EU-Wide Policy Proposals Launched

Thursday, July 13, 2006
The European Fisheries Commissioner is in Dublin tp launch proposals for a new Europe-wide maritime policy. If the plans are approved, Ireland would have to adopt new policies on fishing, tourism and the environment. The aim is to boost economic development in coastal areas and solve legal battles over national boundaries at sea. The plan is being launched at an international conference on the law of the sea in Dublin and members of the public are being invited to offer suggestions before the proposals are finalized next year. Source: Ireland Online

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Coast Guard Foundation Awarded 128 Scholarships

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that

Indian Cargo Ship Sinks Off Oman

An Indian cargo ship loaded with vehicles and food supplies destined for Yemen sank on Saturday off the coast of Oman but without loss of life, Oman’s ONA state news agency reported.

El Faro Captain Ordered Crew to Abandon Ship before Sinking

The captain of the doomed El Faro cargo ship sounded an alarm for his crew to abandon the vessel shortly before it sank last fall in a hurricane near the Bahamas, killing all 33 onboard, the U.

 
 
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