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 warming was dangerously close to being out of control...

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 726

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 – were anchored in Chinese waters...

April 17, 2020
Total Views: 22

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 trade policy and political crosscurrents, notably a...

November 4, 2019
Total Views: 13

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 shipping companies trying to use flag registries fraudulently...

April 4, 2019
Total Views: 15

Saturday, April 1, 2017
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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 percent of Yemen’s food imports and humanitarian aid...

April 1, 2017
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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 subject of women in marine transportation for...

March 17, 2017
Total Views: 83

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 rights violations affecting migrants traveling by sea.

December 11, 2014
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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 Soviet-era arms, and raised concerns about Cuba's military cooperation with Pyongyang.

July 29, 2014
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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 safeguards.

April 11, 2014
Total Views: 6

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 pose a threat to the delivery of humanitarian aid to the country.

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 Council...

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 with overlapping claims in the resource-rich South...

January 22, 2013
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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 Nations official stressed today, highlighting the...

February 27, 2012
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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 of climate change,...

January 27, 2012
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Tuesday, November 29, 2011
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Shipping Industry Ponders $100 Billion Green Climate Fund

DURBAN, South Africa (Dow Jones)–The global shipping industry body said Tuesday it could consider contributing to a Green Climate Fund that aims to raise $100 billion for poorer nations, a...

November 29, 2011
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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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

UN maritime agency chief offers assistance to Tanzania after ferry disaster

Below is a press statement issued by the United Nations on the tragic ferry accident that occurred over the weekend off the coast of Tanzania located in West Africa. 12...

September 12, 2011
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Saturday, September 3, 2011

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
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

UN Security Council to consider plans for specialized Somali courts to try pirates

Recognizing the need for further steps to boost anti-piracy efforts, the UN Security Council today decided to urgently consider the establishment of specialized Somali courts to try suspected pirates both...

April 13, 2011
Total Views: 3

Friday, April 1, 2011

UN Maritime Agency Commissions Kenya Piracy Information Center

LONDON (Dow Jones)–The first of three information-sharing centers, or ISCs, has been commissioned in Kenya, to facilitate practical measures to suppress piracy in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf...

April 1, 2011
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