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Technology Helps Police Recover Stolen Boat

The recovery of a stolen vessel in the Bahamas was made possible with the help of GOST’s NAV-TRACKER System, the marine security, tracking, monitoring and video surveillance systems company,

Odebrecht Wins $537 mln Contract in Panama

  Brazilian engineering company Odebrecht SA, which has been charged with corruption, was part of a consortium that won a project worth half a billion dollars to rebuild a Panamanian coastal city.

Kuwait Beefs up Security at Oil Installations

   Kuwait has reinforced security around oil installations following a suicide bombing that had killed 27 people at a Shi'ite Muslim mosque, a spokesman for the

Rosneft: Fire Out at Saratov Refinery

Russia's top oil producer Rosneft said on Tuesday that a fire at its Saratov oil refinery has been extinguished and that its production plan was unaffected. Earlier

Fidelis Group Holdings Opens NY Office

Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC (FGH) with its subsidiary company Continental Underwriters, Ltd. (CUL), a National Marine Insurance coverage and service company, opened

Libya Warns EU Over Migrant Ops Plan

Forces from Libya's internationally recognised government have warned European countries that any vessels entering Libyan waters without permission would be targeted by air strikes.

Marine Casualty Reporting: Addressing the Coast Guard's Processes

The United States marine casualty reporting and investigation processes as administered by the U.S. Coast Guard are seriously flawed and in need of major overhaul.

CARAT Exercise Series Kick-off in Philippines

Members of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps along with their Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) counterparts kicked off the 2015 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and

American Club: Solid Progress despite Challenging Market

International P&I insurer continues positive trend into 2015   The American Club reported solid progress during 2014 at the annual meeting of its members held in New York today.

North Group Confirms Growth in Free Reserves

Directors of the 170 million GT, ‘A’ rated North P&I Club and Sunderland Marine Insurance Company (North Group), have confirmed growth in the free reserves in the year to February 20,

Call for Increased VDR Testing Awareness

The London P&I Club has called for greater familiarization by ships’ officers and crews with the testing requirements relating to Voyage Data Recorders after two

TT Club Calls for ‘Utmost Good Faith’ in the Container Supply Chain

TT Club has long championed a variety of measures designed to increase safety throughout the container supply chain.  In Rotterdam last week, Kevin King, the Club’s

LISW15 Lines Up Speakers

  London International Shipping Week 2015 (LISW15) is pleased to announce the line up, so far, of high level government and industry speakers for the official

UK Defense Club Reports Strengthened Financial Position

The UK Defence Club, the provider of FD&D (legal costs) insurance to the maritime industry, announced its financial results for the year ending February 20, 2015.

‘Few Incidents in Terminals are Unpreventable’

Speaking at the Trans Middle East Conference in Doha, Qatar last month, Julien Horn, TT Club’s Middle East Regional Executive and Director of TTMS (Gulf), the Network Partner based in Dubai,

Swedish Club Names New CFO

The Swedish Club announced the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer, Mikael Kromli, who will take up the position on June 15, 2015 and will be based in Gothenburg.

Master Port Risk Program Launched by Fidelis Group

Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC Launches Master Port Risk Program For The Maritime Industry.   Fidelis Group Holdings, LLC (FGH) with its subsidiary company Continental Underwriters, Ltd.

Enforcement of Maritime Passenger Rights Regulation

  The maritime passenger rights regulation entered into force on 12 December 2012. It made it possible for passengers to complain to the authorities about, for example, cancellations and delays.

BP Executive Acquitted of Lying about Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

  A U.S. federal jury acquitted a former BP Plc executive on Friday of lying about how much oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico following the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig in April 2010,

Death Toll at 103 from Capsized China Vessel

The death toll from a Chinese cruise ship which capsized on the Yangtze River rose to 103 on Friday, state television said. China's Central Television said on

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