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Crew Members Rescued after Abandoning Sinking Vessel off the Coast of Italy

A search and rescue operation was launched to rescue the crew members of the Panama-flagged Cargo Ship, LIRA after the vessel started to experience water ingress.

Dec 18 2019

Two Seafarers Medevaced after Accident onboard RoRo

Two crew members onboard the Tunisian-flagged RoRo, SALAMMBO had to be medevaced after sustaining injuries while onboard the ship.

Nov 27 2019

Fire Erupts Onboard Grimaldi Cargo Ship

A fire erupted in the engine room of the Maltese-flagged, Grimaldi-owned RoRo Cargo Ship, EUROCARGO TRIESTE during the early morning hours of November the 21st, while the vessel was transiting off the coast of Tuscany.

Nov 21 2019

Two RoRos Collide in the Port of Cagliari, Sardinia

The Italian-flagged Cargo RoRo, MASSIMO MURA collided with the Greek-flagged Passenger RoRo, ARIADNE in the afternoon of October the 23rd while attempting to berth at the port of Cagliari, Sardinia.

Oct 24 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

Italian Port Worker Dies in Tragic Accident

A port worker was killed during the early morning hours of June the 10th while working at the port of Ancona, Italy.

Jun 11 2019

Bunker Tanker Hijacked by Migrants – Italy Classifies Event as Piracy

Turkish tanker, EL HIBLU 1 was hijacked by migrants while transiting off the coast of Libya on March the 26th.

Mar 28 2019

Italy Closes Ports to Italian-flagged Ship Carrying Rescued Migrants

An Italian charity ship rescued 50 people from a sinking life raft off the coast of Libya on March the 18th.

Mar 19 2019

Fuel Successfully Emptied from the Efe Murat, as Salvage Operations Continue

Fuel removal operations on the grounded, Turkish-flagged general cargo vessel, Efe Murat have successfully concluded.

Mar 07 2019

Crane Collapses on Oil Platform - 1 Dead, 2 Injured

Two people were injured, and one died when a crane collapsed on an Italian offshore oil platform run by oil and gas major, Eni.

Mar 06 2019

Turkish Cargo Ship Runs Aground off Bari, Italy, Sparking Fears over Potential Oil Spill

The Turkish cargo ship, Efe Murat, that ran aground on breakwater off Bari, Italy on the 23rd of February, has continued to list, raising fears over a potential environmental disaster.

Feb 28 2019

Car Carrier Severely Damaged By Storm

Norwegian-flagged car carrier, Hoegh London, got caught in the storm that was raging across the Mediterranean during the weekend and sustained considerable damage in the process.

Feb 27 2019

Cargo Ship on Fire in Chioggia, Italy

A devastating fire erupted in the engine room of the Belize-flagged general cargo ship, Hala B, in the evening of February the 26th.

Feb 27 2019

Two Cruise Ships Collide in Italian Port

Two ferries collided at the port of Olbia Isola Blanca, Sardinia, Italy, at approximately 12:00 pm, in the afternoon of January the 24th.

Jan 25 2019

Saipem Hit by Cyber Attack

Italian oil services company, Saipem SPA, has identified a cyber-attack on their servers, originating from Chennai, India.

Dec 11 2018

Italy Calls for Seizure of Migrant Rescue Vessel

Italian authorities have called for the seizure of the migrant rescue vessel, Aquarius, for allegedly dumping over 24 tons of potentially toxic waste in Italian ports.

Nov 22 2018

#UPDATE - Damaged Containership CLS Virginia Finally Allowed to Set Sail

After having spent almost three weeks anchored off Cape Corsica, following a collision with a Tunisian-flagged RoRo, damaged boxship CLS Virginia has finally been given clearance to depart.

Oct 26 2018


Security 2.0 - Countering Pirates in the Age of Automation

Vlad I. Sutea
Intelligence Analyst

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