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Tugs lead rescue mission for cargo ship stranded off Sydney in atrocious weather
Operation to tow the stricken Portland Bay to safety is ‘heading in the right direction’ after attempt to winch crew off the ship was abandoned

Caitlin Cassidy and Christopher Knaus

04, Jul, 2022 @9:19 AM

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UN appeals to public for $20m to stop feared catastrophic oil spill from tanker
Vessel off Yemen with more than 1m barrels of oil aboard has been stranded for six years and is close to breaking up

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

13, Jun, 2022 @4:45 PM

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The Black Sea blockade: mapping the impact of war in Ukraine on the world’s food supply – interactive
From vast grain stores stuck in Odesa to famine risk in Yemen, a visual guide to the far-reaching effects of Russia’s block on exports

Kaamil Ahmed, Garry Blight, Liz Ford and Lydia McMullan

09, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Seven stowaways and a hijacked oil tanker: the strange case of the Nave Andromeda
The long read: In October 2020 an emergency call was received from a ship in British waters. After a full-scale commando raid, seven Nigerians were taken off in handcuffs – but no one was ever charged. What really happened on board?

Samira Shackle

09, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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How do you get 20m tonnes of grain out of Ukraine?
War presents diplomatic and logistical challenges as silos of world’s fifth-biggest wheat exporter fill up

Joanna Partridge

07, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Home Office cancels Border Force contract with P&O Ferries after mass sackings
Agreement to provide contingency travel services terminated over layoffs of nearly 800 seafarers

Harry Taylor

30, May, 2022 @10:52 PM

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Corrina, Corrina review – high seas drama hits the rocks
Chloë Moss’s well-intentioned new play can’t quite navigate the choppy waters of sex and race among the crew of a cargo ship

Clare Brennan

29, May, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Revealed: Russia-linked superyachts ‘going dark’ to avoid sanctions threat
Vessels with ties to Russian oligarchs hit by sanctions are no longer reporting their position to an automatic global locator

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and Gemma Handy

28, May, 2022 @2:15 PM

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EasyJet cancels hundreds of half-term flights from Gatwick as getaway begins
UK airports, ports and roads under pressure with Dover passengers facing long queues and motorists warned of major jams

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

27, May, 2022 @5:26 PM

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Henry Lyth obituary
Other lives: Engineer at Liverpool docks and on new bridges in Manchester and Salford

David Lyth

26, May, 2022 @4:40 PM

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Corrina, Corrina review – onboard battle gets lost at sea
Chloë Moss’s play about a female officer who joins an all-male crew on a cargo ship skims the surface of its issues

Mark Fisher

24, May, 2022 @2:05 PM

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Ports and unions criticise Shapps’ plan for law on seafarers’ minimum wage
Legislation announced in Queen’s Speech in response to P&O Ferries’ sacking of 800 crew

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

10, May, 2022 @1:59 PM

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