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  • Nature Conservancy Launches “Blue Bonds” for Ocean Preservation

    The Seychelles Islands implemented the first ever “blue bond” last year (file image) By Jessica Aldred 2019-04-23 09:06:28 The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has unveiled what it says is a pioneering US$1.6 billion scheme to scale up global ocean conservation efforts through “blue bonds”. The bonds will refinance and restructure debt…

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  • Wreck of SS Iron Crown Found After 77 Years

    SS Iron Crown alongside SS Hagen. ©National Library of Australia By MarEx 2019-04-23 03:21:45 After being lost for 77 years, an Australian freighter sunk by a Japanese submarine during World War II has been located by maritime archaeologists using CSIRO research vessel Investigator. The SS Iron Crown, a 100-meter ore…

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  • Xi Talks Peace as China’s Navy Celebrates 70 Years

    By MarEx 2019-04-23 03:07:57 Chinese President Xi Jinping called for concerted efforts to safeguard maritime peace and build a maritime community with a shared future on Tuesday during a multi-national naval event marking the 70th founding anniversary of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy. China pursues a national defense…

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  • Eni to Build Industrial-Scale Offshore Wave Power Plants

    ISWEC platform By MarEx 2019-04-22 20:58:37 The CEOs of Eni, Fincantieri, Cassa depositi e prestiti (CDP) and Terna have signed an agreement to develop and build wave power stations on an industrial scale. The agreement seeks to combine the expertise of the collective companies to transform the Inertial Sea Wave…

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  • Watch: MOL to Install Augmented Reality Navigation on VLCCs

    1032 Views [embedded content] By MarEx 2019-04-22 20:23:46 Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) will install a navigation system using augmented reality (AR) on 21 very large crude carriers (VLCCs). The technology was jointly developed by Furuno Electric and MOL Techno-Trade, and it displays information on other vessels sailing on a vessel’s…

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  • How Much Air Strength does a Marine Expeditionary Unit Have?

    first published on April 11, 2019 by Josh 100 SHARES Have you ever wondered exactly how much air power a Marine Expeditionary Unit can bring to a fight? This video is your answer. The Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) is the smallest air-ground task force put forward by the United States…

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