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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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After the convoy entered Douma, the talks between the convoy staff and leaders of the local military and political councils took place in one of the local mosques, being recorded on video, and the record was later used by the Jeish al-Islam militants for propaganda purposes," a source said.
I lodged a complaint with police which told me that the convoy was of Imran Khan returning from Okara,' Gilani said.
Soon after it happened, I launched a complaint about the incident, and police told me that the convoy of Imran Khan had passed from there," Gillani said.
It took the Cambodian delegation's convoy two hours to reach the National Capital Region from Clark, well over the 90-minute travel time that the Asean traffic committee was aiming for in shuttling world leaders and delegates to Metro Manila.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said: "We responsibly say that neither the Russian nor the Syrian air force conducted any strikes on the UN aid convoy on the south-western outskirts of Aleppo.
The source told SANA that there's no truth to the rumors circulated during the past few hours by some media outlets about the Syrian Arab Army targeting a humanitarian aid convoy in Orkem village in Aleppo's northern countryside.
The convoy, which includes military vehicles and local emergency vehicles, made its way from Goulburn this morning and through the heart of Canberra.
The BSF convoy, consisting of approximately 20 vehicles, left Jammu and crossed Udhampur on its way to Srinagar.
El-Zahid explained that since the convoy was launched in 2013.
Afterward, the crews had virtual convoy training and conducted convoy live-fire exercises.
Riyadh : RASHID HASSANSaudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) on Monday launched the 20th version of the tourist media convoy to document the antiquities and rich cultural heritage of Al-Jouf Province.
Akif Turan, Tunisian organizer of the "Mavi Marmara aid convoy" told Anadolu Agency that 25 activists from the Arabic world and Europe accompanied the convoy carrying medical aid and vehicles that could be used as ambulance and school bus.