Safety & Security
MAY 15, 2015 — Responding to the Mediterranean migrant crisis, Norway is sending the MPSV Siem Pilot to support the European Union's Operation Triton, Prime Minister Erna Solberg announced yesterday. The ship aims to sail…
MAY 11, 2015 — The third officer of a Turkish owned 5,055 dwt general cargo ship was killed and several other crew members were wounded late yesterday after the vessel was shelled off the Libyan…
MAY 8, 2015 — Although the release by Iran of the containership Maersk Tigris was confirmed yesterday, the Pentagon said that U.S. military resources can respond quickly to any Iranian acts of aggression toward commercial…
APRIL 30, 2015 —The U.S. Coast Guard's Cruise Ship National Center of Expertise, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, has just released its latest annual listing of Top Cruise Ship Deficiencies. It says that a total of 329…
APRIL 30, 2015 — Details are now emerging about the Iranian court case that led to the April 28 seizure of the Marshall Islands registered containership Maersk Tigris by units of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Navy…
APRIL 30, 2015 — The EU has approved a Danish-led, maritime innovation project with a budget of DKK 85 million, that promises to "function as a showcase of the global unleashing of e-Navigation solutions." The…
APRIL 29, 2015 — Maersk Line, the charterer of Maersk Tigris, the containership forced to dock in Bandar Abbas yesterday after shots were fired by an Iranian patrol vessel, said today that the crew are…
APRIL 24, 2015 —South African shipyard Veecraft Marine is building two Incat Crowther designed, aluminum hulled commercial oilfield security vessels for UTM Dredging Ltd. a privately held Nigerian company. According to Incat Crowther there are…
APRIL 6, 2015 — Anaheim, CA, headquartered Willard Marine, Inc. has been awarded a contract to supply the Nepal Army with two newly designed aluminum riverine boats. Under the contract, issued by the U.S. Navy…
APRIL 1, 2015 —The National Transportation Safety Board today released its "Safer Seas 2014: Lessons Learned From Marine Accident Investigations" report. Safer Seas is a compilation of accident investigations that were published in 2014, organized…
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