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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...

WorldNews.com | 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...

The Washington Post | 25 Jan 2017

What do pirates want? To steal riches at sea so they can pay for wars ...

There were fewer than 200 maritime pirate attacks in 2016, the lowest level in more than 20 years. Total global incidents declined nearly 22 percent from 2015 — and nearly 60 percent from 2010, when...

Maritime News

UK Marine and Shipbuilding Industry 2017 – A Floating Economy (Morson Group Ltd)

(Source: Morson Group Ltd) The UK continues to maintain its position as the world-leading maritime centre and so 2017 promises to be an exciting year for the UK marine and shipbuilding industry. Significant investment at dockyards across the UK has...

Public Technologies 2017-02-20

Amaechi Seeks Lawmakers’ Support on Amendment of Moribund Maritime Laws

By Eromosele Abiodun Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has urged the House of Representatives to support the ministry’s efforts to review and amend moribund laws and regulations guiding the management and operations of the maritime sector....

This Day 2017-02-20

Pirates kill Vietnamese sailor, kidnap six others

MANILA: Pirates have attacked a Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship off the southern Philippines, killing one seaman and abducting at least six others in a region notorious for such attacks, officials said on Monday. The MV Giang Hai was attacked by...

The Manila Times (NewsDB Live) 2017-02-20

Body Of Man Found Floating Off Pulau Pangkor

LUMUT, Feb 20 (Bernama) -- The decomposed body of an unidentified man was found...

Malaysian National News Agency 2017-02-20

MMEA Deploys Bombardier Aircraft To Locate Missing Angler

KUALA NERUS, Feb 20 (Bernama) -- A Bombardier aircraft of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has been mobilised in the search and rescue (SAR)...

Malaysian National News Agency 2017-02-20

Amaechi to chair town hall on cargo handling charges

Against the backdrop of a recent audit report revealing that private terminal operators in Nigerian ports lost about N58.9 billion to the rising foreign exchange scarcity, Consumer Price Index (CPI), stakeholders are organising a day town hall...

Business Day Online (NewsDB Live) 2017-02-20

PS Topaz completes medium refit in India

20-February-2017 Seychelles Coast Guard (SCG) patrol ship (PS) Topaz is returning to Seychelles after undergoing its medium refit at Visakhapatnam, India, since March 2016. The Indian Navy handed over the ship to SCG Commander Colonel Simon Dine at a...

Nation 2017-02-20

Chinese maritime crew detained in Peru, denied salary for over a year

A Chinese shipping company has failed to pay the salaries of 25 crew members for over one year. The crew has been stuck on a ship anchored in Peru for nearly two years. The company, Qingdao Enli International Shipping Agency Ltd., also confiscated...

People Daily 2017-02-20

US deploys warships to patrol SChina Sea, heating up tensions with Beijing

MOSCOW: US aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, along with the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer began to patrol the South China Sea amid possible escalation of a conflict between the US and China over the region’s disputed territories....

The Manila Times (NewsDB Live) 2017-02-20

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