Seatrade Maritime News

Urgent need for continued support of Ukrainian seafarers: Stella Maris

Following the Day of the Seafarer on Sunday 25 June charity Stella Maris says there is an urgent need to continue supporting Ukrainian seafarers as conflict rages on.

The dark fleet - creeping anarchy in the world’s oceans

The fatal explosion that ripped through the tanker Pablo offshore Malaysia has focused attention on the dangers the “dark fleet” raises for shipping safety.

$3 million – The average cyberattack ransom payment in shipping

New research into maritime cyber security carried out by Thetius for CyberOwl and HFW showed an alarming lack of awareness and preparedness to deal with cyberattacks.

Crew change crisis: IMO member states need to act

Conditions for crew changes around the world have improved in the last six months, but not by enough. The global shipping community needs to maintain its pressure on IMO member states, says Ian Boyd,..

Warning of armed attacks on ships at anchor in Manila Bay

On 17 July at 0125 hrs the Maersk Njussfjord was boarded and the perpetrators point a homemade handgun at the duty watcher’s head and tied him to the ship’s railing. Seven more perpetrators boarded..

Force majeure in Mozambique upends LNG fundamentals

The decision by energy major, Total, to declare force majeure on its LNG project in Mozambique will radically change the global LNG supply-demand balance later this decade, according to experts.