A workshop has taken place in Sri Lanka, Colombo, on 18-20 June, where maritime law experts and practitioners from around the world met to participate in two main sessions aimed at gathering State practice and interpretation information related to international legal instruments.
The cargo of explosives onboard the Tanzania-flagged cargo ship “Andromeda” that was seized by Greek authorities on January 8, off Crete island was legal, according to the manager of the owner company as cited by local media.
Somalia has become the 14th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct. The Amendment broadened the scope of the Djibouti Code, covering measures for suppressing a range of illicit activities, including piracy, arms trafficking, trafficking in narcotics, human trafficking, human smuggling etc.
Condemning the acts of piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations Security Council called for a comprehensive response to prevent and minimize such acts and tackle their underlying causes.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations Defense Ministers’ meeting, held in Clark, Philippines, this week, focused on the importance of high-level discussions of strategic defense and security matters, including North Korea, terrorism and maritime security.
A new report commissioned by The Pew Charitable Trusts, presents a comprehensive analysis of how illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and other maritime crimes intersect, aiming to bring greater attention to the connections between IUU fishing and global security.
A national exercise on maritime security took place in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on 28-29 August, IMO informed. The aim of the event was to encourage a multi-agency approach to maritime security and maritime law enforcement issues.
Dr Dakuku Peterside, from the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, informed that the agency will present the Anti-Piracy Bill to the National Assembly, aiming to combat piracy in the country’s seaways.
GPS tracker helps collect 40 tonnes of plastic in Pacific Ocean20/07/2019
UN Sec-Gen: Plastic waste will surpass the number of fish in oceans20/07/2019
- Women in shipping
UN Sec-Gen: Gender equality is important to protect our planet's oceans20/07/2019
Egyptian government announces shipping incentives19/07/2019
Arrested OSV shuts down AIS, runs from Aruba's authorities19/07/2019
US takes down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz19/07/2019
Carnival Panorama passes sea trials in Adriatic Sea19/07/2019
US announces oil and gas lease sale for all available areas in Gulf of Mexico19/07/2019
Sri Lanka Navy saves vessel from hitting Bonavista coral reef19/07/2019
Partners consider the creation of offshore solar panels19/07/2019