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DNA India | 21 Feb 2017

ASEAN unsettled by China's weapon systems, tension in South China Sea

Southeast Asian countries see China's installation of weapons systems in the South China Sea as very unsettling and want to prevent militarisation and urge dialogue to stop "recent developments" from...

CNN | 20 Feb 2017

South China Sea: What's at stake

(CNN)Dotted with small islands, reefs and shoals, the South China Sea is a crucial shipping route and home a messy territorial dispute that pits multiple countries against one another. Tensions in the... | 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...

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NBC initiates maritime training for youths of host communities in Rivers

As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR), the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) has initiated a maritime skills acquisition project for Oginigba youths, its main host community in Rivers State. The initiative is designed to equip youths...

Business Day Online (NewsDB Live) 2017-02-21

Green Light for Porthcawl Maritime Centre (Welsh Government)

(Source: Welsh Government) The £5.5 million Porthcawl Maritime Centre is part of the Welsh Government's wider Tourism Attractor Destination programme which aims to create 11 must visit destinations across Wales. Also, backed with funds from the Big...

Public Technologies 2017-02-21

Apex maritime security body still missing, nine years after 26/11 terror strikes

NEW DELHI: The government is yet to get cracking on a national maritime authority (NMA), which was strongly recommended after the 26/11 terror strikes in 2008 and promised by the NDA government soon after it came to power in 2014, even as Phase-II of...

The Times of India 2017-02-21

For the Road and Building sector, allocation of Rs 8,812

Major portion of this will be utilised for converting 58 roads of total of 730 km length into four-lane roads. crore has been made by Patel. Major portion of this will be utilised for...

DNA India 2017-02-21

UAE Armed Forces to put on public show

ABU DHABI // The UAE Armed Forces will put on their first public demonstration on Thursday, March 2. The Union Fortress at Abu Dhabi's Corniche will feature a joint exercise encompassing all branches of the military,...

The National 2017-02-21

Pirates kill Vietnamese sailor

MANILA: Pirates have attacked a Vietnamese-flagged cargo ship off the southern Philippines, killing one seaman and abducting at least six others in a region notorious for such attacks, officials said on Monday. The MV Giang Hai was...

The News International 2017-02-21

Porthcawl Maritime Centre project gets £2m in EU cash

A new maritime centre on the south Wales coast has secured £2.1m in EU funding....

BBC News 2017-02-21

Parliamentary body appreciates CPEC security

ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee on China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Monday expressed its satisfaction and appreciated the high spirit, determination and preparedness of Special Security Division (SSD) and Maritime Security Force as well...

The News International 2017-02-21

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