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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

ADB, New Zealand to Help Improve Maritime Safety in Vanuatu (ADB - Asian Development Bank)

(Source: ADB - Asian Development Bank) PORT VILA, VANUATU (22 February 2017) - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the New Zealand government will help establish an independent regulator for Vanuatu's maritime sector, to be known as the Office of...

Public Technologies 2017-02-22

Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Announces the Acquisition of Certain Financial Assets for $27.0 million from Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (Navios Maritime Partners LP)

(Source: Navios Maritime Partners LP) Navios Maritime Partners L.P. Announces the Acquisition of Certain Financial Assets for $27.0 million from Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. MONACO, February 22, 2017 -- Navios Maritime Partners L.P. ("Navios...

Public Technologies 2017-02-22

USS Hopper Returns to Pearl Harbor (The United States Navy)

(Source: The United States Navy) PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) returned home from a 180-day independent deployment to the Arabian Gulf, western Pacific, and Indian Ocean, Feb. 21. While...

Public Technologies 2017-02-22

Top 10 Maritime Nations: Ranked by Value

The March 2017 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News focuses on SINGAPORE, as this maritime powerhouse struggles to maintain balance and influence through the offshore oil and gas downturn. Looking at the "Top 10 Nations" ranked by value...

Topix 2017-02-22

Maritime Cook Islands Technical Department Reconstituted

Maritime Cook Islands Reconstitutes Its Technical Department FourNew Senior Appointments to ProvideEnhanced Technical Expertise to Ship Owners Maritime Cook Islands , the international ship registry, hassignificantly enhanced its technical department...

Topix 2017-02-22

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf ‘likely’ behind Vietnam freighter attack

MANILA: Filipino Islamic militants were likely behind an attack on a Vietnamese cargo ship in which one crew member was killed and six others abducted, Philippine Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay said on Tuesday. The MV Giang Hai was hit by unknown...

The News International 2017-02-22

Seychelles and EU Committed to Bolstering Relations

President Danny Faure received the Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union (EU) to the Republic of Seychelles, H.E. Mrs Marjaana Sall, at State House today. Ambassador Sall was accompanied by the Ambassador of the French Republic to...

APO 2017-02-22

No escalation of NATO's military presence in Black Sea: Bulgarian defense chief

SOFIA, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- The naval presence of NATO forces in the Black Sea has been regular and has not escalated, Bulgaria's acting chief of defense Vice Admiral Emil...

Xinhua 2017-02-22


Back when I started reviewing books for WHO I allowed myself the indulgence of seeking out naval photo archive books to feature on this page. The site has grown but I still love these books and it stems from my day job where I have access to quite a...

War History Online 2017-02-22

Fighting illegal fishing: Commission lifts 'yellow cards' for Curaçao and Solomon Islands (European Commission - Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries)

(Source: European Commission - Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries) EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, said: 'This is a good day for Curaçao and Solomon Islands, and good news for...

Public Technologies 2017-02-22

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