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Maritime Piracy Incidents

Oil tanker Mercer Street is seen off the coast of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, August 4, 2021. (Maxar Technologies)

Caution urged despite lowest reported maritime piracy incidents since 1994 2021 Annual IMB Piracy Report summary sheet © ICC International Maritime Bureau London and Kuala Lumpur, 13 January 2022 – Maritime piracy and armed robbery attacks reached the lowest recorded ...

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OceanXplorer 285-Foot Explorer Yacht

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OceanX has wrangled an impressive A-list ensemble for its latest cutting-edge vessel. The nonprofit ocean research organization enlisted none other than American filmmaker James Cameron to design a Hollywood-style studio aboard the new 285-footer to help get rare ocean footage to ...

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Oil tanker runs aground off Mauritius coast, leading to wildlife fears

Wakashio Breached: Oil Leaks from Grounded Bulk Carrier in Mauritius, Police Investigation Launched August 6, 2020 by Mike Schuler

A tanker is leaking oil after running aground off the coat of the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius – and officials are asking for help to stop it affecting wildlife. It’s been called an “environmental crisis situation” by the Mauritian ...

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Energy Observer’s 2020 Tour

Energy Observer © Energy Observer Productions - Antoine Drance

Toyota has been involved in the Energy Observer project from the start, because of hydrogen being at the very heart of this amazing journey. During a six-year odyssey, which started in 2017, the Energy Observer team is navigating the first ...

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Hybrid ferry on Norwegian fjords

ABB powers futuristic hybrid ferry on Norwegian fjords

ABB is providing integral technology to one of the most innovative ship designs ever seen on the Norwegian fjords. The ferry will couple its striking appearance with ABB’s cutting edge maritime hybrid solution. The vessel’s concept has been named “Vision ...

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Pirate Attack Thwarts Philippine Coast Guard

Philippine Coast Guard Thwarts Pirate Attack

On Tuesday 2017-01-03, suspected pirates launched an attack on the geared bulker Ocean Kingdom off of Zamboanga, Mindanao. A spokesman for the Philippine Coast Guard told Inquirer.net that two speedboats approached the Kingdom and opened fire at her bridge. Coast ...

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