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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The original convoys consisted of between 30 and 40 merchant ships sailing in lines or columns.
An official said a CRPF convoy will not have more than 40 vehicles and the number of armed and bulletproof vehicles escorting convoys will also increase as part of the new Standard-Operating Procedure (SOP) for the movement Indian troops.
The Arabic-language al-Ma'aloumah quoted a security sources within the Iraqi popular forces of Hashd al-Shaabi as reporting that a long convoy of the US army, including a sum of 50 vehicles carrying military hardware, crossed Kuwait's border and entered a region West of the town of al-Ramadi.
Sunday won't be a fun day on Metro Manila roads, as no less than the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has warned the public of 'possible heavier traffic disruptions' due to a practice run of traffic and security convoy operations for the Asean summit to be held in Pampanga and Metro Manila in November.
Russia denies link to aid convoy attack MOSCOW has angrily denied that the Russian or Syrian air force were involved in an overnight attack on a humanitarian convoy.
Spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry Igor Konashenkov asserted that neither the Russian Aerospace Forces nor the Syrian Air Force targeted any UN humanitarian aid convoys southwest of Aleppo.
IN THE aftermath of the attack on a BSF convoy, 18 km outside the Udhampur town, the attention has remained on arrested Pakistani national Mohammed Naved alias Usman.
Unfortunately, advanced communications assets were not available for the 35th CSSB, so the convoys had to communicate using FM radios.
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.
A medical convoy organised by the Al-Dostour Party in Daqahleya in Al-Foursat village