Waste in the seas, International Eco-Mafia and an Ecological Catastrophe

International Eco-Mafia and an Ecological Catastrophe

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Branches around the country have had their hand in commemorating merchant navy sailors killed at sea this week. Significant delegations of members past and present attended respective Merchant Navy Day ceremonies in Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory on Wednesday.
 

INTRODUCTION: - The renowned Nigerian merchant Navy Corps was statutorily constituted through the shipping and navigational ordinances No 47 of 1917, No 12 of 1919 and No 53 of 1922 (Cap 104) as colonial Marine department or Directorate headed by a Director of Marine (D.O.M).

This week’s Findmypast Friday marks the release of over 157,000 British Merchant Navy First World War Medal Index Cards, 1914-1925.

World War Two Atlantic and Arctic Convoy heroes joined veterans and descendants of British Merchant Navy ships at the Cutty Sark in Greenwich today to commemorate the huge contribution made by the crewmen to the safety and prosperity of the country.

A small Maltese-registered container ship is in danger of sinking after running aground off Stockholm.

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) held its Annual General Meeting in Oslo from 5-7 June at the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA).

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