WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A COUNTRY DROWNS ?

02 JUL 2019 Global climate change is endangering small island countries, many of them developing nations, potentially harming their ability to function as independent states. As international environmental co-operation stalls, we must ask what consequences climate change will have on the statehood of vulnerable countries. This is especially important because …

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HMM JOINS THE ALLIANCE

01 JUL 2019 South Korean carrier HMM (formerly Hyundai Merchant Marine) announced Monday that it is joining THE Alliance, the ocean carrier alliance comprised of Hapag-Lloyd, ONE and Yang Ming. The agreement was finalized in Taipei on June 19. Subject to regulatory approval, the new contract between the four lines …

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CAPTAIN CAROLA RACKETE ARRESTED

30 JUN 2019 Captain Carola Rackete was arrested in the early hours of June 29 in the Italian port of Lampedusa. Rackete, the German captain of the Dutch-flagged humanitarian rescue vessel, Sea-Watch 3, defied the imposed ban to disembark migrants saved from a rubber dinghy off the coast of Libya. On …

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