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WorldNews.com | 13 Feb 2017

[VIDEO]: Rolls-Royce Seeks 20 Percent Cost Cut Using Automated Cargo Ships

Using a fleet of automated vessels across Northern Europe, Rolls-Royce is hoping to cut the cost of sea travel by up to 20 percent, Yahoo News reported Monday. The car manufacturer plans to team up...

The Washington Post | 25 Jan 2017

What do pirates want? To steal riches at sea so they can pay for wars ...

There were fewer than 200 maritime pirate attacks in 2016, the lowest level in more than 20 years. Total global incidents declined nearly 22 percent from 2015 — and nearly 60 percent from 2010, when...

The National | 25 Jan 2017

Appetite could grow for Beijing's Maritime Silk Road

When he unveiled a grand plan called the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road during a speech in the Indonesian parliament on a visit in 2013, the Chinese president XI Jinping could hardly have imagined a...

Maritime News

Indonesia's tough stance causes headache for tuna exporters

Despite their support for the government’s efforts in the fight against illegal fishing, Indonesia’s tuna exporters have urged the authorities to loosen their stance on requirements for tuna ships, which they claim have hampered the...

The Jakarta Post 2017-02-20

Welsh company wins £82M contract on global stage (UK Wales Office)

(Source: UK Wales Office) The deal with Qioptiq in St Asaph, North Wales, will see battle-winning handheld equipment - including night-vision goggles and day and night weapon sights - maintained over the next six years, to ensure they are available...

Public Technologies 2017-02-20

Welsh company wins £82M contract on global stage (MoD - UK Ministry of Defence)

(Source: MoD - UK Ministry of Defence) The deal with Qioptiq in St Asaph, North Wales, will see battle-winning handheld equipment - including night-vision goggles and day and night weapon sights - maintained over the next six years, to ensure they...

Public Technologies 2017-02-20

In photos: Russian military vehicles on Arctic expedition

The Russian Defense Ministry has released photos of its latest expedition in the Arctic where it is putting its state-of-the-art snow vehicles to the test. According to the ministry, the snow and swamp-going vehicles...

Press TV 2017-02-20

Take the right turn with downloadable learner driver maps (Ku-ring-gai Council)

(Source: Ku-ring-gai Council) The Council has developed nine separate driving routes graded according to the degree of difficulty and the required level of experience needed to pass the provisional driving test. All nine routes are downloadable via...

Public Technologies 2017-02-20

20 February 2017 - Blayney-Demondrille line back on track — Mayor (Cowra Shire Council)

(Source: Cowra Shire Council) Calls for reinstatement of the Blayney-Demondrille Rail Line are picking-up steam following a recent meeting between representatives of the five councils on the line, Cowra Mayor, Bill West said. Particularly with the...

Public Technologies 2017-02-20

The misconceptions about CPEC

As we know that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an important part of the Chinese massive ‘One Belt One Road’ (OBOR) transcontinental and trans-oceanic initiative. The port of Gwadar will connect China with Central Asia,...

The News International 2017-02-20

Reasons to Own This MLP for the Long Term

Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP is a master limited partnership that owns and operates large crude oil tankers under long-term contracts with oil companies, refiners and large vessel operators. Navios Maritime Acquisition Corp. is the company's...

Topix 2017-02-19

NIMASA trains over 2,500 Nigerians in seafaring

The Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency , Dr. Dakuku Peterside has said that human capacity development is a panacea to growing unemployment rate in the economy. Peterside who said this at the 1st Annual Lecture of...

Topix 2017-02-19

Dubai Creek polluters to face fines

DUBAI // Cruise ships and fishing boats found to be polluting Dubai Creek are to face fines under new measures to improve the environment. Lt Gen Dhahi Khalfan,...

The National 2017-02-19

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