We are giving the piracy reports a rest as nothing effective is being done. Now even the Vatican has written and published a report amongst other things telling the pirates to be good and say their prayers - oh dear dear me not really realistic. The world governments seem to be confused and unable to govern these days - perhaps the mental rot of decades of socialism in Europe.
Also NAUTICAL LOG is not going to write Posts about SSCS anymore complete waste of time as their "campaigns" are just fund raising events so "Wats-his-name" can travel the world and enjoy is very active social life. The SSCS got dumped this year so at least one of his cons failed.
We did receive just now some UK M-Notices and there is a NLIN covering them.
We also received the C-PORT The Marine Assistance Industry Journal - more about that later.
Change of Command at the USCG Academy today a lady is now in Command the first service Academy to do so.
Please remember the seafarers held captive by pirates off Somalia - let us work with those trying to set them free.