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ClickLancashireFighting Somali piracy: don't get the next steps wrongInstitute for Security Studies (press release) (blog)The Puntland Maritime Police Force (PMPF) – part of the security forces of the semi-autonomous region of Somalia – intervened on 16 March to prevent a resupply of the Aris by a s...
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Otago Daily TimesIvory Coast Rescinds Port Security Measures, Attack Threat UnfoundedU.S. News & World ReportThe decision to boost security had been made as a regional maritime exercise - known as Obangame Express - sponsored by the U.S. military's Africa Command was being held off the coast of Ivor...
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Heightened threat to mercantile shippingHellenic Shipping News WorldwideIndia must implement measures to fortify security of its mercantile marine shipping as it drives exports. Threats to mercantile marine shipping heightened on the high seas in 2016 despite a decline in global piracy, according to...
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JOC.comEastbound trans-Pac spot rates fall ahead of spring restockJOC.comNevertheless, the average spot rate for shipping a 40-foot-equivalent unit (FEU) from Shanghai to the US East Coast was $2,625, which was 59 percent higher than in week 12 last year. The rate of $1,288 per FEU to the US West Co...
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The Maritime ExecutiveNew "Future Leaders" Initiative UnderwayThe Maritime ExecutiveIts overall objective is to improve the safety, productivity, efficiency, security and environmental performance of U.S. vessel operations. The “Future ... Bentley hopes to work on the operations management end of a ...
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Transport Topics OnlinePorts Seeking More Federal Money for Security | Transport Topics ...Transport Topics OnlineOfficials from the American Association of Port Authorities have warned Congress that federal funding for the nation's ports is inadequate, American Trucking ...and more »
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The National Interest OnlineHow America Should Confront China's Unchecked Maritime BullyingThe National Interest OnlineEight of the world's ten busiest container ports are in the Asia-Pacific region, and nearly a third of the world's maritime trade transits the South China Sea. Since World War II, t...
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JOC.comUS ports worry about potential cuts to security fundingJOC.comWASHINGTON — Amid concerns that the White House may pressure Congress to slash port security funding, US lawmakers and port officials are rallying to ...Ports Apprehensive About Trump's Budget - The Maritime ExecutiveThe Maritime E...
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