High Shipping Costs Are Here to Stay, Says Bloomberg
By Henry Ren (Bloomberg) Stubbornly high shipping expenses for businesses are getting sealed into contracts for the next 12 months, forcing companies to pass the extra costs on to consumers....
Summary of worldwide maritime crime developments and incidents, courtesy of the Office of Naval Intelligence Maritime OPINTEL Report, 27 January 2011.
C. INDIAN OCEAN:
D. GULF OF ADEN:
E. SOUTH CHINA SEA:
FURTHER DETAIL ON THESE INCIDENTS CAN BE FOUND IN THE FORUM
Weather conditions are expected to worsen, creating conditions less conducive to small boat activity, particularly in the Somali Basin. Weather is expected to remain calmer and more conducive to small boat activity in the Arabian
Sea and Gulf of Aden. Mariners are advised that the Arabian Sea, Mozambique Channel, and the area around Comoros is currently high risk. When transiting the region, mariners are encouraged to contact UKMTO and all appropriate authorities.
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