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FAIRPLAY News feeds

  • Japan yard orders plunge 62% in September
    October 21, 2014 4:57:00 AM

    Japanese shipyards saw a sharp drop in orders during September, as investment appetite for newbuildings dropped amid a sluggish freight market.
  • Patriot freed from Amazon mud
    October 21, 2014 4:57:00 AM

    Chemical tanker Seychelles Patriot was pulled clear of a mud bank in the Amazon River on 17 October, nine days after it ran aground near the river port of Santarém, Brazil.
  • Madagascan box thieves swap nickel for stone
    October 21, 2014 4:56:00 AM

    A daring and unusual theft has left Madagascan nickel producer Ambatovy baffled.

Yachting Piracy Bulletin Updated October 2013

Yachting Piracy Bulletin

Somali Piracy warning for YACHTS


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