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FAIRPLAY News feeds

  • Analysis: South Korea-built ships save money
    September 19, 2014 4:51:00 PM

    If shipowners chose the most fuel-efficient South Korean-built vessels, their operating costs would be 40% less than if they chose Chinese-built vessels, asset management company Hana Daetoo Securities has reported in a research note.
  • Italy's ports present reform proposals
    September 19, 2014 1:34:00 PM

    Assoporti, the association of Italian port authorities, has presented its proposals to be included in ports reform legislation, which has been delayed by a succession of weak national governments and a lack of political will to push through reform.
  • Australian coastal shipping under fire
    September 19, 2014 1:15:00 PM

    Battle lines were redrawn on the Australian coast yesterday with unions and the Australian Labor Party (ALP) angrily rebutting remarks made by Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss at an industry luncheon.

Yachting Piracy Bulletin Updated October 2013

Yachting Piracy Bulletin

Somali Piracy warning for YACHTS


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