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EU Taps Maritime Predictive Intelligence to Combat Drug Smugglers

Oct 07, 2020

Predictive Maritime Intelligence company Windward said it has partnered with The Maritime Analysis and Operations Center-Narcotics (MAOC (N)), an EU Law Enforcement unit created to respond to the threat of illicit drug trafficking by maritime and air conveyances…

CMA CGM Suspects Data Breach from Cyber Attack

Sep 30, 2020

CMA CGM suspects a cyber attack affecting its servers led to a data breach, the global shipping line said on Wednesday as it continued to restore online services.'We suspect a data breach and are doing everything possible to assess its potential volume and nature…

CMA CGM Hit by Cyber Attack

Sep 28, 2020

Container shipping group CMA CGM said on Monday it is dealing with a cyber attack impacting its peripheral servers.The attack did not concern the systems of its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, it added in a statement.CMA CGM said external access…

Offshore Oil Wells, Ports Shut as Hurricane Sally Advances on U.S. Gulf

Sep 14, 2020

Energy companies, ports and refiners raced on Monday to shut down as Hurricane Sally grew stronger while lumbering toward the central U.S. Gulf Coast, the second significant hurricane to shutter oil and gas activity over the last month.The hurricane…

OCIMF Offering Remote Inspection Option

Aug 18, 2020

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) said it is now providing a remote inspection option as an additional tool within its Ship Inspection Report (SIRE) program as a temporary measure to help guard against the spread of COVID-19…

Crew Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Singapore

Aug 17, 2020

Fifteen Filipino seafarers aboard a Bahamas-flagged cargo ship have tested positive for COVID-19 in Singapore, local authorities said. Singapore's Ministry of Health reported the first positive case from the unnamed oceangoing vessel on August 12…

Egypt Disposing of Dangerous Materials at Ports

Aug 17, 2020

Egypt has started disposing of abandoned and dangerous materials at ports after the massive explosion in Beirut's port this month, the finance minister said on Sunday.'What happened in Beirut made us examine our own situation and we actually…

Beirut Port Explosion Echoes the 1917 Halifax Harbor Blast

Aug 13, 2020

As the scope of the August 4 explosion at the port of Beirut becomes clear, the tolls of the loss of life, injuries, homelessness and property damage are staggering. In the immediate chaos of large explosions, it can be difficult to make sense of what has happened…

Shipbuilders Council Announces Shipyard Safety Awards

Aug 13, 2020

The Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA), the national association representing the U.S. shipyard industry, today announced the 2020 annual shipyard safety awards. SCA honors shipbuilding and repair organizations with the “Excellence in Safety”…

Nigeria Convicts First Pirates Under New Maritime Law

Aug 12, 2020

A Nigerian court made the first convictions under a new anti-piracy law, giving hope to the world's shipping fleets that legal reforms will help stem rising attacks in the Gulf of Guinea.The three men fined by the court in Port Harcourt, Nigeria's oil hub…

Insurgents Seize Port Near Total's Mozambique LNG Project

Aug 12, 2020

Islamist insurgents have captured a heavily-defended port in the far northern Mozambique town of Mocimboa da Praia, close to the site of natural gas projects worth some $60 billion, local media reported on Wednesday.It was one of several attacks…

Two from PSG Take Roles with Standards Groups

Aug 11, 2020

Two Pure Safety Group leaders have taken on roles with industry standards organizations.Mathew Moreau, product manager of dropped tools and FME at Pure Safety Group (PSG), has been named chairperson of the International Safety Equipment Association…

Libya's NOC Warns of Dangers at Oil Ports

Aug 10, 2020

The chairman of Libya's National Oil Corp (NOC) on Saturday warned against the risk of a disaster at the country's oil ports due to a growing military presence with storage tanks held at capacity for months due to a blockade.'Oil ports are closed…

Beirut Blast a Wake-up Call on Dangers of Ammonium Nitrate

Aug 07, 2020

The devastating explosion in Beirut should be a wake-up call for countries on the dangers of ammonium nitrate, which caused the blast, experts say.Lebanese authorities said 2,750 tonnes of the industrial chemical had been stored for six years at Beirut port without safety measures…

Port Manager Among 16 Arrested in Beirut Blast Probe

Aug 07, 2020

Lebanese authorities have arrested 16 people in an investigation into the Beirut port warehouse explosion, state news agency NNA said on Thursday, and a judicial source and local media said the port's general manager was among those being held…

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Yara and ACME Sign Ammonia Supply Agreement

Yara and ACME Sign Ammonia Supply Agreement

Animal Welfare Groups Decry Bahijah Re-Export Decision

Animal Welfare Groups Decry Bahijah Re-Export Decision

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

US Gulf Coast Fuel Oil Imports Hit Five-year Low

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

Post-cyclone Dredging Underway in India's Port of Krishnapatnam

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