Job Search
 
 
  CV Search
 
 
  News
Dry Bulk freight market takes to the pool to stay afloat.
  
VLGC rates to stay firm this year, falls seen in 2016 with jump in new ships.
  
Libyan government warplanes attack oil tanker docked at Sirte.
  
Big jump in tanker rates spells relief for shipping companies.
  
Asia Tankers-VLCC rates face choppy waters in fixture lull.
  
 
 

Maritime News

Swedish tanker Gotland Sofia hit by pirate attack

 

Location: Ship around 70 kilometres outside the port of Cotonou in Benin(West Africa).

Around ten pirates boarded the ship while the crew unloaded the cargo of oil to an adjacent vessel. The crew, consisting of four Swedes, 18 Filipinos and a Ukrainian proceeded to lock themselves in. The pirates tried to get into where the crew had blockaded themselves, but fled when units from Benin's navy fleet approached. Crew members are unhurt.

The attack raises once again the question of whether Swedish ships should be able to arm themselves in the battle against pirates. The government is current investigating whether Swedish shipping companies should be allowed to have armed guards on board their ships. But Many companies have already begun to employ guards.

 

Date: 04 Aug 2011                                                                            Source: The Local

 

 

 Featured Company
Ad Ship Management pvt. Ltd,India SeaJobhunt,India Calm Seas Shipping and Maritime Services Pvt.ltd,India
HAL OFFSHORE LTD,India SHRI MAHAVIR MARINE SERVICES PVT. LTD,India Tristarr Maritime And Shipping Private Limited,India
Shan Ship Management,India Glance One Ship Management Pvt Ltd.,India Bridgeview Maritime Pvt.Ltd,India
Ind-Aust Maritime Pvt. Ltd,India Mitsui O.S.K. Lines ,India BW Maritime Pte. Ltd,India
Seaspan Crew Management India Pvt  Ltd,India NYK Shipmanagement Pvt Ltd,India

Copyrights © 2012 seajobhunt.com
Terms and Conditions  -   Sitemap  -   Private Policy  -   FAQ  -   Contact Us
Site By : Pheunix