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Border Force official carries screaming boy to safety after packed migrant boat is intercepted in ...

The Daily Mail 26 Sep 2021
Official Home Office statistics show 3,872 have arrived in 113 incidents so far this month - breaking the 3,509 who made the dangerous journey in 117 boats in July ... Giving evidence to the Commons Home Affairs Committee, Mr Rycroft said Border Force officers had been 'preparing and trialling' the 'new maritime tactic'.

A fitting tribute for our seafarers

Manila Bulletin 25 Sep 2021
The United Nations (UN) even described seafarers as “collateral victims” of COVID-19 restrictions and travel bans with over 250,000 sea-based workers estimated by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to be either barred from going home as they are stranded in seas or restricted from working being grounded onshore.

Exclusive: DHS tracked Haitian migration for months but failed to predict surge at the border

Yahoo Daily News 24 Sep 2021
Mayorkas warned that anyone seeking to flee Haiti, or Cuba — which was also in the midst of historic nationwide protests — by boat would not be eligible for asylum in the U.S., even if they had a credible fear of persecution in their home country ...Haitian maritime mass migration is very unlikely in the near-term,” the report concluded.

Home Office chief refuses to tell MPs legal basis on which pushbacks in Channel can ...

The Independent 22 Sep 2021
It emerged last week that home secretary Priti Patel had ordered officials to rewrite the UK’s interpretation of maritime laws to allow Border Force to carry out the controversial practice, with members being given special training to turn around small boats.

Top Home Office civil servant admits Priti Patel's 'pushback' tactics for Channel migrants will only ...

The Daily Mail 22 Sep 2021
The Home Office's top mandarin today admitted that Priti Patel's 'pushback' tactics for Channel migrants will only be used on a 'small proportion' of boats ... Giving evidence to the Commons Home Affairs Committee, Mr Rycroft said Border Force officers had been 'preparing and trialling' the 'new maritime tactic'.

University of Cebu taps virtual reality learning for students

The Manila Times 21 Sep 2021
The online and offline systems immersive educational system was powered by Kongsberg and Seaversity, where Kongsberg, a proven and tested simulations provider, launched its online platform to bring simulations at home, which mimics the actual maritime simulators of the university.

The new AUKUS alliance holds some lessons for India

Indian Express 21 Sep 2021
read more The new AUKUS alliance holds some lessons for IndiaWhy India’s military leaders must have a free and frank discussion on demarcation of air power roles and missionsChina has become a maritime power ... Home World India North East India Arunachal Pradesh Assam Manipur ...

Historic premises to become museum storage and conservation facility

The Business Desk 20 Sep 2021
The new home for thousands of objects within the reserve collection is part of a makeover to the Hull Maritime Museum to offer new and improved visitor facilities with 50% more artefacts on display ... “We are extremely pleased to be commencing the works to the Dock Office chambers and to be entrusted with preserving Hull’s unique maritime heritage.

Visit to London’s magical Harry Potter attraction leaves visitors spellbound

Belfast Telegraph 20 Sep 2021
... you can bring home ... Embracing the building’s heritage (it was formerly home to a maritime transport company), the hotel showcases a number of nautical features including a dramatic, handcrafted copper hull sweeping from the entrance through the lobby into the restaurant.

After lengthy absence, Toronto Arrows finally get to play a game on home turf

North Shore News 16 Sep 2021
TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows will play at home for the first time since June 2019 when the Major League Rugby team hosts the Atlantic Selects all-star side Oct ... The Atlantic Selects will feature top players from the Maritimes, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Quebec.

Poaching of ICT experts adding to cybersecurity woes

Independent online (SA) 15 Sep 2021
He said global firms were allowing the specialists to work from home in South Africa, due to the Covid-19 pandemic ... “I work for a US company and I work from home ... “Before the Covid pandemic, people would have to leave the country and work at those base countries, now they just work from home,” Lithebe said.

Government assures support to COVID-19 affected islands

FBC News 14 Sep 2021
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has assured maritime islands that recorded COVID-19 cases that the government is supporting them every step of the way ... Bainimarama says maritime communities can support the MOH by staying home and avoid unnecessary movement.

Denmark to provide vaccination for international seafarers

Seatrade Maritime News 14 Sep 2021
Related ... At the same time, a number of seafarers from, for example, the Philippines and India, have not had the same access to vaccinations in their home countries, and in this area, we, as a maritime nation, have the opportunity to lend a hand," said Jacob Meldgaard, CEO of Torm and chairman of Danish Shipping. Related.

Shipping Concierge Service Launched to Guide Maritime Businesses to UK

The Maritime Executive 13 Sep 2021
The new 24/7 worldwide service has been launched at the start of London International Shipping Week (13 September), one of the most respected and valued maritime events in the world ... We’re investing in new technologies, committed to decarbonisation, and home to the world centre of ship management and maritime financial and legal services.