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Sunday 20 September 2009
Tuesday 18 August 2009
Russia's navy arrested eight men accused of hijacking the Arctic Sea freighter near Sweden and forcing the crew to sail to West Africa, the defence minister said today.
Monday 17 August 2009
A missing cargo ship believed to have sailed through the English Channel after being boarded by pirates was found with all its crew safe on board, it was reported today.
Saturday 15 August 2009
A Russian maritime Web site said the tracking system for a freighter missing since last month was broadcasting signals today from the Bay of Biscay, but French Marines said the signals were coming from Russian warships.
Saturday 15 August 2009
Thursday 13 August 2009
A secret cargo and not just timber may be on board a missing ship whose last known radio contact was with British Coastguards, it has been suggested.
Wednesday 12 August 2009
A cargo ship that has gone missing after passing through the English Channel may have been the victim of a new kind of piracy, marine intelligence experts said today.
Tuesday 11 August 2009
Sunday 09 August 2009
Anchors may replace survival suits as early essential equipment as a fleet of 300 yachts, plus 11 Open 60s, set off from Cowes yesterday for what is the 30th anniversary of the frightening Rolex Fastnet Race.
Sunday 26 July 2009
A consoling commemoration of death and survival will form the backdrop to Cowes Week, which starts next weekend, to mark the 30th anniversary of an ocean racing tragedy when storm force winds whipped the Irish Sea into a minefield of disaster for the 303 yachts in the Fastnet Race.
Monday 06 July 2009
Britain today promised £15 million to tighten border controls in French ports where hundreds of would-be migrants gather in the hope of smuggling themselves into the UK.
Thursday 11 June 2009
Monday 25 May 2009
Friday 17 April 2009
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