Maritime Security News

Protection for merchant shipping will boost international trade | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

stakeholders in the maritime industry have stated that the successes recorded by the Nigerian Navy (NN) in the fight against piracy, sea robbery and other illegalities…

Iran among top five producers of destroyers, vessels: military

TEHRAN Iran is among the worlds top five producers of destroyers and vessels, deputy minister for defense and logistics affairs told a conference on Tuesday. During…

San Diego's U.S. attorney honored for leadership in high-seas cocaine prosecutions

U.S. Attorney Adam Braverman was recognized with the Coast Guards highest civilian honor on Tuesday for his leadership in prosecuting maritime drug smugglers and…

Christmas comes early for seafarers in Sydney

Seafarers on three ships docked at Port Botany received some early Christmas cheer as part of a planned visit from the Apostleship of the Sea ministry.Roslyn Rajasingam…

EU extends Somalia maritime assistance mission

MOSCOW - The Council of the European Union on Monday agreed to extend by two years its anti-piracy assistance mission in Somalia and pledged $75 million in funding…

Maine Seaman Rick Smith Is Under Arrest After Sailor David Pontious Jumped Overboard

A Maine seaman is facing up to 10 years in prison for the death of a sailor on his boat—who committed suicide. "Nothing like this has ever happened to me," Rick Smith tells the Press Herald.
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DP World extended share in port of Pusan

DP World acquired additional 23.94% stake in Pusan Newport Company Limited terminal (PNC) by Samsung Corporation & Subsidiaries. Following the transaction, the port…

Russian Navy ships arrive in Vizag for Indra Navy 2018 drills | India News

VISAKHAPATNAM: Russian Federation Navy (RuFN) ships Varyag, Admiral Panteleyev and Boris Butoma arrived in Visakhapatnam Sunday to participate in INDRA NAVY-18,…

Cuba: From Fidel Castro’s revolution to finish of Chilly Struggle and Obama’s historic go to

IBTimes UK looks back at key events in the life of Fidel Castro and the relationship between the former Cold War foes.President Barack Obama’s trip to Cuba the…

Guyanese sailors plead guilty to possession of 4-tonne cocaine shipment – Stabroek News

The four Guyanese men who were intercepted in a trawler in international waters last year with over four tonnes of cocaine, with an estimated street value of US$71.7 million…

Indian Navy's anti-piracy patrol seizes arms and ammunition off Somalia coast from a vessel

In an effort to keep its the commitment of the towards ensuring safe seas for Indian, as well as international, seafarers in the Indian Ocean region, particularly…

Families honor loved ones on 50th anniversary of White Alder sinking

NEW ORLEANS - Twenty-seven years after the attacks on Pearl Harbor, a tragedy hit closer to home. Five decades later, families are still remembering.Saturday, December 7…

Tug seafarer repels pirates with flare gun

December 08, 2018Sabah - On Wednesday, the crew of an Indonesian tugboat successfully repelled four armed attackers near Pegasus Reef, located in the piracy-prone waters off Sabah, Malaysia.

US Marines ID dead crew member in Japan warplanes crash

TOKYO (AP) The U.S. Marines have identified a fighter pilot who died after his jet collided with a refueling aircraft during training off Japan's coast, leaving…

How America Will Mark 77th Anniversary of the Attack

Americans are remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor, which took place on this day in 1941. The attack was described by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as a day…
Offshore Vessel Was Attacked and Approached by Pirates in Nigeria

Offshore Vessel Was Attacked and Approached by Pirates in Nigeria

Post sponsored by the Trois Rivieres Jobs Site Everybody is looking for to earn more money.An offshore vessel was attacked and approached by pirates on Tuesday on…

Treasure and Shipwrecks - Captain Sam Bellamy and the Whydah:

The Fateful Decisions that Brought Spanish 1715-Fleet Treasure to the Shores of Cape CodBy Daniel Frank Sedwick ……Born in England in 1689, Samuel Bellamy became…

Flash flood warning for San Diego area expires, but many roadways remain inundated

A flash flood warning for the San Diego area from the National Weather Service expired at 8:30 p.m. after large cells of moisture arrived from the southwest and…