U.S. BLACKLISTS MASTER OF IRANIAN TANKER ADRIAN DARYA 1

30 AUG 2019 The U.S. Treasury has designated the closely-watched Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 as a “blocked property” using anti-terrorism rules crafted after the Sept. 11 attacks. Consistent with prior warnings from the U.S. State Department, Treasury also blacklisted the vessel’s master, identified as Capt. Akhilesh Kumar, using measures targeting “those providing support to terrorism …

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WHY ACCIDENTS ARE OFTEN NOT ACCIDENTAL

29 aug 2019 At the World Maritime Rescue Congress (WMRC) held in Vancouver, Canada from June 15 to 17, 2019, the International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots (MM&P Union) partnered with Dalhousie University (Halifax, Canada) to participate in a poster presentation discussing shipping safety.  The “Spotlight on Safety” poster …

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