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Dangerous times for shipping and seafarers

IMB voices concern over doubling in number of attacks on ships, marked increase in kidnapping for ransom and armed robbery incidents

THOSE of us who can remember the Tanker War in the Middle East Gulf 30 years ago will have been dismayed by the latest news coming from the region.

Fortunately nobody died when two tanker suffered explosions while preparing to transit the Strait of Hormuz last week. The blasts followed...

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