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Calls for code of practice to guide armed guards on vessels, now used on around 10% of transits in the Indian Ocean

Piracy and Security Ship operations

IMO to discuss private armed security guidelines

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Piracy and Security Ship operations

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Dry Bulk South America

Vale’s VLOCs have ‘killed’ capesize market

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Dry Bulk South America

Glencore prospectus shows position as leading charterer

Commodities giant runs a sophisticated ocean freight and logistics division, but its freight desk reported substantial losses in past two years

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