Cargo Ship Expels Toxic Gas off Canada’s Pacific Coast After Fire Broke Out

A cargo ship near the city of Victoria in British Columbia is expelling toxic gas after a fire broke out in 10 of its containers on Oct. 23, the Canadian Coast Guard said. The Zim Kingston ship had been bound …

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Portuguese Navy Seizes Cocaine worth €200m from Atlantic Yacht

Portuguese international police confiscated 5.2 metric tons of cocaine with an estimated value of 200 million euros ($232 million) on a yacht docked in the Atlantic Ocean.  Authorities who worked with Portuguese navy and air force troops found and confronted …

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US Nuclear Sub Damaged in Underwater Collision in South China Sea

The US nuclear powered submarine USS Connecticut was damaged after it struck an unknown object while submerged on the afternoon of 2 Oct 2021 in the South China Sea. According to a statement from the US Navy Pacific Fleet, the …

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China Ambassador Summoned in Malaysia Over Ship Intrusions

Malaysia has summoned the Chinese ambassador and denounced the “presence and activities” of Chinese ships in Kuala Lumpur’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) off Borneo island. Malaysia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement saying that Chinese vessels, including a survey …

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Suez Canal Blocked Again

The Suez Canal Authority announced the temporary suspension of operations after another giant container ship ran aground. The Coral Crystal, a Panama-flagged bulk carrier ran aground after sailing 54km into the channel. According to a local news report, four ships …

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