Fishing vessel Partner sank in Tatarskiy Strait, Japan sea, off Lamanon Point, issuing distress signal in the morning
- Fishing vessel sank off Sakhalin, 11 crew missing
- Whither oil prices and tanker shipping in 2011?
At the start of a new year the thoughts of oil producers and marketers worldwide turn to what price their loaded barrels might fetch over.
- Israeli boxship collided with Chinese fishing vessel, 9 crew missing
Nine people were considered missing and one fisherman was injured, after the "Zim Shekou" possibly overran an f/v off Busan on Jan 3, 2011.
- School's Symbolic Pirate Ship Burns - WFMZ Allentown
Allentown Morning CallSchool's Symbolic PirateShipBurnsWFMZ AllentownNo, the crooks didn't plunder any loot but someone did set fire to the...
- Maersk Line sees 2011 market fairly balanced
The container shipping arm of A.P. Moller-Maersk Maersk Line, sees a well-balanced market, as global capacity is forecast to grow 9 percent this...
- Somali pirates silent on Algerian ship status
The fate of 17 Algerian sailors held hostage by Somali pirates aboard the MV Blida remains unknown after neither the ship's owner nor government...
- Massively indebted Vietnamese shipbuilder misses payment
International investors are growing concerned about Vietnam's state-owned shipbuilding conglomerate Vinashin.
- China's Anti-Ship Missiles Aren't Yet Effective, U.S. Naval Analysts Say
China doesn’t yet have the capability to use its new anti-ship missiles effectively against U.S. aircraft carriers and other warships, according to...
- 'Iran vessels to be released soon'
Chairman of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) says three impounded Iranian vessels in Singapore will be released in the near...
- Asia aid ship waiting at sea for permission to dock in Egypt
Cairo - A ship carrying aid from Asia for the Gaza Strip has been stuck at sea for over two days waiting for permission to dock in Egypt, organizers...
- Two-speed Recovery to Extend into 2011, Says IMF
The two-speed global economic recovery is likely to dominate 2011, with weak growth in advanced economies barely enough to bring down unemployment.
- Dry bulk market stays subdued at the end of 2010
The dy bulk market failed to cheer ship owners across the board as the year draws to an end, thus bringing mixed feelings ahead of 2011.
- China developing aircraft carrier-killer missile
The Chinese military is working on an anti-ship ballistic missile programme capable of sinking aircraft carriers, a US naval official said.
- Iraq: Oil daily production exceeds 2.6M barrels
Iraq’s oil minister says the country’s daily crude production has exceeded 2.6 million barrels a day.
- Rally For Aid Ship Bodes Ill For Turkey-Israel Ties
Thousands of people crowded into a port area on Istanbul's European side Sunday to welcome the aid ship Mavi Marmara, scene of a deadly clash off the...
- Kurdish region ‘set to resume crude exports’
New government of Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki, said the Kurds were committed to exporting 150,000 barrels a day by next year.
- Hazardous scrap ships banned in Bangladesh
It is reported that Bangladesh’s High Court has prohibited scrap ships from entering the country until its previous verdict is implemented.
- Somali pirates highjack 2 vessels
Two vessel were highjacked by Somali pirates on Dec 25. At 0140 UTC in 16 01N 060 12E pirates highjacked boxship Thor Nexus, and...
- Dry bulk owners could soon reconsider scrapping older vessels
With the dry bulk market close to its lowest levels in months and indeed close to 2010 lows, ship owners could be heading towards scrapyards in a bid...
- Chinese freighter aground in heavy weather, Japan
In the morning of Dec 22, 2010, the "Sea Ace" ran aground in heavy seas off Japan's Fukushima Prefecture, 3 nm south-west of Onahama, northeast of...