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Monday, January 25, 2021

10 Things You Didn't Know About the Suez Canal

Posted to Eliot Keirl's Blog (by Eliot Keirl) on October 26, 2016

The Suez Canal, inaugurated in Egypt in December 1869, is one of the amazing industrial achievements that still inspires awe and continues to impress. The Canal was built to connect the North Atlantic ocean with the northern Indian one, considerably reducing the distance between Europe and Asia…

MARAD Issues Advisory for Transiting Straits of Hormuz

Posted to Maritime Transportation Security News and Views (by John C.W. Bennett) on August 17, 2010

Responding to the “explosive incident” experienced by the tanker M. STAR while transiting East in the Straits of Hormuz on the night of 27-28 July, the US Maritime Administration (MARAD) has issued Advisory 2010-08. The official press agency of the United Arab Emirates (UAE)…