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Thursday, March 20, 2014 International maritime news for seafarers
UN authorises return of illegal Libyan oil exports
The UN Security Council condemned the illicit ex ort of crude oil from !i"ya on #ednesday and authorised UN mem"er states to "oard sus ect $essels and return ille%ally sei&ed oil to the !i"yan %o$ernment' The council unanimously ado ted a resolution authorisin% the shi ins ections three days after US Na$y S()! commandos sei&ed a tan*er off Cy rus containin% !i"yan oil that a militia controllin% the country+s oil terminals was tryin% to ex ort in defiance of the central %o$ernment' US )m"assador Samantha ,ower tweeted that the -!i"yan %o$ernment+s hand is now stron%er in ne%otiations with militias threatenin% one of !i"ya+s most recious resources'- She said that the resolution -ma*es it hard for the illicit ex orter of oil to rofit from their actions'The resolution underlines that the !i"yan %o$ernment has the rimary res onsi"ility to re$ent the illicit ex ort of its oil and ex resses concern that ille%al shi ments -undermines the %o$ernment of !i"ya and oses a threat to the eace, security and sta"ility of !i"ya-' It authorises %o$ernment.o erated shi s to ins ect $essels sus ected of carryin% ille%al oil that ha$e "een re orted to the Security Council committee monitorin% sanctions a%ainst !i"ya, -and direct the $essel to ta*e a ro riate actions to return the crude oil to !i"ya'Militia commander I"rahim /edran, whose fi%hters control !i"ya+s oil terminals, denounced the US sei&ure of the tan*er sayin% on Tuesday that #ashin%ton was sidin% with the %o$ernment in Tri oli a%ainst the as irations in the eastern half of the country for %reater autonomy' /edran is art of a mo$ement demandin% autonomy for eastern !i"ya, and last summer his militia too* o$er !i"ya+s oil facilities in the east, $irtually shuttin% down the country+s re$ious roduction of 1'4 "illion "arrels a day' This month, /edran+s militia loaded a tan*er full of more than US0 10 million.worth of oil at a Mediterranean ort it controls and tried to ex ort the oil for sale for the east+s coffers' It is not *nown who the oil was to "e sold to or who owns the tan*er' 2),3
torn country.)ssad+s re%ime' 2)@. Syria remains "ehind schedule for the destruction of its entire arsenal "y /une 10' That deadline was a%reed "y 7ussia and the US last year as art of a lan to a$ert US. the :. includin% its entire stoc* of lethal mustard %as' Two shi ments ha$e in the last wee* "een transferred from the ort of !ata*ia to Norwe%ian and 0anish $essels for destruction outside the country.C# said' 0es ite ha$in% shi ed 4<'=> of its Cate%ory 1 and Cate%ory 2 chemicals.MNZ issues online radio navigation warnings Maritime New 4ealand 2MN43 has announced that the text of all radio na$i%ational warnin%s a lica"le to the country+s areas of res onsi"ility are now a$aila"le online' )ll warnin%s will "e osted in full on the official we"site' There are three ty es of na$i%ational warnin%s5 lon% ran%e 2N)6)7()3. meteorolo%ical forecast and other ur%ent safety.force meteorolo%ical warnin%s 2M(T)7() 8I6 and :ceanic3' #hile this chan%e %i$es mariners alternati$e ways to chec* information when re arin% for a $oya%e."ac*ed military stri*es in the wa*e of deadly chemical attac*s outside 0amascus "lamed "y the #est on .force+ radio na$i%ational warnin%s for New 4ealand+s areas of res onsi"ility 2N)6)7() 8I6 and Coastal #arnin% )rea 439 information a"out N)6)7() and M(T)7() 8I6 warnin%s. and coastal na$i%ational warnin%s and a lin* to in.related messa%es "roadcast to shi s' Source5 MN4 Syria surrenders almost half chemical arsenal Syria has remo$ed almost half of its chemical arsenal from the war. it does not re lace the Inmarsat SafetyN(T ser$ice or radio "roadcasts as the official channel for the latest warnin%s and forecast information' Maritime safety information is of $ital concern to all shi s and ertains to na$i%ational and meteorolo%ical warnin%s. coastal and local' The information a$aila"le includes5 the text of +in.resident ?ashar al. off the southwestern coast of @rance in stron% winds on @e"ruary <.3 Dutch firms to remove broken bulker from rench beach 0utch com anies S$it&er and Aoole ha$e "een awarded the contract to remo$e wrec*a%e from the shoreline at )n%let "each in @rance' ) 100m S anish. the :r%anisation for the . the world+s chemical watchdo% said on #ednesday.rohi"ition of Chemical #ea ons 2:. 2014' .fla%%ed "ul* carrier had "ro*en u after it was tra ed a%ainst the "rea*water. the only chemical a%ent 0amascus had that did not re.uire mixin% to "e used.C#3 said in a statement' Syria has now handed o$er its entire stoc* of mustard %as.
