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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...

Maritime News

Integrated Maritime Policies Promote New Growth Sources and Improve Service Balance (Bank Indonesia)

(Source: Bank Indonesia) No. 18/65/DKom Maritime development needs integrated maritime policy strategies. Successful maritime development by countries with the full support of their government indicates the importance of integrated Government and...

Public Technologies 2016-08-29

As conference wraps up, Japan, African leaders vow to fight terrorism, stress rules-based maritime order

Japanese and African leaders on Sunday pledged to fight terrorism and emphasized the importance of rules-based maritime order as they wrapped up a Japan-led international conference on the continent’s development. In the Nairobi Declaration...

Japan Times 2016-08-29

S.Korea, U.S. to Step Up Anti-Submarine Operations

South Korea and the U.S. have agreed to share information about submarines in North Korean waters after the North successfully launched a ballistic...

Chosun Ilbo 2016-08-29

University of Tasmania Open Day, Sydney 2016 (University of Tasmania)

(Source: University of Tasmania) The University's Sydney campuses were a hive of activity over the weekend when doors were open to the community, for Open Day 2016. Prospective students and other members of the public were given the chance to...

Public Technologies 2016-08-29

A working harbour: Waterfront change through Cazneaux’s ‘seeing eye’ (Australian National Maritime Museum)

(Source: Australian National Maritime Museum) Harold Cazneaux, 'A study in curves', 1931. Gelatin silver print. ANMM Collection 00054649. Whatever pictures are made of our great Sydney today will in future years have some historical interest and...

Public Technologies 2016-08-29

First freight train linking Yiwu to Afghanistan departs (The Central People's Government of the People's Republic of China)

(Source: The Central People's Government of the People's Republic of China) HANGZHOU - The eastern Chinese city of Yiwu, home to the world's leading small commodities market, saw its first freight train leave for Afghanistan on Aug 28. It is the...

Public Technologies 2016-08-29

Awards for five in Reserve (Royal Australian Navy)

(Source: Royal Australian Navy) Music, food, people, communications and diving make up some of the mix for five Naval Reserve members who have been selected for development and training awards in recognition of their service. Three Leading Seamen -...

Public Technologies 2016-08-29

Sonderegger Symposium Focuses on U.P. Topics (Northern Michigan University)

(Source: Northern Michigan University) Presentations on a variety of topics related to the history, life and culture of the Upper Peninsula are being offered at the Sonderegger Symposium XVI at Northern Michigan University on Friday, Sept. 9. The...

Public Technologies 2016-08-29

PM Narendra Modi’s Vietnam visit is to signal India’s presence in South-East Asia

NEW DELHI: Narendra Modi's to visit Vietnam on September 3 enroute to China for the G-20 Summit signaling India's growing strategic presence in South East Asia in Beijing's periphery. Delhi is expected to offer additional support to Hanoi's military...

The Times of India 2016-08-29

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