Archive for the ‘Arrest of ships’ Category

Another success of the Hellenic Coast Guard off Crete

Another success of the Hellenic Coast Guard off Crete
The m/v Rosetta with the containers onboard carrying contraband cigarettes Using reliable information appropriately coming from one of its patrolling aircrafts, the Hellenic Harbour Corps/Hellenic Coast Guard located in the early hours of yesterday, a large quantity of contraband cigarettes carried on...
November 7th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Maritime Fraud, Military, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

UAVs and their detection – Transport Security Expo will address all the implications

UAVs and their detection – Transport Security Expo will address all the implications
UAVs and their detection – Transport Security Expo will address all the implications 2-3 December 2015 / Olympia London 29 October 2015 – The recent growth in the number of UAVs – from the highly sophisticated devices deployed by the military to low-cost recreational versions –...
October 30th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Claims, Corruption, Defense, Disputes, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

The HFW Briefing: Arrest of the SAM HAWK…

The HFW Briefing: Arrest of the SAM HAWK…
Hazel Brewer Arrest of the SAM HAWK: vessel arrest based on a US law maritime lien in a bunker trader’s contract terms upheld in Australia In a recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia (FCA)1, a bunker trader successfully relied on a term in their sale contract that provided, among other things,...
October 1st, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Bunkering, Legal, Seizures, Ship Supplies | Read More

Another success of the Hellenic Coast Guard in Crete

Another success of the Hellenic Coast Guard in Crete
the “Grot-Yug” under arrest in the Port of Souda, Crete, Greece A small freighter, the “Grot-Yug” under the Sao Tome flag was arrested in the early hours yesterday in Crete and her six member crew too for smuggling cigarettes. The vessel  is now at the Port of Souda in Chania. This is yet another...
September 30th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Bribery and Corruption, Claims, Seizures | Read More

GLOBAL reporting mechanism required to curtail piracy!

GLOBAL reporting mechanism required to curtail piracy!
Captain P. Mukundan In the shadow of alarming global statistics showing a continual increase in the number of piracy and armed robbery attacks against merchant ships, an international gathering of key maritime stakeholders discussed the major risks in a changing threat environment. These discussions...
September 15th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Corruption, Defense, Disputes, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

AKD completes rapid auction of containership in Aruba after bank arrest

AKD completes rapid auction of containership in Aruba after bank arrest
Haco van der Houven van Oord ROTTERDAM-based law firm AKD has completed the sale at auction of the container vesselCaribbean Sea in the courts of Aruba following its arrest by Rabobank for outstanding mortgage debts in excess of $28m. The entire arrest and auction process was completed in just 20 days,...
May 12th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, Claims, Legal, Shipfinance | Read More

Thousands of lives will be lost in the Med unless EU…

Thousands of lives will be lost in the Med unless EU…
Large scale rescue -Picture credits: Stolt Tankers B.V. THOUSANDS OF LIVES WILL BE LOST IN THE MEDITERRANEAN UNLESS EU GOVERNMENTS TAKE URGENT ACTION,  SAY SHIPOWNER GROUPS AND SEAFARER UNIONS  European and global operators of merchant ships have joined forces with seafarers’ unions to urge EU Member...
April 8th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, BIMCO, Breaking News, Bribery and Corruption, Civil Unrest, Claims, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Defense, European Union, Featured, Health and Safety, HR, IACS, ILO, Immigration, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Organisations, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, UN | Read More

Hellenic Coast Guard seizes the “Zahra” on cigarette contraband case

Hellenic Coast Guard seizes the “Zahra” on cigarette contraband case
The “Zahra” seized in Crete In the early hours of this morning the Hellenic Coast Guard / Harbour Corps of Greece in Crete,  following an air, sea and land combined operation directed by the regional Hellenic Coast Guard Center in Herakleion, in a very remote rocky place at the Gulf of Messaras,...
March 16th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Breaking News, Corruption, Events, Flags, HR, Legal, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Fraud, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Safety and Security, Seizures | Read More

