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2014-07-30 00:20:18

LONDON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior representatives from international navies, Coast Guards and governments will be speaking at the 12th Annual Maritime Reconnaissance and Surveillance congress, a two-day conference addressing the challenges which have emerged over the past 12 months, including illegal immigration, counter piracy, smuggling, drug interdiction operations and EEZ protection. http://www.maritimerecon.com/news The conference, hosted by...

2014-04-23 08:39:12

Iceland-based Rogg Develops Application for Coast Guard to Rescue Lost Hikers SAN FRANCISCO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Range Networks, the leading provider of commercial open source cellular systems and leader of the OpenBTS(TM) software project, today announced that Iceland technology integrator Rogg Corporation has developed a solution using OpenBTS and Range Networks' hardware to aid in search and rescue missions in the Icelandic highlands. The solution exemplifies OpenBTS as a...

2014-02-13 00:20:34

LONDON, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Small, high-speed vessels have long been at the forefront of interdiction missions, and they continue to get faster and tougher. However, this added capability presents its own concerns, with increased whole body vibration and tougher wave impacts contributing to crew fatigue and limiting their ability to perform tasks. Solutions exist however, as do new tactics and strategies that are revolutionising the littoral zone....

Volcanic Eruption Of Japan's Coast Creates Tiny Island
2013-11-21 06:35:49

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Japan, which sits on the so-called “Pacific Ring of Fire,” is now home to a new tiny island thanks to a submarine volcanic eruption. The smoke from the dramatic eruption was first spotted by the Japanese navy on Wednesday and the country’s coast guard later verified the birth of the islet around the Ogasawara island chain, also known as the Bonin Islands. Advisories from the coast guard and the Japan Meteorological Agency...

2013-09-25 23:19:35

New Partnership Promoting Energy Independence Will Raise Funds for Veterans Museum San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The Veterans Museum and Memorial Center today announced that it has launched a partnership with local renewable energy firm, Sullivan Solar Power, to encourage the region to declare energy independence. For each property owner that goes solar with Sullivan Solar Power as a result of the partnership, the company will provide significant donations to the museum, which...

2013-09-13 23:01:45

Captain Robert M. Cusick, who spent hours in freezing water and survived to testify about unsafe ship inspections, passed away in New Hampshire this week. His words helped reform the maritime industry and create the Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers program, according to Robert R. Frump, former maritime writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer and author of a book about the Marine Electric. Hillsboro, NH (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 Captain Robert M. Cusick Jr., a merchant marine officer who...


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