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The USS Curtis Wilbur deliberately sailed near one of the Beijing-controlled islands in the hotly contested South China Sea.

US, India consider joint patrols, says US official

Video will begin in 5 seconds.Risks to Australia's trade with Asia exaggerated?Just how reliant is Australian shipping on using routes through the contested waters of the South China Sea?PT2M3S620349New Delhi: The United States and India have held talks about conducting joint naval patrols that a US defence official said could include the disputed South China Sea…

McDermott International's (MDR) David Dickson on Q4 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

OperatorLadies and gentlemen, thank you for standing-by. And welcome to McDermott Internationals Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. Following the Companys prepared remarks, we will conduct the question-and-answer session and instructions…

The Trickle of U.S. Oil Exports Is Already Shifting Global Power

The sea stretched toward the horizon last New Years Eve as the Theo T, a red-and-white tug at her side, slipped quietly beneath the Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge in Texas. Few Americans knew she was sailing into history.Inside the Panamax oil tanker was a cargo that some on Capitol Hill had dubbed Liquid American Freedom -- the first U.S.

Daewoo Shipbuilding forms task force on risk management

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Yonhap) -- Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., an embattled South Korean shipbuilder, said Tuesday that it has launched a task force to better manage potential risks stemming from its orders amid concerns over mounting losses. The shipyard has created the 11-member division tasked with conducting legal reviews of shipbuilding orders and assessing their appropriate values.

Seaplane goes beyond Fantasy Island

Dornier's seaplane may not have been "the plane, the plane" of the opening credits of the TV show Fantasy Island, which ran 1977-1984 that was a Grummon Widgeon seaplane but it's still got plenty of cachet. The price tag, set at around $7 million, is relatively reasonable for a private jet, which can run anywhere from around $3 million to $90 million…

Biggest container ship ever to dock in America Benjamin Franklin arrives in Long Beach

The biggest container ship to ever dock in America has returned to the U.S. to take port in Long Beach, California.The quarter-mile-long Benjamin Franklin, which is bigger than the Empire State building, can hold up to 18,000 units and 116,000 tons of produce.On Friday, workers began moving 12,500 cargo containers on and off the ship. The unloading won't be finished until Tuesday.

CDR (Commercial Dispute Resolution) - - Featured articles

A bumper 2016 global partnership promotion round at K&L Gates reflects a solid investment in disputes talent, including general commercial litigation, intellectual property, financial services and international arbitration.Of the total of 50 newly promoted partners at K&L Gates, which are effective from 1 March 2016, almost half…

U.S. oil falls after crude stocks hit record high

A view of Tullow Oil's newly completed Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) Prof. John Evans Atta Mills at Sembcorp Marine's Jurong Shipyard in Singapore January 20, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar SuBy Keith WallisSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil futures fell in Asian trade on Friday as a record build in U.S. crude stocks stoked concerns about global oversupply…

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1 - 9 of 9 job search resultsFilipinas Asia Glass & Doors Corporation - TaytayA highly motivated person, who can respond quickly to project time-frames, and is looking for a challenging but rewarding role as a sealant applicator. - Must be a graduate of Industrial Engineering, Civil Engineering or Architecture. - Prepares quantity take-off from plans and shop drawing.

USS William P. Lawrence, 1st US Navy Warship to Visit Fiji in 10 Years

Navy News|Feb 17, 2016|by Lt. j.g. Jane BairdSUVA, Fiji — The guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) completed a port visit in Suva, Fiji, Feb. 14.Lawrence's port call in Suva is the first time a U.S. warship has visited Fiji in almost 10 years. Ship visits like these provide excellent opportunities…

Edited Transcript of RCOM.NSE earnings conference call or presentation 25-Jan-16 9:00am GMT

Q3 2016 Reliance Communications Ltd Earnings CallNavi Mumbai Jan 25, 2016 (Thomson StreetEvents) -- Edited Transcript of Reliance Communications Ltd earnings conference call or presentation Monday, January 25, 2016 at 9:00:00am GMTTEXT version of Transcript================================================================================Corporate…

China Deploys Missiles on Island in Disputed South China Sea

China deployed surface-to-air missiles this month on a contested island in the South China Sea, keeping tensions high even as leaders of Southeast Asian nations pledged to try and peacefully resolve territorial disputes in the waters.Satellite images showed two batteries of eight HQ-9 surface-to-air missile launchers and a radar system on Woody Island…
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Chinese missiles point to islands' real stakes

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop (L) shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi as she arrives for a meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on February 17, 2016 in Beijing, China. Bishop is visiting China to discuss the concerns surrounding the militarization of islands in the South-China Sea. - Wu Hong…

2016: Trump Is Trampling over the GOP’s Corpse

The most basic problem for the Republican Party isnt that Donald Trump is so strong, but that his competitors are so weak. One can find no better illustration of this, perhaps, than the sorry spectacle of Jeb Bushwho only a year ago was seen as heir apparent to the nominationdesperately trying to salvage his terminal candidacy…
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UK-Based ICE To Showcase Proprietary FPSO Design Expertise At APM 2016

Celebrating 50 years in naval architecture, ICE, Europes largest independent marine designer, will be showcasing its proprietary design capability at the 14th Asia Pacific Marine Show in Singapore during March 16-18, on stand E-L5. This will be the fourth time ICE is exhibiting at this major event, which will see the company…

Broken trumpet from sunken ship holds its secrets from WWII

WASHINGTON (AP) The old, bent trumpet is dripping with water as Shanna Daniel lifts it from its basin in the conservation lab at the Washington Navy Yard.It’s a B-flat horn, made around 1934, with a bell that was smashed in battle, a missing mouthpiece, and brass tubing that is split and pitted.Daniel, in a white lab coat and lavender rubber gloves…

France Hires Staff To Refine Arms-Export Drive

DCNS is offering the Shortfin Barracuda, a diesel-electric boat in an Australian tender for up to 12 attack submarines.(Photo: DCNS)PARIS Direction Générale de lArmament will likely recruit 160 staffers this year to work on export efforts as part of a sharper organizational focus on foreign arms sales, said Laurent Collet-Billon…

Civil helicopter sales in SE Asia are declining, Airbus says

Helicopter sales last year and this year in the Southeast Asia Pacific region reflect a downturn, according to Airbus Helicopters. In China, last years flurry of sales cannot offset the effects of the slowing economy, which are already being felt.There was an overall contraction of the civil and parapublic (e.g. air ambulance) market in 2015…

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ft.comInge Jan Henjesand believes Norway has much to offer international students. The president of BI Norwegian Business School tells Della Bradshaw that for those wishing to work in the energy or maritime industries an education in Norway is worthwhilethestarphoenix.comA large grey whale was seen swimming through False Creek near the Maritime Museum in downtown Vancouver on Sunday, Oct.

Historic friends and enemies draw closer to the U.S. in Asia

President Obama on Monday is scheduled to meet with Southeast Asian leaders at a summit in Southern California amid growing concerns of Chinas territorial claims to the South China Sea.TWO smaller countries are growing closer to the U.S. in Asia. One has a long history of cooperation. The other is a historical enemy. Both are rushing to forge closer U.S. ties.