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The Oklahoman | 08 Sep 2016

Obama reaffirms South China Sea arbitration ruling

Is China building more islands in the disputed waters of the South China Sea? The Philippines military this week released images of Chinese ships it said were capable of dredging sand around the...

CNN | 08 Sep 2016

South China Sea: China building more islands?

(CNN)Is China building more islands in the disputed waters of the South China Sea? The Philippines military this week released images of Chinese ships it said were capable of dredging sand around the...

Khaleej Times | 08 Sep 2016

Isro successfully launches Insat-3DR advanced weather satellite

India successfully launched its Insat-3DR advanced weather satellite in copy-book style on Thursday evening using its heavy geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-F05) rocket. Around 17 minutes...

Maritime News

Australia and Mauritius collaborate to strengthen Search and Rescue capabilities in the Indian Ocean (Government of the Republic of Mauritius)

(Source: Government of the Republic of Mauritius) GIS - 27 September, 2016: A specialised Search and Rescue (SAR) Development Course aimed at developing participants' capability to provide more effective response to maritime and aviation distress...

Public Technologies 2016-09-27

Time to rethink Indonesia's submarine dreams

In Robert Kaplan’s book, Asia’s Cauldron, I came across this particularly interesting quote: “Submarines are the new bling, everybody wants them.” At the same time, I was also doing research on Indonesia’s naval...

The Jakarta Post 2016-09-27

Niti Aayog plans to turn nation into 'blue economy'

NEW DELHI: The Niti Aayog has started a consultation process for integrating defence and internal security with a 15-year vision and initiated a discussion to leverage India's status as a major maritime nation with a long coastline and the potential...

The Times of India 2016-09-27

PHOTO: ‘ALP Defender’ named in China

Ultra-long distance towing and anchor handling vessel built for Dutch shipping company ALP Maritime Services has been named at the Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Chiba Shipyard in China. The vessel named the ALP Defender, was christened by...

Offshore Energy Today 2016-09-27

MacGregor organises its first hackathon Hack the Sea in Germany to boost the development of intellig... (Cargotec Oyj)

(Source: Cargotec Oyj) CARGOTEC CORPORATION, PRESS RELEASE, 27 SEPTEMBER 2016 AT 10 AM EEST MacGregor, part of Cargotec, organises an open innovation hackathon event at the Interschalt Marine Center near Hamburg, Germany on 11 - 13 November 2016. The...

Public Technologies 2016-09-27

Belt and Road Initiative begins to show positive results

XI'AN - Trade between China and the Belt and Road countries exceeded $600 billion, 26 percent of China's total foreign trade volume, during the first eight months of 2016, said Fang Aiqin, deputy head of the Ministry of...

China Daily 2016-09-27

Poignant visit of the patrol boat ‘Centinela’ to Sligo (Ireland) (Armada Española)

(Source: Armada Española) The Spanish Navy warship took part in several events organized by the Celtic Fringe Festival in honor of Spanish Armada shipwrecked sailors in 1588 Between the 23rd and 25th of September, the patrol boat 'Centinela' (P-72)...

Public Technologies 2016-09-27

Commission to bolster measures for Baltic cod (European Commission - Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries)

(Source: European Commission - Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries) (27/09/2016)The European Commission's yearly proposal for the 2017 fishing opportunities has now been supplemented with figures for the Baltic Sea cod stocks, an...

Public Technologies 2016-09-27

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