SEACOR Power: USCG suspends search

A fifth body of a SEACOR Power crewmember was recovered Sunday, bringing the total number of fatalities in the capsize of the lift boat to five. Six people have been saved. Eight

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Armed robbery attempts against 3 ships in Singapore Strait

Incidents of armed robbery against ships are continuing to occur against ships while underway in the Singapore Strait, reports the ReCAAP (Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships

NTSB reports on collision with ATB that totaled an OSV

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued its report on the November 14, 2019, incident in which, about about 2.15 p.m. local time, the offshore supply vessel Cheramie Bo Truc No.

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ICS: New guidance on maritime security

Shipping continues to face threats such as piracy, kidnapping and terrorism. Ship operators need to stay alert to security risks and recognize that threats are continually evolving and demand constant vigilance. To

Five UN agencies call for seafarer vaccine prioritization

The heads of five UN organizations have called for maritime and air transport workers to be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccination, given their key role in supporting global trade and mobility, which is

Car carrier explosion raises Gulf of Oman security concerns

An Israeli-owned car carrier, the MV Helios Ray, has been damaged by an explosion that occurred when the vessel was in the Gulf of Oman, approximately 44 nautical miles northwest of Muscat.

United Wind Logistics uses ABB software to boost module carrier safety and efficiency

Germany’s United Wind Logistics is to use the ABB Ability marine advisory system OCTOPUS to support its module deck carrier VestVind as it transports large wind farm components such as turbines, foundations

Boxes lost overboard after “safety feature” triggered engine shut down

Maersk today gave more details of the February 17 incident in which the 13,100 TEU containership Maersk Eindhoven lost 260 containers overboard while en route to the U.S. West Coast. The incident

Shipping faces “safety gap” as it transforms

A white paper released by classification society DNV GL identifies a looming “safety gap” between shipping’s existing approach to safety risks and its plans for greater digitalization and the adoption of alternative

NTSB: Poor bridge resource management led to $6 million LPG tanker strike on wharf

A National Transportation Safety Boa​rd Marine Accident Brief says that an 83,000-cubic-meter LPG tanker struck a Washington State wharf on December 15, 2019, because the pilot approached with excessive speed and at

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