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Submarines and manned/unmanned teaming - Australian Defence Magazine

We can look back to form some idea of how technology affects submarines. A Collins class submarine, as she is currently equipped, is far more effective than she was when she was designed and built, mainly because her computer combat system is far more sophisticated. This greater capacity could be built into a submarine…

American Waterways Operators Announces Spotlight On Video Highlighting the Tugboat, Towboat and Barg

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Waterways Operators recently announced the release of a video highlighting the importance of the country's tugboat, towboat and barge industry. The video part of the Spotlight On educational video series discusses the vital contributions of the American tugboat, towboat and barge industry to our nation's economy and security.

A Trio of Stocks Growing Sales Fast

The revenue per share of the S&P 500 index has risen at a yearly average rate of approximately 4.1% over the past five years. The index and benchmark for the U.S. market added 61.3% to its share price ($3,351.28 as of Friday) over the past five years through Aug. 7.Thus, investors may be interested in the following stocks…

Speedcast Wins Contract for Fully-Managed Communications with Color Line

STAVANGER, Norway, July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world's most trusted provider of remote communication and IT solutions, announced today that the company has been awarded a new multi-year, fully-managed communications contract with Color Line, onboard the Color Carrier vessel.

Is college worth it? A Georgetown study measures return on investment with some surprising results.

That was back in the 1970s, but today, as a senior executive at an engineering services company he helped found (and as a father who paid for his childrens college educations), that practical approach makes more sense to him than ever. Higher education is so expensive now, he said, that few can afford the luxury of meandering…

Piracy

Whisky found stashed on warship after 35 years

Rupert MillarAn image posted on Reddit showing the bottle being cut from its 35-year-old hiding placeThe miniature of six-year-old MacNaughton Canadian Whisky, wrapped in insulation tape, was apparently hidden inside the forward starboard leg of the main mast of HMAS Sydney by the team that built her at the Todd Pacific Shipyards in Seattle in 1982.

Is Washington Running Out of Patience Over Turkeys Expansionism?

Maritime and naval component is an important part of political, economic and military domain of a maritime nation. This component enhances a states role in foreign policy, diplomacy, economy and especially in military domain to further its national interests. Pakistan and India apart from being a hostile neighbors with over 3…

Mining for Rare Earth Metals in IOR could be challenging for India, says expert

The recent stand-off with China has impacted the critical Indian industrial supplies which were dependent on that country for raw material and components. Best possible alternative would have been to rapidly boost domestic mineral exploration and mining. While the explorers wait for relevant reforms to the mining policy…

Nigeria: Amaechi's Outburst Over OMSL, SAA Operations

The minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has come under serious criticisms in recent times due to his charge to members of the National Assembly not to probe the propitiousness or otherwise of the $500 million from China to construct the Lagos-Ibadan railway.The minister, who was visibly angry while appearing before…

FPSO Workers Released After Kidnapping

Offshore workers kidnapped from an FPSO offshore Nigeria in an armed pirate attack in July, have been released, the owner of the floating production unit said Friday.In an incident that occurred on July 2, nine Nigerian crew members aboard the BW Offshore-owned Sendje Berge FPSO were kidnapped.BW Offshore said Friday the…

Port

Migrant Channel crossings: UK and France in talks as more boats attempt dangerous journey

British and French immigration ministers are holding talks in Paris on Tuesday over a recent surge in migrants trying to reach the UK by crossing the English Channel in small boats.The UK wants more action taken to prevent such crossings and says it is considering possible changes to asylum laws.More attempted journeys have been witnessed on Tuesday…

Pakistani Navy Reportedly Seizes Iranian Oil Tanker at USs Behest

The alleged seizure is reminiscent of a diplomatic incident which took place last year in which authorities in Gibraltar seized an Iranian tanker making its way to Syria after a tipoff from Washington, which prompted Tehran to seize a British-flagged tanker in a tit-for-tat response. Both tankers were eventually released.The…

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Is Largest Ever to Enter British Port

Majesty of the Seas becomes the largest cruise ship to ever sail into Portsmouth in the UK as the port reaches a construction milestone.Royal Caribbean’s Majesty of the Seas becomes the largest ever cruise ship to enter Portsmouth International Port in the UK. The vessel arrived on July 10 and marks a new record for the…

Feds amend shipyard search following complaint about bias toward Quebec's Davie

OTTAWA -- The federal government has amended its search for a third shipyard in line for potentially billions of dollars in work following allegations of bias for Quebec's Chantier Davie yard, but is standing firm in several other areas. Public Service and Procurement Canada said in a statement Monday it had "corrected"…

Bottle of whiskey hidden in the mast of HMAS Sydney

Workers have found a bottle of whisky in the mast of decommissioned warship HMAS Sydney thirty-five years after it was built.Former employees of Todd Pacific Shipyards in Seattle, Paul Nickelson Kent and Alex Otero, told those charged with scrapping HMAS Sydney that builders had placed a small bottle of the alcohol in the mast…