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Monday, March 25, 2024
US Navy photo of Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) barge

UN Secretary-General Dismisses Gaza Pier Plan

By Nafisa Eltahir (Reuters) – The only effective and efficient way to deliver heavy goods to meet Gaza’s humanitarian needs is by road and

March 25, 2024
Total Views: 2300

Monday, March 11, 2024
Humanitarian aid for Gaza is loaded on a platform next to a rescue vessel of the Spanish NGO Open Arms at the port of Larnaca, Cyprus March 11, 2024. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou

Gaza Aid Ship Waiting to Sail from Cyprus as Charity Builds Jetty

LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) – By Yiannis Kourtoglou and Stamos Prousalis A ship carrying tonnes of food for Gaza remained docked in

March 11, 2024
Total Views: 1170

Thursday, January 4, 2024

UN Security Council Members Call for Houthis to Stop Attacks on Shipping

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Members of the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday called on Yemen’s Houthis to halt their attacks

January 4, 2024
Total Views: 1331

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Delegates stand near flag posts at the Dubai's Expo City after attending the World Climate Action Summit, during the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 1, 2023. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya./File Photo

Proposed COP28 Climate Deal Calls for Transition Away from Fossil Fuels

By Valerie Volcovici, Gloria Dickie and William James DUBAI, Dec 13 (Reuters) – The COP28 Presidency released a proposed text of a final

December 12, 2023
Total Views: 750

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Sand-dredging ships with Chinese flags are seen in the waters off the Taiwan-controlled Matsu islands, January 28, 2021. Picture taken January 28, 2021.

Sand Dredging is ‘Sterilizing’ Ocean Floor, UN Warns

GENEVA, Sept 5 (Reuters) – Around 6 billion tons of marine sand is being dug up each year in a growing practice that a U.N. agency said is

September 5, 2023
Total Views: 2608

Monday, June 26, 2023
IMO Chief Urges Decisive Action at Environment Talks

IMO Chief Urges Decisive Action at Environment Talks

LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) – Countries must take decisive action at talks aimed at accelerating decarbonisation in

June 26, 2023
Total Views: 484

Tuesday, June 20, 2023
ocean plastic trash

UN Adopts Landmark High Seas Treaty

After nearly two decades of negotiations, the UN’s 193 Member States have adopted a legally binding marine biodiversity agreement covering two thirds of

June 20, 2023
Total Views: 1357

Friday, June 16, 2023
Dozens drown in deadliest migrant shipwreck off Greece this year. Hellenic Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS

U.N. Human Rights Chief Urges Clamp-Down on People Smugglers After Shipwreck

GENEVA, June 16 (Reuters) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights called on Friday for countries to clamp down on people

June 16, 2023
Total Views: 744

Monday, May 29, 2023
Second U.N.-Facilitated Shipment Of Russian Fertilizer From EU Reaches Africa

Second U.N.-Facilitated Shipment Of Russian Fertilizer From EU Reaches Africa

VILNIUS, May 29 (Reuters) – A second shipment of Russian-origin fertilizer facilitated by the United Nations’ World Food Programme has

May 29, 2023
Total Views: 1548

Saturday, April 22, 2023
farmer spreads nitrogen fertilizer on his wheat field

Latvia Releases Russian Fertilizer As U.N. Looks To Save Ukraine Grains Deal

VILNIUS, April 22 (Reuters) – A first batch of Russian fertilizer which Latvia seized last year is being shipped to Kenya by the United

April 22, 2023
Total Views: 3170

Thursday, April 6, 2023
Former Euronav VLCC Departs China on FSO Safer Oil Removal Mission

Former Euronav VLCC Departs China on FSO Safer Oil Removal Mission

The former Euronav Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) that the UN purchased as part of a mission to prevent a catastrophic oil spill in Yemen’s Red Sea has

April 6, 2023
Total Views: 5663

Thursday, March 23, 2023
Aerial view of a container ship

Global Goods Trade Softening from 2022’s Record Level

By Bryce Baschuk (Bloomberg) — International commerce soared to a record of $32 trillion in 2022, but goods trade growth is expected to increase by only

March 23, 2023
Total Views: 683

Sunday, March 5, 2023
RoRo vessel whale fluke

Nations Secure U.N. Global High Seas Biodiversity Pact

By David Stanway March 5 (Reuters) – Negotiators from more than 100 countries completed a U.N. treaty to protect the high seas on Saturday, a

March 5, 2023
Total Views: 1330

Sunday, February 26, 2023
Houthi Port

First Container Ship Carrying General Cargo In Years Docks At Hodeidah Port

HODEIDAH, Yemen, Feb 26 (Reuters) – A container ship carrying general commercial goods docked at Yemen’s main port of Hodeidah for the

February 26, 2023
Total Views: 17650

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
FSO Safer Yemen

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
Total Views: 8376

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Grain ship in Ukraine

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: 1340

Sunday, August 14, 2022
First Humanitarian Ship In Ukraine Set To Depart For Africa

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: 814

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Boarding of the MV Victory RoRo

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: 4773

Saturday, March 19, 2022
UN Fails To Update Treaty Aimed At Protecting Marine Life

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: 1312

Sunday, October 31, 2021
ship emissions

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: 998


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