Filipinos among 23 crew of oil tanker seized by Iran

Filipinos among 23 crew of oil tanker seized by Iran
July 20,2019 https://cebudailynews.inquirer.net/246067/filipinos-among-23-crew-of-oil...

Filipino seafarers were among the 23 crew members aboard the British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran Friday in the Strait of Hormuz for allegedly violating international laws.

There were no reports any of the crew members that also include Indian, Russian and Latvian nationalities were injured.

Gov't working on release of Filipino seafarer after Iran seized tanker

Gov't working on release of Filipino seafarer after Iran seized tanker
CNN Philippines Staff Jul 20, 2019 https://cnnphilippines.com/news/2019/7/20/filipino-seafarer-iran-seized-...

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 20) — The government is taking steps to make sure the Filipino seafarer on board a British-flagged ship that was seized by Iranian authorities Friday night will be back home safe.

MARINO party-list solon wants quarterly reports on welfare, rights of Pinoy seafarers

MARINO party-list solon wants quarterly reports on welfare, rights of PH seafarers
Charissa Luci-Atienza July 20, 2019 https://news.mb.com.ph/2019/07/20/marino-party-list-solon-wants-quarterl...

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite
Marcelo Teixeira 19 July 2019 https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-iran-sanctions-ships/two-more-...

The Latest: Gulf incidents rattle shipping industry

The Latest: Gulf incidents rattle shipping industry
20 July 2019 https://www.apnews.com/48237d0b56374bcfa857cceca9adf977

Trump: US 'destroyed' an Iranian drone

Trump: US 'destroyed' an Iranian drone
https://edition.cnn.com/videos/politics/2019/07/18/trump-us-destroyed-ir...

President Donald Trump says a US ship "destroyed" an Iranian drone after it came within 1,000 yards of the USS Boxer and ignored "multiple calls to stand down."
Source: CNN

Iran ‘seizes foreign oil tanker’ with 12 crew on board

Iran ‘seizes foreign oil tanker’ with 12 crew on board
Richard Hall https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/iran-oil-tanker-gul...

Tensions between Tehran and the UK are rising after a series of run-ins in the Gulf

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has seized a “foreign” tanker with 12 people on board in the Strait of Hormuz, accusing the crew of smuggling oil.

U.S. Demands Iran Release Foreign Ship, Crew Seized This Week

U.S. Demands Iran Release Foreign Ship, Crew Seized This Week
Nick Wadhams and Arsalan Shahla July 18, 2019 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-18/iran-forces-seize-for...

The U.S. condemned Iranian naval activity in the Persian Gulf and demanded the Islamic Republic release a small tanker and its crew that its forces seized earlier this week as tensions in the Persian Gulf remain high.

Global shipping industry most exposed” to low carbon energy shift

Global shipping industry most exposed” to low carbon energy shift
18/07/2019

Rapid decarbonisation of global energy supplies will have radical implications for the global shipping industry, detailed in a new report from MSI. Vessel selection will be critical, requiring divestment from sectors with the greatest exposure to fossil fuels.

Modernized maritime industry transports cyberthreats to sea

Modernized maritime industry transports cyberthreats to sea
Chris Dimitriadis July 18, 2019

Attackers are equally capable of wreaking havoc whether their target is based on land or sea. Considering that more than 70 percent of the earth is covered by water, and an expanding attack surface for the vessels journeying across those waters, and cybercriminals have no shortage of maritime targets that they can aim to exploit.

Pages

Subscribe to seafarertimes.com RSS