HMCC News


November 24, 2020

Video: Containership Tina I Collides With Grounded Iranian Vessel

In a recent accident, Greek Containership Tina I collided with a grounded Iranian container vessel Shahraz off Batam, Indonesia. The 2004-built 67270 dwt Tina 1 was […]
November 24, 2020

New 24-Hour Helpline Launched For Professional Yacht Crew

Professional yacht crew anywhere in the world will be able to access 24-hour support via Yacht Crew Help, a new helpline launched by the International Seafarers’ […]
November 23, 2020

Viking Grace Towed To Safety After Being Stranded With More Than 400 On Board

On Saturday, due to vicious storm winds, Baltic Sea ferry Viking Grace was grounded with 429 crew and passenger in the Aland Islands, between Sweden and […]
November 23, 2020

India: Goan Mariners Celebrate As Norwegian Escape Starts Recruitment

The Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Escape started its recruitment process on Saturday. After being docked at Mormugao Port Trust, the cruise decided to pick 2000 Goan […]
November 23, 2020

Pirates Board Togo Flagged Bunkering Vessel And Kidnap 3 Seafarers

Incident Overview In a recent incident, three people have been kidnapped from a vessel. Pirates left the vessel at 05°09N – 003°29E (180/75NM off Lagos Nigeria) […]
November 23, 2020

Indian Ports Now Allowing Foreign Mariners To Sign-On

Foreign crew-members are now allowed to sign-on and sign-off on ships at Indian ports. The government has decided to follow through its decision in July and […]
November 23, 2020

PIRIOU Develops Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) With Hydrogen Hybrid Propulsion

PIRIOU is one of the three winners of the Call for notification of interest of the offshore wind Innovation Challenge –managed by WPD and the Brittany […]
November 23, 2020

World’s Largest Marine Robotic Vessels Added To Ocean Infinity’s Armada Fleet

Ocean Infinity is excited to announce plans for the next phase of its Armada fleet of robotic vessels with a signed contract for eight 78-meter, optionally […]
November 23, 2020

COVID-19: Free e-Learning Courses From WHO For Protecting Seafarers Through Their Journeys

The World Health Organization has developed two (free access) e-learning courses: “Promoting public health measures in response to COVID-19 on cargo ships and fishing vessels”. The […]
November 23, 2020

Sharp Increase In Number Of Incidents Of Robbery And Theft Against Ships In Singapore Strait

From 2019 through 2020, there is a sharp increase in the number of incidents of robbery and theft against ships while underway in the Singapore Strait […]
November 24, 2020

Video: Containership Tina I Collides With Grounded Iranian Vessel

In a recent accident, Greek Containership Tina I collided with a grounded Iranian container vessel Shahraz off Batam, Indonesia. The 2004-built 67270 dwt Tina 1 was […]
November 24, 2020

New 24-Hour Helpline Launched For Professional Yacht Crew

Professional yacht crew anywhere in the world will be able to access 24-hour support via Yacht Crew Help, a new helpline launched by the International Seafarers’ […]
November 23, 2020

Viking Grace Towed To Safety After Being Stranded With More Than 400 On Board

On Saturday, due to vicious storm winds, Baltic Sea ferry Viking Grace was grounded with 429 crew and passenger in the Aland Islands, between Sweden and […]
November 23, 2020

India: Goan Mariners Celebrate As Norwegian Escape Starts Recruitment

The Norwegian Cruise Line’s Norwegian Escape started its recruitment process on Saturday. After being docked at Mormugao Port Trust, the cruise decided to pick 2000 Goan […]
November 23, 2020

Pirates Board Togo Flagged Bunkering Vessel And Kidnap 3 Seafarers

Incident Overview In a recent incident, three people have been kidnapped from a vessel. Pirates left the vessel at 05°09N – 003°29E (180/75NM off Lagos Nigeria) […]
November 23, 2020

Indian Ports Now Allowing Foreign Mariners To Sign-On

Foreign crew-members are now allowed to sign-on and sign-off on ships at Indian ports. The government has decided to follow through its decision in July and […]
November 23, 2020

PIRIOU Develops Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) With Hydrogen Hybrid Propulsion

PIRIOU is one of the three winners of the Call for notification of interest of the offshore wind Innovation Challenge –managed by WPD and the Brittany […]
November 23, 2020

World’s Largest Marine Robotic Vessels Added To Ocean Infinity’s Armada Fleet

Ocean Infinity is excited to announce plans for the next phase of its Armada fleet of robotic vessels with a signed contract for eight 78-meter, optionally […]
November 23, 2020

COVID-19: Free e-Learning Courses From WHO For Protecting Seafarers Through Their Journeys

The World Health Organization has developed two (free access) e-learning courses: “Promoting public health measures in response to COVID-19 on cargo ships and fishing vessels”. The […]