May 28, 2024

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MARITIME: Cochin Shipyard Awarded Contract for Building a Service Operations Vessel for North Star

MARITIME: Cochin Shipyard Awarded Contract for Building a Service Operations Vessel for North Star

MARITIME: Cochin Shipyard Awarded Contract for Building a Service Operations Vessel for North Star   By Our Correspondent The Cochin Shipyard in India has been contracted by the UK-based infrastructure support company, North Star, for the construction of a newbuild hybrid-electric Service Operations Vessel (SOV). According to FleetMon, “North Star secured a contract with one […]

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Fuel smuggling: Product Tanker Seized, Crew Detained in Iran

Fuel smuggling: Product Tanker Seized, Crew Detained in Iran

Fuel smuggling: Product Tanker Seized, Crew Detained in Iran   By Our Correspondent Iranian commanders have reported seizing a foreign-registered tanker on allegations of fuel smuggling. Iran has claimed that these efforts are to curb rampant fuel smuggling in the region. According to FleetMon, “The Iranian Commander, Heidar Honarian-Mojarrad, has stated that the tanker was

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MARITIME: How Subcontractor Died at Hanwha Ocean Shipyard Explosion

MARITIME: How Subcontractor Died at Hanwha Ocean Shipyard Explosion

MARITIME: How Subcontractor Died at Hanwha Ocean Shipyard Explosion   By Our Correspondent Hanwha Ocean, the South Korean Shipbuilder has reported that it has been forced to suspend activities at its shipyard facility in Okpo after a fatal accident, according to FleetMon. It stated: “The yard is expected to remain closed until government officials determine

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MARITIME: Silversea Cruises Change Course as Red Sea Tensions Continue

MARITIME: Silversea Cruises Change Course as Red Sea Tensions Continue

MARITIME: Silversea Cruises Change Course as Red Sea Tensions Continue   By Our Correspondent The cruise ship “SILVER MOON” is among the latest vessels diverting from the Red Sea route due to the escalating geopolitical tensions in the area, according to FleetMon. It stated: “Many cruise lines are opting to avoid the Red Sea altogether.

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MARITIME ACCIDENT: Chinese Fishing Boat Collide with Bunker Vessel

A newly registered Singaporean bunker vessel, the ‘PEARL KENZO,’ was involved in a collision with a Chinese fishing boat, resulting in eight crew members of the fishing vessel being reported missing, according to FleetMOn. It stated: “The incident occurred approximately a week ago on December 26th as the bunker vessel was en route from Penglai

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MARITIME ACCIDENT: Cement carrier fire in Taiwan

By Our Correspondent Cement carrier JUI HO, berthed in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, since December 20, 2023, suffered fire in engine room in the morning December 24, 2023, or maybe some cargo support/load machinery was on fire. According to FleetMon, Some 8 fire engines responded, fire was extinguished before noon, no injuries reported, extent of damages unknown.

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MARITIME ACCIDENT: Korean tanker major fire, crew evacuated in Shanghai

MARITIME ACCIDENT: Korean tanker major fire, crew evacuated in Shanghai

MARITIME ACCIDENT: Korean tanker major fire, crew evacuated in Shanghai   By Our Correspondent A fire erupted on board of tanker NEW BRIGHT in the afternoon December 21, 2023 when the ship was sailing downstream in Yangtze river, near Sutong Bridge, Shanghai, en route from Changzhou to Incheon Korea, according to FleetMon. It stated: “It

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DRUG TRAFFICKING: Cocaine worth $26.5ms seized from Port in India

DRUG TRAFFICKING: Cocaine worth $26.5ms seized from Port in India

DRUG TRAFFICKING: Cocaine worth $26.5ms seized from Port in India   By Our Correspondent Twenty-two suspicious packets were discovered within a crane aboard the vessel ‘MV DEBI,’ which was anchored at the Pradeep International Cargo Terminal in Odisha, India, according to FleetMon. It stated: “The estimated market value of the confiscated material is approximately $26.5

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MARITIME ACCIDENT: How 2 cargo ships, Turkish and Ukrainian, collided in Eregli harbour

MARITIME ACCIDENT: How 2 cargo ships, Turkish and Ukrainian, collided in Eregli harbour

MARITIME ACCIDENT: How 2 cargo ships, Turkish and Ukrainian, collided in Eregli harbour   By Our Correspondent Eregli port accidents brought by strong storm on November 19, 2023 include also a collision between general cargo ships FALCONA and ENKO HASLAMAN in Eregli harbour, according to FleetMon. It stated: “Understood the two ships drifted into each

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MARITIME: DP World Australia Forced to Halt Terminals After Cybersecurity Incident

MARITIME: DP World Australia Forced to Halt Terminals After Cybersecurity Incident

MARITIME: DP World Australia Forced to Halt Terminals After Cybersecurity Incident   By Our Correspondent DP World, one of the largest terminal operators in Australia, recently had to suspend all terminal operations due to a cybersecurity incident, according to FleetMon. It stated: “The company revealed that this action was taken to prioritize the safety of

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