Maritime News

  • India Receives First LNG Cargo from Yamal LNG Project
    on October 26, 2021 at 8:47 am

    India received its first import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia’s Yamal LNG project over the weekend, Refinitive Eikon LNG flows data showed.The cargo was supplied by Russian gas company Gazprom under its long-term LNG sales deal with GAIL (India) Ltd…

  • France’s First LNG Bunker Vessel Named
    on October 26, 2021 at 8:32 am

    The first LNG bunker vessel to be based in France has been named “Gas Vitality”, at a ceremony held today at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, China. The 18,600-m³ newbuild bunker vessel is TotalEnergies Marine Fuels’ second collaboration with shipowner Mitsui O.S.K.

  • Second Converted Self-unloader Delivered to CSL Americas
    on October 26, 2021 at 3:17 am

    Canadian shipping company the CSL Group said it has taken delivery of CSL Kajika, the second of two converted 77,250 DWT gravity fed self-unloading ships at COSCO Nantong shipyard, on October 22, 2021.The vessel will operate in the CSL Americas fleet as part of the CSL International Pool…

  • Weather Hampering Efforts to Board Fire-stricken Containership off Canada
    on October 26, 2021 at 2:56 am

    Bad weather off Canada’s Pacific Coast on Monday prevented a salvage crew from boarding a cargo ship where several containers of chemicals burned over the weekend, the coast guard said.Sixteen crew members were evacuated from the MV Zim Kingston on Saturday.

  • FPSOs: Floating Ideas
    on October 25, 2021 at 8:11 pm

    The world’s FPSO fleet is getting older, with 55 FPSO units in the global fleet reaching the end of their design life in the next five years, with an additional five having life extension in place. With 19 more FPSOs currently being evaluated for life extension…

  • 39 Maritime Migrants Rescued From Strait Of Dover
    on October 26, 2021 at 7:19 am

    On Saturday, 23 Oct, CROSS Gris-Nez, the French rescue coordination center rescued 39 maritime migrants from the Strait of Dover. The center received an alert involving a migrant boat in crisis with several passengers overboard in cold water. Following the … Original post at, 2021-10-26 09:19:43 … Read here

  • MSC container ship attacked, rescued by Russian Navy
    on October 25, 2021 at 9:52 am

    Oct 26 0140 UTC UPDATE: Confirmed Russian Naval Group rescued MSC LUCIA. After receiving alert message from container ship, Russian Navy ships steamed to assist, but long before approaching MSC LUCIA, destroyer VICE-ADMIRAL KULAKOV scrambled a helicopter with team of … Original post at, 2021-10-25 11:52:15 … Read here

  • 1.3 Ton Cocaine seized in Tanger Med Port From Mystery Boxes
    on October 21, 2021 at 8:18 am

    Morocco’s Tanger-Med port security forces busted a massive international drug trafficking attempt on Monday, confiscating one tonne and 335 kilograms of cocaine from a container ship coming from Brazil. According to a statement from the General Directorate of National … Original post at, 2021-10-21 10:18:26 … Read here

  • Australia’s Largest Heroin Bust Worth $104M Made in Melbourne
    on October 20, 2021 at 8:49 am

    The Australian Federal Police (AFP) on Saturday, October 16th announced the seizure of a record 450 kilograms of heroin from a container of ceramic tiles at Melbourne port, in a joint operation with the Australian Border Force (ABF). The joint … Original post at, 2021-10-20 10:49:42 … Read here

  • Cocaine found in Capesize bulk carrier chain locker, Rotterdam
    on October 17, 2021 at 4:04 am

    Several packages and bag with cocaine, totaling 115 kilos, were found hidden in chain locker of a Capesize bulk carrier GOLDEN CALVUS on Oct 15 at Rotterdam, by Customs. Bulk carrier with cargo of coal arrived at Rotterdam on Oct … Original post at, 2021-10-17 06:04:16 … Read here