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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...

WorldNews.com | 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...

The Washington Post | 25 Jan 2017

What do pirates want? To steal riches at sea so they can pay for wars ...

There were fewer than 200 maritime pirate attacks in 2016, the lowest level in more than 20 years. Total global incidents declined nearly 22 percent from 2015 — and nearly 60 percent from 2010, when...

Maritime News

Green Light for Porthcawl Maritime Centre (Welsh Government)

(Source: Welsh Government) The £5.5 million Porthcawl Maritime Centre is part of the Welsh Government's wider Tourism Attractor Destination programme which aims to create 11 must visit destinations across Wales. Also, backed with funds from the Big...

Public Technologies 2017-02-21

Pirates kill Vietnamese sailor

MANILA: Pirates have attacked a Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship off the southern Philippines, killing one seaman and abducting at least six others in a region notorious for such attacks, officials said on Monday. The MV Giang Hai was...

The News International 2017-02-21

Porthcawl Maritime Centre project gets £2m in EU cash

A new maritime centre on the south Wales coast has secured £2.1m in EU funding....

BBC News 2017-02-21

Parliamentary body appreciates CPEC security

ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Monday expressed its satisfaction and appreciated the high spirit, determination and preparedness of Special Security Division (SSD) and Maritime Security Force as well...

The News International 2017-02-21

Canada Post scrambles to deliver mail after storms

Even the hardiest, most determined of mail carriers can run into trouble when a month's worth of snow falls in a few days. Halifax resPublishident Angus Lethbridge said he went a week without getting mail after the latest snowstorms to hit the...

Topix 2017-02-21

Luhut asks Freeport to respect Indonesian constitution

Coordinating Minister of Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Panjaitan asked PT Freeport Indonesia to respect the Indonesian regulations, regarding the change in the companys permit status from Contract of Work to Special Mining ... ......

Antara News 2017-02-21

Vietnam Is Getting Closer To Its Rival China Because Neither Side Trusts Trump

Vietnam shows new sighs of edging closer to one-time rival China as it hasn't figured out what the United States will do in Asia's major maritime dispute. ......

Forbes 2017-02-21

China brushes aside anti-CPEC propaganda

ISLAMABAD: The government has deployed 15,000 military personnel, as part of the Special Security Division (SSD) and Maritime Security Force (MSF), to protect projects under the umbrella of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Both forces...

Dawn 2017-02-21

Common values lead the way on Belt and Road

Unified arbitration mechanism is needed for legal issues due to diverse cultures This should be the beginning of a busy year for Wang Guiguo. This year he wants his idea of building a modern legal structure for China's new-age Silk Road initiatives...

China Daily 2017-02-21

Studies commissioned for Smith Bay EIS (Kangaroo Island Plantation Timbers Ltd)

(Source: Kangaroo Island Plantation Timbers Ltd) The Manager Companies Announcements Office Australian Securities Exchange 21 February 2017 Dear Sir/Madam, Smith Bay wharf project: remaining studies for EIS Kangaroo Island Plantation Timbers Ltd (KPT...

Public Technologies 2017-02-21

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