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Declan Bush



Declan Bush is a Lloyd’s List news reporter based in London. He contributes to daily News Desk coverage across shipping industry beats. Declan is interested in a range of topics including regulation, environment, and seafarer safety.

He worked in local newspapers in Western Australia before moving to the UK in 2017 and working in legal trade publications. Declan received his undergraduate degree in international relations and journalism from Curtin University, Perth, in 2015.

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Nigeria announced its Deep Blue maritime security project — a mix of coastal surveillance, troops, patrol boats and aircraft it is hoped will help the fight against piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

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International Maritime Organization secretary-general Kitack Lim opened the Marine Environment Protection Committee with a stronger-than-usual warning on the need for shipping to develop emission regulations

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Lives are being lost while crewing crisis drags on, Anglo-Eastern chief says

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