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Voa News | 06 Feb 2016

South Korea Says North Korea Moving Closer to Rocket Launch

Han Sang Mi SEOUL, SOUTH KOREANorth Korea appears to be moving quickly on its preparations for a long-range rocket launch, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said Friday. The communist country...

Maritime News

Application to increase truck movements for Mackas Sand Quarry sent to PAC (NSW Department of ...

(Source: NSW Department of Planning and Environment) A final decision on the application to increase truck movements at Mackas Sand Quarry in Port Stephens will be made by the Planning Assessment Commission. The proposal seeks to allow more trucks to...

Public Technologies 2016-02-09

India, UAE may sign pact on nuclear energy

As many as 16 agreements on a wide range of sectors like nuclear energy, oil, IT, aerospace and railways — facilitating billions of dollars of investment by the UAE in India — are expected to be inked during Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed...

Yahoo Daily News 2016-02-09

Putting the Public in the Shoes of Space Station Science (Marshall Space Flight Center)

(Source: Marshall Space Flight Center) This year marks the 40 anniversary of Skylab, and as the first crew changeover date of July 28 came to pass, it seemed fitting to look back and celebrate the success and legacy of the nation's original space...

Public Technologies 2016-02-09

10 ways to explore Golden Gate National Recreation Area

GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, Calif. — The busiest unit in our national park system isn’t a park at all. In fact, plenty of visitors never notice that they’re in it — not when they’re half-lost in the redwoods of Marin County’s Muir Woods,...

Atlanta Journal 2016-02-09

Passing the security baton (Royal Australian Navy)

(Source: Royal Australian Navy) The baton for Australian leadership in a key Middle East role was recently passed between two officers who share a passion for maritime security operations. Captain Tony Aldred has assumed the role of Director...

Public Technologies 2016-02-08

AMLEP Underway Off West Africa (The United States Navy)

(Source: The United States Navy) From U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet Public Affairs ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Members of the Ghanaian Navy, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Coast Guard conducted a combined maritime law enforcement operation as part...

Public Technologies 2016-02-08

Foreign clusters arrive to woo local shipping companies

Following a series of shows and personal meetings in Athens over the last few months, foreign shipping clusters are returning en masse to present incentives in a bid to lure local shipping companies away. The list of participants at this June’s...

Kathimerini 2016-02-08

Text of PM Modi address at International Fleet Review 2016

Honourable Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Chief Ministers My Cabinet colleagues; Delegates of Foreign Navies; Brave and proud men and women of the Indian Navy; and The resolute people of this great city- Visakhapatnam. I am privileged to visit...

Newstrack India 2016-02-08

PM Modi flags sea-borne terror, piracy as threat to maritime security

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering after the inauguration of IOCL’s oil refinery, in Paradip on Sunday. PTI Photo Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged the threat of sea-borne terror and piracy as two key challenges to...

Indian Express 2016-02-08

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Topix | 09 Feb 2016