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Maritime Experts Urge Gulf Of Mexico Be Declared High Risk For Piracy

Man. Boat. Face covered. Hat

PORTANDTERMINAL.COM, AUGUST 4, 2020 MEXICO CITY – Campeche Sound in the southern part of the Gulf of Mexico should be declared a high-risk area by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) due to the rising number of attacks on oil and gas vessels and platforms, according to two maritime experts. Adriana Ávila-Zúñiga Nordfjeld and Dimitrios Dalaklis, academics at the World Maritime …

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Armed guard upset over unpaid wages hijacks one of Eagle Bulk’s ships

Bulk cargo ship

PortandTerminal.com, August 3, 2020 STAMFORD, CT – An armed security guard who had not been paid in several months hijacked a bulk carrier owned and operated by Eagle Bulk earlier this month. The armed guard embarked M/V Jaeger together with two of his colleagues on July 21st, 2020, in the Indian Ocean before sailing towards the Red Sea, as the company has done for …

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VIDEO: 11 killed as crane crashes at shipbuilding yard in south India

Workers looking at wreckage of collapsed crane

PortandTerminal.com, August 1, 2020 11 people were killed when a massive 70-tonne jetty crane collapsed during a load test in the Hindustan Shipyard Limited in India NEW DELHI– At least 11 persons were killed in India’s southern state of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday when a crane involved in construction work collapsed during load testing at the Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL). …

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Australia Bans Another Ship Over Wages Owed to Crew

Cargo ship

PortandTerminal.com, July 30, 2020 Seafarers on Liberia-flagged TW Hamburg were underpaid and suffered poor food provision, according to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.  SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Overnight the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) banned the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier, TW Hamburg, from Australian ports for 12 months. Lloyd’s List Intelligence data shows that the 93,230 dwt TW Hamburg is owned by China’s Yangzijiang Shipbuilding …

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BREAKING: Freight train derails, bridge collapse and fire at Tempe, AZ (VIDEO)

Train derailed. Fire. Bridge

PortandTerminal.com, July 29, 2020 TEMPE, AZ – A Union Pacific freight train has derailed and has reportedly caused a bridge over Tempe Town Lake in Arizona to collapse. Ninety firefighters are responding to the massive blaze that resulted from the derailment. The incident occurred shortly 06:00am local time. Witnesses describe “a scene from hell”. Camille Kimball was riding her bike …

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This Greek shipowner doesn’t pay his crew. So Australia impounded one of his ships

Douche bag who doesn't pay his crew. Map

PortandTerminal.com, July 27, 2020 The maritime authority has taken steps to ensure that the seafarers onboard a Marmaras Navigation bulker have been paid in full before the ship leaves Australia. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) today banned the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Agia Sofia from Australian ports for six months. The vessel is owned by Marmaras Navigation …

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Golden Ray demolition put on hold due to COVID and bad weather

Car carrier lying on its side in muddy water. Tug boat. Platform.

PortandTerminal.com, July 26, 2020 Removal of the shipwrecked Golden Ray is now on hold, suspended due to COVID-19 infections and concerns of the area’s looming hurricane season. BRUNSWICK, GA – Operations to remove the overturned car carrier Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Ga. have been suspended due to a coronavirus outbreak among responders and safety risks relating to hurricane …

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