Tag: Portugal

  • Portuguese freighter destroys Greek military ship in Mediterranean accident

    A Portuguese cargo ship collided with a Greek military ship off Piraeus, the port next to Athens, Greece. Two crew members of the Greek vessel were injured although not seriously. […]

  • Stevedore Strike at Setubal and Lisboa Ports

    March 19: Local reports indicate a stevedore strike until March 30 at the Portuguese ports of Setubal and Lisboa. At Setubal the stevedores are expected to refuse to provide services […]

  • Strike at Lisbon Port May Continue to Challenge Operations Until March 30

    March 12: Hapag-Lloyd has announced that the Lisbon Stevedores Union has staged a strike that includes a full stoppage in Lisbon port, which it says will continue until 8.00am 30 […]

  • Fuel Tanker Drivers Threaten New Strike in Portugal

    May 04: Portuguese fuel tanker drivers have threatened further action, less than two weeks after a three-day strike over low wages and poor working conditions brought the country to a […]

  • Fuel Shortages Caused by Strike Disrupting Portugal’s Port Operations

    April 16-17: A fuel shortage has arisen in Portugal due to a strike by Portugal’s National Union of Drivers of Hazardous Material (SNMMP). The airports in Faro and Lisbon are […]

  • NATO looks at USVs

    NATO looks to tech solutions. Thirteen Allies to cooperate on the introduction of Maritime Unmanned Systems At our Summit in Brussels in July, NATO leaders endorsed the implementation of NATO’s […]

  • Venezuela’s pirates

    Portugal passes attack information on to Venezuela authorities. Portugal Navy avoids piracy attacks in Venezuela’s waters The Portuguese Navy avoided in the early morning of Tuesday a piracy attack in […]

  • Boost for Mozambique

    The ten speedboats cost 40,000 euros. Portugal Donates Speedboats to Mozambican Navy Maputo — The Portuguese Defence Ministry on Monday donated ten speedboats to the Mozambican navy, under the military […]

  • Special forces deployed as seafarer runs amok

    Incident highlights mental health issues at sea. Special forces deployed as seafarer runs amok, threatening to kill crew and torch ship SAM CHAMBERS Portuguese maritime police stormed a Liberian flagged […]

  • EU drones for Mediterranean

    Hopes drones will speed up tracking of migrant boats. EU to use Tekever drones to help in Mediterranean migrant crisis BY JESSICA CHEN The Portuguese navy plans to use drones […]