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  • Piracy situation "completely unacceptable" says UN Secretary General

    The 286 piracy incidents, 67 hijacked ships and over 1130 seafarers directly impacted by the continued and increasing piracy problem in the world’s oceans and particularly off the Horn of Africa over the past 12 months has resulted in an “completely unacceptable situation” according the the UN Secretary General, General Ban Ki-moon in a recent speech at the IMO […]

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  • SS United States has a new owner

    The once grand SS United States may be one step closer to being preserved on the Philadelphia waterfront following the transfer of the ship’s title from Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) to the SS United States Conservancy.  The purchase, enabled by a grant provided to the conservancy by the Philadelphia philanthropist H. F. “Gerry” Lenfest has […]