Eskimo-style ice fishing becomes popular in TurkeyAs one of the largest lakes in the country is frozen despite harsh winter weather, Eskimo-style ice fishing has continued to be an outdoor activity as well as a source of income in eastern Turkey this year.
Vietnamese fisherman killed and 12 crewmembers arrestedThe Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) confirmed that a Vietnamese fisherman had been shot and killed during an altercation with an MMEA patrol vessel some 80 nm off the coast of Kelantan.
Five South Korean fishermen released by Nigerian piratesAccording to South Korea's Foreign Ministry, five South Korean fishermen who were abducted from the purse seiner "Panofi Frontier" in the Gulf of Guinea have been released.
Chinese vessel hits Vietnamese fishing boatOn Sunday, Vietnamese Foreign Ministry stated that two Chinese ships near the Paracel Islands, a claimed Chinese archipelago in the South China Seas, were attacking a Vietnamese fishing boat.
EU announces Finnish aid to maritime companiesThe European Commission has approved a Finnish assistance scheme of 600 million euros to help maritime companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
Nakhodka Ship Repair Yard begins steel cutting for the first crab catching shipNakhodka Ship Repair Yard JSC has begun cutting steel for the first crab catching ship, a press release from the shipbuilding company says.
Shipping market reels from coronavirusShipping companies that carry goods from China to the rest of the world say they are reducing the number of seaborne vessels.