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2014-07-31 23:12:01

Recent incidents involving pirates hijacking oil tankers in the South China sea shifts the hub of piracy activity from the Somalian coast towards Southeast Asia. HGH's Spynel surveillance system would be an ideal fit to combat against these dangerous maritime threats. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Since 2010, there has been a steadily increasing trend of piracy attacks in Southeast Asia, according to a report released by UNITAR (UN Institute for Training and Research), with 150...

2013-11-12 23:00:22

The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) and datamena, the carrier neutral data centre serving the UAE, the Middle East, and Africa (MEA) are pleased to announce their partnership. Through their collaboration, the Djibouti Data Center and datamena will enhance customers’ accessibility by providing a seamless connectivity link between Dubai and Africa. Djibouti City, Djibouti (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The Djibouti Data Center (DDC) and datamena, the carrier neutral data centre and connectivity...

2012-06-16 00:51:31

Piracy may be a topic of schoolboy adventure stories, but it´s still a dangerous and costly problem for merchant shipping and tourism in some parts of the world. In the pirate-ridden waters of the Indian Ocean, satellites show that environmental conditions have limited recent pirate activity. Attacks and hijackings of ships by Somali pirates in waters off the Horn of Africa have sharply increased in recent years, and show no sign of waning. Somali pirates account for over half of...

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2011-04-25 11:30:00

Known today for its bloody conflicts and instability, Somalia's little known history can be found in the colorful cave paintings of animals and humans discovered in 2002 by a French archaeology team. Laas Gaal, Somalia (also known as Laas Geel), just outside of Haregeisa, the capital of Somalia's self-declared Somaliland state, contains 10 caves that show vivid depictions of a pastoralist history which dates back to some 5,000 years or more, reports AFP. A French archaeology team was sent in...


Latest Gulf of Aden Reference Libraries

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2007-03-26 12:48:39

The Bluecheek butterflyfish, Chaetodon semilarvatus, is a butterflyfish of the family Chaetodontidae found in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, at depths of between 9.84 and 65.62 ft (3 and 20 m). Its length is up to 9.06 in (23 cm). The Bluecheek butterflyfish is a common species found in areas where there is rich coral growth, often seen in pairs or small aggregations. It is occasionally observed hovering in a stationary position for extended periods under ledges of Acropora plate corals....

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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