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TASS: Society & Culture - Kiev has nothing on 12 seamen of Mechanic Pogodin tanker

MOSCOW, August 12. /TASS/. Sailors of the Russian tanker Mechanic Pogodin blocked in Kherson have not left the vessel and Ukrainian authorities have not brought any administrative or criminal charges against them, Russian ombudsman Tatiana Moskalkova told TASS on Saturday."I had the next telephone conversation with the ombudsman of the Supreme Rada of Ukraine.

BAE Systems gets $5.2M DARPA contract to develop advanced cyberdefense tools

The U.S. military’s research and development arm has called on a contractor to support its effort to better to protect networks that are too big to defend using commercially available cybersecurity tools.The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded a $5.2 million contract to BAE Systems to work on its Cyber-Hunting at Scale (CHASE) project…

BAE Systems to Develop Automated Cyber Defense Tools for DARPA | Business

ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 7, 2018--The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected BAE Systems to develop data-driven, cyber-hunting tools that detect and analyze cyber threats to help protect extremely large enterprise networks. The contract for Phase 1, 2, and 3 of the program is valued at approximately $5.2 million.This press release features multimedia.

Superyacht linked to 1MDB probe arrives at Malaysian port

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 (Reuters) - A $250 million superyacht, impounded as part of a hunt for assets linked to the multi-billion dollar investigation into 1Malaysia Development Bhd, arrived at a port in Malaysia on Tuesday about six months after it was seized.The Cayman Islands-flagged Equanimity was first seized in the Indonesian holiday venue of Bali in February at the request of U.S.

Island mother: Stop killing our kids

Dolores Borza stood in front of Cumberland Farms Wednesday to denounce drug dealers on Marthas Vineyard, as well as to honor the recent passing of a close friend.She held two signs, one reading We love you Joey, and another reading Enough Stop the drug dealers! Both signs told separate but equally important stories one of the tragic death of an Islander who was loved by many…

Piracy

As Venezuela disintegrates, a new breed of pirates threatens the Caribbean

In the flickers of sunlight off the cobalt blue of the Caribbean sea, the vessel appeared as a cut on the horizon. It sailed closer. But the crew of the Asheena took no heed."We be lookin' for our red fish as normal, thinkin' they be fishin', too," said Jimmy Lalla, 36, part of the crew that had dropped lines in Trinidadian…

Navy families reunited after seven-month deployment

Sailors have been reunited with their families following a seven-month deployment on board HMS Sutherland.There were emotional scenes in Devonport, Plymouth, on Friday after the Type 23 frigate returned to her home port.Commander Andrew Canale was pictured clutching a single red rose as he embraced his daughter after disembarking his ship.Able Seaman Ben Northcott picked up son Harris…

Maldives seeks scaling back of Indian presence as it...

By Sanjeev MiglaniNEW DELHI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - The Maldives wants India to withdraw military helicopters and personnel posted there following the expiry of an agreement in June, its envoy said, the latest snub to New Delhi by President Abdulla Yameen's China-backed government.India and China are going head to head in the Maldives…

Sea pirates attack on crude oil tankers rise — Business — The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria a

The upswing in crude oil prices in the global market may have triggered sharp rise in pirates attacks on crude oil tankers in the Gulf of Guinea.As at yesterday, Bonny light was $73, Brent crude was $72.50. This marks a significant increase from about $55 same period last year.Latest report from security services company…

Making a RIMPAC: Belton native part of world's largest maritime warfare exercise | News

PEARL HARBOR A 2014 Belton High School graduate and Belton native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the worlds largest international maritime warfare exercise known as the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC).Petty Officer 2nd Class Salina Rutherford is a hospital corpsman aboard the USS John P. Murtha, currently operating…

Port

Riverport gets $251,927 federal grant | Local News

The Paducah-McCracken County Riverport Authority's container-on-barge program received a big lift this week with a $251,927 grant from the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) Marine Highway program.Paducah's award was one of six Marine Highway grants totalling $4.87 million announced Wednesday by Transportation Secretary…

NZ's 'blind eye' to shipping fumes prompts Sounds residents to test the air

People in the Marlborough Sounds are worried about shipping fumes and are calling for the air to be monitored. More than a decade after 86 countries signed an agreement to tackle air pollution from ships, is New Zealand finally coming to the table? Alice Angeloni reports.Everyday just before 2pm, two ferries dock side-by-side.

Water, Wind, and Waves: Marine Paintings From the Dutch Golden Age Review: The Seas Significance

Say Holland and we immediately see water: canals threading through the countryside, the North Sea lapping at the coast, and ships crossing the ocean. We think of how naval battles won the Dutch their independence from Spain in 1648 and subdued their English trading rivals some years later. We think of the daring voyages…

Article 364 of the Constitution: Gadkari wants President to invoke special provision to clear held-u

NEW DELHI: The shipping ministry wants to invoke a rarely-used constitutional provision, allowing it to seek exemptions from various laws to get port projects, caught in complicated processes, off the ground. The ministry has referred the provision under Article 364 of the Constitution to the law ministry, seeking its clarification of how the government can issue a notification…

Derelict boat leaving mounting debts in wake | State News

The Artemis, the derelict scalloper whose owner left a trail of woe and unpaid bills around Gloucester's shoreside businesses, may soon be gone. But it's saga could have the shelf life of a Norse legend.The 43-foot, steel-hulled vessel, which spent four months grounded on a Provincetown breakwater after being towed out of Gloucester…