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IMB: global piracy drops by 42% in Q1 2019

IMB: global piracy drops by 42% in Q1 2019

London - The first quarter of 2019 saw fewer incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships, compared to the first three months of 2018, a report shows, According to the report issued by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB)

Three killed in submarine explosion

Three killed in submarine explosion

Bandar Abbas - Three staffers in Iran’s defense industries have been killed in an explosion in a submarine under construction in the country’s south. The explosion took place at a ship-building factory about 37 kilometers west of the southern port of Bandar Abbas that overlooks the Strait of Hormuz

Grande America: pollution drifts towards Spain

Grande America: pollution drifts towards Spain

Bordeaux - The coastline of New Aquitaine could be largely spared by pollution from the sinking of the freighter Grande America in the Bay of Biscay, the oil slick having curved its movement to Spain, as reported Thursday by the Atlantic Maritime Prefecture

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