Patrol Boats News


Ship Carrying 458 People Sinks in Yangtze River

Jun 01, 2015

A passenger ship carrying 458 people sank in the Yangtze River in central China after encountering what the rescued captain said was a storm and strong winds, the government’s Xinhua News Agency reported. The ship, which departed from the…

Myanmar Lands Seized Migrant Boat on Island

May 31, 2015

A boat packed with more than 700 'boat people' seized off Myanmar's coast was stopped on a small island on Saturday, as officials gave mixed signals about its final destination.Myanmar's navy discovered the boat with 727 migrants off the country's southern coast on Friday…

Sea Shepherd Global Launches Operation Siracusa

May 27, 2015

Following on from the incredibly successful 2014 campaign, Sea Shepherd Global launches Operation Siracusa 2015. Led by Sea Shepherd Italia, the campaign aims to defend the fragile ecosystem of the Plemmirio Marine Reserve, off the Eastern coast of Siracusa in Sicily…

Busan: Tugboat Sinks, Two Dead

May 27, 2015

Two crew members died after their tugboat sank in waters off the southeastern port city of Busan in Korea, Yonhap reports quoting the authorities. The accident took place around 12:30 p.m. when a towing cable of the 22-ton tugboat, 97 Samyoung…

Libyan War Plane Bombs another Tanker

May 25, 2015

A fighter jet operated by Libya's military force backed attacked an oil tanker that was about to anchor in the northern city of Sirte, reports local media. Lt Gen. Saqr al-Garrouchi, the commander of Libya's Tobruk parliament and government-backed air force…

Indonesia Sinks Boats from China

May 21, 2015

According to The China People's Daily, Indonesia has just sank a large Chinese vessel and 40 other foreign ships caught fishing in The South China Sea.  The Jakarta Post cited Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti as saying that the Gui Xei Yu 12661…

Norwegian Cruise Ship Ran Aground off Bermuda

May 20, 2015

The Norwegian Dawn cruise ship with more than 3,700 people on board ran aground in Bermuda after the vessel temporarily lost power. Small boats, divers and tug boats circled the liner Norwegian Dawn for hours before high tide helped push it off the reef and into deeper water…

Singapore Demands Investigation into Shooting Incident

May 18, 2015

Singapore Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) has condemned Iranian forces for firing warning shots in the Gulf at a Singapore-flagged Alpine Eternity which it said was in international waters, calling it a “serious violation of international law”…

Iranian Ships Fire Shots at Singapore Tanker In The Persian Gulf

May 15, 2015

Iranian patrol boats opened fire on a Singapore-flagged oil tanker as it moved through the Strait of Hormuz in a confrontation, reports Reuters.The Alpine Eternity, a ship flagged to Singapore, fled toward the shore of the United Arab Emirates…

Face Off: China and US in South China Sea

May 14, 2015

China has voiced “serious concern” over US plans for military air and sea patrols in the South China Sea. There has been reports that US official reportedly said that Washington was planning to send ships and aircraft to “assert freedom…

Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia Joint Maritime Patrol in South China Sea

May 11, 2015

Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia are in discussions to extend joint patrols to deal with a resurgence of piracy in the South China Sea piracy hotspots, said Singapore's Chief of Navy Rear-Admiral Lai Chung Han. Singapore's Today reports…

Iran Releases Seized Cargo Ship

May 08, 2015

Iran released a Marshall-Islands flagged container ship Maersk Tigris and its crew has been released by Iranian authorities after the cargo company that owns it resolved a financial dispute which had been the subject of a court order. “The…

Blyth Workcats to showcase Catamaran Designs at Seawork

May 07, 2015

The design evolution of Blyth Workcats will be on display at Seawork on Stand B27 where the company will be showing examples from its versatile range. Well known for their robust seaworthiness and economical performance, workboats from this…

Capsized Trawler Adrift Disappearing Act in South Africa

May 05, 2015

South Africa’s charity National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) was warning fishermen and other boaters in and around the Cape Peninsula and False Bay Coast to be aware of a “barely visible” capsized boat. A few days later though, the wreck had disappeared…

Willard to Present at High Speed Boat Operations Forum

May 04, 2015

Willard Marine, a manufacturer of aluminum and fiberglass commercial and military boats, will present at the High Speed Boat Operations (HSBO) Forum in Lisbon, Portugal from May 4-6. The HSBO Forum, gathers professionals from around the world to discuss new development…

Logistics News

Port of Seattle Breaks Ground on Maritime Innovation Center

Port of Seattle Breaks Ground on Maritime Innovation Center

Estonia Says Russia Removed Navigation Buoys on Border River

Estonia Says Russia Removed Navigation Buoys on Border River

As China's Renewable Energy Soars, Coal Peak in Sight

As China's Renewable Energy Soars, Coal Peak in Sight

Pelagus 3D, Immensa Partner Up to Service Maritime and Energy Industries

Pelagus 3D, Immensa Partner Up to Service Maritime and Energy Industries

Subscribe for Maritime Logistics Professional E‑News