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Apex court frowns on Italian ship case developments (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday took exception to the Kerala High Court affixing its stamp of approval to an agreement between the Italian government and the ... Read more...

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Chinese shipbuilders in choppy waters


April 30th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) Chinese shipbuilding companies saw sharp declines in output and new orders in the first quarter, as the industry rolled on the choppy seas of global and ... Read more...

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Kerala High Court slams Italian Marines episode


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 23 (IANS) The Kerala high court Friday came down heavily on the manner in which two Italian marines shot dead two Indian fishermen and termed the incident ... Read more...

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Italian ship not to be let off until Monday, orders court


February 24th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Friday ordered that the Italian ship Enrica Lexie, from which two Marines had shot dead two Indian fishermen, should not be ... Read more...

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Italian ship owners agree to cooperate in probe: Kerala Police (Night Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 18 (IANS) The owners of an Italian ship, whose security crew shot dead two Indian fishermen, have agreed to cooperate with the inquiry, Kerala Police said Saturday.Speaking ... Read more...

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NATO task force frees Italian ship seized by pirates


October 12th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 11 (IANS) The Italian ship seized by a group of Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden was freed on Tuesday in a blitz action carried out by ... Read more...

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Hijacked merchant vessel released, Indian crew safe


August 13th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) A merchant vessel hijacked by Somali pirates Feb 12, was released Saturday and all its crew, including nine Indians, are safe, an official statement here said."MV ... Read more...

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Cargo ship sinks off Mumbai, probe ordered (Third Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) The ill-fated Panamanian flagged cargo ship M.V. Rak Carrier, that was stuck off Mumbai harbour Thursday morning, sank around 3 p.m., raising apprehensions about an ecological ... Read more...

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30 rescued from sinking cargo ship off Mumbai (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian shipping authorities ordered an inquiry into the sinking cargo ship M.V. Rak Carrier with an international crew that was struck off the Mumbai coast in ... Read more...

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Indian warship escorts freed vessel


June 16th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) An Indian warship Thursday began escorting Egyptian cargo ship with six Indians among its 22-man crew after it came under a fresh pirate attack, a ... Read more...

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Sailors’ rescue in India’s hands, say hijacked ship’s owners


May 6th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) With Somalian pirates insisting on the release of their colleagues in Indian custody in return for eight Indian sailors held by them on board tanker ... Read more...

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Indians freed by Somali pirates reach Kenya


April 28th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Eight Indian crew members of a cargo vessel released by Somali pirates April 15 will soon return home to their families, with the merchant ship ... Read more...

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India for strong measures to combat pirates


April 20th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Calling for "strong measures" to combat Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean region, India Wednesday said cooperation of international maritime powers was needed to find ... Read more...

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India rules out military intervention in sailors hostage crisis


April 19th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) With pirates still holding seven Indian sailors despite ransom being paid for their release, the government Tuesday ruled out any military intervention to rescue the ... Read more...

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Shipping community condemns Somali pirates


April 18th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) The shipping community Monday condemned the Somali pirates for not releasing all the Indian crew members of a hijacked merchant vessel despite the payment of ransom ... Read more...

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Ship owners ask Somali pirates to release seven Indians (Lead)


April 17th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The owners of MV Asphalt Venture Sunday appealed to Somali pirates to keep to their word and release the vessel's remaining seven Indian sailors. Eight ... Read more...

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Trying to contact pirates with 7 Indians: Ship owners


April 17th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) With Somali pirates still holding seven Indian hostages even after the ransom was paid, ship owners Sunday said that they have not heard anything from ... Read more...

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Somali pirates free 8 Indian crew, 7 still held hostage (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Somali pirates released a Panama-flagged tanker with only eight of the 15-member all-Indian crew, and are still holding seven men hostages despite the ship owners ... Read more...

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India wants UN anti-piracy resolution to mention hostage plight


April 8th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) India is lobbying for a reference to the sufferings of hostages in a proposed United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution against maritime piracy so ... Read more...

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Cargo ships may have armed guards to fight pirates


March 15th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) If the shipping ministry has its way, Indian cargo vessels venturing out to pirate-infested waters will carry armed guards to protect themselves, Navy sources said ... Read more...

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Shrill media voices adversely affecting Somalian hostage crisis


March 12th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 12 (ANI): Various nodal agencies of the Indian Government are in constant touch with shipping companies negotiating with Somali pirates for the release of Indians in the taken ships, ... Read more...

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Back channel efforts on for Indian sailors’ release (Second Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) With 53 Indian sailors still held hostage by Somali pirates, the government Thursday said it was doing everything possible to free them from captivity, including ... Read more...

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53 Indian sailors still under Somali pirates captivity


March 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): With the release of the RAK Afrikana, held by Somali pirates with 11 Indian sailors among its crew, the number of Indian sailors held by Somali pirates ... Read more...

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53 Indian sailors in pirate-custody, back-channel talks on (Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The government Thursday said it was doing everything possible, including pursuing back-channel talks, to secure the release of Indians held hostage by Somalian pirates, but ... Read more...

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Back channel talks on with Somalian pirates: Krishna


March 10th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The government will do everything possible for the release of Indians held hostage by Somalian pirates, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Thursday while advising ... Read more...

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Opposition attacks government over sailors hostage crisis


March 9th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The opposition Wednesday launched a sharp attack on the government over its "helplessness" in obtaining the release of Indian sailors held captive by Somali ... Read more...

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Efforts on to release Indian hostages held by Somali pirates: Krishna


March 9th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Wednesday said that efforts are on to release Indian hostages abducted by Somali pirates.Krishna in a statement in the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Egypt requested to intervene to rescue Indian hostages


March 7th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.7 (ANI): External affairs minister SM Krishna said he has expressed India's concerns over the rescue of Indian sailors taken hostage by Somali pirates, to Egypt.The pirates had hijacked the ... Read more...

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Western India Shipyard bags order worth Rs.720 crore


October 6th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) Western India Shipyard Wednesday said it has bagged an order worth around Rs.720 crore to repair naval vessel INS Sujata.The contract has a provision for further increase ... Read more...

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Militants demand $1.5 mn for release of Russian sailors


June 9th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nigerian militants are demanding a $1.5 million ransom for the release of two Russian sailors abducted from a ship at a Cameroon port last month, a media ... Read more...

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Several missing as vessels capsize in China


April 27th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Twenty-nine people were rescued and several others were missing Tuesday when the vessels in which they were traveling capsized in strong winds off the coast of Shandong province ... Read more...

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Central team visits Paradip, recommends measures


September 27th, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Paradip (Orissa), Sep 26 (IANS) A central team, which was here Saturday to inspect the Mongolian ship that sunk off the Paradip coast, recommended stringent measures to avert such accidents. The five-member team ... Read more...

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New laser gun to dazzle Somali pirates


September 8th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 8 (ANI): A British defence manufacturer has designed a laser gun that can be used to dazzle pirates, leaving them incapacitated, thus becoming the perfect weapon to fight Somali pirates.According ... Read more...

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Russian trade union seeks return of sailors stranded in Vietnam


August 20th, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Vladivostok (Russia), Aug 20 (RIA Novosti) The Russian Seamen's Trade Union has requested international assistance for the repatriation of around 60 Russian sailors who were "abandoned" in Vietnam by ship owners. The Russian ... Read more...

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Samuel L. Jackson keen to play Andrew Mwanguru


May 8th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Hollywood actor Samuel L. Jackson is keen to play the lead in a film about Andrew Mwangura, a negotiator between pirates and the owners of vessels hijacked off ... Read more...

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