Armed Piracy Attack off Coast of Malaysia

The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) have issued a warning for mariners operating in the region of Sabah, Malaysia to exercise extreme caution after 3 crew members were abducted by masked and heavily armed men. On 23rd September, at about 1200 hours (local time) seven masked-men … More Armed Piracy Attack off Coast of Malaysia

Airbus announces new and expanded capabilities for OceanFinder

Airbus Defence and Space has released the latest version of OceanFinder, its digital maritime service to detect, identify and track collaborative and non-collaborative vessels around the globe. First launched in 2018, OceanFinder leverages Airbus’ advanced constellation of optical and radar satellites, combined with real-time global Automatic Identification System (AIS) data, and the latest in automated … More Airbus announces new and expanded capabilities for OceanFinder

U.S. Coast Guard Commissions The Service’s Two Newest National Security Cutters in Honolulu

The U.S Coast Guard’s two newest national security cutters have been commissioned  during a ceremony presided over by Adm. Karl Schultz, the Coast Guard’s commandant.  The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) and the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) were ‘brought to life’ during the rare dual-commissioning ceremony at Base Honolulu where the two … More U.S. Coast Guard Commissions The Service’s Two Newest National Security Cutters in Honolulu

Update on Russian Seamen from the Marmalaita Cargo Vessel Attacked by Pirates off the Shores of Cameroon

The Foreign Ministry Spokesperson from The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Maria Zakharova gave an update on the Russian seamen who are held hostage by Pirates. Speaking at the Mashuk North Caucasus Youth Forum, Pyatigorsk on August 22, 2019, she said;  The Foreign Ministry continues to closely monitor the situation with the … More Update on Russian Seamen from the Marmalaita Cargo Vessel Attacked by Pirates off the Shores of Cameroon

MARSS Secures MOBtronic Man-Overboard Detection and Tracking System Contract for New Cruise Ship

MARSS secures contract for the installation of MOBtronic, their advanced man-overboard detection and tracking system on-board new cruise ship.  The contract includes the installation of a network of MOBtronic marinised pods that are strategically positioned to cover the volume around the entire vessel, creating a virtual shield which automatically detects and classifies a man-overboard event. The system … More MARSS Secures MOBtronic Man-Overboard Detection and Tracking System Contract for New Cruise Ship

MARSS Awarded NiDAR Perimeter Security and Drone Detection System Contract for 90m+ Superyacht

MARSS have secured a contract for the installation of their NiDAR perimeter security and drone detection system on-board a 90m+ superyacht. NiDAR provides long range 360 degree perimeter surveillance detecting surface and air approaches in the vicinity of the vessel while underway, at anchor and in port. The system operates autonomously and discreetly 24/7 while smart software … More MARSS Awarded NiDAR Perimeter Security and Drone Detection System Contract for 90m+ Superyacht

First Meeting of the IORA Maritime Safety and Security Working Group

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka in collaboration with the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Secretariat will be hosting the ‘First Meeting of the IORA  Maritime Safety and Security Working Group’, in Colombo, Sri Lanka from the 8-9 August 2019 Ever since the establishment of the Maritime Safety and Security (MSS) as one of … More First Meeting of the IORA Maritime Safety and Security Working Group

Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped by Pirates Released – Minister of Shipping

“It is our commitment  to protect each and every Indian working on the seas” – Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Shipping – India Five Indian seafarers; Sudeep Chaudhary, Ankit Hooda, Chirag Yadav, Avinash Reddy and Moogu Ravi – were kidnapped from the vessel ‘MT Apecus’ and taken ashore from the vessel in the outer anchorage … More Five Indian Sailors Kidnapped by Pirates Released – Minister of Shipping

MARSS installs NiDAR Perimeter Security and Drone Detection System Onboard 100m+ Superyacht

MARSS has completed the installation of its NiDAR perimeter security and drone detection systems onboard a 100m+ new construction project. The customer brief was to provide a long range, early warning surveillance system for the detection of surface and airborne approaches to the yacht whilst in port, at anchor and underway. Our NiDAR 360° degree … More MARSS installs NiDAR Perimeter Security and Drone Detection System Onboard 100m+ Superyacht

MSC Crew Rescues Passenger After Jumping Off Cruise Ship

Monday June 17th – An MSC Cruises crew member rescued a 43 year old Irish woman after she went overboard from the cruise ship MSC Seaview whilst  vessel  docked at the port of Genoa, Italy It appears that the women jumped from the deck of the ship into the sea around 10pm after a fight … More MSC Crew Rescues Passenger After Jumping Off Cruise Ship