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IMB: global piracy drops by 42% in Q1 2019

IMB: global piracy drops by 42% in Q1 2019

London - The first quarter of 2019 saw fewer incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships, compared to the first three months of 2018, a report shows, According to the report issued by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB)

Viking Sky lost engines due low level of lubricating oil
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Italian ConRo ship catches fire off France

Italian ConRo ship catches fire off France

Genoa - At 263 kilometres from southwest of the Pointe de Penmarch, south Finistère, in the Atlantic, twenty-seven people have been evacuated from a fire-stricken Italy-flagged roll-on/roll-off container vessel

After Ethiopia crash horror, some nations ground Boeing 737 MAX 8s
Generali completes sale of Worldwide and Link

Generali completes sale of Worldwide and Link

Trieste - Assicurazioni Generali announces that it has completed the sale of its entire shareholding in Generali Worldwide Insurance Company Limited and Generali Link to Life Company Consolidation Group. This follows the announcement of the sale by Generali on July 19, 2018

Tanker officer dies due to poor safety culture

Tanker officer dies due to poor safety culture

Hull - An officer aboard the chemical oil tanker “Nabucco” died following an accident at Associated British Ports (ABP) Terminal number 1 jetty in Saltend, Hull, according to an accident report released on February 15. The accident occurred on June 26, 2017, as the GEFO-operated tanker was berthed alongside in Saltend

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