This video from the annual celebration of the Christian Orthodox Saint Paraveski shows the beautiful amalgamation of Religiosity with Seamanship. It was shot off the capital Chios and Vrontados, lying opposite the Ionian shores of Erythrea, Minor Asia.
A medieval shipwreck, the “Mortar Wreck”, was unearthed off the southern coast of England. Scientists could test the ship’s timbers and determine that the vessel dates back to the 13th century.
KMP NUSA PENIDA, a passenger and RORO carrier caught fire on the afternoon of 16th July. The raging flames continued for hours but luckily all the crew escaped to the pier through the lowered ramp.
With an impressive clockwise maneuver, Captain Makarios Lyras moored the ship Blue Star Patmos in the port of Mesta in 3 minutes.
The Normal Amsterdam Water Level (NAP) has been used as the basis for Vessel Traffic Services in the port of Rotterdam for some 200 years. On 1 July, the Port of Rotterdam Authority will abandon NAP in shipping communication.
Millions of people depend directly on the sea for their livelihoods and hundreds of millions more rely on them for food. Safeguarding the rights and conditions of seafarers has been part of the ILO’s work for more than 100 years.
The “Sea Cloud Spirit”, the world’s largest sailing cruise ship, arrived last week in the Port of Hamburg for the first time.
Omicron Nikos bulk carrier loaded with sugar reportedly struck pier at Santos Port, Brazil. Watch the video inside.