Latest News for: Togo shipping


Cargo ship ‘explodes after hitting sea mine’ in Nato territory close to Ukraine border

Metro UK 20 Sep 2023
A cargo ship hit a ‘sea mine’ on the Nato side of the Danube River, triggering an explosion ... The vessel, sailing under the flag of Togo, sent a Mayday emergency call, moments after the blast ... ‘An explosion took place this morning on board a Togo-flagged ship, in the Sulina area of the Danube Delta ... It seems that the ship hit a sea mine.’.

Romania Investigating if Cargo Ship Anchored Offshore was Damaged by Mine

The Maritime Executive 20 Sep 2023
A small cargo ship anchored off the northern Romanian coast requested an evacuation from the local authorities this morning after reporting an explosion that was causing the vessel to take on water ... The ship which is 42 years old and registered in Togo, is 295 feet in length and was sitting low at the stern.

Suspected mine blast rocks cargo ship near Romanian Black Sea port

Splash24/7 20 Sep 2023
Crew onboard Togo-flagged general cargo ship Seama were evacuated Monday morning following an explosion near the Black Sea port of Sulina in Romania, close to the northern border with Ukraine ... An investigation is being carried out to establish the cause and the exact place of the explosion that affected the ship.

Cargo ship crew evacuated after explosion near Romanian Danube port

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 20 Sep 2023
The crew of a Togo-flagged general cargo ship bound for one of ...

The organized gangs running a billion-dollar industry stealing cars from the US to ship to ...

The Daily Mail 18 Sep 2023
An ongoing investigation has seized cars at major shipping ports like New Jersey and Baltimore ... The cars are then sold to people who will ship them overseas ... Stolen vehicles are crudely packed into shipping containers on their way to Africa ... An Instagram highlight shows two sedans stacked atop each other in a shipping crate.

Lebanon’s Port Risks: The Need for Action Against Substandard Ships

The Washington Institute 09 Aug 2023
A few days after the Beirut port explosion, the Togo-flagged vessel Safi (IMO ship identification number 7108899) was inspected at Lebanon’s northern port of Tripoli ... After switching its flag from Togo to Palau earlier that year, the ship was reportedly sailing from Lebanon through Turkey’s Iskenderun to Lagos, Nigeria, when it was intercepted.

Spanish coastguard rescues two Nigerian migrants from ship's rudder

Reuters 12 Jul 2023
MADRID, July 11 (Reuters) - The Spanish coastguard rescued two Nigerian migrants who stowed away on the rudder of a ship that arrived in the Canary Islands from Togo, a coastguard spokesperson and the police said on Tuesday ... The container ship's last stop before reaching the ...

WATCH: Migrants make it to Canary Islands after eight days on the rudder of a ship

Spanish News Today 12 Jul 2023
Shortly after 10pm on Monday July 10, the mooring crews at the port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria discovered that under the stern of the MSC Marta, a huge container ship from Togo bound for Italy, there were two men lying on the rudder blade, a scant meter above the water.

Stowaways Found Lying Atop Rudder of MSC Containership After 2,700 NM Trip

The Maritime Executive 12 Jul 2023
The ship first traveled more than 100 nautical miles to Lome, Togo, where it was handling containers on July 3 and 4 ... The men could have asked for asylum in Spain which would have permitted them to remain in the Canary Islands, but reports are that they have family in Italy and were likely trying to get asylum when the ship reaches Italy.

Slow boat to Africa: Why you might not get your stolen car back in New Jersey

Hot Air 12 Jul 2023
Two Newark firefighters lost their lives battling a fire in a cargo ship Wednesday ... And just this past Friday, March 17, Hudson County Sheriff Frank Schillari announced his team — working with federal agents — foiled a plot to ship 23 stolen cars from Newark to Togo, Ghana and Monrovia, all in West Africa.

Canary Islands coastguard rescues two men balanced on ship’s rudder

The Observer 11 Jul 2023
The Spanish coastguard rescued two Nigerian men who survived for at least a week balancing on the rudder of a ship as it sailed from the west African country of Togo to the Canary Islands ... The container ship’s last stop before reaching the Spanish archipelago off the African coast was Lomé, Togo’s capital, said the coastguard spokesperson.

Oil Updates — Brent drops as economic headwinds outweigh supply cuts  

Arab News 05 Jul 2023
5, Turkiye remains the main destination for Russian diesel and gasoil seaborne exports, which amounts to about 1.47 million tons shipped in June and almost 6.6 million tons in 2023 to date, Refinitiv data indicated. Last month, nearly 350,000 tons of diesel loaded in Russian Baltic ports were heading to Brazil, according to shipping data.

Influx of salvaged vehicles, poor fuel quality pose climate headache

B & FT Online 27 Jun 2023
“Regulating emissions will protect the environment ... Poor health conditions ... According to the Global Strategy, a market study shows that Nigeria’s high diesel sulphur fuel standard impacts Benin, Togo, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Mali, because the ships that bring in refined products for Nigeria also supply other importing countries ... ....

Russian seaborne diesel exports dive

Russia Today 06 Jun 2023
Russian diesel exports to African countries were also slightly down in May, totaling about 500,000 tons compared to 900,000 tons in April, with Togo, Libya and Tunisia being the main importers, according to ship tracking data ... According to Refinitiv shipping data, diesel loadings ...

Most Viewed

People look for survivors in Derna, Libya, on Sept.13, 2023
AP / Yousef Murad
FILE - Harvesters collect wheat in the village of Zghurivka, Ukraine, on Aug. 9, 2022. Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki says his government will not lift its embargo on Ukraine grain imports on Thursday because it would hurt the interests of Polish farmers. In accordance with the European Union, the embargo was imposed in April, until Sept. 15 to prevent Ukraine produce from glutting Polish market.
AP / Efrem Lukatsky, File
In this photo taken from video released by Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023, Ethnic Armenians gather in a Russian peacekeepers' camp near Stepanakert in Nagorno-Karabakh
AP / Russian Defense Ministry Press Service