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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

Russian Tanker Detained in Malaysia

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency detained a Russian oil tanker Zolotoi Most along with 25 crew members for anchoring off Tanjung Piai without authorization, says a report in the Sputnik. "The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency has...

Topix 2016-08-24

Transocean rig moved to temporary location for checks

A 17,000-tonne oil rig that ran aground in the Outer Hebrides and was successfully refloated is due to arrive at a temporary location. The Transocean Winner drilling rig ran aground on Lewis two weeks ago. It is now making its approach to Broad Bay...

BBC News 2016-08-24

Japanese defense chief visits controversial helicopter-carrier, U.S. aircraft carrier

Japan ese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada on Tuesday inspected some controversial Maritime Self-Defense Force hardware and urged troops to continue to carry out their duties before boarding a U.S. aircraft carrier , in the new minister's first such...

Topix 2016-08-24

Refloated ‘Transocean Winner’ on its way to Broad Bay

The UK Maritime and Coastguard agency on Tuesday afternoon said that the refloating of the grounded Transocean Winner was a success and that the rig was under tow to safer waters. As previously reported the semi-submersible drilling rig had run...

Offshore Energy Today 2016-08-24

Transocean Winner on the move after being refloated

A 17,000-tonne oil rig which ran aground in the Outer Hebrides which was successfully refloated is expected to arrive at a temporary location this morning. The Transocean Winner drilling rig ran aground on Lewis two weeks ago was refloated at high...

Scotsman 2016-08-24

MARINE EXPORTING NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2016 (SSA - Shipbuilders and Shiprepairers Association)

(Source: SSA - Shipbuilders and Shiprepairers Association) MARINE EXPORTING NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2016 Wed, 24 August 2016 KEY MESSAGES: In addition to the activities detailed below we are investigating the possibility of developing a bespoke Marine /...

Public Technologies 2016-08-24

Trilateral agreement against Abu Sayyaf threat in force: Defense Minister

Indonesia’s Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu claims that the trilateral agreement on maritime security signed by Indonesian, Malaysian, and Philippine defense ministers in early August, has been in force...

The Jakarta Post 2016-08-24

Assistance for fishermen in distress a button-call away

Fishermen who faced distress and adversities while fishing on the high seas could get assistance just by a press of a button, thanks to the Distress Alert Transmitters (DAT) being distributed to them by the State Fisheries department under the...

The Hindu 2016-08-24

Cool Logistics Asia and the Agricultural Cold Chain Logistics Professional Committee conclude co-operation agreement (Asia Fruit Logistica)

(Source: Asia Fruit Logistica) Cool Logistics Asia and the Agricultural Cold Chain Logistics Professional Committee conclude co-operation agreement SHANGHAI/HONG KONG & BERLIN, 24 August 2016 - Cool Logistics Asia Congress and the 2nd China...

Public Technologies 2016-08-24

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