Wednesday, 24 September 2014

This infographic shows maximum ship sizes for the Panama Canal, Suez Canal, and the Strait of Malacca.

Credit World Maritime News




Friday, 19 September 2014

Drowning of 500 Migrants in the Med Deliberate, Survivors Say

Investigators from the International Organization for Migration said that they have obtained eyewitness testimony of a tragic incident in which as many as 500 migrants were drowned when their vessel was deliberately sunk in the Mediterranean. The survivors said that the traffickers turned violent when the 500 migrants they were escorting to Europe refused to switch to an unseaworthy boat.

Full article HERE