US worried that China’s new Coast Guard Law could increase disputes

The US has expressed concern at China’s recently enacted coast guard law. The US State Department has said that the law could result in an increase in maritime disputes and could be invoked to assert unlawful claims. China is involved with maritime sovereignty disputes with Japan in the East China...

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Rauma Shipyard in Finland begins resumption of work after significant Covid-19 outbreak

Rauma Marine Constructions in Finland planned to resume limited operations on February 25th and 26th after Finnish health authorities ordered the yard to suspend all work late last week because of a significant outbreak of Covid-19. Finnish health authorities had ordered one yard into lockdown. Mid-week health authorities initially identified more than 50 cases of…

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Dutch officials report seizure of more than 23 tonnes of cocaine

Customs authorities in Germany and Belgium this month seized more than 23 tonnes of cocaine that was destined for the Netherlands, Dutch prosecutors said on Wednesday February 24th. The drugs were found in two shipments and constituted the biggest seizure ever of cocaine headed for the Netherlands,...

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Brittany Ferries wants vaccination-led approach to travel corridor policy

While certain groups in the UK are opposing vaccination passports because they would be discriminatory, an emerging opposing line has been that this is precisely the point. Brittany Ferries said that reciprocal travel corridors, based on a combination of high vaccination rates and low infections,...

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Digital trading more time-consuming than face-to-face negotiation: Shrimpton

In the latest Gallagher H&M and war risks update, Simon Shrimpton, Tokio Marine HCC, said that 2020 had proved to be a year like no other. Centuries of traditional face-to-face negotiation went digital in the matter of a few days at the start of the lockdown back in March. PPL, Whitespace, Zoom and...

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