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Richmond Times Dispatch | 25 Oct 2016

Aid group urges EU to reconsider Libya training after attack

BERLIN (AP) — A German aid group urged the European Union on Tuesday to reconsider its plans to train Libyan forces to conduct sea rescue operations after a vessel labeled as belonging to the...

Maritime News

South Africa and Norway explore new business opportunities in the blue economy

South Africa's multibillion-rand maritime sector will be the focus of a week-long event starting on Monday, 31 October, at which the country and Norway will be exploring new business opportunities in the blue economy. The Scandinavian country has a...

APO 2016-10-27

Disaster preparedness review

Permanent secretary for the Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management, Meleti Bainimarama joins Reverend Jeremaia Waqainabete, Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaste...

Topix 2016-10-27

10 Oct 2016 - Safety campaign targets dory operations (AMSA - Australian Maritime Safety Authority)

(Source: AMSA - Australian Maritime Safety Authority) 10th October 2016 Safety campaign targets dory operations In 2013 a Queensland commercial fisherman drowned after his dory boat, also known as a 'tender vessel', capsized. Dory operations involve...

Public Technologies 2016-10-27

Bahri wins Ship Owner/Operator of the Year award

Adding another honor to its growing list of achievements in 2016, Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, headquartered in Saudi Arabia, has won the Ship Owner/Operator of the Year award at The Maritime Standard Awards 2016. The third...

Arabnews 2016-10-27

Japan, Philippines vouch for alliances

TOKYO — The leaders of Japan and the Philippines agreed Wednesday to cooperate in promoting regional peace and stability, and they acknowledged the importance of their alliances with the...

Arkansas Online 2016-10-27

Warfare dynasty in the making (Royal Australian Navy)

(Source: Royal Australian Navy) Lieutenant Hannah Phelps joined the Royal Australian Navy as a Maritime Warfare Officer because she thought it would be an 'exciting and rewarding career'. An overseas deployment, an international exercise, almost...

Public Technologies 2016-10-27

Maritime Administration Awards $4.85 Million in Grants for Marine Highway Projects (Maritime Administration)

(Source: Maritime Administration) Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced $4.85 million in grants to six Marine Highway projects along the waterways of 17 states and the District of Columbia. The goal of the Maritime Administration's...

Public Technologies 2016-10-27

Turkey calls for end to NATO's migrant mission in Aegean

Turkey is seeking an end to NATO’s counter-migration mission in the Aegean Sea, telling the US-led alliance that the sharp drop in refugees trying to get to Greece means there is no longer a need for warships to patrol its coast. Turkey’s...

Kathimerini 2016-10-27

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