Tag: Panama

  • Attempted hijacking off Panama

    VFM Alita boarded by suspected pirates.  Hijacking Attempt of Panamanian Ship Pending Scrapping A group of five pirates boarded a Panamanian-flagged cargo ship bound for scrapping on Sunday off Colon […]

  • North Korea Ship ‘Broke Arms Embargo’

    Panama says undeclared weapons cargo found on a North Korean ship is an “undoubted violation” of UN embargo on Pyongyang North Korea ship to Cuba ‘broke arms embargo Panama says […]

  • Panama Charges N.Korea Weapons Crew

    Panama has charged the crew of a North Korean ship detained in Panama after it was found to be carrying weapons. Panama charges North Korea weapons ship’s crew Panama has […]

  • Panama Seizes N.Korean Weapons Ship

    Vessel’s captain attempted suicide after it was stopped near the Panama Canal and undeclared weapons were found on board Panama seizes North Korean ship carrying weapons Panama has detained a North […]

  • ITF calls Panama to help Iceberg 1 crew

    The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) is calling on Panama to join the effort to help the recently released crew of the Iceberg 1 recover. ITF calls on Panama to […]

  • Ambrey Risk Gains Panama Accreditation

    U.K.-based maritime security specialist Ambrey Risk has become one of the first maritime security companies to be granted official accreditation by the Panama Maritime Authority allowing it to provide armed […]

  • Pirate Archaeology

    Archaeologists in Panama have begun the search for the ships of Captain Henry Morgan, a legendary English pirate who defeated Spanish imperial forces in the seventeenth century before pillaging the […]