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The Human Cost of Piracy: Crew of MV Iceburg 1 – 29 Months in Captivity, A Grim New Record

On March 29, 2010, the Panamanian-flagged ro/ro MV Iceburg 1 was hijacked by pirates about 10 nautical miles off the port of Aden, Yemen. Her crew of 24, of which 22 are believed to have survived, have been held hostage for 29 months.  The … Continue reading

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Lloyd’s List Awards “Seafarer of the Year” to the Crew of the Costa Concordia

The press release says that the Lloyd’s List Global Awards are “a celebration of the best that shipping industry has to offer and the finalists are the innovators and the visionaries. They are the boldest and the brightest. They are shipping’s success … Continue reading

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