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  • Migrants making dangerous journey from Libya rescued by Italy's navy

    Shipping Industry News.Net

    ROME, Italy - In what is being dubbed as the worst migrant crisis to hit Europe since the World War II, Italy’s Interior Minister reportedly said that ship crews had managed to rescue 7,000 ...

  • Panama Opens Canal Expansion

    VOA

    Panama officially opened an addition to its fabled sea canal Sunday for a new generation of super cargo ships, capping a nine-year, $5.4 billion expansion project that will double shipping capacity ...

  • Panama Set for Official Opening of Canal Expansion

    VOA

    Panama officially opens an addition to its fabled sea canal on Sunday for a new generation of super cargo ships, capping a nine-year, $5.4 billion expansion project that will double shipping capacity ...

  • On World Day Ban spotlights role of seafarers in meeting sustainable agenda targets

    UN Secretary General

    25 June 2016 -- Marking the Day of the Seafarer, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon highlighted the role of the shipping industry in moving forward the international agenda on sustainable ...

  • 7000 Migrants Rescued in Mediterranean in 2 Days

    VOA

    Italian officials say at least 7,000 migrants have been rescued from small boats in the Mediterranean Sea in just two days. Officials say about 2,000 migrants were rescued Friday after 5,000 were ...

  • Panama to open expanded canal today

    ANI

    London, June 26 (ANI): With Panama opening its renovated canal today, far bigger cargo ships after nearly a decade of expansion work aimed at boosting transit revenues and global trade, would pass ...

  • Israel reaches reconciliation deal with Turkey

    News24

    Relations between the former close allies imploded in 2010 following an Israeli naval raid that killed nine Turkish activists, including a dual American citizen, who were on a ship trying to breach ...

  • Bok card Fearless Faf top again

    News24

    The 24-year-old provided one of the limited reasons for Springbok supporters to smile, in terms of longer-term possibilities, as Allister Coetzee's charges ground out a 19-13 final-Test victory over ...

  • Boks down Ireland to win series

    News24

    As it happened: Springboks v Ireland - 3rd Test, Port Elizabeth The Irish had a 21-phase attack repulsed with four minutes left and another onslaught featuring equally good ball retention ended with ...

  • Seaplanes over Manhattan How the well-heeled crowd gets to the Hamptons

    Business Journal

    If you're looking to escape the city for the Hamptons this afternoon or any other Friday this summer, you can sit gridlocked in traffic on the Long Island Expressway for three hours ' or more ' or if ...

  • Port Columbus to honor John Glenn at renaming ceremony

    Business Journal

    Port Columbus International Airport's days are numbered. Not the airport, but the name. Officials next Tuesday will pay homage to former U.S. Senator, astronaut and war veteran John Glenn as the ...

  • Expanded Panama Canal to bring $2 bln annual revenue

    IANS

    Panama City, June 27 (IANS) The expanded Panama Canal is expected to bring in over $2 billion in annual revenue by 2021, official reports showed. The canal's larger lane, made to accommodate ...

  • Seven Indonesians kidnapped in Philippines

    IANS

    Manila, June 26 (IANS) Seven Indonesian sailors have been kidnapped and were probably being held in Sulu province of Philippines, a military spokesman said on Sunday. They were kidnapped "on the ...

  • Andhra CM begins China visit

    IANS

    Hyderabad, June 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday began a five-day visit to China to attract investments and also to attend a meeting hosted by the World Economic ...

  • Panama Canal readies for inauguration of expansion

    IANS

    Panama City, June 26 (IANS) The Panama Canal is getting ready for expansion that will take traffic through the inter-oceanic passage to a new level, officials said. With the expansion of the canal's ...

  • DAC approves progress in M777 howitzers clears Dhanush production

    IANS

    New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Indian Army appeared to be closer to procuring new artillery guns - 30 years after Bofors - as the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved progress in the deal for ...

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