Wednesday, August 1, 2012
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Marine Insurance Antitrust Probe Dropped by European Regulators

(Bloomberg) — European Union regulators dropped an antitrust probe into marine-insurance agreements among groups of ship owners, saying there

August 1, 2012
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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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Business Dealings with the Iranians Will Likely NOT Be in Your Favor

If it looks like a deal that’s too good to be true, it likely is, especially if it involves reflagging unregistered ships.  The following is a report by

July 25, 2012
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Sunday, June 24, 2012
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Opposition to the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea

By Elisabeth Ferland The military, business leaders, environmentalists, and labor groups all support the ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Law of the

June 24, 2012
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Saturday, June 23, 2012
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The Consequences of A Third Strike at UNCLOS

If we’ve learned anything from the economic plight of the last few years, it’s the benefits of legal certainty for economic growth. Yet when small

June 23, 2012
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Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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WSJ: Senate to Rehash Law of the Sea Treaty Today

By Keith Johnson and Julian E. Barnes WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–The Senate will hold on Wednesday its first hearing since 2007 on ratification of the

May 23, 2012
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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
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Transocean CFO Misspeaks, it’s NOT Likely Employees Will be Indicted in DWH Disaster

HOUSTON–Transocean Ltd. (RIG, RIGN.VX) said an executive misspoke Tuesday morning when he said that the company expected the U.S. to file more charges

May 22, 2012
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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Former BP Engineer Arrested for Obstruction of Justice During Gulf Oil Spill

(Dow Jones) A former engineer for BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) has been arrested and accused of deleting text messages detailing how much oil was gushing into the Gulf

April 24, 2012
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Monday, April 23, 2012

Seafarers Facing Criminal Charges are Treated Unfairly, Survey Finds

Seafarers facing criminal charges are often treated unfairly and lack legal representation, according to an industry survey conducted by the international

April 23, 2012
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Thursday, April 5, 2012
Lifesaving Incidents

New Zealand Charges Daina Shipping in the Shipwreck of MV Rena

Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) has officially charged Greece-based Daina Shipping for the the “discharge of harmful substances from ships” in the

April 5, 2012
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Lifesaving Incidents

MV Rena’s Senior Officers Plead Guilty in New Zealand Court

The Master and Second Officer of the cargo vessel Rena today pleaded guilty to 10 out of the 11 charges laid by Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) against the men

February 29, 2012
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Monday, February 20, 2012
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AIS Track Data Reveals Drunken Ship Driving by Russian Captain [UPDATE]

Musta been a heck of a night for the master of the Danica Hav before he pulled out of the Swedish port of Varberg. A few hours later he

February 20, 2012
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Saturday, February 18, 2012
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Japan’s Institute for Cetacean Research Battles Sea Shepherd in Court

ICR’s Injunction is Denied “It is a victory for Sea Shepherd, for environmentalists; It’s a victory for the whales.” -Charles Moure,

February 18, 2012
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Tuesday, February 7, 2012
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Shipowner Defaults, Your Ship Gets Arrested in Port, Now What?

The shipping industry has certainly seen better days, which for some shipowners, has put them in a financial bind.  A recent example is the VLCC Samho

February 7, 2012
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Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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Transocean Fires Broadside at BP Over Contractual Agreements

Transocean Ltd. (RIG, RIGN,VX) filed a motion in federal court on Tuesday morning to force BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) to indemnify it against damages related to the

November 1, 2011
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011
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Accused Pirates Plead Not Guilty to Yacht Killings

NORFOLK, Va. —Three accused Somali pirates pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of killing four Americans on a hijacked yacht off the coast of

July 20, 2011
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Friday, June 17, 2011

Greenpeace Again Scales Oil Rig

LONDON—The head of Greenpeace has scaled an oil rig offshore of Greenland operated by Cairn Energy PLC, defying a court order aimed at stopping activists

June 17, 2011
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Friday, June 10, 2011
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Greenpeace Is Set Back By Cairn in Greenland

AMSTERDAM — (Dow Jones & Co) Greenpeace activists have been barred from further disrupting oil company Cairn Energy PLC’s controversial Arctic

June 10, 2011
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Saturday, April 30, 2011
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Update On Deepwater Horizon Tort Cases – Interview With Maritime Lawyer Steve Gordon

The following video is first in a series of interviews I did with Deepwater Horizon survivors and people intimately involved in the ongoing incident

April 30, 2011
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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

US Nabs Pirate Negotiator

WASHINGTON—Ali Mohamed Ali, 48, has been indicted for conspiracy to commit piracy and other charges that allege he acted as a negotiator on behalf of

April 26, 2011
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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Kristina Gjerde: Conserving the High Seas natural resource

64 percent of the world’s oceans are not protected by national law, these areas are known as the high seas. The following speech was given by Kristina

November 25, 2010
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