Australian icebreaker Aurora Australis was refloated on Friday, two days after running aground in Antarctica while on a mission to resupply the , Australian Broadcasting Corp reported.
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Sailors’ Society, one of the largest seafarer support charities operating internationally, is funding free sight and hearing tests for seafarers in India.
The Arctic is thawing even faster than lawmakers can formulate new rules to prevent the environmental threat of heavy fuel oil pollution from ships plying an increasingly popular trade route.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd faces at least two lawsuits by passengers accusing the company of negligently endangering their lives by letting its Anthem of the Seas cruise ship sail into a fierce Atlantic storm this month.
The acrylic and steel structure for the world’s biggest underwater restaurant is on its way to the Maldives, thanks to GAC’s project logistics expertise.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that it will launch trial of onboard data transmission and accumulation for its operated vessels in cooperation with Ship Data Center Co., Ltd.(*) , which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK).
Canadian stern trawler FV Saputi ran into trouble in the Davis Strait having struck sea ice. It had consequently sprung a leak, and started taking on water into the ship’s cargo space which resulted in the vessel’s listing.
BOURBON confirms that one of its vessels, the Bourbon Liberty 251, was the object of an attack off Nigeria on the 23rd of February 2016. Two crew members of Nigerian and Russian nationalities are considered as abducted.
United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT) celebrated the world’s greenest ultra-large container vessel 18,800TEU M.V. Al Nefud during its maiden call to RSGT at Jeddah Islamic Port today.