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Joint War Committee updates the Hull War, Piracy, Terrorism and Related Perils Listed Areas

The London insurance market’s Joint War Committee (JWC) has extended the high-risk area for shipping after the Fujiarah tanker attacks. The body said the list now includes Oman, the UAE and the Persian Gulf west of longitude 58°E. The committee also said claims from the attacks will be “significant.” The Joint War Committee has reviewed …

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local fishermen rescued 11 ship crews off West Papua waters, Indonesia

local fishermen picked up life raft containing 11 crews of sank ship off West Papua waters, Indonesia. The vessel “LCT MARUNI PRATAMA, IMO-8678554,” loaded with sand and cement sank early in the morning November 10 in Manokwari Regency waters, northeast of West Papua, Indonesia. As reported, 11 crew was onboard the ship routing from Manokwari …

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Six Months OOW Course for AB,Motorman,Fitter,OS, Others.

Introducing new opportunity for all intending seafarers who desire to have a successful career at sea with the pioneers of Seamen Institute of Maritime Education and Development. An affiliate program with Admiral Ushakova maritime Institute located in the Port city of Kherson in Ukraine. Before now the Institute had lots of students around Europe and …

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Five important things you must know while handling ship CO2 system

Ship CO2 Misoperation Killed 10 and 19 hospitalised

A bulk carrier ship “MV Jin Hai Xiang” while undergoing repairs at Rongcheng Longyan Port, near shandong, China encountered an unexpected tragedy where 3rd officer of the vessel misoperated carbon dioxide (CO2) the main fire extinguisher. According to the incident report, 10 crews were found dead while 19 hospitalised at the local hospital in China. …

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20 Hospitalized As Chemical Fire erupted Onboard KMTC Container Ship

A major fire erupted onboard a container ship (KMTC HONGKONG) berthed at Laem Chabang, Thailand, at around 0600 LT (+7 UTC) May 24. According to eyewitness, at about 1220 UTC fire was still raging onboard while in port. Generally speaking, it’s a worst possible case of fire on container ship berthed in port. Adding chemicals …

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