Pirates Attack Korean Bulker in South China Sea
Time for Updated Deprivation of Liberty at Sea Guidance
UK Asks British Ships to Avoid Strait of Hormuz
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Pirates Attack Korean Bulker in South China Sea

Early Monday morning, seven pirates boarded the South Korea-flagged bulker CK Bluebell and made off with cash and personal items, including clothing and shoes belonging to the crew.  The attack occurred near the Anambas Islands, an outlying part of Indonesia's Riau Arc...

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Time for Updated Deprivation of Liberty at Sea Guidance

Following the detention by Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces of the U.K.-flagged Stena Impero on July 19 and the latest reported actions which have seen the 23 person crew taken off the s...

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UK Asks British Ships to Avoid Strait of Hormuz

The UK's foreign ministry has asked UK-flagged ships to stay away from the Strait of Hormuz, one of the busiest waterways in the world for petroleum shipping, after Iranian forces boarded and s...

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U.S. Navy Reports "Unsafe" Flyby by Venezuelan Fighter

The U.S. Navy has accused the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro of responsibility for a recent "unsafe" encounter between a Venezuelan fighter and a Navy maritime sur...

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Miami Welcomes Greentech in Shipping

This September key representatives from shipowner/shipbuilder companies will gather in Miami to discuss the current situation in the maritime industry. Service providers and relevant equipment manu...

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Video: Salvors Complete Oil Removal from WWII Tanker Wreck

The effort to mitigate pollution risk from the sunken WWII-era tanker Coimbra are now nearing completion, and salvors have recovered about 450,000 gallons of petroleum from the wreck since...

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New Guidance on Lifeboat and Rescue Boat Operations Published

“There is no easy way to abandon ship,” writes Captain Dag Pike. The author is one of the most experienced navigators in the world and speaks from experience, having been shipwrecked tw...

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Breakbulk Ordering Heyday Remains a Distant Memory

Dynamar has published Breakbulk V (2019) - Operators, Fleets, Markets saying the breakbulk heyday of the mid-2000s remains a distant memory. There was a peak in production between 2007 an...

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Ocean Infinity Finds Long-Lost French Submarine

American deep sea search company Ocean Infinity has added to its string of high-profile finds by locating the lost French submarine Minerve, which went missing in the Mediterranean in...

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Celebration Held for 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Guam

Sunday marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Guam, and the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy joined the local community to honor those involved. Shortly after the famous attac...

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New Documentary on Captive Orcas Exposes Brutality

The July 17 release of “Long Gone Wild,” a documentary about the ongoing trade in wild-caught orcas, highlights the intensifying controversy over confining cetaceans in barren concrete ...

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