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CNN | 17 Aug 2016

Malaysian oil tanker hijacked, taken into Indonesian waters

(CNN)A Malaysian oil tanker has been hijacked and taken into Indonesian waters, Malaysian authorities said Wednesday. The MT Vier Harmoni was carrying about about 240,000 gallons...

The Guardian | 15 Aug 2016

Two-century-old shipwreck to emerge from sea at Devon beach

Most likely the remains of the Sally, which ran aground with its cargo of port in 1769, the wreck will be visible at low tide...

Maritime News

East Timor-Australia maritime border to be negotiated at The Hague

The ongoing dispute between Australia and East Timor over maritime boundaries could be resolved in a landmark case that begins in the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague on Monday. In April, East Timor triggered compulsory conciliation under...

Topix 2016-08-28

Indonesia considering name for waters north of Natuna

Indonesia is considering a name for the waters in the northern part of Natuna district in South China Sea. "We are still processing it," the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan said at the ... ......

Antara News 2016-08-28

Growing the Maritime Sector - Government-Stakeholder Model

[Vanguard] Globally the maritime sector is passing through challenges but it also provides opportunities for growth especially in developing countries where nobody can talk of excess capacity. ......

All Africa 2016-08-28

Guangzhou launches China-Europe cargo train service to Russia

GUANGZHOU - A cargo train left South China's Guangzhou city Sunday for Vorsino, Kaluzhskaya Oblast in Russia. It is the latest freight...

China Daily 2016-08-28

First freight train linking Yiwu to Afghanistan departs

HANGZHOU - The eastern Chinese city of Yiwu, home to the world's leading small commodities market, saw its first freight train leave for Afghanistan on Sunday. It is the fifth cargo train route...

China Daily 2016-08-28

Camber Sands search called off after swimmer found safe and well

A major search-and-rescue operation was sparked after a female swimmer was reported missing off a beach, days after five men died there. Three lifeboats, a rescue helicopter and police officers were all involved in the operation at Camber Sands, near...

Belfast Telegraph 2016-08-28

UHAS students emerge winners of 2016 Community Service Award

A team of students of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) which emerged winner of the 2016 Community Service Award scheme has been presented with GH¢10,000 to finance the construction of a mechanised borehole for residents of Dota in...

Graphic 2016-08-28

Major search for swimmer missing at Camber Sands just days after five deaths

A major search-and-rescue operation has been launched for a female swimmer believed missing at a south coast beach, days after five men died while swimming there. Three lifeboats, a rescue helicopter and police officers are all involved in the...

Belfast Telegraph 2016-08-28

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