General Shipping Events

Maritime News

Deccan Herald | 28 Jun 2016

US destroyer came 'dangerously close' to Russian ship: Moscow

Russia's defence ministry today accused an American destroyer of coming dangerously close to a Russian frigate in the Mediterranean Sea, calling the incident a "gross violation" of international...

BBC News | 27 Jun 2016

LÉ Róisín: Irish naval ship rescues 371 people from three boats

Share Share this with Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-36642117 An Irish naval ship has rescued 371 migrants from three boats in the Mediterranean Sea on Monday morning. The ship,...

Maritime News

Nitin Gadkari calls for massive skill development in maritime sector

NEW DELHI: Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday called for a massive effort to enhance skill development in the Indian maritime sector. According to the minister, a large number of employment opportunities are expected to be generated from the...

The Times of India 2016-07-23

IMO Workshop in Morocco Promotes Energy Efficiency Measures

An International Maritime Organization workshop is raising awareness of the organization's regulatory regime dealing with improving energy efficiency and the control of GHG emissions from ships. Participants from Moroccan governmental departments,...

Topix 2016-07-23

Will China’s realpolitik prevail in sea row?

As ASEAN meetings kick off in Vientiane from July 23, Beijing may pressure the host Laos and its other ally Cambodia to prevent any strong statements on the South China Sea disputes and the landmark ruling by the Hague tribunal. Such pressure tactics...

Asia Times 2016-07-23

In contentious South China Sea, keep cool heads: The Interview

International court rulings on territorial disputes among nations usually don't attract much attention, but one this month on China's longstanding claims to a large part of the South China Sea made headlines across the world. A tribunal in the Hague,...

Topix 2016-07-23

Sri Lanka to release 73 Indian fishermen in custody

July 22, Colombo: The Sri Lankan authorities have decided to release at least 73 Indian fishermen in custody for violating the International Maritime Boundary Line and poaching in the island's waters. Fisheries Ministry officials said today that the...

Topix 2016-07-23

UPDATE 1-Search for missing Malaysian MH370 to be suspended - joint panel

The shadow of a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion maritime search aircraft can be seen on low-level clouds as it flies over the southern Indian Ocean looking for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 March 31, 2014. Australian and Malaysian...

Topix 2016-07-23

China, ASEAN seek to jointly build community of common destiny

VIENTIANE - Foreign ministers from members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their dialogue partners including China will gather here on Sunday for an ASEAN ministerial meeting as well as a series of related regional talks....

China Daily 2016-07-23

CH-53E Super Stallion lands on HMAS Canberra (Royal Australian Navy)

(Source: Royal Australian Navy) The largest and heaviest helicopter in service with United States armed forces has landed on the flight deck of HMAS Canberra for the first time. The United States Marine Corps (USMC) CH-53E Super Stallion flew to...

Public Technologies 2016-07-23

Two men in hospital after swimmers caught in rip tide off Norfolk beach

Two men are in hospital after a group of swimmers got caught in a rip tide off a Norfolk beach. Emergency services rushed to the water's edge at Sea Palling,...

Belfast Telegraph 2016-07-23

Oil News