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DNA India | 21 Feb 2017

ASEAN unsettled by China's weapon systems, tension in South China Sea

Southeast Asian countries see China's installation of weapons systems in the South China Sea as very unsettling and want to prevent militarisation and urge dialogue to stop "recent developments" from...

CNN | 20 Feb 2017

South China Sea: What's at stake

(CNN)Dotted with small islands, reefs and shoals, the South China Sea is a crucial shipping route and home a messy territorial dispute that pits multiple countries against one another. Tensions in the... | 13 Feb 2017

[VIDEO]: Rolls-Royce Seeks 20 Percent Cost Cut Using Automated Cargo Ships

Using a fleet of automated vessels across Northern Europe, Rolls-Royce is hoping to cut the cost of sea travel by up to 20 percent, Yahoo News reported Monday. The car manufacturer plans to team up...

Maritime News

ADB, New Zealand to Help Improve Maritime Safety in Vanuatu (ADB - Asian Development Bank)

(Source: ADB - Asian Development Bank) PORT VILA, VANUATU (22 February 2017) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the New Zealand government will help establish an independent regulator for Vanuatu's maritime sector, to be known as the Office of...

Public Technologies 2017-02-22

Top 10 Maritime Nations: Ranked by Value

The March 2017 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News focuses on SINGAPORE, as this maritime powerhouse struggles to maintain balance and influence through the offshore oil and gas downturn. Looking at the "Top 10 Nations" ranked by value...

Topix 2017-02-22

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf ‘likely’ behind Vietnam freighter attack

MANILA: Filipino Islamic militants were likely behind an attack on a Vietnamese cargo ship in which one crew member was killed and six others abducted, Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said on Tuesday. The MV Giang Hai was hit by unknown...

The News International 2017-02-22


Back when I started reviewing books for WHO I allowed myself the indulgence of seeking out naval photo archive books to feature on this page. The site has grown but I still love these books and it stems from my day job where I have access to quite a...

War History Online 2017-02-22

Battle of Jutland Commemorations Attended By German President Joachim Gauck

The Battle of Jutland in 1916 was the largest naval battle of World War I and the cause of many deaths on both sides. It greatly decreased the German naval fleet’s ability to conduct maritime...

War History Online 2017-02-22

Ocean Summit in Bali to discuss future of ‘blue’ economy

With seas around the globe facing unprecedented pressures caused by humans’ reckless endeavors, ranging from exploitative fishing to pollution, prominent international institutions and industry leaders as well as scientists and government...

The Jakarta Post 2017-02-22

Exchange of congrats on ties (The Presidency of the People's Republic of China)

(Source: The Presidency of the People's Republic of China) BEIJING - Premier Li Keqiang and his Sri Lankan counterpart, Ranil Wickremesinghe, on Feb 7 exchanged congratulations on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of...

Public Technologies 2017-02-22

Indonesian officers receive award from German military

Thirteen Indonesian officers from the Maritime Task Force of KONGA XXVIII-I/UNIFIL of the Indonesian ship of Bung Tomo 357, serving in world peace missions in Lebanon Sea, have received awards from the German military. A ... ......

Antara News 2017-02-22

Huge vessel 'Varada Blessing' finally sells on Taobao

A Singapore-flagged vessel "Varada Blessing" was auctioned off for 81 million yuan at Taobao, Guangzhou Maritime Court and higher people's court in Guangdong Province confirmed. ...... 2017-02-22

It Looks Like the Wreckage of a German WW1 Battle of Jutland U-Boat Has Been Found

JD-Contractor A/S, a Danish diving contractor, has located a wreck off...

War History Online 2017-02-22

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