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Mexican Navy Finds 120kg of Cocaine Stashed Inside Bulk Carrier at the Port of Altamira

The Mexican Navy has seized over 120kg of cocaine that had been smuggled on board the Bahamas-flagged Bulk Carrier, DELPHI RANGER on November the 21st upon its arrival on the port of Altamira.

Nov 26 2019

Offshore Supply Vessel involved in Vicious Pirate Attack in the Gulf of Mexico

The Italian-flagged Offshore Supply Vessel, REMAS was attacked by pirates while transiting through the Southern Gulf of Mexico.

Nov 18 2019

Explosion Rocks Offshore Supply Vessel - 2 Seafarers Seriously Injured

An explosion occurred on board the Mexican-flagged Offshore Supply Ship, ISLA CIARI during the early morning hours of October the 6th while the vessel was transiting through the Gulf of Mexico.

Oct 07 2019

Fire Ravages Vessel in Manzanillo, Mexico - Over 1200 People Evacuated Due to Toxic Cloud

A fire erupted onboard the Mexican-flagged Fishing Vessel, MARIA VERONICA during the afternoon of October the 1st while the vessel was about to depart the port of Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico.

Oct 02 2019

Vessel Robbed in the Gulf of Mexico - August 4th 2019

Seafarers are advised to exercise caution after a vessel was attacked while anchored at Ciudad del Carmen Anchorage, Mexico.

Aug 13 2019

Oil Production in the Gulf of Mexico Drops by a Third due to Storm

Oil production in the Gulf of Mexico has come to a halt as many companies are forced to evacuate their workers due to the possibility of a Category 1 Hurricane forming in the region.

Jul 11 2019

Two Killed Aboard Shell Oil Platform in the Gulf of Mexico

Two workers died, and one was injured in the early morning hours of June the 30th while working onboard Royal Dutch Shell’s Auger Tension Leg Platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Jul 03 2019

Seafarer Dies onboard Cargo Ship

A seafarer died while working onboard the Hong Kong-flagged Cargo Ship, MOL BRAVO.

May 03 2019

Pipe Laying Vessel Caught on Fire in the Gulf of Mexico

Pipe-laying vessel, Ocean Constructor caught on fire in the morning of March the 13th, while working on a project in the Gulf of Mexico.

Mar 18 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

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