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Hybrid Marine Power & Propulsion Conference: Program Announced

Sep 17, 2015

The Hybrid Marine Power & Propulsion Conference being held at the RNLI College in Poole, U.K., October 6-8, will bring together an international group of experts armed with the latest knowledge that will assist the sub IMO professional sector…

Missing Cargo Ship Sah Lian Found

Sep 11, 2015

The MV Sah Lian vessel which was reported missing on September 7 while on its way from Kuching to Limbang, was found about 26 nautical miles from Tanjung Baram, Miri.  Sarawak Region enforcement chief Maritime First Admiral Ismaili Bujang Pit said…

Willard Marine's Patrol Boats for Philippine National Police

Sep 06, 2015

The United States Department of State awarded a contract to Willard Marine, Inc., to provide the Philippine National Police Maritime Group with patrol vessels equipped to conduct search and rescue operations along Philippine maritime borders…

Malaysia, Indonesia Team up to Fight Piracy

Aug 27, 2015

An increase of incidents of piracy and armed robbery in SouthEast Asia has prompted Malaysian and Indonesian law enforcement to form a joint rapid deployment team in response, says a report in Reuters. According to reports, the joint force…

Six Pirate Attacks off Singapore

Aug 24, 2015

Several pirates attacks were reported during the weekend in Straits of Malacca and Singapore to six cargo vessels passing through.  On August 21 and 22, six vessels while underway in the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme in…

USCG Offloads 650 lbs Marijuana

Aug 22, 2015

The Coast Guard offloaded nearly $600,000 estimated wholesale value of marijuana at Coast Guard Sector Miami, Friday.On Aug. 3, the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable detected a go-fast vessel with suspicious packages off the coast of Jamaica…

USCG Gets New Vice Commandant

Aug 18, 2015

U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Charles Michel formally assumed the role of vice commandant of the Coast Guard during a ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Monday.As vice commandant, Michel will oversee the Coast Guard’s operations, strategic development…

Oil Tanker Seized by Indonesian Authorities

Aug 11, 2015

Indonesian authorities have seized the tanker, MT Joaquim, believed to have been used by pirates to siphon 3,500 tonnes of crude oil on Saturday, according to a report in Bernama. The tanker was detained at about 4pm today (August 11), in the waters off Dumai…

Southeast Asia Turns into a Piracy Hot Spot

Aug 05, 2015

According to data from the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau, pirate attacks in Southeast Asia hit a 12-year high in the first six months of 2015. Indonesia suffered 54 attacks, the highest tally since 2003…

China Shipping Tanker Catches Fire off Shanghai

Aug 04, 2015

Oil tanker Ye Chi reported fire in superstructure in living quarters to MRCC Shanghai caught fire yesterday (August 3) afternoon off Dayangshan Island, Shanghai. Five crew were seriously injured in fire, they’ve been taken to hospital, one of them died…

Cochin Shipyard Delivers 17th FPV for Indian Coast Guard

Aug 04, 2015

Cochin Shipyard launched the seventeenth in a series of tweny Fast Patrol Vessels (BY 517) being built for Indian Coast Guard, the shipbuilding company said in a press release.  The vessel named 'ICGS ARUSH' was launched by Jyothi Devanand…

Bollinger Delivers 14th FRC to USCG

Jul 30, 2015

Bollinger Shipyards has delivered the 14th Fast Response Cutter (FRC), Heriberto Hernandez, to the United States Coast Guard (USCG).The 154-foot patrol craft Heriberto Hernandez is the 14th vessel in the Coast Guard's Sentinel-class FRC program…

SAFE Boats Wins USN Patrol Boats Order

Jul 21, 2015

SAFE Boats International (SBI) has been awarded a contract modification to provide the United States Navy two (2) additional Mk VI Patrol Boats (Mk VI PB). The contract modification exercises the options available on the second Mk VI procurement contract…

INS Teg in South Indian Ocean for Surveillance

Jul 12, 2015

Indian Navy's stealth frigate INS Teg is on a two-month long deployment in the South Indian Ocean to provide surveillance support in the region, a Government of India Ministry of Defence official statement said.  It will also be patrolling the Mauritian exclusive economic zone…

Fincantieri to Supply Four OPVs to the Bangladesh Coast Guard

Jul 04, 2015

Fincantieri has been awarded the contract with the Bangladesh Coast Guard (BCG) for the supply of four Italian Navy “Minerva” class corvettes to be upgraded and converted into Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs), and to provide the related logistics support services…

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