8inhua re orted' Since 2010.said Interior Minister )n%elino )lfano was ..to.uoted as sayin% "y )NS) news a%ency' )lfano+s remar*s came ahead of his meetin% with UN Secretary Beneral ?an Ai.TI re orted' ort amon% the (U.mem"ers were airlifted "y two helico ters rior to the shi "rea*in% u ' !taly appeals UN to help free marines from !ndia Italy has a ealed to the UN to hel free its two marines who are "ein% tried in India for *illin% two Indian fishermen in 2012' -Italy is willin% to try the marines at home. they face u to 10 years in Cail' RESCUE !ran" #man to hold $oint rescue drills Na$al forces of Iran and :man will hold a Coint rescue drill in Iran+s southern waters' The three. iracy law' Now.The two. addin% that Iran+s 10th Na$al @leet will "e dis atched to the international waters in order to sail around the )frican continent.day maritime manoeu$re is scheduled to start on ) ril D.month lon% sal$a%e o eration is ex ected to "e conducted in three sta%es' The first sta%e in$ol$es the deconstruction of the close.moon' Italy has "een tryin% to rally international su to "rin% home marines. the US and N)T: countries Marines Massimiliano !atorre and Sal$atore Birone shot dead two fishermen off the Aerala coast in @e"ruary 2012.shore forward section' The lan is to cut the hul* into smaller ieces and tow them to the "each for remo$al' The second hase will in$ol$e the remo$al of the aft section. Iran and :mani forces ha$e held se$eral Coint rescue drills off the coast of their waters' . 7ear )dmiral Ea"i"ollah Sayyari. said' The Iranian commander also said that the country lans to increase its resence in the hi%h seas. de loyed on the Italian. containin% the su erstructure' The third and the final hase will in$ol$e clean. "ut in the meantime we as* for their freedom. the commander of the Iranian Na$y.u of the sea"ed and surroundin% areas' The shi had lost ower while on its way to the .ort of ?ayonne' 7ou%h seas and stron% winds caused the shi to in contact with "rea*water' Initial re orts intended that the shi was carryin% fertiliser were found to "e incorrect' )ll the 12 crew. said they mistoo* the fishermen for irates' They are now stayin% in the Italian (m"assy in New 0elhi awaitin% trial' India has remo$ed the ossi"ility of a death enalty "ut insisted that the marines would still "e rosecuted under the anti.fla%%ed oil tan*er. . s ar*in% di lomatic tensions "etween India and Italy' The marines.
fla%%ed shi carryin% a car%o of steel coils san* soon after the collision' Eowe$er.on.acce ted file ty e. crashed into the sea late #ednesday while flyin% some 40*m south of @uerte$entura island.0emand ser$ice ro$iders maintain the accuracy of the ma s. colour or le%i"ility' . off northwest )frica' :ne crew mem"er was rescued' The Canary Islands+ emer%ency ser$ices de artment says )rmy.to.certified .anamanian.fla%%ed car%o $essel san* after it collided with a South Aorean container $essel at the mouth of To*yo ?ay' Twel$e of the 20 Chinese crew a"oard the . which suffered se$ere dama%es.anamanian.rint.anamanian.tonne . the South Aorean container $essel.Spain% Search for & after helicopter sea crash S ain+s )ir @orce says rescue units are searchin% for its four mem"ers missin% after their helico ter lun%ed into the sea off the Canary Islands' The )ir @orce said on its Twitter account that the search was resumed at first li%ht Thursday' The helico ter. as rintin% . hel shi s and "oats to a$oid %roundin%s and other na$i%ation dan%ers' N:))+s interacti$e chart locator will hel $essels to select a chart from ma s of the US and choose their format' N:)).=10.0@s may alter a chart+s scale.date na$i%ation information.0@ $ersions of N:)) nautical charts has re%istered a hu%e success as nearly 2'1 million charts ha$e "een downloaded so far' The u .-mln free .3 'wo helicopters" () *apanese boats searching for missing crew Two helico ters and 1F atrol shi s of /a anese coast%uard are searchin% for the missin% Chinese crew mem"ers a day after a 12.fla%%ed $essel were rescued "ut one of them was later declared dead' The .D nautical charts downloaded in )/ days The three. art of the )ir @orce+s marine rescue ser$ice.month trial eriod of free . remained afloat and was assisted "y tu%s to doc* at the ort of Go*ohama' NAVIGATION +. coast %uard and S anish 7ed Cross units are ta*in% art in the search o eration' 2). which is a$aila"le online in a uni$ersally.
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