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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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Brink of Catastrophe: The Netherlands Pledges Additional Funds for FSO Safer Rescue Effort

The Netherlands’ Government says it is pledging an additional $7.5 million to the UN for the salvage of the floating oil storage tanker FSO Safer in the

September 20, 2022
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Tuesday, August 30, 2022
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U.N. Ships Ukrainian Grain To Drought-Stricken Ethiopia

By Katharine Houreld (Reuters) – A ship carrying wheat from Ukraine to the drought-stricken Horn of Africa docked on Tuesday, the United Nations said,

August 30, 2022
Total Views: 1317

Sunday, August 14, 2022

First Humanitarian Ship In Ukraine Set To Depart For Africa

By Andrea Shalal YUZHNE, Ukraine, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The United Nations-chartered ship Brave Commander will depart Ukraine for Africa in coming

August 14, 2022
Total Views: 806

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
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EU Naval Force Stops Smuggling Ship Off Libya

Last week, the UN Panel of Experts on Libya learned that the ship MV Victory RoRo was transporting vehicles in breach of the UN arms embargo. In response,

July 26, 2022
Total Views: 4689

Saturday, March 19, 2022

UN Fails To Update Treaty Aimed At Protecting Marine Life

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) –The United Nations Friday failed to finalize a landmark treaty to preserve the biodiversity of the high seas – the 60% of

March 19, 2022
Total Views: 1237

Sunday, October 31, 2021
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COP26 Summit Is A Make or Break Chance To Avert Climate Disaster

GLASGOW, Oct 31 (Reuters) – The United Nations COP26 summit that starts in Glasgow this week has been billed as a make-or-break chance to save the planet

October 31, 2021
Total Views: 989

Monday, August 9, 2021

New UN Report on Climate Change Sounds ‘Code Red for Humanity’

By Nina Chestney and Andrea Januta Aug 9 (Reuters) – The United Nations panel on climate change told the world on Monday that global

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 776

Friday, April 17, 2020
Maritime News

Photos Capture North Korea Ships’ Sanctions Busting in Chinese Waters -U.N. Report

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK, April 17 (Reuters) – On Oct. 10 last year, eight North Korean vessels – several carrying illicit coal shipments

April 17, 2020
Total Views: 35

Monday, November 4, 2019
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Maritime News

Global Maritime Trade Suffers Amid US-China Trade Tensions and Uncertainty, Major UN Report Says

World maritime trade lost momentum in 2018 as heightened uncertainty, escalating trade tensions between the US and China, and mounting concerns over other

November 4, 2019
Total Views: 15

Thursday, April 4, 2019
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Maritime News

IMO Works to Clamp Down on Illicit Shipping Practices

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 4 (Reuters) – The United Nations’ shipping agency is working on tougher measures to clamp down on rogue

April 4, 2019
Total Views: 28

Saturday, April 1, 2017
FILE PHOTO - People walk past a ship docked at the Red Sea port of Hodeidah

UN Warns Against Naval Strike On Yemen Port

by Yara Bayoumy (Reuters)  The United Nations does not advocate a military operation in and around Yemen’s Hodeidah port where more than 70

April 1, 2017
Total Views: 3

Friday, March 17, 2017
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Why Gender Diversity Matters Aboard Ships

By Captain George Livingstone The United Nation’s has declared the month of March as International Women’s Month so it seemed right to review the

March 17, 2017
Total Views: 135

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Maritime News

IMO, UN Agencies Call for Swift Action to Address Maritime Migration

The International Maritime Organization and other UN agencies are calling for a concerted effort in response to the staggering loss of life, trauma and human

December 11, 2014
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Maritime News

U.N. Blacklists Operator of North Korean Ship Seized in Panama

A U.N. Security Council committee on Monday blacklisted the operator of a North Korean ship, which was seized near the Panama Canal last year for smuggling

July 29, 2014
Total Views: 6

Friday, April 11, 2014
Maritime News

Abandoned Seafarers Win More Protection Under MLC Amendment

Sailors stranded on merchant ships without food, supplies, or a way home won new

April 11, 2014
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

UN Security Council: Fight Against Piracy Must Continue

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday reiterated its calls on the international community to fight piracy and armed robbery at sea, which continue to

November 19, 2013
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Thursday, August 15, 2013
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UN Security Council Seeks Regional Approach to Mitigate Piracy in Gulf of Guinea

The growing threat of piracy and maritime crime in the Gulf of Guinea was on the docket this week at the United Nations. In a press statement, the Security

August 15, 2013
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Philippines Taking China Territorial Spat to International Tribunal

The Philippines is taking its territorial dispute with China to an international tribunal, raising the stakes in the political standoff among several countries

January 22, 2013
Total Views: 4

Monday, February 27, 2012
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Gulf of Guinea Piracy Threat Increases, United Nations Urges Regional Anti-Piracy Strategy

27 February 2012 – A comprehensive regional strategy is critical if countries are to successfully combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, a top United

February 27, 2012
Total Views: 15

Friday, January 27, 2012
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How Global Logistics Is Working in Partnership to Cope With Future Catastrophe [VIDEO]

More than 250 million people each year are affected by natural disasters. The annual number of natural disasters has more than doubled since 1980 as a result

January 27, 2012
Total Views: 1