In armed conflict and in daily life, ships have become an integral part of modern commercial and military systems. Fishing boats are used by millions of fishermen throughout the world. Military forces operate vessels for naval warfare and to transport and support forces ashore. Commercial vessels, nearly 35,000 in number, carried 7.4billion tons of cargo in 2007. As of 2011, there are about 104,304 ships with IMO numbers in the world.
Ships were always a key in history's great explorations and scientific and technological development. Navigators such as Zheng He spread such inventions as the compass and gunpowder. Ships have been used for such purposes as colonization and the slave trade, and have served scientific, cultural, and humanitarian needs. After the 16th century, new crops that had come from and to the Americas via the European seafarers significantly contributed to the world population growth.Ship transport has shaped the world's economy into today's energy-intensive pattern.
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A suspected drug kingpin wanted for alleged attempts to ship illicit drug consignments to the United Kingdom tops the list of arrests made by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) through interdiction operations that led to the seizure of four tons of illicit substances in the past week.
Mon Oct 2 2023 - 06.58. Budget 2024 ... One of the men arrested in connection with the seizure of a large consignment of cocaine on a ship off the coast of Cork last week will appear in court, the process of electing the next president of the IFA starts today and Monday also marks the beginning of the RSA’s road safety week.News from around the world ... .
The National Drug Law EnforcementAgency (NDLEA) has arrested a kingpin wanted for attempts to ship illicit drug consignments to the United Kingdom. This tops the list of arrests made by NDLEA Operatives through interdiction operations that led to the seizure of four tons of illicit substances in the past week.
Two men have appeared in a court after being charged in connection with the seizure of an estimated €157 million of cocaine on a bulk cargo ship off the Irish coast ... Det GardaJames Doolan told WaterfordDistrict Court he arrested Mr Lapa at 11.26pm on Thursday and that he made no reply to the charge after caution.
Two men have appeared in an Irish court after being charged in connection with the seizure of almost 160 million euro (£139 million) of cocaine on a bulk cargo ship off the coast of Ireland... He was arrested after the ship was boarded ... Two men - said to be the Brit and one of the Ukrainians - were airlifted off the ship and arrested.
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the Irish Navy patrol ship William Butler Yeats chased down the Matthew and fired warning shots after the vessel failed to comply with directions ...Despite these challenging conditions, a team of Irish Army commandos fast-roped down onto the deck of the ship and took control of the vessel.
The elite Army Ranger Wing (ARW) stormed the MV Matthew shipping container on Tuesday lunchtime after rappelling down from a helicopter amid stormy conditions off the coast of Cork... He was arrested after the ship was boarded ... The smuggled substance was removed from a cargo ship off the Co ... Another was arrested on the container ship in Cork on Tuesday.
A seventh man has been arrested by members of An Garda Síochána investigating Ireland’s largest ever foiled smuggling operation with over two tonnes of cocaine seized. Detectives were earlier due to begin questioning three officers arrested on board the cargo ship at the centre of case.
Three men, an Iranian and two Ukrainians, were arrested as gardaí continued to interview the crew members on the MV Matthew cargo ship where the drugs were found ... Three more men arrested over 2.2 tonnes drugs seizure in Cork.
2 of 4 migrants who survived 14 days on ship’s rudder and wound up in Brazil decide to just go home. Serial stowaway arrested after hiding in plane’s wheel to catch free flight to Miami. Nigerian stowaways found on ship’s rudder are seeking asylum in Spain. Stowaways found on ship’s rudder after 11-day trip to Canary Islands.
A helicopter is seen hovering about the MV Matthew on Tuesday as Irish commandos raid the ship ...Incredible moment special forces swoop from helicopter onto cartel 'mother ship' carrying £136m of cocaine ... He was arrested after the ship was boarded ... Two men - said to be the Brit and the Russian - were airlifted off the ship and arrested.
StormAgnes causes flooding and leaves thousands without power and three more arrests after €157m drugs find on ship off Cork coast ... Three more men arrested after cocaine worth €157m seized from ship. A further three men have been arrested as part of an investigation into a cargo ...
Cargo ship was used to smuggle 2.2 tonnes of cocaine from ... A further three men have been arrested as part of an investigation into a cargo ship which was impounded off the coast of Cork this week and found to contain a large quantity of cocaine.
But what do we know about this 190-metre-long, 32-metre-wide ship involved in the State's largest-ever seizure? ... "Prior to that, the MV Matthew just was a standard bulk carrier ship ... A lot of US vessel arrests, they've spoken about how common it is for a one-ship company to be the suspects in the case," said Mr Galvin.