Crew caught up in divorce dispute

An estimated 30 crew members are reported to be detained onboard the Marshall Islands flagged superyacht M/Y Luna, currently berthed in Dubai waters. The luxury yacht is currently part of a freezing order, imposed by […]

What to do during a quarantine

Given the recent parotitis outbreak affecting twenty-five sailors and marines aboard the USS Fort McHenry, resulting in the ship being quarantined at sea for two months, and the potential spread of infection during the ship’s early […]

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 […]