Chinese warship runs into Taiwanese bulker

A Chinese warship crashed into a Taiwanese bulk carrier Wednesday night, according to Taiwan’s authorities. Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration said the unidentified warship, under command of People’s Liberation Army, hit Kaohsiung-registered bulk carrier Yutai No. 1 in the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan News has reported. Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

August 1, 2019
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Chinese warship collides with Taiwanese bulker

A Chinese warship crashed into a Taiwanese bulk carrier Wednesday night, according to Taiwan’s authorities. Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration said the unidentified warship, under command of People’s Liberation Army, hit Kaohsiung-registered bulk carrier Yutai No. 1 in the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan News has reported. Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

August 1, 2019
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Seafarers caught in crossfire in hostile Strait of Hormuz

Thankfully the multi-national crew being held on the 50,000-dwt tanker Stena Impero (built 2018) are all safe after it was dramatically seized by the Iran’s Revolutionary Gard off the Strait of Hormuz Friday last week. Shipowner Stena Bulk has now confirmed they are in good health. However, it was hard to miss the anxiety and worry that was etched on the faces of the 23 men in photographs that later…

July 24, 2019
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Cosco bulker runs aground in South America

A Hong Kong-flagged bulker has run aground in the waters between Argentina and Uruguay. According to law firm Vega & Co., the Cosco Shipping Bulk-owned 38,801-dwt Fu Xing Hai (built 2016) has been partially obstructing the Martin Garcia Channel since Tuesday. The vessel Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

July 18, 2019
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Near miss for Costa cruiseship in Venice

<a href= “https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeBa-DetKpM” >watch on YouTube</a> A near miss for a Costa Cruises vessel in Venice has brought renewed calls for a ban on big cruiseships in the Italian city. Video footage shows the Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

July 9, 2019
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Coast Guard suspends search for Carnival crewmember

After nearly two days and thousands of miles, the US Coast Guard called off its search for an overboard Carnival Corp crewmember. The agency said Sunday afternoon that it was unable to locate the worker, who fell off the 2,758-berth Carnival Victory (built Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

July 8, 2019
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Coast Guard searches for crewmember overboard

The US Coast Guard is searching for a Carnival crewmember who fell overboard Thursday. The agency said the 2,758-berth Carnival Victory (built 2000) notified watchstanders that a 37-year-old worker had fallen overboard 30 miles northwest of Cuba yesterday. The Coast Guard said it deployed Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

July 5, 2019
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Singapore: no info on Malacca attack threat

Singapore has said it has received no information on immediate threats to shipping in the Straits of Malacca following a warning from China this week. Neither has it received any intelligence on imminent attacks to Singapore-flagged vessels, port authority MPA said. On Wednesday, Source: http://www.tradewindsnews.com

July 5, 2019
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