Latest Law of the sea Stories

2014-06-23 20:20:21

NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The health of the global ocean is in decline and an integrated rescue package needs to be applied over the next five years, according to an independent international commission that published its findings today. The Global Ocean Commission, made up of former Heads of State, Government, ministers and prominent business leaders, has spent 18 months investigating the decline of the global ocean and developed a rescue package of eight...

2014-06-05 16:20:52

LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The MARPOL Marine Auxiliary Systems Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/defence/marpol_marine_auxiliary_systems_market.html Report DetailsFor the very first time a market intelligence report discussing the intricacies of the MARPOL Marine Auxiliary System Market has been introduced. Visiongain finds that the Global MARPOL Marine Auxiliary System Market is worth...

2014-01-24 00:20:37

LONDON, January 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The race for the ocean's store of metals and rare earth elements (REEs) has been a journey spanning over 50 years. Despite the efforts and $650 million dollars that have been pumped into this untapped market, the outcome has been disappointing, mainly due to technological limitations. Next March, over 100 Government leaders, political influencers and deep sea mining experts will gather in London at the Seabed Mining Summit to...

2013-12-05 23:38:24

Five hundred miles southeast of Hawai‘i, in international waters far out of sight of any land, there are vast mineral resources 5,000 meters below the sea. Manganese nodules, rich in commercially valuable mineral resources including nickel, copper, manganese, cobalt and rare-earth elements, overlay a broad swath of the deep-sea floor.  It took millions of years to form these deposits. The potato-sized nodules themselves and the deep sediments where they are found are home to a...

Ship Identification System Vulnarable To Cyberattack
2013-10-21 03:52:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A system used to track hundreds of thousands of shipping vessels across the globe is extremely vulnerable to hackers, researchers from the computer security company Trend Micro has cautioned. The problem lies with technology known as the Automatic Identification System (AIS), which is used by an estimated 400,000 ships worldwide, according to Tom Simonite of MIT Technology Review. Vessels that use the system transmit radio signals...

Word of the Day
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'