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Latest news on the Russian-Ukrainian war...

ODESSA, Ukraine — Ukrainian forces conducted counteroffensives against Russian positions on Wednesday, seeking to inflict what one official called “maximum casualties,” even as the Russian military invasion intensified its deadly attacks on cities. . In Mariupol, an airstrike destroyed a theater where around 1,000 people had taken refuge, according to city and regional administrators, and […]

Haitians targeting Florida Keys top 2021...

FILE – This photo provided by U.S. Border Patrol shows Haitian migrants ashore wrapped in towels after a boat ran aground in the Florida Keys off Key Largo on Sunday, March 6, 2022. Haitian migrants are reaching Florida shores in a string of suspected smuggling operations that could exceed last year’s waves of migration. (US […]

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, ow...

LONDON — The British government has stepped up pressure on Kremlin-linked businessmen, sanctioning a handful of Russian oligarchs, including Roman Abramovich, the billionaire owner of British soccer club Chelsea FC. It was the first time a Western government had acted against Mr. Abramovich. His trophy assets, including Chelsea, a high-end property in London and mega […]

Coal heats up as Russian-Ukrainian war t...

The war in Ukraine has rattled global energy markets, with a particularly unloved commodity, coal, enjoying a renaissance as European countries once again turn to dirty fuel to establish energy independence from vis-a-vis Russia. A spike in the benchmark thermal coal price to a record high of $446 per metric ton this week reflects this […]

Russian oligarch Igor Sechin’s super yac

Russian oligarch Igor Sechin, CEO of oil giant Rosneft, moored the Amore Vero – “true love” in Italian – in the French Mediterranean port of La Ciotat in early January, and he had planned to leave on April 1. -the long superyacht, which can accommodate 14 guests and 28 crew, is worth an estimated $120 […]

Scottish government calls for ‘maximum p

The UK must exert “maximum pressure” on Russia to force the withdrawal of troops from Ukraine, the Scottish External Affairs Secretary has said, calling for the expulsion of the Russian ambassador and other diplomats. Angus Robertson also insisted that Westminster must “change its policy and allow refugees from Ukraine to enter the UK” in the […]

Biden warns Putin: you will pay a heavy ...

Joe Biden on Saturday night warned Vladimir Putin that the United States would “impose swift and severe costs on Russia” if its forces invaded Ukraine. In a phone call that lasted more than an hour, the US president said an invasion “would produce widespread human suffering and diminish Russia’s position.” The call was the culmination […]

Anger over short cables casts new doubt ...

Short wiring PROBLEMS are set to further delay and increase costs over the already postponed delivery of two green ships to the center of the Scottish ferry fiasco. The latest ‘bombshell’ emerged after it was discovered on Christmas Eve that some of a ship’s electrical cable reels currently languishing in Ferguson Marine’s state-controlled Port Glasgow […]

The New Zealand border will reopen; HMS...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison praised Western Australian Premier Mark McGowan for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and backed his decision to keep state borders closed. Speaking to Perth radio station 6PR this afternoon, Mr Morrison said he believed Mr McGowan had done the right thing by suspending the reopening indefinitely. Mark McGowan and Scott […]

On board an oil tanker in Turkey’s dange

Jhe Bosphorus looked calm as the Gas Grouper, a 570ft long tanker, glided through the strait. But as he watched from the navigation bridge, Ismail Akpinar, a Turkish ship pilot, saw only dangers ahead: the chaos of the currents, the hairpin bend and the dozens of ferries, fishing boats and pleasure yachts obstructing travel to […]

Madagascar boat accident kills 19 and le...

Madagascar’s maritime agency reported that a boating accident off the coast of the country’s northeast region has left at least 19 dead. Searches were underway to locate 66 passengers. Mamy Randrianavony, director of offshore operations at the Maritime and River Ports Agency (APMF), said on Tuesday the ship, a freighter that was not licensed to […]

How the ‘Triple S’ Growth Triangle promi

India’s growing attention to the Indo-Pacific bodes well for preparing the country for the sea both inside and out SAGAR, Sagarmala and seaports represent a prospect of a “Triple S” maritime growth triangle for India. The Indo-Pacific region is today the most contested geopolitical theater. Moving away from the language of conflict and dissent, Prime […]

Barbadians Celebrate Birth of a Republic...

