Migrant vessel takeover raises concerns

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued a statement flagging concerns about the safety risks involved in refugee rescues after news reports emerged that Palau-flagged tanker Elhiblu 1 had been taken over by migrants […]

Vessel collision in Vancouver Harbour prompts investigation

Canada’s Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has deployed a team of investigators to Vancouver Harbour in British Columbia following a collision between two bulk carriers.  According to a brief statement from the TSB, the Panama-flagged MV Pan Acacia collided with MV Caravos Harmony, […]