Top Ten Maritime News Stories 27/04/2015

Seacurus Daily: Top Ten Maritime News Stories 27/04/2015

 

1. Shipping is Ill Equipped for Crisis

BIMCO has stated that it appreciates the new efforts by EU leaders to reduce increasing reliance on ...

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EU migrant resource funding 'not sufficient'

The European Council has announced that it will triple the funding and assets of Europe's border patrol operations, but the shipping industry has responded that this will not be sufficient to tackle the mass irregular migration in the Mediterranean Sea. In statements issued from the European<...>
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Piracy surges in SE Asia

A small coastal tanker is hijacked every two weeks on average, IMB report shows.

A small coastal tanker is hijacked by pirates in South East Asia every two weeks on average, ... (Read more...)

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Migrant boat crews arrested

The captain of a migrant vessel that capsized late on Saturday night has been charged with mass homicide and causing a shipwreck for his part in the deaths of several hundred people who drowned in the Mediterranean. Tunisian national Mohammed Ali Malek was in charge of a 20m fishing trawler t...
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South Korea Will Raise Sewol

South Korea said on Wednesday it will raise the Sewol ferry that sank a year ago, killing more than 300 people, most of them children, yielding to pressure from mourning families who have called for a deeper investigation into the disaster. The Sewol, which was structurally unsound, overload...
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