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.



Panama-Flagged AEGEAN II boarded 180 Nm SW off Socotra

(Aug 27 2020)

Reporting indicates that the Panama Flagged Chemical Tanker AEGEAN II has been attacked by unknown armed men (with links to local militias) in what appears to be an attempted armed robbery.



Oil tanker found with cargo missing, crew safe

(Aug 20 2020)

Oil tanker MT Joaquim was found in Indonesian waters with its cargo missing.



U.S. seizes more than 1 million barrels of Iranian petroleum from tankers

(Aug 20 2020)

The U.S. says it has seized more than 1 million barrels of Iranian fuel from four Greek-owned ships heading to Venezuela. The move is part of the Trump administration's campaign of maximum pressure on Iran.



The U.S. brings state-sponsored piracy into the 21st century

(Aug 20 2020)

America seizing cargoes from oil tankers conjures images of British privateers attacking Spanish treasure fleets in the late 1500s.



US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

(Aug 13 2020)

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S., a U.S. military official said Thursday.



Maritime cyber attacks increase by 900% in three years

(Jul 30 2020)

Cyber-attacks on the maritime industry’s operational technology (OT) systems have increased by 900% over the last three years with the number of reported incidents set to reach record volumes by year end.



Tanker attacked, 13 crew kidnapped

(Jul 30 2020)

The chemical tanker CURACAO TRADER was attacked on July 17th in the Gulf of Guinea, while en route from Lome Togo to an undefined port.



Yemen: Decaying oil tanker in Red Sea threatens disaster

(Jul 16 2020)

The stranded vessel is loaded with more than a million barrels of crude oil.



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.



Pirates attack British-flagged oil tanker with gunfire

(May 21 2020)

Gunfire was exchanged when pirates attacked a UK-flagged oil tanker on Sunday near Yemen.



Kidnapping - 178nm SSE Lagos

(May 07 2020)

The MT VEMAHOPE was attacked by a single speedboat with an unknown number of armed individuals on board.




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Aug-Sept 2020

Columbia, Thome, laser scanning for tanks, Covid and seafarers, dual fuel engines, shaft generators