Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use available to order

(Nov 12 2020)

ICS is pleased to announce publication of the second edition of the Cyber Security Workbook for On Board Ship Use, produced by BIMCO, ICS and Witherby Publishing Group.



Turkish fishing boat collides with Greek vessel; 5 missing

(Nov 12 2020)

A Turkish fishing boat capsized after colliding with a Greek-flagged vessel off Turkey's Mediterranean coast, Turkey's state-run news agency reported.



Incident Ongoing - 94nm SW Brass

(Nov 05 2020)

Reporting indicates that NAFELI II (IMO 9291638) activated her SSAS whilst in transit 94nm SW Brass.



Heroin worth Rs 1.52 crore seized from LPG tanker in Tinsukia

(Nov 05 2020)

Drugs smugglers from Manipur are now using LPG tankers for transshipment of high-quality Heroin to Assam.



Stranded oil tanker crew offers to help search for drugs

(Oct 15 2020)

THE CREW of an oil and chemical tanker is willing to help a multi-agency task force embark on the dangerous mission to empty the vessel's fuel tanks to search for a shipment of dangerous drugs.



Ultra Large crude oil tanker, reportedly, harassed by UAE

(Oct 08 2020)

A strange story of how ULCC ANDROMEDA, thwarted UAE attempts to block her voyage to China, was reported by local outlet Adennews.net.



Suspicious Approach 74nm SE Takoradi

(Oct 07 2020)

MDAT-GoG has reported that a chemical tanker has been approached by a speedboat carrying 8 persons on board, whilst transiting from Lomé to Abidjan.



ICS updates health guidance on Coronavirus (COVID-19) to reflect latest knowledge

(Oct 07 2020)

A great deal has changed since March, when the International Chamber of Shipping first issued guidance for the global shipping industry to help combat the spread of COVID-19.



Migrants transferred from Maersk tanker after more than month at sea

(Sep 17 2020)

A group of 27 migrants who had been stuck onboard the Maersk Etienne tanker for more than a month have been transferred safely to a ship operated by the NGO Mediterranea.



Oil tanker fire doused, ship stability within safe zone

(Sep 10 2020)

The Indian Coast Guard said no more flames or smoke were observed since Tuesday evening on the very large crude carrier (VLCC) 'New Diamond' that caught fire on September 3.



Attempted Boarding - 114nm SE of Tema, Ghana

(Sep 03 2020)

Reporting suggests that the Marshall Islands flagged Oil tanker PIKE IMO: 9396672 was approached by a small craft approximately 12-14m long.



Blaze breaks out again on supertanker off Sri Lanka

(Sep 03 2020)

A new fire broke out on a supertanker carrying about 2 million barrels of oil in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Sri Lanka, spokesmen for the country’s navy reported, adding that one of its 23 crew was missing and another injured.



Yachtsman rescued by tanker 500 miles off shore

(May 28 2020)

A lone sailor has been rescued by the Seaways Reymar after his yacht became damaged more than 500 miles off the coast of Cornwall.



Crude tanker in distress off Wild Coast

(May 28 2020)

South African maritime authorities were coordinating an emergency response to a large crude carrier off Port St Johns on the Eastern Cape coast.



ABS launches guidance aimed at sanitizing marine and offshore assets exposed to COVID-19

(Apr 30 2020)

ABS has launched comprehensive guidance on sanitizing and decontaminating marine and offshore assets exposed to COVID-19.




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