international waters

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Synonyms for international waters

the open seas of the world outside the territorial waters of any nation

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The tanker "Ganja", which belongs to the company, has joined the transportation of liquid cargo in international waters.
In recent years, Iran's Navy has increased its presence in international waters to protect naval routes and provide security for merchant vessels and tankers.
However, the incumbent government expressed conformity to 52 strategies proposed by EU among which facilitation for keeping proper records about the fishing activities on international waters bears much significance.
Environmental Specialist, GEF International Waters Focal Area and Mr.
The cargo is being taken to Italy, escorted by Russian and Chinese warships, where it will be loaded onto a US Navy ship and shipped to international waters for destruction in a specially created titanium tank on board, the BBC reports.
The Somali pirates were convicted of seizing a Yemeni fishing boat and kidnapping its crew in an unknown location, a matter that harm the economic status of Yemen and endanger the safety of maritime navigation in the territorial and international waters.
The boats, two civilian vessels carrying 27 passengers from seven countries, will sail from international waters directly to Gaza.
Eight of the nine passengers who were killed on the 'Mavi Marmara' ship by Israeli commandoes as they boarded aid ships in international waters were Turkish, and one was Turkish-American.
BUENOS AIRES, June9, 2010 (WAFA) --UNASUR condemned the use of Israeli forces against merchant ships in international waters, which resulted in killing and wounding many civilians while they were carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza strip.
In a Commons statement Mr Hague said he was "seriously concerned" that British citizens had been seized in international waters and he complained that consular officials had still not had access to all being held.
Describing the dramatic moments the Challenger 1 came under attack when it was boarded by Israeli forces in international waters as it travelled from Cyprus, he said the ship was surrounded by blacked-out vessels and helicopters before armed forces launched an assault at close range with stun guns and high-powered paintball pellets.
Carrying over 700 passengers, the flotilla faces a possible confrontation with Israel as warships have already been positioned in international waters.
The articles include new approaches and analytical frameworks as they give details on the domestic side of the Indus water dispute, the role of political instability in the development of international waters in Lesotho, issues of water security on the Danube, negotiations between China and Cambodia in the Mekong region, and domestic security around the Lake Chad basin.
Between July 1, 2005, and June 30, 2007, the GEF approved 19 new projects in the focal area of international waters.
A leading doctor has called for an urgent legal review of the rules governing international waters after a company offered to provide unlicensed stem cell jabs on board a Welsh ferry.
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