MSC ship released after detention for internet outage

MSC ship released after detention for internet outage

The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has reached an agreement with the Somali government over the accidental internet cable outage, that created a large disruption of web connectivity in the …
Jul 20, 2017 /  Curious
Sweden Detains Turkish Ship Laden With Explosives Bound For The Middle-East

Sweden Detains Turkish Ship Laden With Explosives Bound For The Middle-East

The Panamanian-flagged cargo ship Whiskey Trio, belonging to a Turkish company called Trio Shipping, has remained at the Varberg port in Halland county, Sweden since Friday (Jan 22). Images: …
Jan 28, 2016 /  Vessels
German freighter held in Lake Superior by federal environmental probe

German freighter held in Lake Superior by federal environmental probe

An oceangoing bulk freighter anchored for nearly two weeks in Lake Superior is being held outside Duluth, Minnesota, while the U.S. Coast Guard investigates potential environmental law violations. The Cornelia, a …
Nov 18, 2015 /  All
UN Undeclared Weapons Carrier Höegh Transporter Finally Released From Detention In Mombasa

UN Undeclared Weapons Carrier Höegh Transporter Finally Released From Detention In Mombasa

Höegh Transporter has finally been released from detention in Mombasa, Kenya, and has continued her ocean voyage to South Africa, West Africa and Mexico, having suffered a delay of more than a week. No crew …
Sep 28, 2015 /  Curious
U.S. Coast Guard Officials Detain Ro-Ro Due To Fire Safety Irregularities

U.S. Coast Guard Officials Detain Ro-Ro Due To Fire Safety Irregularities

On Wednesday, the 590-foot Ro-Ro Pegasus Highway was detained by United States Coast Guard officials in the Tacoma port due to several safety-related deficiencies. A port state control examination determined …
Sep 15, 2015 /  Curious
Bulgarian crew stranded in Algeciras Port, Spain

Bulgarian crew stranded in Algeciras Port, Spain

The Greek-operated Prosperity has been detained in Algeciras Port by the Spanish Authorities since August 1. The 8,865-DWT cargo vessel, registered in Moldova, has a crew of eight Bulgarians on board, who …
Aug 10, 2015 /  Vessels
Kenza Container Carrier Free To Depart From Cagliari Following Two-Year Detention

Kenza Container Carrier Free To Depart From Cagliari Following Two-Year Detention

The Kenza container carrier is now officially free to depart from Italy’s Cagliari port after having spent over two years in detention. The 724-TEU vessel was constructed back in 1991 and has a dead …
Jul 21, 2015 /  Finance
Maersk insists on release of Maersk Tigris over the legal dispute with Iran

Maersk insists on release of Maersk Tigris over the legal dispute with Iran

Denmark's Maersk officials insists on the release of the Maersk Tigris' crew that is being held by the Iranian Authorities. It was announced by the Iran's Foreign Minister, that the detention of the cargo vessel was …
Apr 30, 2015 /  Vessels
Iranian forces detain container carrier Maersk Tigris in Strait of Hormuz

Iranian forces detain container carrier Maersk Tigris in Strait of Hormuz

Maersk Tigris was detained by Iranian patrol boats in the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday and then forced into Iranian territorial waters by opening a fire across its bow. In response a destroyer and a reconnaissance …
Apr 29, 2015 /  Accidents
U.S. Coast Guard detains Kind Seas Bulk Carrier for Safety Violations

U.S. Coast Guard detains Kind Seas Bulk Carrier for Safety Violations

The 738-foot bulk carrier Kind Seas was detained on Friday by the U.S. Coast Guard, during an inspection in Kalama, Washington. According to inspectors of the Portland`s Coast Guard Marine Safety unit, on board of …
Apr 27, 2015 /  Vessels