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PF Fleet Antipiracy Unit Escorts First Convoy through ...

  Pacific Fleet (PF) large ASW ship Admiral Tributs formed her first convoy on Jan 15 and is currently ...

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Royal Marines Capture 13 Pirates in Indian Ocean

Royal Marines Capture 13 Pirates in Indian Ocean

The career of a suspected pirate action group in the Indian Ocean came to an end when Royal Marines boarded their ...

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Suspected Pirates Open Fire on ESPS Patino

Suspected Pirates Open Fire on ESPS Patino

At first light on 12 January 2012, having just completed the escort of a World Food Programme ship carrying ...

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PF Task Unit Arrives in Gulf of Aden to Keep ...

  Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit consisting of large ASW ship Admiral Tributs, tanker Pechenga, and seagoing tug ...

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BIMCO Calls for Tighter International Regulation of ...

  A Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) study has called for tighter regulation of shipping on a ...

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Danish Warship Absalon Captures Pirate Vessel

  Danish warship Absalon captured a pirate vessel; as a result of the operation held off Somalia, 14 hostages ...

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UK: ICS Publishes Latest Shipping Industry Flag State ...

UK - ICS Publishes Latest Shipping Industry Flag State Performance Table

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published its latest annual Shipping Industry Flag State ...

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Deepsea Metro II Arrives at Shipyard in Cape Town, ...

-Deepsea Metro II Arrives at Shipyard in Cape Town, South Africa-

Wednesday 4. January, the Deepsea Metro II arrived at DCD-Dorbyl Marine shipyard in Cape Town, South Africa. The ...

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Royal Moroccan Navy’s SIGMA Frigate Begins Active Service

Royal Moroccan Navy’s SIGMA Frigate Begins Active Service

On Friday 23 December, HM King Mohammed VI, Supreme Commander and Chief of Staff of the Royal Armed Forces, ...

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PF Warships Escort Over 80 Vessels through Gulf of Aden ...

  In 2011, Pacific Fleet (PF) warships continued securing civilian shipping in the Gulf of Aden which is still ...

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Kenya: World Leaders to Consider Dangers of Using Armed ...

Kenya - World Leaders to Consider Dangers of Using Armed Guards on Board Vessels

Marine safety concern, BCB International, has warned world leaders to consider the dangers of using armed guards on ...

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Siem Offshore Enters into Charter Contract with ENI ...

Siem Offshore Enters Charter Contract with ENI Ghana for Two PSVs

Siem Offshore announces that it has entered into a contract with ENI Ghana for the PSV’s Siem Louisa and Sophie ...

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GAC Inaugurates New Office in Pointe Noire, Congo

GAC Inaugurates New Office in Pointe Noire, Congo

GAC, one of the world’s leading providers of shipping, logistics and marine services, has today opened a new ...

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Police Arrests 10 Pirates During Anti-piracy Operations ...

Police Arrests 10 Pirates During Anti-piracy Operations Mudug Region, Somalia

Upon conducting anti-piracy operations in the area between Dhinooda and Garacad villages in Mudug Region, police ...

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Maersk Line Expands its Asia-Port Said Loop to Turkey

Maersk Line Expands its Asia-Port Said Loop to Turkey

Maersk Line, one of the world’s biggest shipping companies, has widen its weekly Asia-Port Said shuttle AE5 ...

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European Union to Expand Range of ‘Operation ...

European Union to Expand Range of 'Operation Atalanta' Activities

The European Union’s anti-piracy naval force, Operation Atalanta, is reflecting deeply on extending the range of ...

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Researchers Explore ‘Dragon Vent’ in Indian Ocean

  British experts in the first ever expedition to explore and take samples from the “Dragon Vent” in the ...

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HMAS Parramatta Provides Life Saving Assistance to ...

HMAS Parramatta Provides Life Saving Assistance to Iranian Flagged Vessel

HMAS Parramatta has provided essential life saving assistance to an Iranian flagged vessel in distress on Christmas ...

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Egypt: Fairmount Sherpa Tows Jack-up Rig Baharia I to ...

Egypt - Fairmount Sherpa Tows Jack-up Rig Baharia I to Gulf of Suez

Tug Fairmount Sherpa has successfully towed jack-up drilling rig Baharia I to her new position in the Zeit Bay oil ...

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New Anti-piracy Project Gets USD 2 Million from ...

New Anti-piracy Project Gets USD 2 Million from European Union

A new anti-piracy project with a startup grant of $2 million from the European Union has been initiated by the ...

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Philippines-based ICTSI Allocates USD 21 Million for ...

Philippines-based ICTSI Allocates USD 21 Million for Port Investments

  PORT operator International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) is to designate approximately $21 ...

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EU NAVFOR Maintains Guard at Sea Over Holiday Period

EU NAVFOR Maintains Guard at Sea Over Holiday Period

Anticipating that the pirates will not take a break over the holiday period, neither will the EU NAVFOR units ...

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Anti-piracy Operations Continue in Somalia

Anti-piracy Operations Continue in Somalia

Upon conducting anti-piracy operations in the village of Garacad in Puntland’s Mudug region, the police from ...

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UK: ICS Calls Shipowners to Comply with STCW in 2012

  ICS is advising shipping companies to ensure they comply with the Manila amendments to STCW, particularly in ...

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STCW Manila Seafarer Training Amendments Enter into ...

STCW Manila Seafarer Training Amendments Enter into Force on 1 January 2012

Major revisions to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for ...

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Hercules Offshore Hires Fairstar FJELL to Transport ...

Hercules Offshore Hires Fairstar FJELL to Transport Jack-up Rig to West Africa

Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded a contract by Hercules Offshore to transport the jack-up ...

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USS Pinckney Disrupts Group of Suspected Pirates Near Yemen

USS Pinckney Disrupts Group of Suspected Pirates

Guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91), assigned to Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, disrupted a group of ...

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