Chinese reefer ship arrested in Galapagos

Puerto Baquerizo Moreno - Chinese refrigerator ship “Fu Yuan Yu Leng 999” with 20 crew was arrested by Ecuador Navy on Aug 13 off San Cristobal Island, Galapagos, in Marine Reserve area. A cargo of frozen sharks, including endangered species, hammerhead sharks, was found in reefer’s holds


Critics cry foul as young Hong Kong democracy leaders get jail

Hong Kong - Joshua Wong jailed for six months for unlawful assembly. Jail terms disqualifies trio from running for seats for 5 years. Terms slammed amid accusations of political interference.


A.P. Møller - Mærsk improves underlying profit

London - The performance of A.P. Moller - Maersk in Q2 was mainly driven by a profitable Maersk Line.


Miners lift European shares on metals prices, euro zone growth

London - Euro zone GDP expanded by 0.6 percent quarter-on-quarter and the annual growth figure was upgraded to 2.2 percent from the earlier estimated 2.1 percent.


Iraq sets up oil shipping, trading joint venture

London- Middle East oil producers are venturing into buying and selling oil to boost their incomes as a sharp drop in crude prices since mid-2014 has forced the industry to become more efficient.

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