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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

UK to step up NATO maritime commitment (MoD - UK Ministry of Defence)

(Source: MoD - UK Ministry of Defence) At the NATO Defence Ministerial in Brussels the Defence Secretary outlined a maritime package that will see the UK almost double its deployments to NATO at sea in 2016. For the first time since 2010 the UK will...

Public Technologies 2016-02-10

One Net appointed as global partner for the maritime sector (Inmarsat plc)

(Source: Inmarsat plc) One Net appointed as global partner for the maritime sector 10 February 2016: One Net has been appointed as a global partner for Inmarsat's L-band portfolio, including FleetBroadband, BGAN, IsatHub and IsatPhone. One Net is a...

Public Technologies 2016-02-10

Naval War College Participates in Cutlass Express Africa for First Time (The United States Navy) ...

(Source: The United States Navy) By Daniel L. Kuester, U.S. Naval War College Public Affairs PORT VICTORIA, Seychelles (NNS) -- U.S. Naval War College (NWC) faculty participated in exercise Cutlass Express 2016, developing an exercise for the event...

Public Technologies 2016-02-10

Maritime Administration handing over

The outgoing Chairman of the Board of Governors of the regional university based in Accra who is Sierra Leone’s Maritime Administration Executive Director Alhaji Wurroh Jalloh has handed over the mantle of leadership to the Ghanaian Director of...

SLBC 2016-02-10

Hijack Of Singapore-Registered Vessel "SAFMARINE KURAMO" Off Nigerian Coast (MPA - Singapore Maritime and Port ...

(Source: MPA - Singapore Maritime and Port Authority) 06 February 2016 HIJACK OF SINGAPORE-REGISTERED VESSEL 'SAFMARINE KURAMO' OFF NIGERIAN COAST The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report...

Public Technologies 2016-02-10

San Diego Maritime Security Partners Collaborate; Interdict Migrant Smuggling Vessel (CBP - US Customs and ...

(Source: CBP - US Customs and Border Protection) SAN DIEGO - Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations Agents, with the help of the Coast Guard, interdicted a recreational vessel carrying nine undocumented migrants on the evening...

Public Technologies 2016-02-10

Endeavour: Geelong to Adelaide, day 1 (Australian National Maritime Museum)

(Source: Australian National Maritime Museum) Farewell Geelong A blog series by Steward Bill Ellemor from on board the Australian National Maritime Museum's HMB Endeavour replica as it sails from Sydney to Geelong. See our Sail the Endeavour page to...

Public Technologies 2016-02-10

HullPIC conference – Next generation hull performance management (DNV GL AS)

(Source: DNV GL AS) 'It is a great opportunity for industry stakeholders to come together to share operational experiences and discuss common challenges within hull performance and performance monitoring, and we are very pleased to be part of it,'...

Public Technologies 2016-02-10

Eddie Obeid pleads not guilty as former Labor minister's trial begins

Obeid was a member of the NSW Legislative Council when he allegedly lobbied maritime authority figure to secure the renewal of two leases he had interests in...

The Guardian 2016-02-10

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