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Historic Japan-Sakhalin seabed cables now damaged, hazards to fishermen

ASAHIKAWA, HOKKAIDO - Disused undersea telecommunications cables from before the war are becoming a headache for fishermen in Hokkaido when they inadvertently hook sections lying on the seabed, tearing their nets. Historians nevertheless are pleased to see the artifacts from Japanese prewar history.For Yasushi Shimizu, 42…

Judge delays sentencing for husband guilty of manslaughter in...

MIAMI - A family dispute has delayed the sentencing of a Delray Beach man whose newlywed wife disappeared during the couple's sailing trip near the Bahamas. Lewis Bennett appeared in Miami federal court Tuesday morning after pleading guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter. The 41-year-old faces a maximum eight-year prison sentence in the May 2017 disappearance of Isabella Hellmann…

Customs mulls vehicle duty review to 10%

Customs Comptroller-General,  Col. Hammed Ali (rtd) has said the Service is seeking a downward review of automobile duty  to 10 per cent.Ali, who spoke yesterday during the 2019 International Customs Day celebration in Abuja with Smart Border for Seamless Trade, Travel and Transport as its theme, said importers were complaining that the existing 35 per cent is too expensive…

Venezuela studying partial force majeure after US sanctions: oil minister

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela is studying several measures to react to new U.S sanctions against state-run oil firm PDVSA including partial force majeure, Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said on Tuesday.Quevedo told a news conference that oil tankers leaving Venezuelan ports must pay for crude before departing.

More Chinese provinces cut growth targets this year as gloom spreads

BEIJING (Reuters) - More Chinese provinces have cut their annual growth targets in 2019 than the year before, a sign of deepening pessimism among local governments amid weakening domestic demand and an prolonged trade dispute with the United States. FILE PHOTO: Shipping containers are seen at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China September 8, 2018.


Maritime Safety Market Rising Trends, Growth Opportunities and Global Outlook 2019 – Nevada Greentim

The Global Maritime Safety MarketResearch Report Forecast 2019-2025: The report presents an in-depth assessment of the Maritime Safety including enabling technologies, key trends, market drivers, challenges, standardization, regulatory landscape, deployment models, operator case studies, opportunities, future roadmap, value chain, ecosystem player profiles and strategies.

Offshore Patrol Vessels Market by Major Players, Size, Segmentation, Market Dynamics & Forecast 202

Offshore Patrol Vessels Market market reports provides a comprehensive overview of the global market size and share. Offshore Patrol Vessels Market market data reports also provide a 5 year pre-historic and forecast for the sector and include data on socio-economic data of global. they may be operated by a nation’s navy…

Increasing Demand for Maritime Security Market to Push Global Market Revenue Growth During 2020 – Ho

Security is one of the major concerns for the national and state governments globally. Maritime security is one of the majorly used security system involved in the prevention from intentional damage through sabotage, subversion or terrorism. Maritime security system is essential for the protection of nations security. Recently…

Venezuelan pirates - the new scourge of the Caribbean

Image copyrightGetty ImagesAs Venezuela's economy collapses, a tide of lawlessness is spreading to the nearby island of Trinidad. Its fishermen now live in fear of Venezuelan pirates, discovers Colin Freeman, while Venezuelan smugglers exchange drugs and guns for basic necessities.If your idea of a tropical paradise is based on what you've seen in tourist brochures…

China’s Strategy And Potential US Options – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Kapil Bhatia*Chinas graduated use of coercive instruments of national power in the South China Sea (SCS) constitutes an informed strategy.1 Such coercive gradualism is supported by gray zone tactics, which are measures that are aggressive yet designed to remain below the threshold of conventional military conflict.2 This combined approach minimizes international involvement…

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US Prepares for Battle Over Venezuelan Oil Refiner Citgo

the country. 49% of it is owned by Russia’s Rosneft as collateral for loans. from getting paid. frozen account that PDVSA cannot access. contracts which are no longer tenable amid the US sanctions.

Engineers program marine robots to take calculated risks

We know far less about the Earths oceans than we do about the surface of the moon or Mars. The sea floor is carved with expansive canyons, towering seamounts, deep trenches, and sheer cliffs, most of which are considered too dangerous or inaccessible for autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) to navigate.But what if the reward…

Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO) Lowered by Zacks Investment Research – BharataPress

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Diamond Offshore Drilling (NYSE:DO) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report released on Friday. According to Zacks, “Diamond Offshore’s technologically advanced and versatile drilling fleet enables it to stay ahead of its peers in a market, where offshore rig demand is expected to surge through 2025.

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) & Seanergy Maritime (NASDAQ:SHIP) Head to Head Comparison

Overseas Shipholding Group (NYSE:OSG) and Seanergy Maritime (NASDAQ:SHIP) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, risk, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Financial Contrast: Ship Finance International (SFL) and Scorpio Bulkers (NYSE:SALT)

Ship Finance International (NYSE:SFL) and Scorpio Bulkers (NYSE:SALT) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, profitability, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.