Accidents & Emergencies

4 Mar 2024

Tug Owner Linked to Tobago Oil Spill Potentially Identified

Bellingcat & the Trinidad & Tobago Guardian have identified a Panama-based entity as the company behind a severe oil spill in the Caribbean.

Tug Owner Linked to Tobago Oil Spill Potentially Identified
4 Mar 2024

Red Sea Environmental Crisis as Rubymar Sinks

The maritime crisis in the Red Sea has escalated with the recent sinking of the Rubymar bulk carrier early on Saturday.

Red Sea Environmental Crisis as Rubymar Sinks
29 Feb 2024

230 Houthi Targets in Yemen Hit by U.S.

Senior Pentagon official discloses that the US has targeted 230 locations in Yemen in response to Houthi-led assaults on vessels in the Red Sea.

230 Houthi Targets in Yemen Hit by U.S.
28 Feb 2024

Stranded Turkish-Flagged Ship Hit by Missiles in Ukraine

A cargo ship flying the Turkish flag, marooned for over two years in Ukraine, was targeted by missile strikes while docked at the Kherson port.

Stranded Turkish-Flagged Ship Hit by Missiles in Ukraine
28 Feb 2024

High Demand for Norwegian Cruise Line Despite Red Sea Woes

Shares of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings saw an uptick in pre-market trading following the company's announcement of its 2024 projections.

High Demand for Norwegian Cruise Line Despite Red Sea Woes
27 Feb 2024

Subsea Cable Damage Reported of Yemen Coast

Following alerts regarding the potential threat from Houthi rebels to underwater cables in the Red Sea, fiber-optic cable off Yemen has been cut.

Subsea Cable Damage Reported of Yemen Coast
27 Feb 2024

Four Men Charged in Lethal Navy SEAL Incident

The U.S. Justice Department has initiated legal proceedings against four individuals implicated in the shipment of Iranian-produced arms to Houthi insurgents.

Four Men Charged in Lethal Navy SEAL Incident
27 Feb 2024

160 Tons Of Ukrainian Grain Has Been Destroyed In Poland

Kyiv, Feb 25th, it was reported that approx 160 tons of Ukrainian grain were destroyed at a Polish railway station amidst significant protests.

160 Tons Of Ukrainian Grain Has Been Destroyed In Poland
27 Feb 2024

Norwegian Cruise Ship Stopped From Docking Amid Outbreak

Feb 25th, a Norwegian Cruise Line Holding vessel was denied docking at Mauritius' main port due to sanitary concerns following reports of illness

Norwegian Cruise Ship Stopped From Docking Amid Outbreak
27 Feb 2024

Broker BRS Warns Grey Fleet Will Turn Darker

Luxembourg brokerage firm BRS issues caution that grey fleet is set to deepen in obscurity as enhanced sanctions increasingly constrict Russia.

Broker BRS Warns Grey Fleet Will Turn Darker
26 Feb 2024

UK Sanctions Fractal Shipping & Beks Ship Management

Fractal Shipping, based in the UAE, and Turkey's Beks Ship Management have been highlighted in the recent set of sanctions announced by the UK.

UK Sanctions Fractal Shipping & Beks Ship Management
22 Feb 2024

Efforts Underway to Save Bulker After Houthi Strike

The Belize-flagged bulk carrier, Rubymar, which sustained damage from a missile strike by Houthi rebels, remains buoyant despite water ingress.

Efforts Underway to Save Bulker After Houthi Strike
22 Feb 2024

Vessel Hits Bridge in Guangzhou Causing Collapse

Chinese container barge seen to have slammed into the Lixinsha Bridge which crosses the Pearl River in the Southern Chinese city of Guangzhou.

Vessel Hits Bridge in Guangzhou Causing Collapse
21 Feb 2024

U.S. Halts Shipment of Iranian Arms to Houthis

A vessel laden with weapons and materials intended for conflict support was recently detained in the Arabian Sea by a US coats guard cutter.

U.S. Halts Shipment of Iranian Arms to Houthis
20 Feb 2024

Spilled Oil Returning to Venezuela After Vessel Capsizes

Illicitly obtained oil originating from Venezuela has begun its return journey home, albeit in a concerning manner; as a 170km long oil slick.

Spilled Oil Returning to Venezuela After Vessel Capsizes