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Sandy Hook Pilot Dies After Falling Overboard from the Maersk Kensington

A pilot attempting to board the United States-flagged Containership, MAERSK KENSINGTON died after falling off the ship, during the early morning hours of December the 30th.

Dec 31 2019

Ship Master Dies after Falling into the Cargo Hold

The Master of the Panama-flagged Feeder Vessel, LADY NURAY died after being involved in an accident during the afternoon hours of December the 18th while the vessel was docked at the Port of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Dec 19 2019

USCG Successfully Medevacs Tanker Crew Member off Midway

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) successfully medevaced a seafarer from the Norwegian Oil Tanker, LEIKANGER after the crewman fell inexplicably ill.

Oct 23 2019

Chief Officer Dies in Mooring Line Accident

One seafarer was injured and another one died during a mooring operation, as the Saint Vincent and Grenadines-flagged General Cargo Ship, YALIKOY attempted to berth at a Spanish port.

Oct 09 2019

Horrific Accident onboard Grimaldi RoRo - 1 Dead, 3 Injured

One seafarer was killed, and three others were injured during an incident on board the Grimaldi-owned, Maltese-flagged RoRo, Euroferry Malta.

Oct 08 2019

Seafarer Dies During Mooring Accident

A seafarer died during the morning hours of October the 2nd while working onboard the Dutch Cargo Ship, DAMSTERDIJK.

Oct 04 2019

Cargo Ship Captain Collapses During Transit Prompting Coast Guard Medevac

The Captain of the Panama-flagged Cargo Ship, Vittoria had to be immediately transported to a medical facility after he apparently suffered a heart attack in the evening of May the 20th 2019 while the vessel was transiting off San Francisco Bay.

May 22 2019

Seafarers Accuse Blumenthal of Exploitative Working Practices

The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) has released details from current & ex-crew from Blumenthal vessels in regard to the German shipping company’s alleged exploitative working conditions.

May 22 2019

Explosion in Ship Breaking Yard Claims the Lives of Two Workers

Two workers died and several others were heavily injured during an explosion that occurred in the morning hours of May the 15th at Bangladesh’s Chittagong Shipbreaking Yard.

May 16 2019

Tanker Quarantined Due to Influenza Outbreak

Panama-flagged product tanker, Puma has been put under quarantine off Manzanillo Anchorage, Mexico due to an outbreak of Influenza on the vessel.

Feb 20 2019

Mental Health: A Maritime Sector Perspective

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health issue that appears to be increasing in prevalence amongst seafarers, especially those operating in High Risk Areas.

Dec 17 2018

Cruise Ship Officer Found Dead in Cabin

A young officer working onboard the cruise ship, Celebrity Millennium, has been found dead on Thursday, December 6th.

Dec 11 2018

More Than a Quarter of Seafarers Seeking Support Are Affected by Piracy

The Sailors’ Society’s Crisis Response Network (CRN), provided support to its 100th case this week. According to CRN, piracy, along with death at sea and abandonment, accounted for over 59% of those cases, with piracy being the leading cause for seeking support for over 26% of those supported.

Nov 01 2018

How to Stay Healthy at Sea

As a society we are becoming more health conscious. But, how can you maintain health and fitness in the middle of the sea? It's not as easy as you'd think- but it is possible. ARX Maritime CEO is a former marine, and private armed guard. He has some easy to follow tips on how he kept mentally and physically fit during his time at sea.

Apr 27 2018

Fire After Dredger Hits Gas Pipeline

A fire broke out after a dredger hit a gas pipeline during a dredging operation in Matagorda Bay, Texas.

Apr 20 2018

Crew Member in Hospital After Fire on Cargo Ship off British Coast

One crew member is in hospital after a fire on board ro-ro cargo ship, Finlandia Seaways late on Monday.

Apr 18 2018


Security 2.0 - Countering Pirates in the Age of Automation

Vlad I. Sutea
Intelligence Analyst

In order to remain competitive and efficient, the maritime sector is spearheading innovation in virtually all aspects related to seafaring. Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Digitalization will all come to play a major role in the Industry’s future. Regardless of where you stand on the human versus automation debate, the course is set for greater automation in shipping, and while traditional pirates are unlikely to trade their AK- 47s for keyboards,  existing crime syndicates operating in cyberspace are likely to spill over into the seven seas.

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