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Finland Says Ship Can Sail Again, Without Missiles

Finland Says Ship Can Sail Again, Without Missiles | Finland | Scoop.it
A Finnish port official says a ship held after 69 surface-to-air missiles and 160 tons of explosives were found onboard has received permission to travel again, but without its cargo or captain (Finland Says Ship Can Sail Again, Without Missiles
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Explosives And 69 Surface To Air Missiles Discovered En Route To China

Explosives And 69 Surface To Air Missiles Discovered En Route To China | Finland | Scoop.it

According to reports from the AP, Finland has stopped a cargo ship with British flags headed to China after officials discovered 160 tonnes of explosives and 69 Patriot surface-to-air missiles.
It is not clear who was the intended recipient of the weapons, though the next destination was Shanghai...

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Helsingin Sanomat - International Edition - Home

Helsingin Sanomat - International Edition - Home | Finland | Scoop.it

Finnish Customs and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) are investigating a case of suspected illegal transit shipping of weaponry on a ship apparently bound for South Korea.
The cargo vessel, the M/S Thor Liberty, was found to be carrying 69 Patriot ground-to-air missiles as well as 159 tonnes of the explosive nitroguanidine. The missiles were armed with propelling charges.
The Ministry of Defence says that no application for permission for transit had been made for the missiles. An application had been filed for the explosives, but they were not properly packed.

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Finnish Cargotec to Set up Global Center in Singapore - ScandAsia.com

Finnish Cargotec to Set up Global Center in Singapore - ScandAsia.com | Finland | Scoop.it
Cargotec, a provider of cargo handling solutions, will establish a global competence center for container terminals development in Singapore, the company said in a...
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