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A major operation was launched involving British and Japanese search and rescue ships, aircraft, and helicopters. Credit: CMF

A day-long action by the Combined Maritime Force (CMF), which patrols waters in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean to ward off threats from pirac...

The 75,492 dwt bulk carrier Huayang Endeavour had collided with the 48,580 dwt MR products tanker Seafrontier. Credit; Stan Muller

A tanker and a bulk carrier collided in the Dover Strait around 0200 hrs GMT on 1 July.

The UK Coastguard said that the 75,492 dwt bulk carr...

 Cyber polices such as those outlined by Thomas at CMA (above) could take on heightened urgency. Credit: Chris Preovolos

A cyber attack against the world’s largest container ship operator could have the effect of fast-tracking US cyber policy.

IT systems were struck on 2...

Seafarers can experience negative effects if exposed to second hand smoke. Credit: Joachim Affeldt

A third officer has taken crew health into his own hands with a study on the dangers of second-hand smoking in shipping.

The research, Experiencing Second-Hand Smoking Onbo...

Industry has expressed concerns that seafarers are treated more like criminals than helpful witnesses during accident investigations. Credit: Eric Houri

Government representatives, ambassadors, and maritime organisations from more than 50 states around the world are dem...

While under way in the South China Sea, C P 41 was boarded by pirates who stole 1.5 million litres of gasoil.

Credit: Geir Vinnes

In the first case of oil cargo theft-related piracy this year, Thailand-registered chemical/oil products tanker, C P 41 was looted while sai...

Stellar Daisy sank on 31 March. Credit: Malte Schwarz

In the wake of the sinking of the Stellar Daisy, Chinese maritime authorities have begun inspecting older bulk carriers calling at local ports, with a focus on vessels that were converted from single-hull tankers.

Apa...

The USS Fitzgerald was heavily damaged in a collision with a cargo ship off Japan, with the hull breached below the waterline. Credit: US Navy

The bodies of seven US Navy sailors have been found in flooded quarters of the USS Fitzgerald, a day after the destroyer was in...

June 16, 2017

Incidents such as fires or collisions can be caused by cyber attacks. Credit: Mammoet Salvage/Dennis Brouwe.

An engineer boards a superyacht to carry out a standard software upgrade on the vessel’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. He plugs in hi...

Somalian pirates surrender to HMS Cumberland's Royal Marines boarding team in the Gulf of Aden

The maritime sector has been urged to raise the awareness of the growing exploitation of children by armed piracy groups.

It comes as the Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiati...

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