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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...

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Ericsson and Pole Star Space Applications announce strategic partnership (Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson)

(Source: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson) October 26, 2016, 11:30 (CEST) Download: Ericsson and Pole Star partner to develop and deliver innovative offerings in fleet safety, security, environmental, and compliance-based business application...

Public Technologies 2016-10-26

Tanker conference in Dubai highlights regional growth opportunities

The inaugural The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference, which took place at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Dubai, on October 25, highlighted the scope that exists for sustained growth and expansion within the region's tanker sector, provided investment is...

Khaleej Times 2016-10-26

Govt foils attempts to smuggle Rp 33.15b worth lobster seeds

A joint team comprising personnel from the Finance Ministry, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry and the National Police has thwarted attempts to smuggle lobster seeds worth billions of rupiah from Indonesia to Singapore and Vietnam....

The Jakarta Post 2016-10-26

San Diego to South China Sea: U.S. Navy tested new command in latest challenge to China

The U.S. Navy destroyer that sailed near Chinese-claimed islands in the South China Sea last week was under orders from the Third Fleet headquarters in San Diego, a first aimed at bolstering U.S. maritime power in the region, two sources said. The...

Japan Times 2016-10-26

Court upholds acquittal of three contractors charged with illegal dumping of construction waste

Three contractors acquitted of charges related to illegally dumping construction...

The Malta Independent 2016-10-26

Ericsson and SpeedCast International announce global partnership (Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson)

(Source: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson) October 26, 2016, 11:00 (CEST) Download: Ericsson selects SpeedCast International Ltd as its satellite connectivity solution partner Agreement to provide seamless communication globally between ship and...

Public Technologies 2016-10-26

Philippine, Japanese leaders sign military, economic deals

TOKYO (AP) — The leaders of Japan and the Philippines agreed Wednesday to cooperate in promoting regional peace and stability and endorsed Japan's provision of patrol boats and military training aircraft to bolster Philippine maritime security,...

The Oklahoman 2016-10-26

China to carry out more military drills in South China Sea

BEIJING: China will carry out military drills in the South China Sea all day on Thursday, the country's maritime safety administration said on Wednesday, ordering all other shipping to stay away. China routinely holds drills in the...

The Times of India 2016-10-26

Philippine’s Duterte tells Japan his China visit was just economics, blasts US

TOKYO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought to assure Japan on Wednesday that his high-profile visit to rival China last week was only about economics, but had more harsh words for long-time ally Washington, saying he might abrogate defence...

The Himalayan 2016-10-26

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