Latest News for: Merchant shipping


US destroys Houthi anti-ship ballistic missile in Red Sea

Anadolu Agency 12 Apr 2024
The US Central Command (CENTCOM) said its forces destroyed an anti-ship ballistic missile launched over the Red Sea on Thursday by Yemen’s Houthi group. .

Sinokor set to recycle two more feeder container ships

Tradewinds 12 Apr 2024
Sinokor Merchant Marine is actively looking for scrap ...

IMO Assures Nigeria of Support, Congratulates NIMASA Boss

This Day 12 Apr 2024
NIMASA’s partnership with the Interregional Coordination Centre (ICC) and the collaboration with the shipping industry, navies and the Yaoundé architecture has been instrumental in suppressing the ...

New maritime security firms emerge on the back of ‘worrying’ return of Somali pirates

Splash24/7 11 Apr 2024
The return of Somali pirates comes at a time when the Houthis from Yemen are also firing on merchant ships passing by their shores, with around 80 vessels targeted over the past six months.

Kongsberg Maritime celebrates 50 years of ship design

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 11 Apr 2024
... of ship designs has continued to evolve over the past five decades.

The supply of clean drinking water to ships’ crews

SAFETY4SEA 11 Apr 2024
International guidelines, such as the WHO’s International Health Regulations (IHR) and the EU’s Drinking-Water Directive (DWD), provide a framework for ports to manage the provision of food and fresh water on merchant ships and fishing craft.

Why Andaman and Nicobar Islands are key to Indo-Pacific security

Indian Express 11 Apr 2024
In this context, the Malacca Strait — more than 90,000 merchant ships carrying about 30 per cent of the world’s traded goods pass through it every year — presents a challenge as well as a latent opportunity for India.

US destroys inbound anti-ship ballistic missile in Gulf of Aden

SAFETY4SEA 10 Apr 2024
(Sanaa time) USS Mason (DDG 87) and United States Central Command (CENTCOM) forces successfully engaged and destroyed one inbound anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM) launched by Iranian-backed Houthi terrorists from Yemen over the Gulf of Aden.

US military destroys Houthi missile targeting a ship in the Gulf of Aden

LBC International 10 Apr 2024
... vessels, or merchant ships were reported in the incident.

Navigational guidelines for ships along the coast of Nantong

SAFETY4SEA 10 Apr 2024
The public routes entering and leaving Nantong seaports intersect with thenorth-south customary route (inner route), and a large number of merchant ships converged in this water area, forming crossing, head-on and other situations.

Panama Canal Authority warns restrictions will remain in place throughout 2024

Splash24/7 10 Apr 2024
This was then compounded late last year when for the first time in shipping history, the Suez Canal became dangerous territory thanks to the Houthis from Yemen targeting merchant ships in and around ...

Somali pirate activity increases again

Seatrade Maritime News 10 Apr 2024
... ships in the first quarter 2024, up from 27 in the same period last year ... Incident reports recall motherships launching skiffs carrying pirates armed with machines guns to target merchant ships.

Investigators Suspect Electrical Fault Led to Baltimore Bridge Strike

The Maritime Executive 10 Apr 2024
The Key Bridge opened in the late 1970s, when most merchant ships were far smaller, and civil engineering experts have questioned whether the bridge was adequately updated to keep up with modern risks.

Does the EU Response to Houthi Terror Attacks Predict Further EU Appeasement Towards Iran?

The Algemeiner 10 Apr 2024
Houthi military helicopter flies over the Galaxy Leader cargo ship in the Red Sea in this photo released Nov ... A recent press release revealed that 35 merchant ships were protected by ASPIDES in its first month of operation.