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Unusual Container Weight Fraud Uncovered

The International Maritime Bureau has been alerted to a fraud involving a shipping container’s weight and size that is atypical of what one might out of a container weight fraud case; the tare weight, or unladen weight of the container itself was unrealistically falsified and much higher than the actual, correct weight of the container. 473 more words

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Pirates release Vietnamese oil tanker

Hanoi: A Vietnamese oil tanker that vanished from radar last Friday shortly after leaving Singapore was pirated for diesel and cargo, according to its captain. 127 more words


Indonesia Natural Answer to Asian Piracy


In the first nine months of 2011, 352 pirate-related incidents took place across the globe (though it is worth mentioning that an estimated two-thirds of such incidents are slipped under the radar… 664 more words