Piracy

bulker hit by shell in Black Sea near Ukraine

Turkish-Controlled Bulker Reportedly Hit by Shell in the Black Sea

Turkey’s president and maritime affairs department were quick to condemn a reported attack on a Turkish-controlled bulker that they said was hit by a shell or possibly a missile while sailing in the Black Sea. It was the latest report of merchant ships finding themselves caught in the crossfire after Russia launched its…

Nigeria boosts deep blue project, signs $2.7m deal with Japan

In a bid to boost the deep blue project, the Federal Government of Nigeria has signed a $2.78m exchange of note agreement with the Japanese government for an economic and social development programme. In a statement recently, the Assistant Director, Public Relations of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency…

Emirates News Agency - UAE hosts high-level meeting of amended Djibouti Code of Conduct

DUBAI, 30th June, 2022 (WAM) -- In line with its commitment to support the security and safety of the maritime industry, the UAE hosted the 2022 high-level workshop of the amended Djibouti Code of Conduct (DCoC) concerning the repression of piracy and armed robbery in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden area.

Patrol Boats Market Size In 2022 By Fastest Growing Companies - Fassmer, SAFE Boats, Sunbird Yacht (

Patrol Boats Market In 2022 (Short Definition) : A patrol boat is a relatively small naval vessel generally designed for coastal defense duties. There have been many designs for patrol boats. They may be operated by a nation’s navy, coast guard, police force or customs and may be intended for marine (blue water) and/or estuarine or river (“brown water”) environments.

Irans PMO: Crews of seized Greek ships in perfect health, free to call families

Irans Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) says all the crew members of the two Greek oil tankers seized late last month by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) are in perfect health and have phone communications with their families.In a statement on Sunday, the PMO said the deputy head of the maritime affairs of…

NATO MEMBER OWNED SHIP SINKS OFF ODESA – Russia Used Civilian Ship As A Human Shield

UPDATE: “The Estonian-owned cargo ship Helt SUNK on Thursday off the Ukrainian port of Odesa after an explosion,” Igor Ilves, managing director of Tallinn-based manager Vista Shipping Agency, told Reuters. “Two crew members were in a life raft at sea while four others were unaccounted for.”“The vessel has finally sunk,” he said.

The Lancaster ship with starring role in Disney's Treasure Island that met a fiery end in Morecambe

Lancashire has been known to produce some of England's greatest entertainers.From Bobby Ball, to Thora Hird, Lee Mack, and Eric Morecambe; the north west has long been a hub for bringing great thespians into the world. While we are well versed in the careers of the county's most famous sons and daughters, few people are…

Paramount Maritime Launches Advanced 35m Sentinel Vessel

Paramount Maritime, subsidiary to the global aerospace and technology company, Paramount Group, is pleased to announce the christening of the MV TUGUEMI 35m Sentinel vessel, which took place at Hamlet Quay in Elliot Basin, Cape Town, South Africa.With dignitaries and special guests in attendance, the occasion marked the second inauguration of the latest version of the 35m Sentinel high-speed…

NIMASA Boss Bags Maritime Public Sector Icon Award

The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, has emerged winner of Vanguard PublicSectorIcon, Maritime, 2021 award.Mr Edward Osagie, Assistant Director, Public Relations, NIMASA made this known in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday.The Editor of Vanguard Newspapers, Mr Eze Anaba…

MOWCA under Nigerias leadership: Implications for regional maritime business | The Guardian Nigeria

The emergence of Dr. Paul Adalikwu, a Nigerian, as the Secretary-General of the 25-member Maritime Organization of West and Central Africa (MOWCA) comes with a lot of implications for the country in particular, maritime business in the Gulf of Guinea and, indeed, the international maritime community in general.First of all…

Ubisofts Skull and Bones Test Footage Got Leaked Whats the Game Like?

Ubisoft's pirate game, Skull and Bones, is notorious for being in development hell since its announcement during E3 2017. However, that may soon change thanks to a recent leak.A recent post on the Reddit forum r/GamingLeaksAndRumours came with a link to a four-minute video featuring Skull and Bones' test gameplay, which…

SFL - Sale of Two Older VLCCs

SFL Corporation Ltd. (NYSE: SFL) ('SFL' or the 'Company') announces that it has agreed to sell the 2004-built VLCCs Front Energy and Front Force to an unrelated third party.The sales proceeds to SFL are estimated to be approximately $70 million including a compensation from Frontline Ltd. for the early termination of the existing charter.

Fake pirates, fraud and murder: The search for answers about the killing of David Mockett

It has been more than a decade since marine surveyor David Mockett was murdered by a car bomb in the Gulf state of Yemen.At first the local authorities blamed a terrorist attack by al-Qaeda in the unstable country on the southern coast of the Arabian peninsula.Then it emerged that the 64-year-old grandfather from Plympton…