stuck in the Suez Canal – the E

The Ever Given, this huge freighter that ran aground in the Suez Canal, is still stranded. The world laughed a little – the flow of memes has been constant – but blocking one of the world’s most important shipping channels for almost three days is causing some really big, costly problems. Authorities did their best […]

Northern Offshore Services increases its...

Northern Offshore Services (NOS) has acquired two Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) from Sure Wind Marine Limited. The CTV SURE Diamond and SURE Dynamic are renamed M / V Master and M / V Mariner and will be part of the M-Class series, which now has four vessels. Source: Northern Offshore Services According to NOS, the […]

Second YXT 24 support vessel takes shape...

Dutch shipyard Lynx Yachts has released the first integrated photos of the second hull of its YXT 24 series of superyacht support vessels. Sold in May to an American customer passionate about water sports, this 26.3-meter aluminum vessel will be delivered next summer and exhibited at the Monaco Yacht Show 2018. The second YXT 24 […]