Nigerian Maritime Agency Identifies Nationalities Of 12 Abducted Ship Crew

Twelve crew members of a Swiss merchant vessel kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria are from the Philippines, Slovenia, Ukraine, Romania, Croatia and Bosnia, the West African nation’s maritime agency said on Sunday (23 September 2018). They were abducted on Saturday from the vessel that was travelling between the cities of Lagos and
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Pirates armed with M16 rifles boarded the fishing trawler F/B Sri Dewi 1 while the vessel was underway off eastern Sabah, Malaysia, and abducted two Indonesian crew members on September 11, 2018. The perpetrators then headed towards Sitangkai, Tawi-Tawi in a motorboat with the two abducted seafarers, identified as the boat master and assistant boat
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One year after the fatal collision between the Royal Arsenal and a vessel owned/operated by the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI), the crew of the Handymax bulker is still detained at Umm Qasr, Iraq. The Handymax collided with a dive support craft Al Misbar, which was being used to ferry port employees from an
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The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) is partnering with MHG Insurance Brokers to launch a survey of seafarers who work on superyachts to investigate welfare issues specific to the sector. Questions will be asked on food, cabins and communications, as well as the health and wellbeing of the men and women working on
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Seven crew members of the tug Girija III, which was in ingress off Deendayal Port, were rescued by the port’s crafts and tugs in a rescue operation carried out on Wednesday and early morning Thursday. The crew has been sent for medical assistance. The port went into action after a VHF message was received from the
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