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Time-lapse Video: Construction of the largest container vessel

A time-lapse video shows the construction works during the building of the largest container vessel in the world, Maersk Mc-Kinney M …

Fate of the disputed Kurdish oil cargo on United Kalavrvta still unknown

An order has been issued by the US Magistrate Judge Nancy Johnson for the arrest of a 143-million-tonne cargo on boar …

Tanker hijacked off Ghana Coast

Hai Soon 6, a tanker registered in Kiribati, has been reported hijacked around 46 nautical miles south of Ghana (70 nautical mi …

World’s First CNG Carrier to be built in China

An order for the first CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) carrier has been placed by Pelayaran Bahtera Adhiguna (a subsidiary of …

Nine-man crew rescued by USNS Richard E. Byrd

USNS Richard E. Byrd ,T-AKE 4, has rescued nine seafarers from Asaed. Yesterday, the Yemeni cargo vessel had lost power in the  …

Video: HMS Queen Elizabeth floats for the first time

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the biggest warship in the UK, has floated for the first time. Recently, the vessel was moved from her dry dock …

Federal Rideau aground near the Detroit River

Federal Rideau, a bulk carrier registered in Hong Kong, has run aground near the Detroit River. According to the Ninth U.S. Coast Gu …

Video: Costa Concordia arrives in Genoa

The most expensive salvage operation in the maritime history so far has successfully completed its next step with Costa Co …

Video: The Most Dangerous Shift Change Ever

A video filmed in France shows how workers change shifts in the Le Kéréon lighthouse. The Le Kereon lighthouse s …

Cargo vessel sinks hit by typhoon Matmo

Ana, a Tuvalu-flagged general cargo vessel, capsized and sank being hit by typhoon Matmo yesterday. On July 7, the vessel …

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