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2014-09-25 04:20:18

LONDON, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joint Shipping Initiative - made up of Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena and Japanese shipping companies NYK, MOL and "K" Line - today announced it has given $1.5 million of additional funds to a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) project to improve the lives of Somalis and security for seafarers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/708339-a ) (Photo:...

2014-07-31 23:12:01

Recent incidents involving pirates hijacking oil tankers in the South China sea shifts the hub of piracy activity from the Somalian coast towards Southeast Asia. HGH's Spynel surveillance system would be an ideal fit to combat against these dangerous maritime threats. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Since 2010, there has been a steadily increasing trend of piracy attacks in Southeast Asia, according to a report released by UNITAR (UN Institute for Training and Research), with 150...

2014-07-30 20:22:19

Semi-Annual World Assessment and Rankings MIAMI, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hazelwood Street Consultants, LLC, a global specialist in resolving kidnap-for-ransom and extortion cases for members of Lloyd's of London, multi-national corporations and private families, has released its Semi-Annual Kidnap for Ransom and Extortion Assessment of 229 countries - HIGHLIGHTING THE 24 MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD FOR Kidnapping for Ransom and Extortion. Photo -...

2014-07-30 16:22:06

Declares $0.01 per Share Dividend for Q2 2014 NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltic Trading Limited (NYSE: BALT) ("Baltic Trading" or the "Company") today reported its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. The following financial review discusses the results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014 and June 30, 2013. Second Quarter 2014 and Year-to-Date Highlights -- Declared a $0.01 per share dividend payable on or about August 21, 2014...

2014-07-23 23:18:17

North America Maritime Security Market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.40% from 2014 to 2019. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-maritime-security-8026085687.html (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Marine threats from human or natural agents such as terrorists, environmental destruction, sea-borne illegal immigration, and international criminal and piracy threats have created more demand for regulated and standard maritime security systems. Due to this the worldwide revenue of...

2014-07-06 23:00:45

Rise in international trade and increase in terrorist activities stimulates rise in the maritime security market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/maritime-security-reports-4395008579.html (PRWEB) July 06, 2014 Marine threats from human or natural agents such as terrorist, environmental destruction, illegal seaborne immigration, and international criminal and piracy threats have created more demand for regulated and standard maritime security systems. Therefore, the...

2014-06-18 16:20:55

Hall brings maritime and piracy analytic experience to association ARLINGTON, Va., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced that Kim Hall has joined the association as Director of Technical and Regulatory Affairs, Operational and Security. For the past three and a half years, Hall was Senior Analyst with the Homeland Security Studies and Analysis Institute (HSSAI), supporting DHS S&T, USCG Headquarters, USCG Atlantic...

2014-05-27 16:28:45

Arrgh, Matey! Set sail for piratical adventure as RedGate Games introduces the first ever 3D, mobile sea battle game for iOS and Android. NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- RedGate Games is proud to announce the upcoming release of their first interactive title for mobile gaming: Pirate Era. This app is the first 3D sea battle game to hit the mobile market, ever. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140527/91211 A Caribbean-themed action game for iOS and...

2014-05-26 08:20:19

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Maritime Security Market 2013-2023 - Piracy, Shipping, Vessels and Seaport Securityhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/transport_travel/maritime/maritime_security_market_2013_2023_piracy_shipping_vessels_seaport_security.html Report DetailsWith the increase in global piracy, the consistent requirements of homeland security frameworks, and the rise of the offshore energy industry, maritime...

2014-05-07 16:21:22

Declares $0.01 per Share Dividend for Q1 2014 NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baltic Trading Limited (NYSE: BALT) ("Baltic Trading" or the "Company") today reported its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014. The following financial review discusses the results for the three months ended March 31, 2014 and March 31, 2013. First Quarter 2014 and Year-to-Date Highlights -- Declared a $0.01 per share dividend payable on or about May 27, 2014 to all...


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