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DNA India | 21 Feb 2017

ASEAN unsettled by China's weapon systems, tension in South China Sea

Southeast Asian countries see China's installation of weapons systems in the South China Sea as very unsettling and want to prevent militarisation and urge dialogue to stop "recent developments" from...

CNN | 20 Feb 2017

South China Sea: What's at stake

(CNN)Dotted with small islands, reefs and shoals, the South China Sea is a crucial shipping route and home a messy territorial dispute that pits multiple countries against one another. Tensions in the... | 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...

Maritime News

SEASOLAS EGNOS Maritime Safety Service – preparing the EGNOS evolution

To prepare the next EGNOS Maritime Safety Service, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) in collaboration with the European Commission seek general feedback from users and, specifically, insight on the experiences of the maritime community. For several...

Public Technologies 2017-02-23

”Nigeria lacks indigenous participation in vessels’ movement, cargo handling”

The Managing Director, Oceangate Engineering and Geophysics Ltd., Taiwo Magbojuri,on Thursday says Nigeria lacks indigenous participation in maritime industry, in terms of vessels, cargo, ship liners and others. Magbojuri, a maritime expert, said in...

Business Day Online (NewsDB Live) 2017-02-23

Concordia Maritime signs a third sale & leaseback agreement – this time for the IMOIIMAX tanker Stena Important (Concordia Maritime AB)

(Source: Concordia Maritime AB) Concordia Maritime is selling the IMOIIMAX vessel Stena Important to a large Japanese financial institution. This is a sale & leaseback transaction - Concordia Maritime's third in a short period of time. The sale price...

Public Technologies 2017-02-23

10 Harrowing 19th-Century Maritime Disasters

The Titanic will forever be remembered as one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history, yet little is known about countless other maritime catastrophes around the globe. The following list details ten horrific 19th-century shipwrecks, all of...

ListVerse 2017-02-23

Jamaican Government Awards Chinese Students Maritime Scholarships

As a member of this high profile Jamaican delegation, the Hon. Michael Henry, Minister of Transport and Mining, announced that the Jamaican Government (GOJ) will be awarding ten Chinese students scholarships to study at the Caribbean Maritime...

People Daily 2017-02-23

ST Electronics and Defence Science & Technology Agency to Develop TeLEOS-2, the Next Generation Earth Observation Satellite

ST Electronics also Inks Partnership with French subsidiary of the Government Space Agency to Expand Value-Added Services for Maritime Security Singapore, 23 February 2017 - Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics) announced today...

Public Technologies 2017-02-23

Skills training for seagoing Engineering Cadets

In yet another first for the African continent, CPUT has teamed up with industry and the College of Cape Town (CCT) to launch a project to boost the skills of marine engineering students. This flagship project is intended to provide the much needed...

Public Technologies 2017-02-23

Jokowi's visit to Australia 'special': Foreign Ministry

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo is set for his first state visit to Australia on Feb. 25 to 26, with an emphasis on strengthening trade and maritime cooperation. The neighboring countries aim to strengthen bilateral relations that are...

The Jakarta Post 2017-02-23

Southeast Asia, China Move Toward Elusive Deal to Avoid Conflicts in Contested Sea

A group of 10 Southeast Asian nations will try again this year to sign documentation for a code of conduct aimed at preventing mishaps in the fractious South China Sea, as many have formed new bonds with Beijing despite its extensive, controversial...

Voa News 2017-02-23

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