Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia Piracy

Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia Piracy

While noting the progress made to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman  said that a sustained long-term solution must include the ...

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Australia Sets Out Antarctica Agenda

Australia Sets Out Antarctica Agenda

The Australian Government has released the 20 Year Australian Antarctic Strategic Plan, which provides a blueprint ...

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UK Navy Fighting Ebola at Its Doorstep

UK Navy Fighting Ebola at its Doorstep

Military and civilian personnel are currently making final preparations in Falmouth, Cornwall, to sail with Royal ...

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Turkey Signs BWM Convention

Turkey Signs BWM Convention

Turkey today (October 14, 2014) ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention 2004, bringing the number of ...

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ICS: Oil Pollution Compensation Regime Threatened

IOPCF Wind Up Threatens Current Regime

The smooth running of the well-established global regime for compensation from oil pollution from ships may be ...

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Asia Pirates Less Active This Trimester

Asian Pirates Less Active This Trimester

The Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia (ReCAAP) has ...

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San Francisco Ferry Accident Leaves 10 Injured

San Francisco Ferry Accident Leaves 10 Injured

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating an allision that occurred when the Ferry Peralta struck a piling at Pier 41 ...

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Seaman Guard Ohio Crew Facing Re-Trial

Seaman Guard Ohio Crew Facing Re-Trial

The freed 35 strong crew of the MV Seaman Guard Ohio now face further detention and a possible re-trial after a ...

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VIDEO: Evolution of Offshore Patrol Vessels

VIDEO: Evolution of Offshore Patrol Vessels

With the construction of the Royal Navy’s River Class Batch 2 Offshore Patrol Vessels currently underway in ...

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First Centre Blocks for UK Aircraft Carrier Complete

First Centre Blocks for UK Aircraft Carrier Complete

The U.K.-based Cammell Laird has completed its first centre blocks for a second aircraft carrier set to become the ...

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VIDEO: Chasing Pirates on Board Mary Maersk

Pirates Mary Maersk Exercise Video

Have you ever seen an anti-piracy action aboard a container ship, if not, now is the right time to take a look at ...

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Fortuna S Sinks in Black Sea

Fortuna S Sinks in Black Sea

In the morning of Ocober 8, 2014, the “Fortuna S” general cargo ship, en route from Giurgiuleşti and ...

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Piracy Not Subsiding

Piracy Not Subsiding

The UK’s maritime intelligence provider Dryad Maritime has released its Q3 maritime crime figures which show ...

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Update: Radioactive Waste Ship Towed to Safety

Radioactive Waste Ship Adrift off Scotland

The Denmark-registered Parida, laden with radioactive concrete waste, which had lost power and was adrift south ...

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UPDATE 2: Pirates Release Vietnamese Oil Tanker

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The Vietnamese oil tanker that went missing last week with 18 crew members onboard while en route from Singapore to ...

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VIDEO: USCG Offloads Tonnes of Cocaine

USCG Offloads Tonnes of Cocaine

The U.S. Coast Guardsmen offloaded more than 28,000 pounds (12.7 tonnes) of cocaine at Naval Base San Diego ...

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Haiti Shipwreck Not Columbus’ Santa Maria

Haiti Shipwreck Not Columbus' Santa Maria

A UNESCO mission of experts has concluded that a shipwreck near Haiti, cannot have been the flagship of Christopher ...

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Cargo Overload and Poor Management Led to Sewol Tragedy

Greed and Poor Management Led to Sewol Tragedy

The Supreme Prosecutors’ Office (SPO) of South Korea has disclosed the findings of its investigation into ...

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VIDEO: Unmanned Swarmboats Coming Soon

Video: Unmanned Swarmboats Coming Soon

The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) has reportedly made a technological breakthrough that will allow any ...

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New Seafloor Map Reveals Mysteries of the Deep

New Seafloor Map Reveals Mysteries of the Deep

Accessing two previously untapped streams of satellite data, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at ...

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French Frigate Extensively Damaged by Violent Fire

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A French Navy frigate had to be towed to naval base in Pointe De La Galets, La Reunion having been disabled after a ...

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UPDATE 1: Baker Fire Out. Responders Stand Down (Video)

Fire Breaks Out on board Baker Platform, Alaska

After a damage assessment team boarded the fire-striken Baker platform in Alaska to assess conditions in the fire ...

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Gulf of Guinea Anti-Piracy Guidelines Updated

Gulf of Guinea Anti-Piracy Guidelines Updated

The Round Table of international shipping industry associations has released an updated version of ...

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Image of the Day: USS Truxtun Replenishes at Sea

USS Truxtun Replenishes at Sea

The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) conducts a ...

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UK Ministry of Defence Awards £3.2 Billion Contracts

BAE Systems Lands Royal Navy Gig

The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded £3.2 billion (USD 5.18bn) of contracts to support the management of the ...

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