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Digital security for supply chains to battle counterfeiters

The level of counterfeit goods continues to rise and the landscape has been easier for counterfeiters during the height of coronavirus. One way to reduce these risks is through enhanced container security and blockchain.

Thousands of Razer customers shipping details exposed Special

It has been revealed that computer gaming company Razer, Inc. enabled thousands of customers' order and shipping details to be exposed on the web without password due to a misconfigured server.

Mauritius oil spill ship operator to pay $9.4 million

Apo - The Japanese operator of a ship that leaked oil off the Mauritius coast pledged Friday to pay at least $9.4 million to help restore areas affected by the spill.

Violent typhoon heads for Japan packing 'record' winds and rain

Apo - An extremely powerful typhoon was barrelling towards southwestern Japan on Saturday as authorities issued evacuation advisories to thousands of residents, warning of unprecedented violent winds, heavy rain and high waves.

Second survivor found as typhoon nears Japan ship site

Apo - Japanese authorities racing to find dozens of missing sailors from a cargo ship that sank in a typhoon found a second survivor on Friday, as another, much more powerful storm drew near.

Man found unresponsive after ship sank in typhoon off Japan

Apo - Japan's coast guard said Friday they found a man floating face-down and unresponsive at sea as they searched for survivors from a ship that sank during a typhoon with 43 crew on board.

Desperate search for crew of ship sunk in typhoon off Japan

Apo - Japanese coast guard rescuers searched Thursday for the remaining 42 crew of a ship believed to have sunk in a typhoon, after a lone survivor was found bobbing in a lifejacket.

2 dead as Mauritius oil spill clean-up boats collide

Port Louis - The prime minister of Mauritius said Tuesday two sailors were dead and two others missing after a tugboat assisting in a major oil spill clean-up off the Indian Ocean island collided with a barge.

Stricken ship behind oil spill sunk off Mauritius

Port Louis - The broken stem of a Japanese-owned ship which ran aground causing a devastating oil spill in pristine waters off Mauritius, has been successfully sunk in the open ocean, the national crisis committee said Monday.

Ship owner says will handle Mauritius oil spill compensation 'sincerely'

Apo - The Japanese owner of a cargo ship that leaked massive amounts of oil after running aground off Mauritius has pledged to "sincerely" respond to requests for compensation over damage to the marine environment.

Mauritius dodges second oil spill as fuel pumped from stricken ship

Port Louis - Mauritius avoided a second catastrophic oil spill Wednesday after salvage crews pumped the remaining fuel from the tanks of a cargo ship that ran aground off its coast, imperilling world-famous wildlife sanctuaries.

Fighting on the beaches: Mauritius rallies after oil spill

Mah - The stench of oil from the grounded ship was overwhelming and Vikash Tatayah's eyes stung as he mopped up the sludge lapping the unspoiled Mauritian shoreline that he has spent his life protecting.

Mauritius braces to halt new oil spill as tanker breaks up

Port Louis - Salvage crews raced against time Monday to prevent a second disastrous oil spill off the picture-perfect coastline of Mauritius, with a damaged tanker carrying nearly 2,000 tonnes of fuel at risk of splitting apart.

Mauritius races to clean up oil as ship leaking fuel breaks up

Port Louis - Salvage crews raced against time Monday to prevent a second disastrous oil spill off the picture-perfect coastline of Mauritius, with a damaged tanker carrying thousands of tonnes of fuel at risk of splitting apart.

Damaged ship leaking oil off Mauritius could split: PM

Port Louis - A ship that ran aground off Mauritius leaking tonnes of oil into the ocean is cracking, the prime minister said Sunday, threatening an even greater ecological and economic disaster for the island nation.

Stranded on ships, 200,000 seafarers struggle in virus limbo

Manila - Indian ship worker Tejasvi Duseja is desperate to go home after months stranded offshore by coronavirus border closures and lockdowns that have left more than 200,000 seafarers in limbo.

Brazil launches crisis group after mining ship wrecks

S - The Brazilian navy said Thursday it has set up a crisis team to handle potential environmental damage caused by a ship loaded with iron ore that is at risk of sinking after an accident.

Sailor kidnappings surge off West Africa: watchdog

Kuala Lumpur - The number of sailors kidnapped off West Africa surged by more than 50 percent last year, a maritime watchdog said Tuesday, urging greater international cooperation to reduce piracy.

IBM launches autonomous ship project

IBM has joined a new global consortium which is developing building unmanned, fully-autonomous ships. The aim is for the ships to cross the Atlantic, carrying cargo and, one day, passengers.

Marine industry aims for low-sulfur fuel by 2020

A push is on to lower emissions produced from shipping, focusing on the use of low sulfur fuels. A target has been set to significantly reduce limits into 2020. To assist shipping fleets, a new standard has been issued.

New digital network to transform the pharmaceutical supply chain

The company TraceLink has launched its Digital Network Platform. The aim is to develop new supply chain operating models based on the patient, and with driving network members to work together for better traceability and standards.

British-flagged tanker docks in Dubai after Iran release

Dubai - The British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero docked in Dubai on Saturday after sailing from the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas where it was held for more than two months, according to pool footage and a tracking website.

British-flagged tanker sets sail after Iran release

Tehran - The British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which had been held off the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas for more than two months, set sail Friday and reached international waters, the provincial maritime organisation and its owner said.

Seized oil tanker sets sail: Iran authorities

Tehran - The British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which had been held off the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas for more than two months, set sail Friday, an Iranian shipping organisation said.

Tanker seized by Iran 'preparing to leave' harbour: Swedish owner

Stockholm - British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, seized by Iran more than two months ago, was preparing Friday to leave harbour after being given final clearance by Iranian authorities, its Swedish owner said.

US waged cyberattack on database used by Iran to target tankers: NYTimes

Washington - The United States staged a secret cyberattack in June against a database used by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps to plot attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf, The New York Times reported.

Iran says US Gulf mission will 'increase insecurity'

Tehran - Iran's defence minister said Thursday that the formation of a US-led flotilla in the Gulf would "increase insecurity" and any Israeli involvement would have "disastrous consequences" for the region.

Iran ships stranded in Brazil to depart this weekend: officials

Rio De Janeiro - Two Iranian ships stranded off the coast of Brazil for weeks will set sail this weekend, officials said Saturday, after a court ordered state oil giant Petrobras to fill up the vessels.

Brazil's Petrobras refuses to refuel Iran ships due to US sanctions

Rio De Janeiro - US-listed Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras said Friday it will not refuel two Iranian vessels that have been stuck for weeks at a Brazilian port for fear of violating American sanctions.

US wants coalition to protect strategic Gulf waters: general

Washington - The US aims to form a coalition to guarantee freedom of navigation in strategic Gulf waters amid fraught relations between Washington and Tehran, a top general told media on Tuesday.
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