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CNN | 17 Aug 2016

Malaysian oil tanker hijacked, taken into Indonesian waters

(CNN)A Malaysian oil tanker has been hijacked and taken into Indonesian waters, Malaysian authorities said Wednesday. The MT Vier Harmoni was carrying about about 240,000 gallons...

The Guardian | 15 Aug 2016

Two-century-old shipwreck to emerge from sea at Devon beach

Most likely the remains of the Sally, which ran aground with its cargo of port in 1769, the wreck will be visible at low tide...

Maritime News

Northrop Grumman Demonstrates New Maritime Domain Awareness Capabilities at Annual US Navy Technology Exercise

NEWPORT, R.I., Aug. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) demonstrated new cross domain approaches for autonomous undersea, surface and air vehicles to advance the Anti-Submarine Warfare mission during this year's...

Stockhouse 2016-08-25

NordLB Boosts Shipping Provisions Five-Fold, Warns of High Loss

Norddeutsche Landesbank boosted provisions for bad loans nearly fivefold to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion), as Germany’s biggest shipping lender prepares for its first full-year loss since 2009. NordLB, controlled by the state of Lower Saxony, posted...

Bloomberg 2016-08-25

SMM – world premieres from international companies (Port of Hamburg)

(Source: Port of Hamburg) 25. August 201615:52Wirtschaft The world's leading maritime industries expo is a showcase for the future. More than 2,150 exhibitors from all parts of the world will present their latest products and services at this great...

Public Technologies 2016-08-25

Japan's Defense Minister Visits USS Ronald Reagan (The United States Navy)

(Source: The United States Navy) YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- Japan's defense minister, the Japan Maritime Staff Office chief of staff, the Self-Defense Fleet commander in chief, and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Yokosuka District commander...

Public Technologies 2016-08-25

XVELA and INTERSCHALT Achieve First Milestone toward Comprehensive Stowage Planning and Collaboration Platform

OAKLAND, Calif. & SCHENEFELD, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--XVELA, creators of the world’s first cloud-based vessel stowage and collaboration platform for ocean carriers and terminal operators, and INTERSCHALT maritime systems GmbH, a leading provider of...

Business Wire 2016-08-25

Rule change keeps seafarers working (New Zealand Government)

(Source: New Zealand Government) Seafarers with most older domestic certificates will be able to continue using them without the cost of moving to a new modern ticket, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says. Maritime NZ's new seafarer...

Public Technologies 2016-08-25

Rule change keeps seafarers working (Ministry of Transport of New Zealand)

(Source: Ministry of Transport of New Zealand) Seafarers with most older domestic certificates will be able to continue using them without the cost of moving to a new modern ticket, Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says. Maritime NZ's new...

Public Technologies 2016-08-25

Bailey the dog has the dream job of scaring away seagulls

If there were a dream job for a dog, this might be it. Bailey the dog has been employed to as something of a seagull security guard for the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney, Australia. SEE ALSO: Gobi the dog reunited with the runner who...

Mashable 2016-08-25

El buque escuela "Simón Bolívar" regresa a Tenerife (Autoridad Portuaria de Santa Cruz de Tenerife)

(Source: Autoridad Portuaria de Santa Cruz de Tenerife) Santa Cruz de Tenerife Port Authority is one of 28 national ports and currently manages the ports of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Santa Cruz de La Palma, Los Cristianos, San Sebastián de La Gomera...

Public Technologies 2016-08-25

RCAF participates in search and rescue exercise in Alaska (Embassy of Canada in France)

(Source: Embassy of Canada in France) August 25, 2016 - Ottawa - National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces Personnel from Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) squadrons are participating in ARCTIC CHINOOK, a significant search and rescue (SAR) exercise...

Public Technologies 2016-08-25

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