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Monday, November 27, 2017
seaman-guard-ohio Chennai Six anti-piracy ship
Maritime Security Incidents

Chennai Six Found Not Guilty

(TheGuardian) Six former British soldiers jailed on weapons charges in India have been found not guilty on appeal, according to supporters. The men, who were working on the AdvanFort anti-piracy...

November 27, 2017
Total Views: 4

Thursday, July 6, 2017
Cruise ship- Sun Princess air-pollution
Environment

Cruiseship Air Pollution Is Worse Than Most Cities

by Will Coldwell (TheGuardian) Passengers lounging on cruise ship pool decks could be exposing themselves to dangerous levels of pollution, according to an investigation by Channel 4’s Dispatches team that...

July 6, 2017
Total Views: 24

Friday, April 21, 2017
Libya Migrants Swimming From Overcrowded Boat
News

Refugees Stranded For 30 Hours At Sea After Being Passed By Cargo Ships

by Patrick Wintour (TheGuardian) A hundred refugees and migrants crammed into a small dinghy that started taking in water in the Mediterranean endured an agonising 30-hour wait before they were rescued, a...

April 21, 2017
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Blog

Massive North Atlantic Iceberg Draws Photographers And Tourists To Newfoundland Coast

by Ashifa Kassam (TheGuardian) A towering iceberg is causing traffic jams in a remote town on Canada’s east coast, as tourists jostle for a glimpse of the mass of ice sitting in...

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 43

Saturday, April 15, 2017
HMS Sutherland (F81)
Defense

Royal Navy Escorts Russian Warships Through Channel

  (TheGuardian) The HMS Sutherland will monitor Steregushchiy-class corvettes Soobrazitelny and Boiky as well as a Russian support tanker and ocean-going tug when they sail close to UK territorial waters...

April 15, 2017
Total Views: 12

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Cruise Ship M/V Caledonian Sky
Grounding Incidents

Noble Caledonia Cruise Ship Rams Pristine Coral Reef

(TheGuardian) One of the main coral reefs at Raja Ampat, an Indonesian island chain home to perhaps the world’s richest marine biodiversity, was severely damaged this month when a Bahamian-flagged...

March 16, 2017
Total Views: 9

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Shipbuilding

China Launches Titanic Replica Project

by Tom Phillips (TheGuardian) He was one of the key salesmen of New Labour, a Westminster wheeler-dealer whose backstage machinations and silver tongue saw him nicknamed Britain’s svengali of spin. Now,...

December 1, 2016
Total Views: 59

Thursday, November 24, 2016
ghanian-navy-conducts-illegal-fishing-scenarios-during-exercise-obangamesaharan
Maritime News

Can Artificial Intelligence Stop Illegal Fishing?

(TheGuardian) Facial recognition software is most commonly known as a tool to help police identify a suspected criminal by using machine learning algorithms to analyze his or her face against a database...

November 24, 2016
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
HNLMS Kortenaer
Maritime News

Three Countries Unite To Solve Nautical Mystery

(TheGuardian) Indonesia has agreed to work with the Netherlands to investigate the mysterious disappearance of several second world war shipwrecks – considered war graves – from the bottom of the Java Sea,...

November 23, 2016
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Navy

Are Royal Navy Bases “Dilapidated”?

By Rajeev Syal (TheGuardian) The operational readiness of the UK’s armed forces is at risk because the country’s military bases and infrastructure have become too dilapidated to use effectively, Whitehall’s independent...

November 16, 2016
Total Views: 14

Sunday, October 30, 2016
Boat Refugees Australia
Maritime News

Asylum Seekers Arriving By Boat Face Lifetime Ban In Australia

by Gareth Hutchens (TheGuardian) The Turnbull government plans to ban asylum seekers who arrive by boat from ever being allowed into Australia. The ban will apply to any adult who has been...

October 30, 2016
Total Views: 20

Monday, September 26, 2016
Blog

José Fernández: Marlins Star Pitcher Killed In Boating Accident At Age 24

by Richard Luscombe (TheGuardian) Authorities in Florida are investigating the death of one of baseball’s best young players, the Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández, who was killed in a boating accident in...

September 26, 2016
Total Views: 8

Thursday, September 8, 2016
Shinzo Abe and Barack Obama
Navy

Beijing Warns US: Stay Out Of South China Sea Dispute

by Martin Farrer (TheGuardian) China has sent a coded warning to the United States to stay out of the South China Sea dispute after Beijing was again accused of building permanent structures...

September 8, 2016
Total Views: 2

Saturday, September 3, 2016
Libya Migrants Swimming From Overcrowded Boat
Navy

Libyan Navy Attacks Migrant Rescue Ship

by Chris Stephen (TheGuardian) Chaotic and deadly scenes are unfolding off the Libyan coast as record numbers of migrants attempt the dangerous crossing to Europe. More than 13,000 migrants were...

September 3, 2016
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Maritime News

Offshore Vessels Detained In Aberdeen Over Unpaid Wages

by Polly Toynbee (TheGuardian) M/V Malaviya Twenty has been moored in Great Yarmouth docks since December. To look at, it’s no rustbucket, kept in good shape by its Indian crew...

August 30, 2016
Total Views: 1

Sunday, August 21, 2016
maritime security

Pirates Chased From British Freighter

(TheGuardian) The Nigerian navy used its “superior firepower” late last week to foil a pirate attack on a British-flagged freighter and rescue the crew in an encounter off the west...

August 21, 2016
Total Views: 10

Saturday, August 20, 2016
Environment

Is It Time For The UK To Get Behind Offshore Wind?

by Phillip Inman (TheGuardian) Cancelling the planned new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point will be a huge victory for the offshore wind industry. The word from inside No 10...

August 20, 2016
Total Views: 1

Friday, August 19, 2016
Environment

Ocean Hosts World’s Largest Migration

by Oliver Milman (TheGuardian) The largest migration on Earth is very rarely seen by human eyes, yet it happens every day. Billions of marine creatures ascend from as far as 2km below the...

August 19, 2016
Total Views: 3

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Blog

What Causes Seasickness? A glitch in the brain

by Dean Burnett (TheGuardian) A lot of people, when they travel by car, ship, plane or whatever, end up feeling sick. They’re fine before they get into the vehicle, they’re...

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
M/V FIVE_STARS_FUJIAN stranded crew
Incidents

Australia: Bulker Crew Remains Stranded Without Food In Australia

by Joshua Robertson (TheGuardian) The Chinese coal ship crew who were left without enough food, wages, or fuel for their return voyage to China remain in limbo off Australia’s east coast. The...

August 16, 2016
Total Views: 15