Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Offshore

UN Access to Decaying Yemen Tanker Could Take Weeks, Say Sources

By Aziz El Yaakoubi DUBAI, Oct 14 (Reuters) – A United Nations team will have to wait several weeks to access a deteriorating tanker off Yemen’s shore that is threatening...

October 14, 2020
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Friday, June 12, 2020
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Maritime News

U.N. Chief Calls for Key Worker Designation for Seafarers

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK, June 12 (Reuters) – U.N. chief Antonio Guterres called on all countries on Friday to designate seafarers and other marine personnel as key workers, warning...

June 12, 2020
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Wednesday, November 2, 2011
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Uncategorized

UN Blueprint For Ocean Sustainability

United Nations agencies in Paris yesterday launched a plan to improve the management of oceans and coastal areas. The Blueprint for Ocean and Coastal Sustainability sounds the alarm about the...

November 2, 2011
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Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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News

UN Security Council Welcomes Gulf of Guinea Anti-Piracy Strategy

The United Nations Security Council today condemned all acts of maritime piracy and armed robbery at sea in West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea and welcomed the intention by States in...

November 1, 2011
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Monday, September 12, 2011
Piracy

Shipping industry wants “UN Force of Armed Military Guards” to replace private security firms on ships

A “Round Table” of international shipping associations including ICS, BIMCO, INTERTANKO and INTERCARGO has urged the UN to establish a “UN Force of Armed Military Guards” to replace unregulated privately-contracted...

September 12, 2011
Total Views: 3

Saturday, September 3, 2011
Piracy

UN Security Council concerned over West Africa piracy

The Security Council this week voiced concern over increasing incidents of maritime piracy, armed robbery and reports of hostage-taking in the Gulf of Guinea, and called on the international community...

September 3, 2011
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