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CNN | 17 Aug 2016

Malaysian oil tanker hijacked, taken into Indonesian waters

(CNN)A Malaysian oil tanker has been hijacked and taken into Indonesian waters, Malaysian authorities said Wednesday. The MT Vier Harmoni was carrying about about 240,000 gallons...

The Guardian | 15 Aug 2016

Two-century-old shipwreck to emerge from sea at Devon beach

Most likely the remains of the Sally, which ran aground with its cargo of port in 1769, the wreck will be visible at low tide...

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Paradise reinforces commitment to maritime security (Royal Australian Navy)

(Source: Royal Australian Navy) The ability of the Royal Australian and Papua New Guinean navies to work together in maritime security is stronger than ever following the conclusion of Exercise PARADISE this month. The exercise is the Royal...

Public Technologies 2016-08-27

Plans for heritage centre in Fleetwood

Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Peter Brady, founder of an organsiation called the Fleetwood Maritime Heritage Trust, says the facility will...

Topix 2016-08-27

Jokowi issues decree to boost fisheries industry

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has issued a presidential decree that is expected to boost the fisheries industry, a minister said on Friday. The decree, signed by the President...

The Jakarta Post 2016-08-27

Catamarans to cruise on the Hooghly again

Kolkata: Vivada, a city-based river cruise operator, and spiritual community Iskcon are jointly bringing back the catamaran service to the city after a gap of a decade. Unlike its earlier avatar, the new services would cater to spiritual tourism from...

The Times of India 2016-08-27

Emergency Exercise in Sydney CBD on Sunday 28 August 2016 (NSW Police Force)

(Source: NSW Police Force) Latest Media Releases Emergency Exercise in Sydney CBD on Sunday 28 August 2016 Saturday, 27 August 2016 08:02:32 AM A major emergency management exercise will be carried out in the Sydney CBD tomorrow to test emergency...

Public Technologies 2016-08-27

Councils urge more action to curb tombstoning surge

Young people who jump from high bridges and harbour walls into water unsupervised are dicing with death, council bosses have warned. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents dozens of councils and fire and rescue authorities across...

Belfast Telegraph 2016-08-27

Festival near Conn. Navy base to honor maritime heritage

NEW LONDON, Conn. (Tribune News Service) — The Navy will have a larger presence than usual at this year's Maritime Heritage Festival. The festival, which will take place Sept. 9-11 on New London's waterfront, is one of the last major events of the...

Stars and Stripes 2016-08-27

'Tombstoning' Trend Is Killing Two Young People A Year As Councils Beg Jumpers To Stop

Young people who jump from high bridges and harbour walls into water unsupervised are dicing with death, council bosses have warned. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents dozens of councils and fire and rescue authorities across...

Huffington Post 2016-08-27

Nigeria: N7 Billion Debt Cripples Maritime Academy's Activities

[This Day] The Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, Akwa Ibom State, is facing hard times over the N7.2billion debt incurred during the tenure of its late Rector, Dr. Joshua Okpo, THISDAY's findings have revealed. ......

All Africa 2016-08-27

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