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CNN | 07 Dec 2016

Resurgent Japan military 'can stand toe to toe with anybody'

(CNN)Seventy-five years after Japan unleashed one of the most devastating naval attacks in history on the US fleet at Pearl Harbor, the country has again established itself as one of the world's...

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Cabo Verde's Regional Maritime Security Role Discussed

A recent visit to Cabo Verde by International Maritime Organization provided an opportunity to meet various Government agencies involved with maritime security and discuss the country's future role in regional maritime security activities. Cabo Verde...

Topix 2016-12-09

Caribbean Maritime Institute to be expanded

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government will be making an investment in the Caribbean Maritime Institute (CMI), to make it easier to accommodate the growing number of applicants vying for spaces. Holness says...

Jamaica Observer 2016-12-09

Body of Marine pilot recovered off the coast of Japan

The dead body of a Marine Corps pilot missing since Wednesday evening has been recovered off the coast of Japan. The Japanese Ministry of Defense confirmed to local media Thursday that a Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force vessel found the body of...

The San Diego Union-Tribune 2016-12-09

Body of US Marine Corps pilot found after crash off Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Searchers have found the body of a U.S. Marines Corps pilot who went missing after his jet fighter crashed off Japan. The Marines said in a short statement Friday that a Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force ship had recovered the body of...

The Seattle Times 2016-12-09

Incident at Whenuapai Airport resolved

Emergency services were scrambled to a "full emergency" at Whenuapai Airport tonight.The incident was understood to involve a Defence Force P3 Orion maritime surveillance plane.A Defence Force spokesman said the incident involved... ......

NZ Herald 2016-12-09

Guinea Workshop Plays Through Maritime Security Measures

Piracy, armed robbery and border security scenarios are being played out in a table top exercise for officials in Conakry, Guinea . The International Maritime Organization -led event is the latest in a long series of exercises held in the West Africa...

Topix 2016-12-09

Maritime: A sea change

Eight years after SA applied to the UN Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf to extend its jurisdiction over 1.87mkm² of ocean, it is still waiting for a decision. The rationale for the application is not to acquire more fishing...

Business Day 2016-12-09

Catering workers who supply Virgin trains to stage two 48-hour strikes

Catering workers who supply food for Virgin West Coast trains are to stage two 48-hour strikes in a dispute over pay. Members of the Rail , Maritime and Transport...

Belfast Telegraph 2016-12-09

Congress clears decks for India to become key defence partner

The US Congress has cleared the decks for India to become a "major defence partner", with the Senate passing the 2017 National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) – the USD 618 billion American defence budget for 2017 – by 92 to 7 votes....

Deccan Herald 2016-12-09

Satellite images suggest Vietnam dredging on disputed reef

HANOI: Vietnam has started dredging work on a reef in the South China Sea, fresh satellite images appear to show, a move that could provoke Beijing which claims most of the disputed waterway. An image of the small Ladd Reef in the Spratly Islands,...

The Times of India 2016-12-09

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