(OPS) UNITED ARAB EMIRATES- One drowns, two injured as dhow sinks in Sharjah

A 38-year-old Pakistani man drowned and two others suffered injuries after a dhow sank in Sharjah's Khalid lagoon due to being overloaded, on Monday. An official with the Sharjah Police said they received a...

Cag Cites Negligence in Maritime Accidents

Dodoma — Negligence is one of the drawbacks in enforcing safety standards as well as malpractice by some relevant authorities and as a result lead in increase in marine accidents, a report by the Controller...

(OPS) MAURITIUS- A nurse drowns at Pont-Naturel

It is a family outing that turned into a drama on Sunday, April 16. A nurse fell in Pont-Naturel and ended up in the water. He did not survive. The incident occurred at about...

(OPS) Evacuation of a fisherman who was seriously injured by the Navy’s helicopter

The French Navy's "Panther" helicopter (FAZSOI) intervened on Thursday (April 13) in late afternoon to evacuate a seriously wounded French fisherman. Embarking on the Réunion Island longliner, the "KEVIN MORGANE", a 40-year-old fisherman, was...

NSRI comes to the rescue

WITSAND NEWS - A boat sustained motor mechanical failure on the Breede River at the Withuis, about 10 nautical miles from the Witsand Port Beaufort NSRI Station on Monday 10 April. Two crew were on...

(OPS) INDIA- When the Indian Coast Guard Saved Pakistani Commandos

(…). According to the Coast Guard, on the 9th April at around 8.30 pm, the Maritime Rescue Coordination centre in Mumbai got a distress call from Karachi. A speed boat of the Pakistani Maritime...

(OPS) SEYCHELLES- A Lyrial passenger and a sailor evacuated in Seychelles

On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, the CCMM conducted a medical consultation for the benefit of a passenger and a crew member of the Lyrial cruise ship, Ponant. The evacuation of these two persons was...

(OPS) SOUTH AFRICA- 68-year-old man dies after shark bite near Shelly Beach

Durban – A 68-year-old German citizen is believed to have died after he was bitten by a shark on Wednesday while scuba diving near Shelly Beach, Port Shepstone, authorities said.  Fellow divers said they...

The Yemeni Coast Guard vessel was struck by a mine near Mokha

(...) On Friday, a Yemeni coast guard vessel was struck by a mine near Mokha port (Al Mukha), and the subsequent explosion killed two members of the armed forces and wounded eight. The...

Fire extinguished in the commercial port of Karachi

A fire in a hangar in the Karachi arsenal on Saturday was extinguished by 12 fire calls after three hours. According to a statement from the Pakistan Navy accidental fire was caused by...