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Kidnapping in Nigeria: The 12 hostages, among them a Romanian, are OK – navigators’ trade union representative says

The 12 hostages captured last Saturday by the pirates off the coast on Nigeria, from aboard a Swiss ship, among them a Romanian citizen, are all right, the Navigators’ Free Trade Union (SLN) has announced on Friday. SLN leader, Adrian ...

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Norwegian Vard to build hulls of three coast guard vessels in Tulcea

The shipyard in Tulcea, eastern Romania, will build the hulls for three coast guard vessels that Vard, one of the world leaders in specialized shipbuilding, a Ficantieri subsidiary, will produce for Norway’s defence procurement agency NDMA. The overall value of ...

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Romania faces the largest wave of illegal migrants by the Black Sea

Almost 500 Syrians and Iraqis have arrived on Romanian shores in the last month. The last group was rescued by the coastguard Tuesday night – 150 people – many of them children. The vessel on which they were crammed had ...

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Vessel having 70 migrants onboard, intercepted in Romanian Black Sea waters. Other 24 migrants captured at Nadlac customs

Border police officers have intercepted a vessel having 70 migrants onboard (23 children, 12 women and 35 men) on Monday near the Romanian Black Sea coast. One of the women is pregnant, investigators say and was transported to Mangalia hospital. ...

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Romanian Foreign Ministry: Four Romanian sailors, on a ship detained in Italy. They do not want to return until the wages are paid

The Romanian Consulate in Torino is aware of the situation of the detained ship in a port in Italy since December 21, 2015, having on board four Romanian sailors, but they do not want to return home until their wages ...

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Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka with 54 dead

A Russian trawler has sunk off the Kamchatka peninsula, with 54 sailors so far confirmed dead. Sixty-three people have been rescued, many suffering from hypothermia, according to a maritime rescue centre in Russia’s Far East, the BBC informs. The Dalniy ...

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