The Maritime Administration (MARAD) issued a notice stating that President Bush approved provision of vessel war risk insurance for trade by eligible vessels in the Black Sea. 73 Fed. Reg. 76096 (December 15, 2008).
(Source: Holland & Knight)
A boat containing around 40 African migrants including a toddler girl landed on a beach on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, sea rescue services said on Wednesday.
At least 12 people believed to be Syrian refugees drowned as two boats sank after leaving southwest Turkey for the Greek island of Kos on Wednesday, a senior Turkish naval official said.
Greek authorities have seized a freighter carrying an undeclared shipment of weapons en route from Turkey to Libya, coast guard officials said on Wednesday.