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  • 4 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal Government of Ontario is yet again exposed to the public eye, since a second lawsuit has been filed against it and this time by the SouthPoint Wind Company, which is claiming $1-billion worth damages, the Canadian Press informs. Namely, in February 2011 the Government of Ontario imposed a moratorium on offshore wind farms […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal Government of Ontario is yet again exposed to the public eye, since a second lawsuit has been filed against it and this time by the SouthPoint Wind Company, which is claiming $1-billion worth damages, the Canadian Press informs. Namely, in February 2011 the Government of Ontario imposed a moratorium on offshore wind farms […]

  • 15 July 2011

      Sailors from China’s navy beat the captain of a Vietnamese fishing boat and confiscated its catch in an area of the South China Sea claimed… (msn) [mappress] Source: msn , July 15, 2011;

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The crew of the United States Coast Guard Cutter Active seized an estimated 2,300 pounds (1043kg) of cocaine, worth approximately $37 million, in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean some 140 miles off the coast of Panama late last month. Active, home ported in Port Angeles, Wash., was on routine patrol in the region […]

  • 1 July 2009

    The Goan Fishing Community, Goenchea Ramponkarancho Ekvott (GRE) has accused the Goan Fisheries Department of harassing traditional fishermen. Matanhy Saldanha, the General Secretary of GRE, told TNN that fisheries department officials had confiscated fishing gear and equipment on the grounds that they were not permissible.

  • 4 April 2006

    While most of the focus on the return of the USS Gettysburg from a six-month deployment was the reuniting of families, the ship’s crew confiscated a record amount of cocaine while patrolling off the coasts of Central and South America.

  • 26 July 2006

    In a trial run of new law enforcement boats, the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted a Mexican ship fishing illegally in federal waters Friday, officials said. The Coast Guard confiscated the Mexican vessel. The boat, which had three Mexican citizens on board, was illegally fishing in the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone, said James Gaus, officer of […]

  • 6 June 2014

    The police of Panvel tehsildar confiscated five barges that were conducting illegal mining in the creek between Kharghar and Mansarovar. Apart from the barges, the police arrested 16 workers for taking illegal actions, The Times of India informed. An NGO, Awaaz Foundation, have complained over the dredging activities and expressed their satisfaction over the quick […]

  • 11 June 2012

    According to The Daily Star, a mobile court yesterday confiscated three illegal dredgers from the Meghna river bank at Sonargaon of Narayanganj. Three workers of the illegal dredging projects were arrested. One of the arrestees, Montu Mia of Bhuiyan dredging project, was sentenced to three months of imprisonment and was fined Tk 1 lakh in […]

  • 6 April 2015

    The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) detained the passenger ship Trishia Kerstin 2 for the second time in nine days after boxes of illegally imported cigarettes were once again found abandoned and scattered onboard the ship. About PHP 80,000 (USD 1,800) worth of imported cigarettes were found April 4, inside boxes marked “Irene.” On March 27, a […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Israeli police have arrested 17 employees of an unnamed international company operating at the Ashdod Port, suspected of embezzling millions of dollars through tax evasion, The Times of Israel reports. Over 200 police officers stormed the storehouses at the port early Monday morning, and arrested the workers who allegedly embezzled over USD 7.5 million by lowering the real value of alcoholic beverages […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Police officials have raided five offices of Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) once again, following a crane incident at the shipbuilder’s Geoje yard which caused the deaths of six workers, Yonhap News Agency reported.  In the incident which occurred on May 1, a structure fell from one of the cranes killing six workers and injuring some […]

  • 14 January 2019

    South African authorities have confiscated 706 kilos of cocaine hidden at the bottom of a 30-story containership.

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sorn Chandara, Dim Kundy and Chek Netra, three environmental activists of the network Mother Nature, were arrested last week while attempting to hold a peaceful demonstration in front of the National Assembly in Phnom Penh. Mother Nature’s activists were attempting to gather and submit a petition to the National Assembly to protest against controversial sand […]

  • 26 April 2012

    All eleven pirates that were apprehended by EU Naval Force warship FS Nivose in May 2009 and transferred to Kenyan authorities in May 2009 were found guilty on 19 April 2012. By ruling of the Magistrate the eleven pirates now face 20 years imprisonment. It was 3 years ago when French frigate FS Nivose – […]

  • 22 October 2012

    On Saturday, 20 October 2012, the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) German frigate FGS Sachsen located a suspicious dhow and detained seven suspected pirates. The German frigate was tasked on Friday, 19 October 2012, to locate an Iranian dhow as reports indicated the vessel to be in the hand of pirates. On Saturday, FGS Sachsen […]

  • 13 August 2012

    During a joint operation along Iponan River Friday morning, the police confiscated four 24-horsepower hydraulic dredging machines and a 200-meter water pipe. According to, this operation was jointly conducted by forces of the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office’s (COPC) Public Safety Company, Lumbia Police Station, and Opol Municipal Police Station. “The equipment is […]

  • 20 May 2019

    The migrants were disembarked against minister of interior Salvini’s orders to prevent them from doing so.

  • 21 August 2007

    THIRTY years ago, a cargo ship sprung a leak and was scuttled off Pulau Pinang in the Redang group of islands. It flattened the reef where it was grounded, but eventually it was cut up for scrap, leaving just the keel and a section of the stern in the water. Today, these remnants of that […]

  • 2 November 2017

    Over a tonne of cocaine was found on board a Roll-on/Roll-off (RORO) cargo ship named Agat which was intercepted in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean by the Portuguese authorities in an operation aimed at curbing illicit drug trafficking by sea. Namely, the Portuguese drug enforcement agency, in cooperation with the Portuguese Navy and Air Force, confiscated […]

  • 27 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Höegh Transporter, a car carrier owned and operated by Norway’s Höegh Autoliners, was released from detention in the Port of Mombasa on Saturday, September 26, after being held there since September 17 under suspicion of carrying consignments of drugs and illegal weapons. No crew have been arrested, and no drugs have been found on board, according to Höegh Autoliners. Last […]

  • 5 December 2014

    Seafarers UK has granted financial support for the development of an international register of missing seafarers, including fishermen, a project launched by Human Rights at Sea (HRAS), a not-for-profit resource for the international maritime community. HRAS was founded by barrister David Hammond, author for the on-going international development and codification of Human Rights at Sea. ”The […]