Lita Ocean Delivers Incat Crowther-Designed 25m Crewboat

Lita Ocean Delivers Incat Crowther-Designed 25m Crewboat

Incat Crowther announced earlier today the delivery of Summit PSA 5, a 25m monohull crewboat built by Singapore-based shipbuilder Lita Ocean. The vessel is owned and operated by Singapore-based PSA Marine and will …
Jan 15, 2019 /  Vessels
One crewmember dead, two still missing after huge explosion on chemical tanker Aulac Fortune off Lamma Island, Hong Kong

One crewmember dead, two still missing after huge explosion on chemical tanker Aulac Fortune off Lamma Island, Hong Kong

At least one person has died and two others are still missing after an oil and chemical tanker caught fire off the coast of Lamma Island in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Authorities said the blaze, which began at around 11.30am …
Jan 8, 2019 /  Accidents
Six crewmembers died, seven rescued after cargo ship sinking off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

Six crewmembers died, seven rescued after cargo ship sinking off Turkey’s Black Sea coast

At least six seamen died when a Panama-flagged cargo vessel Volgo Balt 214 sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Monday, officials said. Caption: General cargo ship Volgo Balt 214 - Image courtesy of …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Accidents
Fifteen crew members rescued after fire at cargo ship off Istanbul’ southern coast (Video)

Fifteen crew members rescued after fire at cargo ship off Istanbul’ southern coast (Video)

Fifteen crew members were evacuated after a fire erupted at a dry cargo vessel off Istanbul’s southern coast on Friday, a local official said. Istanbul Governor Ali Yerlikaya told reporters that the fire erupted …
Jan 4, 2019 /  Accidents
US Coast Guard, responders continue search for 2 crew from Sincerity Ace

US Coast Guard, responders continue search for 2 crew from Sincerity Ace

Coast Guard, Navy and good Samaritans aboard two merchant vessels continued the search Tuesday for two crew from the ship Sincerity Ace following a fire 1,800 nautical miles (2,071 statute miles) northwest of …
Jan 2, 2019 /  Accidents
Tomini opens crew management centre in Delhi to transform crewing operations

Tomini opens crew management centre in Delhi to transform crewing operations

Tomini has opened a crew management centre in Delhi, to develop an in-house model and transform its approach to crew management. Caption: Bulk carrier Tomini Harmony - Image courtesy of miranda reiffers te …
Dec 14, 2018 /  Curious
Naviera Integral signs contract with Damen for its 15th Fast Crew Supplier FCS 5009

Naviera Integral signs contract with Damen for its 15th Fast Crew Supplier FCS 5009

Leading Mexican offshore contractor Naviera Integral has signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of a new Fast Crew Supplier FCS 5009 for delivery in 2019. This will be the fifteenth FCS 5009 to …
Nov 30, 2018 /  Vessels
Damen announces a new design for service accommodation and transfer vessel

Damen announces a new design for service accommodation and transfer vessel

Damen Shipyards Group has recently announced a new design. The Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3410 service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV) contains numerous design features that ensure its suitability for operations …
Nov 26, 2018 /  Vessels
French frigate Cassard saves 12 Indian crewmembers of sinking Asphalt tanker Durban Queen

French frigate Cassard saves 12 Indian crewmembers of sinking Asphalt tanker Durban Queen

On Tuesday morning, the French frigate Cassard rescued twelve crewmembers from a sinking asphalt tanker in the Persian Gulf. Images courtesy of French Defence Ministry   Late Tuesday morning, the Cassard …
Nov 22, 2018 /  Accidents
NIMASA Commences Rescue Mission for Kidnapped Crew of MV Glarus

NIMASA Commences Rescue Mission for Kidnapped Crew of MV Glarus

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced search rescue operations for the abducted 12 crew members onboard MV GLARUS owned by ALLISON Shipping which was hijacked off Bonny Island in …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Piracy