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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

Reasons to Own This MLP for the Long Term

Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP is a master limited partnership that owns and operates large crude oil tankers under long-term contracts with oil companies, refiners and large vessel operators. Navios Maritime Acquisition Corp. is the company's...

Topix 2017-02-19

Dubai Creek polluters to face fines

DUBAI // Cruise ships and fishing boats found to be polluting Dubai Creek are to face fines under new measures to improve the environment. Lt Gen Dhahi Khalfan,...

The National 2017-02-19

Gulf states take part in major naval drill in Pakistan

RIYADH: Member states of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) took part in a major multi-national naval exercise Aman 17 in Pakistan. The exercise sought to address challenges from the regional conflicts, political interests and terrorism....

Arabnews 2017-02-19

US carrier starts 'routine' patrols in South China Sea

(CNN)The United States deployed aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to the disputed waters of the South China Sea on Saturday as part of maritime "routine operations." USS Carl Vinson will be under US command during that period, the Navy said in a...

CNN 2017-02-19

Dubai boat show marks 25th anniversary

What started as the Watersports & Powerboat Show, an indoor event launched in 1992 to cater to a specialised market, the Dubai International Boat Show has developed into a not to be missed, world-class event tailored for yacht, boat and water sports...

Arabnews 2017-02-19

Interview with . . . Datuk Seri Ahmad Puzi Ab Kahar

Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency marks its anniversary with a record low in sea robberies and piracy. ......

The Star 2017-02-19

US aircraft carrier group deployed for ‘routine patrols’ in S. China Sea

Ignoring repeated warnings from Beijing not to aggravate tensions in Southeast Asia, the US Navy has deployed an aircraft carrier strike group for “routine” maritime patrols in the vicinity of the disputed South China Sea waters. ......

Russia Today 2017-02-19

South Korea Participates in Military Exercise in Thailand

South Korea has joined the annual Cobra Gold maritime military exercise in Thailand, local media reported on Sunday, citing a Marine Corps official. ......

Sputnik 2017-02-19

Pirate busters set sights on Sabah's east coast for terror groups

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia's pirate busters are now setting their sights on the east coast of Sabah and its notorious kidnap-for-ransom terror groups. Created as a solution to piracy that plagued our country's waters over a decade ago, the Malaysian...

Topix 2017-02-19

10 dead after boat capsizes off Sri Lanka's southwest coast

10 dead after boat capsizes off Sri Lanka's southwest coast Associated Press - 19 February 2017 07:24-05:00 News Topics: General news, Boat accidents, Maritime accidents, Transportation accidents, Accidents, Accidents and disasters, Transportation...

Orange County Register 2017-02-19

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