flags of convenience

Friday, March 17, 2023

International Inspectors Put ‘Worst Flags’ in the Crosshairs

ITF targets the four worst flags in bid to scrap unsafe shipping from Mediterranean Sea. Inspectors from the International Transport Workers’ Federation

March 17, 2023
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Saturday, November 5, 2022

Italy Demands That Countries Whose Flag Is Flown By Rescue Boats Bear The Responsibility Of Migrants Aboard

By Angelo Amante and Alvise Armellini ROME (Reuters) – A row escalated on Friday over who should take care of migrants rescued by charity groups off

November 5, 2022
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Sunday, April 3, 2022

Russian Ships Switch Flags At Record Rate On Sanctions Scrutiny

By K. Oanh Ha Apr 3, 2022, (Bloomberg) –Many more Russian-flagged vessels than usual switched their flags to other countries in March, possibly to

April 3, 2022
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019
cargo ship
Maritime News

A Flag Under Siege: Security or Loyalty?

By Josh Hutchinson, CEO of ARX Maritime Ever since their inception back in the 1920s, Flags of Convenience (FoC) have been a subject of no small amount of

October 23, 2019
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Friday, July 26, 2019
Oil supertanker Grace 1 seen in waters of British overseas territory of Gibraltar
Maritime News

Flags of Inconvenience: Noose Tightens Around Iranian Shipping

By Jonathan Saul, Parisa Hafezi and Marianna Parraga LONDON/DUBAI/PANAMA CITY, July 26 (Reuters) – Somewhere on its journey from the waters off Iran,

July 26, 2019
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