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U.S. Senator Doug Jones, D-AL, today is urging Senate leadership for additional federal funding and support for the state Departments of Labor, which have been overwhelmed by the wave of unemployment insurance claims. This also comes as disturbing reports emerge out of Montgomery, where Alabamians have been camping out…

Dying pleas of Tun Razak for 5 per cent cash payment and Petronas

I.HistoryUnder the 4 dying pleas of PM Tun Razak, struck down by  serious terminal leukaemia, predicted to survive till the end of December 1975 by the Harley Street Doctors, London, Tun Rahman, the YAB Chief Minister of Sarawak then, as the Head of BN Sarawak under extreme pressure of human compassion and political alignment…

Trump campaign calls off Mobile rally, reports say

U.S. Senator Doug Jones, D-AL, today is urging Senate leadership for additional federal funding and support for the state Departments of Labor, which have been overwhelmed by the wave of unemployment insurance claims. This also comes as disturbing reports emerge out of Montgomery, where Alabamians have been camping out…

Singapore GE2020: PAP manifesto - Our Lives, Our Jobs, Our Future - summed up in 10 parts, Politics

The People's Action Party (PAP) has unveiled its manifesto for the general election, entitled Our Lives, Our Jobs, Our Future.Here is a summary of key points in the 10 areas it covers:FACING THE CRISIS OF A LIFETIME TOGETHERSingapore has weathered many crises - separation from Malaysia in 1965; British withdrawal in the 1970s…

Liz Weston: Some taxpayers face a desperate wait for refunds

June 01, 2020WASHINGTON — Nobody seems happy with Twitter these days — or Facebook or any other social media platform, for that matter.“The Radical Left is in total command & control of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google,” President Donald Trump charged.“Twitter is completely stifling FREE SPEECH, and I, as President…

Development, Opportunity, Growth by Top Key Players (Maritime International, Windward, Our Oceans Ch

The integration of big data into maritime is a part of the digital transformation. The big data has transformed shipping by enabling shippers to use data from the structures of the ship, their components, and the machinery in order to enhance their performance. Maritime big data is a combination of cutting-edge data analytics…

Adm. Schultz Becomes 26th CG Commandant - The Waterways Journal

The U.S. Coast Guard is under new leadership following the June 1 change of command ceremony, held at the Coast Guards headquarters in Washington, D.C., during which Adm. Karl Schultz relieved Adm. Paul F. Zukunft to become the agencys 26th commandant.As part of the same ceremony, Zukunft retired from the Coast Guard after having served 41 years. President Donald J.

Rugged Thermal Cameras Market 2020 Potential Growth, Challenges due to COVID-19, Impact Analysis

The Rugged Thermal Cameras market analysis is provided for the international markets including development trends, competitive landscape analysis, and key regions development status. The report provides key statistics on the market status of the Rugged Thermal Cameras manufacturers and is a valuable source of guidance and…

How Liberian war depleted Nigerias maritime capabilities

Stories by Godwin OritseIN a bid to maintain peace in the African continent, Nigeria lost most of its maritime security platforms to prosecute the 14-year old war in Liberia.Speaking to some maritime journalists in Lagos the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr Bashir Jamoh…

Irving company secures warship maintenance contract worth up to $552M

A J.D. Irving company has been awarded a federal government contract to maintain Canada's current fleet of warships in a deal that could be worth up to $552 million over the next 22 years.Halifax-based Fleetway Inc. will carry out in-service support for systems engineering and technical data management for the 12 Halifax-class frigates…

Safeen to conduct emergency services

Safeen, the marine services subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, will provide emergency response services and support maritime rescue operations throughout the territorial waters of the UAE. An MoU to this effect was signed by the UAE’s Federal Transport Authority (FTA) Land and Maritime with Safeen, a WAM report said. The MoU…

Masks now mandatory at Fisherman's Wharf in Steveston

STEVESTON, B.C. Spot prawn season always draws big crowds to Fisherman's Wharf in Steveston. Now, seafood lovers need to bring more than money with them. Starting this weekend, they're required to wear a face mask if they want to buy from the boats. Its very close quarters down on the actual ramp and on the fingers itself…

Oil crash kills Vaca Muertas potential as the next shale hotspot

By Jonathan Gilbert on 4/2/2020BUENOS AIRES (Bloomberg) --Just a bit more than 3 weeks ago, the head of Argentinas state-run driller outlined an aggressive $1.8 billion spending plan for 2020 in the countrys Vaca Muerta shale region, based on $60-a-barrel crude. With global prices starting the year above $68, it wasnt unrealistic.Now…

Inked in Blood: When the World Becomes Our Battleground State

Promotional image of the Italian frigate the U.S. Navy is adapting for construction at Marinette. (Photo: Fincantieri website)By Kathy KellyOn Thursday, June 25, President Trumps re-election efforts took him to the battleground state of Wisconsin, where he toured the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard. He railed against the Democrats as a scarier enemy than Russia or China.

Globus Maritime Limited Announces Pricing of $12.4 Million Registered Direct Offering

GLYFADA, Greece, June 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globus Maritime Limited (the Company) (GLBS) announced today that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with certain unaffiliated institutional investors to issue approximately $12.4 million of its common shares (the Common Shares) in a registered direct offering…

British mercenaries 'involved in botched operation' backing rebel leader in Libya, according to secr

While no charges have been brought, the panel said they are considering "statements of case" to consider sanctioning individuals/entities involved in the operation.Ms Perry said when asked for comment: "I have nothing to say and the allegations are false and damaging."  Mr Louw, who now runs an military fitness company in Crawley…

Satellite Images Of Shipyard Show China Building Aircraft Carrier Factory: Experts

Satellite image shows parts for an aircraft carrier under construction at Jiangnan Shipyard.HONG KONG/BEIJING: High-resolution satellite images show that the construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is progressing steadily alongside expansive infrastructure work that analysts say suggests the ship will…

Sri Lanka : Sri Lankas border and maritime security remain vulnerable

Sat, Jun 27, 2020, 09:06 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. June 27, Colombo: Sri Lankas border and maritime security remained vulnerable in 2019, the United States Department of State says in a recently released annual report on terrorism. The State Departments Country Reports on Terrorism 2019 on Sri Lanka said the government is working with the UN…

NMU receives grant for Native American project | News, Sports, Jobs

For Thursday, June 25.MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University has received a highly competitive National Endowment for the Humanities grant worth $170,000 to support a Native American studies sustainable online programming project. Only 14% of the 2,300 eligible applications were funded through a new round of NEH Coronavirus Aid…