CYPNAVAL 2015: be there on 19-20 May

CYPNAVAL 2015: be there on 19-20 May
Larnaca, Cyprus CYPNAVAL 2015, the 2nd Int’l Sea Security Conference & Exhibition (Offshore-Maritime-Ports security, Search & Rescue) on 19-20 May 2015 in Larnaca of Cyprus. CYPNAVAL 2015 is a unique event across the Mediterranean Sea and has an aim to enhance the protection of the Blue...
February 18th, 2015 | Arrest of ships, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Defense, Environment, Events, Immigration, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Seizures, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Underwater Shipping | Read More

The Blue Sky M shameful saga

The Blue Sky M shameful saga
The Blue Sky M – photo credits: Reuters As we have numerous times said and following the latest shameful case of the Blue Sky M carrying nearly one thousand illegal immigrants, it is about time for a coherent action in Europe and then on a global level to have an international Coast Guard with...
December 31st, 2014 | Arrest of ships, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Health and Safety, Military, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

North Korean vessel finally transits Canal

North Korean vessel finally transits Canal
The m.v “Chong Chon Gang 03 May 2014 – The North Korean vessel “Chong Chon Gang, ” which was detained in Panama in 2013 as it tried to cross the Panama Canal with undeclared Cuban weapons on board, is finally headed back home. (source: Captain Frank Marmol) “It exited the...
May 3rd, 2014 | Arrest of ships, Corruption, Disputes, Health and Safety, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Fraud, Military, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

“Stowaways by sea” – order your copy today

“Stowaways by sea” – order your copy today
Improvements in security have not reduced the number of stowaways or the number of incidents and it is seafarers who have to cope with the extra work, delay, uncertainty and possible violence. The Nautical Institute’s recent addition to its maritime security suite is a handbook that gives practical...
April 30th, 2014 | Arrest of ships, Books, Claims, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health and Safety, HR, Immigration, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Fraud, P and I Clubs, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Shagang Shipping arrests HNA Group vessel in Australia

Hong Kong company Shagang Shipping has successfully obtained an order for the arrest of the HNA Group controlled vessel MV Bulk Peace from the Western Australia District Registry. The move is part of a long-running legal campaign seeking USD 66.4m from HNA Group, which has failed to honour its guarantee...
March 19th, 2014 | Arrest of ships, Legal | Read More

ITF moves to arrest vessel Isis at Tilbury

ITF moves to arrest vessel Isis at Tilbury
The m/v Isis – photo by Pedro Amaral shipbroker.eu 23 January 2014 – The ITF has initiated arrest proceedings on behalf of the crew of the Marshall Islands-flagged M/S Isis, which is moored at Tilbury, England and whose crew are owed at least USD130, 000 in pay. The decision to arrest the...
January 24th, 2014 | Arrest of ships, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

Fidel Castro Lauds North Korea as U.N. Inspects Ship’s Weapons Cargo

Fidel Castro Lauds North Korea as U.N. Inspects Ship’s Weapons Cargo
North Korea gave Cuba extensive military support in the 1980s, former President Fidel Castro said on Fidel Castro Wednesday as the United Nations investigated a cargo of hidden Cuban arms discovered last month in the hold of a North Korean ship. Castro, who turned 87 on Tuesday and is rarely...
August 14th, 2013 | Arrest of ships, Defense, Military, Politics and Government, Sanctions, Seizures | Read More

Caution: World shipping markets are down!

Caution: World shipping markets are down!
John N. Faraclas The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live over the phone from Milos island interview to Niki Lymperakis of SBC TV last Friday, the 26th of July 2013; please click below, listen and comment: Niki Lymperakis entered the interview with the shipping markets saga...
July 30th, 2013 | Arrest of ships, Maritime Fraud, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Shipfinance | Read More

Why doesn`t Nigeria implement IMO resolutions?

Why doesn`t Nigeria implement IMO resolutions?
The “Myre Seadiver” Why doesn`t Nigeria implement IMO resolutions? Spurious allegations and illicit detainment galvanize international  support for the MV Myre SeadiverIn September 2012 Moscow-based crewmembers of the MV Myre Seadiver  were conducting professional and legitimate counter-piracy...
March 21st, 2013 | Arrest of ships, IMO, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More