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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...

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Maritime sector Need to close the gender gap, says Minister Koonjoo (Government of the Republic of Mauritius)

(Source: Government of the Republic of Mauritius) GIS - 26 September, 2016: There is need to close the gender gap in the traditionally male dominated maritime sector, and the initiatives of WOMESA Mauritius are positive steps in that direction, the...

Public Technologies 2016-09-26

Finland to take the lead in automation experiments in the maritime sector (Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Finland)

(Source: Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Finland) A comprehensive project to promote unmanned maritime systems is being launched in Finland. Its aim is to create the world's first unmanned maritime systems and services as...

Public Technologies 2016-09-26

Australia fails in attempt to block Timor-Leste maritime boundary case

Australia forced to take part in conciliation at the Hague over maritime border in relation to area that contains an estimated $40bn worth of oil and gas...

The Guardian 2016-09-26

Commemorating Dirk Hartog’s chance encounter (Australian National Maritime Museum)

(Source: Australian National Maritime Museum) Dirk Hartog plate, 1616. Tin (metal), 36.5 cm (diameter). Reproduced courtesy Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Four hundred years ago, Dutch mariner Dirk Hartog (1580-1621) sailed into history when, on 25 October...

Public Technologies 2016-09-26

Explore Maine's Pumpkin Trail! (Maine Maritime Museum)

(Source: Maine Maritime Museum) Posted Monday, September 26, 2016 by Katie Meyers This fall, Maine Maritime Museum is excited to partner with Farnsworth Art...

Public Technologies 2016-09-26

Boat speed – Lake Tinaroo (Tablelands Regional Council)

(Source: Tablelands Regional Council) Effective 26 September 2016, please see below an update received from Maritime Safety Queensland regarding boat speed at Lake Tinaroo. The Regional Harbour Master of Maritime Safety Queensland, Captain Michael...

Public Technologies 2016-09-26

Maritime Border Row - Experts Advise Kenya, Somalia to Join Hands

[East African] Maritime experts are advising Kenya and Somalia to enter into a partnership in the exploitation of natural resources in the disputed maritime border, even as they continue to negotiate. ......

All Africa 2016-09-26

What do you call a group of curators? Answers from #AskACurator 2016 (Australian National Maritime Museum)

(Source: Australian National Maritime Museum) Ask A Curator logo 2016. What do you call a group of Curators? #AskACurator 2016 Thank you for your questions for this year's #AskACurator. Many of your questions centred on the topics of curatorial...

Public Technologies 2016-09-26

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