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Belfast Telegraph | 30 Nov 2016

H&W could get share of Royal Navy shipbuilding

A former chief executive of Harland & Wolff has said it could be involved in multi-million pound Royal Navy shipbuilding contracts after a report recommended that the work should be shared among...

Maritime News

Enhancing Maritime Security in the Dominican Republic

A table-top exercise on maritime security has been held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, to assist the country to effectively implement provisions that fall within the scope of International Maritime Organization maritime security measures,...

Topix 2016-12-03

UNODC Advanced Maritime Law Enforcement Training Law enforcement officers better equipped to assist in drug ...

03-December-2016 Maritime law enforcement officers from Seychelles, Kenya and Tanzania have gained more skills on how to contribute successfully to the prosecution of drug traffickers interdicted at sea. Yesterday they received their certificate...

Nation 2016-12-03

Nigeria: House Committee Decries Nimasa's Treatment of Maritime Labour

[This Day] The House Committee on Maritime Safety has accused the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) of undermining maritime labour stressing that something should be done to reverse the trend. ......

All Africa 2016-12-03

Training Workshop to Boost Tunisia's Maritime Security Legislation

International Maritime Organization is assisting Tunisia with the development of its maritime security legislation with a training workshop, taking place in the country's capital of Tunis . Participating in the event are Tunisian Government...

Topix 2016-12-03

Cruise ship mooring in Curieuse marine park raises concern

02-December-2016 Several points of concern have been in a meeting held to discuss the mooring of cruise ships in the Curieuse marine park. This follows an unfortunate situation whereby the local agents handling the cruise ship MS Europa were asked to...

Nation 2016-12-03

Two Duluth lighthouses added to National Register of Historic Places

DULUTH, Minn. — Two of Duluth’s lighthouses are now federally famous after being added to the National Register of Historic Places. The Duluth Harbor North Pier Light and the Duluth Entry South Breakwater Outer Light — the beacons on either side of...

Pioneer Press 2016-12-03

Navy Day rehearsal draws huge crowd

Visakhapatnam: Thousands of people thronged RK Beach on Friday evening to witness the final dress rehearsal for the operational demonstration to be held on Navy Day on December 4. This year, around 24 ships and 17 aircraft are to take part in the...

The Times of India 2016-12-03

Turkey prosecutor calls to drop Gaza flotilla case against Israelis

A Turkish prosecutor called Friday for charges related to a deadly Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound ship to be dropped following diplomatic reconciliation between Turkey and Israel, state media reported. Nine Turkish activists died in fighting that broke...

Topix 2016-12-03

Norway urges Donald Trump to issue predictable, clear policy on Russia

The United States and NATO officials say the level of Russian submarine activity in the region is at its highest since the end of the Cold War in the early 1990s Norway on Friday urged United States (US) President-elect Donald Trump to enunciate a...

DNA India 2016-12-03

Ex-Defense Department employee sentenced to 6 years

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A retired Department of Defense contracting supervisor was sentenced Friday to six years in prison for...

Colorado Springs Gazette 2016-12-03

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