Day: August 12, 2017

Container ship detained for possible Sudan arms embargo violation. Greek Coast Guard intercepted the container ship MEKONG SPIRIT at the Aegean Sea , and took her to Kefalos Bay, Kos island, where she was anchored in the afternoon of May 24th 2017. Vessel is suspected in violating international arms embargo on Sudan. MEKONG SPIRIT left …

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Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) Fined US$19.8 Million Australia’s Federal Court has convicted Japanese shipping company NYK of criminal cartel conduct and ordered it to pay a fine of A$25 million ($19.8 million). NYK was charged with giving effect to cartel provisions in an arrangement or understanding with other shipping lines relating to the transportation of …

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Canada Orders Ships to Reduce Speed to Prevent Whale Strikes TORONTO, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Certain ships are being ordered to reduce speed because of the deaths of at least 10 North Atlantic right whales in Canada’s Gulf of St Lawrence during the past two months, the government said on Friday. The deaths have made …

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AS9211 Armed Forces of Malta Aérospatiale SA 316B Alouette III joins Search and Rescue Mission AS 9211 with callsign MISSION 11 is doing the SAR mission for the missing Frenchman that jumped into the sea from the Turkish Gullet (Short Sea Ferry Boat) last night after a boat party. Archived image of AS 9211 SA …

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Man missing after jumping off FERNANDES II off St Julian’s A man who jumped off a Short Sea Ferry boat (Turkish Gullet) into the sea off St Julian’s late last night remains missing at sea, sources have said.  The FERNANDES II was returning to shore after a boat party with an open bar when the man …

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