Ship hijacking shows Somali piracy risk still high, UN says

A hijacking of a tanker vessel in the waters off the coast of Somalia on Monday shows that there is still a high risk in the region. "This is absolutely a return of piracy," says the head of the UN’s Global Maritime Crime Programme.

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Nordic shipowners see multiple problems with speed limit

Danish Shipping and the Norwegian Shipowners' Association think that there are many potential pitfalls in implementing a speed limit for vessels in order to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The discussion of a speed limit was instigated by the new ECSA chairman.

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