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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

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

UHAS students emerge winners of 2016 Community Service Award

A team of students of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) which emerged winner of the 2016 Community Service Award scheme has been presented with GH¢10,000 to finance the construction of a mechanised borehole for residents of Dota in...

Graphic 2016-08-28

Bay of pigging out – town-hopping in Croatia’s Kvarner gulf

Touring four towns on three islands, Kevin Rushby enjoys fennel liqueur, sheep’s cheese and seafood, while teenage Maddy prefers a papal cake sugar hit...

The Guardian 2016-08-28

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

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