Ship Crashes Into Dock Destroying Cranes

Ship Crashes Into Dock Destroying Cranes

Ship Crashes Into Dock – Destroys Cranes Steering large container ships is not an easy task, as we saw when the Suez Canal was blocked for a month not too long ago, but this past week saw the master of a Yang Ming chartered vessel make a real hash of it in a...
Houthi Sink Ship Carrying Dangerous Goods

Houthi Sink Ship Carrying Dangerous Goods

Houthi Sink Ship Carrying Dangerous Goods   A bulk cargo ship, believed to be carrying class 5.1 ammonium nitrate fertilisers, sank in the Gulf Of Aden this week, days after being targeted by Houthi missiles, leading to fears of an environmental disaster in the...
Government Reviewing Dangerous Goods Regulations

Government Reviewing Dangerous Goods Regulations

Government Reviewing Dangerous Goods Regulations The UK government’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency are in the process of reviewing the Merchant Shipping (Dangerous Goods and Marine Pollutants) Regulations 1997 with a view to replacing them with revised...
EU Set Up Naval Mission For Red Sea Crisis

EU Set Up Naval Mission For Red Sea Crisis

  The European Union have set up a new naval mission this week, aimed at protecting commercial shipping in the Red Sea region from Houthi attacks. The ‘Eunavfor Aspides’ mission has a mandate to provide situational awareness, accompany vessels and...
UK Owned Ship Abandoned After Houthi Attack

UK Owned Ship Abandoned After Houthi Attack

  UK Owned Ship Abandoned After Houthi Attack   A UK registered cargo vessel was attacked this week, which is perhaps the most damaging incident since the Houthi rebel campaign started, as the crew had to to abandon ship. The bulk carrier ‘Rubymar’ was...