UN Removes Five Freighters from North Korea Blacklist

The United Nations Security Council has removed five merchant vessels from a list of economic resources controlled ...

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Last Week of May Deadliest in the Mediterranean Sea

Last week’s migrant death toll in the Mediterranean Sea is believed to be the biggest this year as 1,083 ...

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UN Takes Four North Korean Ships from Its Blacklist

The UN Security Council has decided to remove four ships from its blacklist of North Korean vessels following a ...

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UN Tightens Sanctions against North Korea

The United Nations Security Council today unanimously adopted the US-led resolution that imposes new sanctions and ...

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North Korean’s OMM Continues Dodging UN Sanctions

North Korean shipping company Ocean Maritime Management Company Limited (OMM) continues to evade sanctions by ...

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Höegh Autoliners Confirms Weapons Found on Its Ship

Norwegian shipping company Höegh Autoliners has confirmed that its vessel, Höegh Transporter, which is currently ...

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UN Aid Ship Shelled off Aden

A UN-chartered ship carrying humanitarian aid to Yemen was shelled by rebel forces thus preventing the ship from ...

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Mexico Holding North Korean Ship to Comply with UN Rules

Mexico is holding the North Korea-flagged freighter Mu Du Bong to comply with the country’s international ...

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UN Agencies Unite to Tackle Sea Migration

UN Agencies Unite to Tackle Sea Migration

Following the ”Joint Statement on Protection at Sea in the Twenty-First Century,’‘ several United ...

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Update: 29 Migrants Dead, 300 Missing in the Mediterranean

Migrants Die of Hypothermia aboard Italian Rescue Boats

The UN refugee agency expressed its shock at new information emerging on the actual scale of the tragedy in the ...

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Global Shipping Going Digital

United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a number of initiatives for eliminating ...

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UN Agencies Urge for Solution to Irregular Maritime Migration

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has together with other UN agencies called for concerted action from ...

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Seafarers Arriving from West Africa Denied Medical Care

United Nations and other leading international transport, trade and tourism organizations expressed concern about ...

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UN Continues Fight against Somali Pirates

UN Continues Fight against Somali Pirates

Expressing continued grave concern over piracy off the coast of Somalia despite a sharp decline in attacks, the ...

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Sea Level Forecast to Rise in Over 95% of Ocean Area

Human influence on the climate system has seen the sea rise and the concentration of carbon dioxide increase to an ...

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UN Approves Vessel Inspections for Charcoal and Arms ...

UN Approves Vessel Inspections for Charcoal and Arms off Somalia

The United Nations Security Council has authorized the inspection of vessels in territorial waters and on the high ...

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Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia ...

Effective State Governance Crucial in Combating Somalia Piracy

While noting the progress made to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations ...

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Is Piracy Prosecution Model Applicable to Maritime Drug ...

Is Piracy Prosecution Model Applicable to Maritime Drug Smuggling

In the last four years the traffic of heroin destined to Europe and North Africa has shifted dramatically from the ...

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UN Sanctions Operator of North Korean Ship Smuggling Arms

The U.N. Security Council committee has imposed sanctions on Ocean Maritime Management, operator of a North Korean ...

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UN Security Council Urges Broad Regional Approach to ...

The Security Council, on August 14th, called for a comprehensive regional approach to combat the threat of piracy ...

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Maersk Container Industry Teams Up with UN to Combat ...

Maersk Container Industry has joined the United Nations’ SAVE FOOD Initiative to help make international food ...

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