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July 2014

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Why caution is required for those entering Indian waters

The Madras High Court's Madurai bench today quashed invoking of the Arms Act against the crew of the US-firm owned ship M V Seaman Guard Ohio. Justice P N Prakash in his judgement on the petitions filed by Dudinik Valentyan, the captain of the ship and other crew to quash the invoking of the Arms Act registerd against them by Q branch police at the Judicial Magistrate Court in Toothukudi district, said "I have no doubt that any foreign ship…
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July 11, 2014
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Nigerian lawlessness and its impact on the UK

The UK economy is heavily exposed to lawlessness off the coast of Nigeria, a new report published by the UK Chamber of Shipping says. The report found that almost all of the UK’s annual £6.3bn of trade with the region is put at risk by being moved through the high maritime crime region of the Gulf of Guinea, including 12 percent of the UK’s oil. Guy Platten, chief executive of the UK Chamber of Shipping, said: “This report sets out…
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July 11, 2014