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FAIRPLAY News feeds

  • US sanctions North Korean shipping firms
    July 31, 2014 5:12:00 PM

    Sanctions have been imposed on two North Korean shipping companies that tried to smuggle military weapons from Cuba.
  • Hong Kong's Jinhui issues profit warning
    July 31, 2014 4:51:00 PM

    Hong Kong-based dry bulk shipping company Jinhui Shupping has issued a profit warning, saying that the board expects the company to report a net loss for 1H14 in August, when its interim results are due.
  • Suez Canal deepening to begin
    July 31, 2014 4:06:00 PM

    A major dredging project that will deepen a 34km section of the Suez Canal’s western channels by 1.2m to 15.8m is scheduled to get under way this week..

Yachting Piracy Bulletin Updated October 2013

Yachting Piracy Bulletin

Somali Piracy warning for YACHTS


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