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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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Dolphins escort Israeli maritime police patrol

Israeli maritime security authorities seem to have found new partners to escort them on their patrols. A Maritime Border Police unit on patrol in waters off the coast of southern Israel was pleasantly surprised Sunday morning by a group of dolphins...

Topix 2016-08-28

East Timor-Australia maritime border to be negotiated at The Hague

The ongoing dispute between Australia and East Timor over maritime boundaries could be resolved in a landmark case that begins in the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on Monday. In April, East Timor triggered compulsory conciliation under...

Topix 2016-08-28

Indonesia considering name for waters north of Natuna

Indonesia is considering a name for the waters in the northern part of Natuna district in South China Sea. "We are still processing it," the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan said at the ... ......

Antara News 2016-08-28

Growing the Maritime Sector - Government-Stakeholder Model

[Vanguard] Globally the maritime sector is passing through challenges but it also provides opportunities for growth especially in developing countries where nobody can talk of excess capacity. ......

All Africa 2016-08-28

In Nairobi Declaration, Japan and African nations vow to fight terrorism, stress rule-based maritime order

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

Japan Times 2016-08-28

WATCH: Dolphins escort Israeli maritime police patrol

A Maritime Border Police unit on patrol in waters off the coast of southern Israel was pleasantly surprised Sunday morning by a group of dolphins that encircled their vessel. ... ......

Indonesia News 2016-08-28

Urgent recommendations: Tory Channel cruise ships, pilotage

The Transport Accident Investigation Commission has issued two urgent recommendations concerning the risk assessment process for cruise ships using Tory Channel and the way Maritime New Zealand pilotage requirements are being interpreted. ......

Scoop 2016-08-28

Guangzhou launches China-Europe cargo train service to Russia

GUANGZHOU - A cargo train left South China's Guangzhou city Sunday for Vorsino, Kaluzhskaya Oblast in Russia. It is the latest freight...

China Daily 2016-08-28

Dreaming up a lifeline

It’s not every day that we hear of 14-year-olds making the news. However, this 14-year-old is in the news for all the right reasons: Advay Ramesh, a tenth grader at National Public School, Gopalapuram, received the Google Science Fair Community...

The Hindu 2016-08-28

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