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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...

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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

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

Jamaica to award Chinese students scholarships (Beijing Municipal Government)

(Source: Beijing Municipal Government) During his most recent visit to Beijing this February, Michael Henry, the Jamaican Minister of Transport and Mining, announced that the Jamaican government will be awarding ten Chinese students scholarships to...

Public Technologies 2017-02-23

As US-China tussle, ASEAN frets over South China Sea

US-China rivalry in the South China Sea is ringing alarm bells in littoral Southeast Asian nations, with fears rising US President Donald Trump’s administration could tilt the region’s delicate balance towards conflict. China has recently expanded...

Asia Times 2017-02-23

Jamaica to award Chinese students scholarships

The Jamaican government will award ten Chinese students scholarships to study at the Caribbean Maritime Institute in Jamaica. ...... 2017-02-23

Ministry targets higher non-tax state revenue

The Transportation Ministry has revised up its non-tax state revenue (PNBP) target this year to a figure 20 percent higher than the initial target of Rp 10.6 trillion. "I think I...

The Jakarta Post 2017-02-23

Government orders another study into Benoa Bay reclamation project

Coordinating Maritime Affairs Minister Luhut Pandjaitan said on Thursday that the government had put together a joint team of scholars to carry out another study on the planned reclamation of Benoa Bay in Bali....

The Jakarta Post 2017-02-23

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