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Mariners Face New Threats in 2017 While Dealing with the Old

It’s a brand new year for the world, but it looks like the Same Old S*** for mariners. Threats of piracy, accidents, death in foreign ports, and now, with Donald Trump as president, mariners forbidden to take leave in U.S. 1,212 more words

Accidents At Sea

Lawless Seas: Sulu Sea Kidnappings a Threat to Merchant Shipping -- "Pirates and Abu Sayyaf are there."

By REUTERS

JAN. 10, 2017, 1:51 A.M. E.S.T.

KUALA LUMPUR — The Sulu Sea between eastern Malaysia and the Philippines has become dangerous for merchant shipping due to rising threat of kidnappings, the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) said on Tuesday. 328 more words