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  • Samsung shipyard

    South Korea ranked first in volume of orders in the shipbuilding industry

    by on October 11, 2017 - Comments Off on South Korea ranked first in volume of orders in the shipbuilding industry

    South Korea ranked first in volume of orders in the shipbuilding industry. In September 2017, South Korean shipyard received orders for the construction of 26 container ships with total deadweight of 1.46 million DWT. China ranks second place with 21 vessels and combined deadweight of 890 thousand DWT, in the third place is Japan with […]

  • Iranian dhow

    Iranian dhow fishing vessel was hijacked in Somalia

    by on October 9, 2017 - Comments Off on Iranian dhow fishing vessel was hijacked in Somalia

    Iranian dhow fishing vessel was hijacked by Somalia. The vessel was operating in the area off Puntland, where was approached by local Coast Guard and militia, which opened fire against the Iranians. During the attack the Iranian Captain of the vessel was killed and one crew was wounded, as according to Coast Guard they refused […]

  • XIN FA ER HAO

    Taiwanese cargo ship missing in Taiwan Strait

    by on October 9, 2017 - Comments Off on Taiwanese cargo ship missing in Taiwan Strait

    Taiwanese cargo ship Xin Fa Er Hao is missing in Taiwan Strait after being caught in adverse weather. The small general cargo vessel with 6 crew on board left Taipei, but disappeared shortly after entering in the strait. The local authorities lost communication with the crew and initiated search and rescue operation. An empty life […]