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Voa News | 20 Jan 2017

Piracy Prompts Shippers to Avoid Seas West of Philippines

A surge in piracy to the west of the Philippines is forcing shipowners to divert vessels through other waters, adding to their costs and the time it takes to transport goods such as Australian iron...

Maritime News

Peterside: Media Key to Nigeria’s Economic Growth

By Eromosele Abiodun The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has charged the media on fair and balance reportage of economic activities, noting that they play a vital role in the...

This Day 2017-01-23

SIFAX Boss Seeks Implementation of Cabotage Law

By Eromosele Abiodun Group Executive Vice Chairman of SIFAX Group, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, has urged the federal government to put processes in place for the implementation of the Nigerian Cabotage Law. He said the non-implementation of the law has...

This Day 2017-01-23

11 January 2017 - Interim carriage requirements for shipping liquid hydrogen (AMSA - Australian Maritime Safety Authority)

(Source: AMSA - Australian Maritime Safety Authority) 11th January 2017 Australia and Japan develop safety standards for shipping liquid hydrogen Australia and Japan signed a memorandum at the headquarters of the Australian Maritime Safety Authority...

Public Technologies 2017-01-23

Parks agency seeks takeover of NLR facility

A run-down, city-owned building on North Little Rock's downtown riverfront is to become a hospitality house managed by the city's Parks and Recreation Department and made available for rentals, according to a proposal under City Council...

Arkansas Online 2017-01-23

Trump`s protectionist policy may affect Indonesia`s maritime fishery products

The Executive Director of Maritime Studies for Humanities Abdul Halim said here on Monday that Trumps protectionist policies, if implemented, would have a negative impact on Indonesias maritime and fishery sectors in the long ... ......

Antara News 2017-01-23

21 January 2017 - Solo sailor rescued in rough seas off Cape Howe (AMSA - Australian Maritime Safety Authority)

(Source: AMSA - Australian Maritime Safety Authority) 21st January 2017 Solo sailor rescued in rough seas off Cape Howe A solo yachtsman was winched to safety in the early hours of this morning in rough seas off the southern New South Wales coast....

Public Technologies 2017-01-23

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BANGKOK (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil...

Richmond Times Dispatch 2017-01-23

Marine Department sponsors Middle East Ship Technology Conference (Saudi Aramco - Saudi Arabian Oil Company)

(Source: Saudi Aramco - Saudi Arabian Oil Company) Saudi Aramco's Marine Department recently sponsored the 9th Middle East (ME) Ship Tech Conference 2016, held in Dubai. The conference brought together ship owners, operators, charterers and ship...

Public Technologies 2017-01-23

Documented quality is an important competitive factor (Bergen Group ASA)

(Source: Bergen Group ASA) We have demanding customers who expect a focus on quality, says Quality and HSE Manager Rune Torgersen (pictured above) in Bergen Group Services. Torgersen himself is an example that Bergen Group Services has intensified...

Public Technologies 2017-01-23

Portsmouth businesses give views to government Minister (Portsmouth City Council)

(Source: Portsmouth City Council) Business leaders from Portsmouth and the surrounding area were able to give government their views on what they need to grow, as Lord Bridges visited the city. As a Minister in the Department for Exiting the European...

Public Technologies 2017-01-23

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