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US Congress Backs Jones Act

The United States Senate approved the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 (H.R. ...

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SRI Warns of Mediterranean Rescue Budget Cut Effects

Seafarers’ Rights International (SRI) has warned that merchant ship masters will be negatively affec...

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MAIB Report Shows UK Marine Accidents in Decline

In 2013, a total of 1,332 accidents (Casualties and Incidents) was reported to the UK’s Marine...

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USCG, Navy Medevac Injured Crewman from Merchant Vessel

Watchstanders at the United States Coast Guard Sector Guam command center received notification at 1...

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  • Business & Finance
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Ukrainian Frigate Protects Lebanese-Flagged Merchant Vessel

During one of their counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden, the EU Naval Force Ukrainian frigate...

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  • Business & Finance
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U.S. Military’s Reliance on Merchant Marine Remains Strong

From the military’s perspective, there is no doubt that America’s national and economic security rem...

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UK: WMA Reveals New Mobile App for Merchant Navy Personnel

Warsash Maritime Academy (WMA), part of Southampton Solent University, is the first training provide...

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  • Business & Finance
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Wärtsilä Displays New Solutions for Merchant Market at Marintec China 2013

Wärtsilä will showcase a wide offering of industry-leading products and solutions at Marintec China ...

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  • Business & Finance
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DOT Secures New Training Vessel for U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced that the Department’s Maritime Administration has...

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Malaysia: Remains of Dutch Merchant Vessel Found?

A Kuala Lumpur-based archaeologist stated that he has discovered the remains of a sunken wooden Dutc...

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  • Operations & Maintenance
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Morocco, Ukraine Expand Cooperation in Merchant Shipping Sector

Ukraine and the Kingdom of Morocco are going to develop relationships in the field of maritime merch...

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Merchant Ship Crews Held Hostage in Somalia

Following the pirating of the ships in the Indian Ocean, currently there are 199 men and 1 woman hel...

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Indian Navy Keeps Eye on Iranian Merchant Vessel MV Assa

  The Indian Navy is keeping a close eye on Iranian merchant vessel MV Assa, anchored for over ...

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India: Petroleum Ministry Says Domestic Gas Should Not be Supplied to Merchant Power Plants

The Petroleum Ministry has proposed that domestically produced natural gas should not be supplied to...

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Malaysia: 251 Merchant Ships Inspected by MMEA

  Some 251 merchant ships and boats that pass through the Melaka Straits have been inspected by...

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Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan to Reconsider Tariffs of Merchant Shipping Agreement

  Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan will reconsider tariffs within intergovernmental agreement on merch...

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INS Sukanya Thwarts Attack on Indian Merchant Vessel Desh Rakshak

  A Navy vessel thwarted an attack on an Indian merchant vessel, MV Desh Rakshak, in the action...

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Italy to Approve Use of Armed Guard On Board Merchant Ships

Italy is to station military forces on its merchant vessels to guard against attacks by Somali pirat...

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Ship Insurers Support Use of Private Armed Guards on Merchant Vessels

More ship insurers are backing the use of private armed guards on merchant vessels at sea to combat ...

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Turkish Warships Harass Israeli Merchant Vessels in Waters off Cyprus

  Increasingly assertive Turkey is setting the scene for clashes in the eastern Mediterranean. ...

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Australia: Merchant Marine Industry Needs Productivity Boost

Major ship owners have declared a productivity boost crucial if the plan to resuscitate themerchant ...

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Shipping Ministry Issues Guidelines for Deployment of Armed Guards in Indian Merchant Ships

  The Ministry of Shipping has issued Guidelines regarding deployment of armed guards in Indian...

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Government Takes Measures to Prevent Accidents of Merchant Vessels in Indian Waters

The Government yesterday said that it was taking measures to prevent the accidents of merchant vesse...

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Germany Wants Armed Guards on Merchant Ships

Germany plans to lobby other European Union countries to allow the deployment of private armed guard...

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Indian Navy Rescues Iranian Merchant Vessel from Pirate Attack

    The Indian Navy on Monday foiled a piracy attack after rescuing an Iranian merchant ve...

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Royal Navy Warship Thwarts Pirate Attack on Merchant Ship in Red Sea

  This is the moment Royal Marine Commandos board a merchant ship which had been attacked in th...

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