At the stroke of midnight, Barbados severed its last links with the British monarchy after nearly 400 years. In a ceremony Monday night, Prince Charles acknowledged the “appalling atrocity of slavery” as the nation deposed Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and inaugurated its first-ever president. The official festivities marking the island’s historic transition […]

Find out how Barbados, the world’s newes

At the stroke of midnight, Barbados severed its last links with the British monarchy after nearly 400 years. In a ceremony Monday night, Prince Charles acknowledged the “appalling atrocity of slavery” as the nation deposed Queen Elizabeth II as head of state and inaugurated its first-ever president. The official festivities marking the island’s historic transition […]

Government won’t complain about Chinese

The prime minister said the government was aware of a Chinese navy vessel that was recently in waters off the coast of Australia, adding that it was not in violation of international law. Key points: The ship crossed the Torres Strait and along the east coast It was not in Australian territorial waters Scott Morrison […]

French fishermen threaten to block Chann...

French fishermen are threatening to block the Channel Tunnel in protest over a dispute over fishing rights, which was sparked after the UK left the EU. Downing Street said he was “disappointed” by the threat and called on French authorities to ensure that no laws are broken during the protests, which are due to take […]

Viking Bay fishing boat raises $ 62,000 ...

More than $ 60,000 owed by the Spanish fishing boat, whose crew had to complete the MIQ at the Wellington Hotel, has been paid. Viking Bay owed the New Zealand government $ 62,000 in costs associated with quarantining 18 of the ship’s 20 crew members, 15 of whom were infected with Covid-19. The Ministry of […]

Indian Prime Minister Modi urges democra...

India could allow the holding of cryptocurrencies as assets – but not be used for payments. Image Credit: Pixabay New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for cooperation among democracies around the world to ensure cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin do not “end up in the wrong hands”, delivering the comments as his government crafted new […]

Dubai Airshow 2021: deals worth 130 bill...

Sheikh Mohammed visits the air show on day 2 Image Credit: Twitter / @ DXBMediaOffice Dubai: The total number of deals reached at the 2021 Dubai Airshow topped 130 billion dirhams on Monday, with UAE-based companies taking the lead. Emirates SkyCargo has announced an investment of Dh 3.6 billion to further expand its cargo capacity. […]

Indian government may soon submit crypto...

Image Credit: Provided New Delhi: India is planning progressive and forward-looking action on cryptocurrency issues, a move that may stray from its earlier attempts to restrict the use of virtual coins, according to people familiar with the matter. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a review meeting on digital currency on Saturday, and it was decided […]

Watch: Sheikh Hamdan inaugurates the Dub...

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council at the Dubai Airshow 2021. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan / Gulf News Dubai: Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, inaugurated the 17th edition […]

Jansa of Slovenia follows Hungary on an ...

The intimidation of Slovenia’s chief auditor began shortly after his institution began to look into public purchases of protective equipment during the pandemic. “There was a sudden change,” Tomaz Vesel, auditor general, told the Financial Times. “Attacks on the court [of auditors], and very personal attacks on me started. . . with the clear aim […]

Indian Navy continues search for missing...

Bombay: A total of 14 bodies were found in the Arabian Sea off Bombay High, where 93 crew members of the CGSB barge Papaa (P305) went missing after the vessel sank 35 nautical miles offshore. off the coast of Mumbai. Five Indian Navy ships, several Navy helicopters and the Indian Coast Guard were commissioned to […]

Chinese Aluminum Forces’ ‘Deficient’ Exp

Poor quality aluminum imported from China is blamed for the delayed delivery of the Royal Australian Navy’s new advanced $ 350 million Cape-class patrol boats. Key points: The launch date for the new Cape-class patrol fleet has been delayed A “quality problem” has been detected in a batch of aluminum from China The Defense Ministry […]

Samsung Heavy Industries Wins Biggest Or...

Image file Posted on November 23, 2020 at 10:05 PM by The maritime executive Samsung Heavy Industries got its biggest order ever, and it’s a mystery. The firm announced Monday that it had registered an order of 2.5 billion dollars of “blocks and equipment” for an anonymous European buyer. It is the largest contract he […]