Maritime News

  • Product Focus: Combat COVID-19 with Walk-Through Sanitizer
    on February 27, 2021 at 3:54 pm

    Tetranet is offering a solution to the maritime, offshore, ports and logistics markets an industrial walkthrough Covid19/virus and spores sanitizer as business seeks to return to normal. Designed for both inside and outside use, the company says it is ideal for  ports/harbors…

  • Vittoria Shipyard Delivers OPV to Armed Forces of Malta
    on February 27, 2021 at 3:18 pm

    The longest Offshore Patrol Vessel ever built by Vittoria Shipyard was delivered this morning to the Maltese government by Luigi Duò, president of Vittoria Shipyard, during a ceremony that took place in the facilities of the Venetian company.

  • Taiwan Navigation Orders Two New Tugs
    on February 26, 2021 at 9:46 pm

    PT. Graha Trisaka Industri has awarded tug design contracts to Robert Allan Ltd. for a RAmparts 3200-W and a TRAktor 3200-V. The tugs will be built and operated by Taiwan Navigation Co. Ltd. under a long-term charter contract for CPC Corporation, Taiwan.PT.

  • Wind Powered Containership Concept Launched
    on February 26, 2021 at 9:39 pm

    Winds of change are sweeping the maritime industry as vessel owners and operators seek ways to reduce vessel emissions. A new containership concept from Detlev Löll and TECHNOLOG joins a raft of new wind-powered cargo vessel designs aimed at reducing…

  • Finlandia Seaways Engine Fire Linked to Poor Maintenance
    on February 26, 2021 at 7:34 pm

    Substandard maintenance was found to be a major contributing factor at the root of a 2018 engine room fire aboard the DFDS ro-ro vessel Finlandia Seaways in April 2018, U.K. accident investigators found.The Lithuanian registered vessel was in transit from Zeebrugge…

  • Car carrier explosion in Gulf of Oman – photos which prove nothing, plus speculations
    on February 27, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    Feb 27 UPDATE: The ship arrived at Dubai in the morning Feb 27, and was anchored. There are no confirmed official reports on ship’s condition, except reports from two U.S. defence officials cited by AP of two holes … Original post at, 2021-02-27 17:11:10 … Read here

  • Car carrier suffered explosion, turned back, Gulf of Oman
    on February 26, 2021 at 1:28 pm

    Car carrier HELIOS RAY reportedly suffered explosion on board in Gulf of Oman at night Feb 25, while en route from Dammam Saudi Arabia to Singapore. The ship continued her sailing but several hours later turned back, and as of … Original post at, 2021-02-26 14:28:08 … Read here

  • EU authorities seize 25 tons of cocaine in Germany and Belgium
    on February 25, 2021 at 7:31 am

    Comprising police raids at multiple ports in the European subcontinent, investigators seized a total of 23 metric tons of cocaine, or 25 US tons, having a street value of billions of euros. The seizures took place in Germany and Belgium … Original post at, 2021-02-25 08:31:07 … Read here

  • Crew flooded and capsized tanker carrying 3 tons of cocaine, Bay of Biscay
    on February 24, 2021 at 3:30 pm

    Tanker NEHIR was intercepted and boarded by Spanish Civil Guard and Police teams some 120 nm off Cabo Penas, Asturias, Spain, Bay of Biscay, according to Spanish media reports published on Feb 24, citing official statements, accomplished by video. Some … Original post at, 2021-02-24 16:30:32 … Read here

  • Disassembly of WAKASHIO wreck continues
    on February 19, 2021 at 2:04 pm

    The arrival of the barge HONG BANG 6 along with three tugs has initiated the dismantling operation, which was officially launched on February 18th. The work on removing the wreck of WAKASHIO from the reef is expected to last one … Original post at, 2021-02-19 15:04:42 … Read here