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The Oklahoman | 08 Sep 2016

Obama reaffirms South China Sea arbitration ruling

Is China building more islands in the disputed waters of the South China Sea? The Philippines military this week released images of Chinese ships it said were capable of dredging sand around the...

CNN | 08 Sep 2016

South China Sea: China building more islands?

(CNN)Is China building more islands in the disputed waters of the South China Sea? The Philippines military this week released images of Chinese ships it said were capable of dredging sand around the...

Khaleej Times | 08 Sep 2016

Isro successfully launches Insat-3DR advanced weather satellite

India successfully launched its Insat-3DR advanced weather satellite in copy-book style on Thursday evening using its heavy geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-F05) rocket. Around 17 minutes...

Maritime News

Maritime Radio Channels change this weekend (New Zealand Government)

(Source: New Zealand Government) Communications Minister Amy Adams says VHF radio channels changes which take place this weekend will ensure New Zealand's maritime radio services are in line with the rest of the world. 'The changes come into effect...

Public Technologies 2016-10-01

Maritime Radio Channels change this weekend (Ministry for the Environment of New Zealand)

(Source: Ministry for the Environment of New Zealand) Communications Minister Amy Adams says VHF radio channels changes which take place this weekend will ensure New Zealand's maritime radio services are in line with the rest of the world. 'The...

Public Technologies 2016-10-01

DRDM describes oil spill exercise as most intense

01-October-2016 The two-day table-top exercise to test the country’s preparedness and response capabilities against oil spill pollution has been described as the most intense ever undertaken. This was revealed yesterday by the director of the...

Nation 2016-10-01

Nigerian banks not encouraging investment in shipping - Orakwusi

FORMER National President of the Nigerian Trawler Owners Association, NITOA, Margaret Orakwusi, has accused Nigerian banks of not encouraging investment in the shipping industry through their high interest rate. Orakwusi, who made this known at the...

Topix 2016-10-01

Action plan mooted to boost mariculture

KOCHI: The annual review meeting of All India Network Project on Mariculture (AINP-M), co-ordinated by the CMFRI, has formulated an action plan for developing and popularizing marine grow-out systems, farmer-friendly hatchery technologies for...

The Times of India 2016-10-01

Remarks by Secretary Carter in a Press Conference, Ko Olina, Hawaii (US Department of Defense)

(Source: US Department of Defense) SECRETARY OF DEFENSE ASH CARTER: Good afternoon, everyone. Thanks for being here. Appreciate it. It's been a pleasure here to host the U.S.-ASEAN Defense Informal here in Hawaii and I want to thank the 10 defense...

Public Technologies 2016-10-01

Carter, ASEAN Ministers Reaffirm Commitment to Regional Security (US Department of Defense)

(Source: US Department of Defense) WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2016 - The United States and its Asian-Pacific allies reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen defense cooperation in areas including maritime security and counterterrorism, Defense Secretary...

Public Technologies 2016-10-01

Saturday's Games

COLLEGESFootballBecker at Gallaudet, noonMass. Maritime at Fitchburg State, noonAnna Maria at Castleton, 1 p.m.LIU Post at Assumption, 1 p.m.Western New England at Nichols, 1 p.m.Union at WPI, 1:30 p.m.Holy Cross at Lafayette, 3:30 p.m.Field...

Worcester Telegram 2016-10-01

Different kind of classical sounds from marimba duo

A couple of Maritime musicians are striking a note in a different kind of classical duo; Taktus features Jonny Smith from Cole Harbour, N.S., and Greg Harrison of Fredericton, N.B., who both play marimba. ......

CBC 2016-10-01

'We're closing in on it': the hunt for Captain Cook's ship, the HMB Endeavour

In upscale Newport in the US, a team of maritime archaeologists are searching for the remains of Captain James Cook's Endeavour. "And we're closing in on it," says the expert leading the search. ......

Canberra Times 2016-10-01

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