Job Search
 
 
  CV Search
 
 
  News
Tourists back in Texas from cruise ship carrying woman monitored for Ebola
  
Glycerine: Viable, Clean Alternative Marine Fuel
  
Aegean Announces New $20 Million Share Repurchase Program
  
Female ship captain awarded $3.6 million in discrimination lawsuit
  
EU maritime industry responds to Ebola threat
  
 
 

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
Diksha Crew Management,India SHRI MAHAVIR MARINE SERVICES PVT. LTD,India Tristarr Maritime And Shipping Private Limited,India
Shan Ship Management,India Bridgeview Maritime Pvt.Ltd,India Marnavi Shipping,India
Ryan Ship Management Pvt. Ltd,India  Stealth Maritime Corporation,India Seacreast Maritime Management,India
COLUMBIA Shipmanagement Ltd ,India Northern Marine Management (India) Pvt Ltd,India Ind-Aust Maritime Pvt. Ltd,India
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines ,India BW Maritime Pte. Ltd,India Maersk India Pvt Ltd,India
Seaspan Crew Management India Pvt  Ltd,India NYK Shipmanagement Pvt Ltd,India Thinkship Marine Solutions ,India

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