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Pirates Kidnap Three Romanian Sailors off Togo

Posted By Tony Sanchez / Pirates / 0 Comments

March 5, 2019 Three crew members of a Malta-flagged tanker have been taken hostage while in the Gulf of Guinea, Romanian Free Trade Union of Navigators (SLN) informed. The 40,500 dwt tanker Histria Ivory was attacked by pirates some 20 miles from the Port of Lomé, Togo, on March 3, 2019. After activating the alarm, […]

ZIM, Maersk Containerships Damaged in Collision at Busan New Port

Posted By Tony Sanchez / Sea Accident / 0 Comments

March 5, 2019 Two Post-Panamax containerships were damaged in a collision at Busan New Port, South Korea, on March 2, 2019. Safmarine Nokwanda, a 4,500 TEU vessel owned by A.P Moller-Maersk’s South African unit Safmarine, collided with Tianjin, a 10,070 TEU boxship chartered to Israeli shipping company ZIM, according to data provided by VesselsValue. As informed, […]