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    February 3, 2020

    VLCC Catches Fire off UAE

    Authorities in the UAE report that a tanker has caught fire at a position about 20 miles off the coast of Sharjah. …

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    January 31, 2020

    China marks deadliest day as WHO declares global health emergency in fight against Wuhan coronavirus

    China marked its most fatal day yet during the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak Thursday as the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the virus a…

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    January 13, 2020

    High-sulphur fuel stocks drop at ports for ships with scrubbers

    The number of ports at which high-sulphur fuel oil (HSFO) is offered is reducing and could be limited for ships equipped with…

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    January 2, 2020

    Pirates Kidnap Eight from Greek Product Tanker off Cameroon

    Armed pirates have abducted eight mariners and injured another in an attack on a tanker off Cameroon, according to Greece's shipping ministry. …

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    December 9, 2019

    Pirates Kidnap 19 Crew members from Navios VLCC

    On Tuesday, pirates boarded the Navios oil tanker Nave Constellation at a position about 75 nm south of Bonny, Nigeria and abducted…

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    December 3, 2019

    Carriers Must Train Crews for IMO 2020 or Risk Criminality, Warns Seafarer Union

    The Navy pays a steep price keeping an aircraft carrier with escorts on station to deter attacks on oil tanker traffic operating…

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    November 27, 2019

    Offshore tug attacked, 7 crew kidnapped, Gulf of Guinea

    Offshore supply tug PACIFIC WARDEN was attacked by pirates on Nov 20 at 0420 UTC in vicinity 03 46N 008 14E, Gulf of Guinea,…

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    November 20, 2019

    Tariff stockpiling wanes as importers work off inventories: Port executive

    The executive in charge of the No. 1 seaport for US trade with China on Tuesday said importers were not stockpiling goods…

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    November 13, 2019

    Trincomalee Port set to double capacity with night navigation and 24-hour operations

    In keeping with Ports, Shipping and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka’s promise to install night navigation at the Trincomalee Port before the…

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