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CONVOY, mar. law. A naval force under the command of an officer appointed by government, for the protection of merchant ships and others, during the whole voyage, or such part of it as is known to require such protection. Marsh. Ins. B. 1, c. 9, s. 5 Park. Ins. 388.
     2. Warranties are sometimes inserted in policies of insurance that the ship shall sail with convoy. To comply with this warranty, five things are essential; first, the ship must sail with the regular convoy appointed by the government; secondly, she must sail from the place of rendezvous appointed by government; thirdly, the convoy must be for the Voyage; fourthly, the ship insured must have sailing instructions; fifthly, she must depart and continue with the convoy till the end of the voyage, unless separated by necessity. Marsh. Ins. B. 1, c. 9, s. 5.

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The BSF convoy, consisting of approximately 20 vehicles, left Jammu and crossed Udhampur on its way to Srinagar.
This year a number of the bank's employees are participating in the convoy.
The convoy leaders were eager to receive the latest intelligence on enemy operations along their route.
These ambushes were conducted in vegetation that concealed the attackers' whereabouts and in terrain that precluded easy convoy rescue.
The beauty of Convoy is that it attracted not only the dedicated Series and Defender A CONVOY of Land Rovers which raised pounds 15,000 for Help for Heroes also broke a Guinness World Record.
They were towed from the stern by ships in convoy during thick fog to help prevent those behind coming too close.
The convoy is due to sail to Al-Arish and from there on to Rafah within a
The Road to Hope convoy brought a consignment of some 30 vehicles and [Pounds sterling]500,000 ($788,750) in humanitarian aid.
Made up of 29 vehicles carrying 69 British citizens, the convoy arrived at 7.
The convoy is comprised of 45 vehicles and there are 90 participants from around 30 countries.
The second relief convoy of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques' Campaign for Relief of Pakistani People left here today for Peshawar, consisting of 100 trucks laden with 25,000 food baskets.
PARACHINAR, July 17, 2010 (Balochistan Times): At least 18 passengers were killed and four others sustained injuries when a convoy on the way to Peshawar was ambushed by miscreants at Charbagh on Saturday, official sources said.