Showing posts with label ships. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ships. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018

Italy to seize migrant ships 'illegally' flying Dutch flag

Italy will seize two migrant rescue ships, one carrying more than 200 people in the Mediterranean, citing its illegal flying of the Dutch flag.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

France to take in some migrants from Aquarius ship

France to take in some migrants from Aquarius ship
Spain has said it has accepted an offer from France to take in some migrants and refugees from the Aquarius rescue ship, currently en route to Spain with more than 600 people on board.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Greece to House Refugees on Ferries Following Massive Fire at Moria Camp

Greece's merchant marine ministry said the ships are needed to satisfy an “immediate and urgent need to host, cater and perhaps transfer” at least 1,000 people displaced after the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos was destroyed by fire.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Libya army commander threatens to target oil tankers

Libya's chief of staff on Tuesday threatened to target foreign oil tankers if they entered territorial waters, after a controversial deal was struck between the United Nations envoy and a militia commander in control of the oil terminals.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Philippines impounds DPRK's cargo ship in response to tough new United Nations

The Philippine government has impounded a cargo ship of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Subic port, northern province of Zambales following a United Nations Security Council resolution against Pyongyang, a senior government official said Saturday.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Greece Detains Turkish Ship Carrying Weaponry, Heading towards Lebanon

Local media outlets in Turkey reported that the Greek coast guards detained on Sunday a Turkish ship boarded with weaponry, adding that it heading towards Lebanon.

Friday, February 26, 2016

S. Korea to impose sanctions on ships visiting DPRK

South Korea plans to impose its unilateral maritime sanctions against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) by banning third-country ships visiting the DPRK from entering South Korean ports, Yonhap news agency reported Friday citing the maritime ministry.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Storms, errors sunk Eastern Star

A six-month investigation into a cruise ship that capsized on the Yangtze River in June found that heavy storms and management errors were the main causes of the tragedy.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

China has dispatched a 140-member frogman team and five helicopters to help in search and rescue after a passenger ship carrying 458 people sank

The capsized ferry, called Dongfangzhixing, or Eastern Star, sank around 9:28 p.m. after being caught in a cyclone in the Yangtze River in central province of Hubei.

On Tuesday, the Chinese Navy sent diving forces to the site of the ferry accident to search for the missing. The team is composed of soldiers from the navy's fleets in the North Sea, East China Sea, and South China Sea, as well as students of the Naval University of Engineering.

Chinese ferry with 458 aboard sinks in storm, 20 rescued

A passenger ship carrying 458 people, many elderly Chinese tourists, sank in the Yangtze River in a storm late on Monday and only about 20 had been rescued so far, state media said, in what could be one of China's worst disasters for years.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Iran Warns of War if Aid Ship to Yemen Attacked

The deputy chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces warned on Tuesday that Iran would retaliate in force against any country, which attacks an Iranian ship heading to Yemen with humanitarian aid cargo on board.

Monday, May 11, 2015

EU 'concerned' over attack on Turkish cargo ship in Libya

The European Union has expressed "concern" on Monday over an attack on a Turkish cargo ship off the coast of Libya’s port city of Tobruk, in which a Turkish officer was killed and several crewmembers injured on Sunday.

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