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Voa News | 06 Feb 2016

South Korea Says North Korea Moving Closer to Rocket Launch

Han Sang Mi SEOUL, SOUTH KOREANorth Korea appears to be moving quickly on its preparations for a long-range rocket launch, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said Friday. The communist country...

Maritime News

07 Feb 2016 - AMSA prohibits vessel from using Australian ports for second time (AMSA ...

(Source: AMSA - Australian Maritime Safety Authority) 90d794eb-b89b-4b86-b231-39833a4cbc0f.pdf 7 February 2016 AMSA prohibits vessel from using Australian ports for second time The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has directed that the 86...

Public Technologies 2016-02-07

Japan gears up as DPRK brings forward satellite launch to between Feb. 7-14

TOKYO, Feb. 6 (Xinhua)-- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will bring forward its planned rocket launch to as early as Sunday, Japanese officials said Saturday, adding in a later press briefing that necessary defense measures were...

Xinhua 2016-02-07

US Sen. Markey faults feds on natural gas export decision

The Massachusetts Democrat says the decision announced Friday will allow gas to be exported to Canada through the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline where it will be exported overseas. The pipeline currently flows from Canada into New England. ......

Houston Chronicle 2016-02-07

Propelling the Navy’s fleet

The Waterfront Support Cell of Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is rendering yeoman service to the Indian Navy since its establishment in 1993 in the city. The stall opened by BEL, a Navratna Defence public sector, at the Maritime Exhibition-cum-IFR...

The Hindu 2016-02-07

Neighbors begin vigilance as North Korea launch window opens

North Korea's neighbors began an uneasy waiting game Sunday, the start of an eight-day window for a planned North Korean long-range rocket launch. Any such launch, which the North says is an effort to send a satellite into orbit, would be in defiance...

Jakarta Post 2016-02-07

Navies have unique role in promoting goodwill: President Pranab Mukherjee

VISAKHAPATNAM: Navies of the world have a unique role in promoting goodwill, nurturing peace and tranquillity of the oceans, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Saturday following an impressive International Fleet Review. Speaking on board INS...

The Times of India 2016-02-06

More maritime accidents as sea turns treacherous

Maritime authorities have reported a rise in the number of accidents in Indonesian waters and have taken steps to mitigate the incidents. On Wednesday, one cargo ship flying the flag of Hong Kong found itself stranded near the waters off Riau before...

Jakarta Post 2016-02-06

The Weekend quiz

Which feminist magazine got its name from the story of Eve’s creation? Spoiler alert: answers below (don’t cheat!)...

The Guardian 2016-02-06

India has a pivotal maritime role: Pranab

The International Fleet Review, the second in the country, on the vast expanse of the Bay of Bengal off Visakhapanam on Saturday provided a big opportunity to the Indian Navy to showcase its might, even as its ships anchored alongside foreign vessels...

The Hindu 2016-02-06

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