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2012-10-01 23:02:58

IMDG Code provides advice on shipping guidelines for mariners and industries that transport dangerous goods by sea MIAMI (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 The new International Marine Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code 2012 36th Amendment, the international guide for transporting hazardous goods by sea, is now available for pre-sale order from Air Sea containers, Inc. (ASC) for the discounted price of $207 (versus the average list price of $235) and can be ordered via the ASC website at...

2012-06-23 23:03:55

Arqueonautas and Biodroid team up to bring shipwreck underwater archaeology to videogames. Lisbon, Portugal (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 Arqueonautas Worldwide - Arqueologia Subaquática SA (AWW), a leading marine archaeology company, and Biodroid Entertainment, a media entertainment company, both based in Portugal, have reached an agreement to jointly develop a videogame of shipwreck underwater expeditions strongly inspired by the actual work of the former in underwater heritage sites all...

Galileo To Spearhead Extension Of Worldwide Search And Rescue Service
2012-03-07 04:34:18

The global reach of Europe´s Galileo navigation system is being harnessed to pinpoint distress calls for rapid search and rescue. A major expansion of the humanitarian system will be tested over the next two years to make it even more effective. After rowing the Atlantic for 27 days, the six-man Atlantic Odyssey Sara G team suddenly capsized. The morning of 30 January saw them 800 km from land, clinging to their lifeboat in rough seas — but their distress call was detected from...

After More Than 200 Years, Sunken Treasure Returned To Spain
2012-02-27 09:30:04

A treasure trove of gold and silver worth an estimated half billion dollars, recovered from a Spanish warship that sunk more than 200 hundred years ago, has been returned to its rightful owners after a long court battle between the Spanish government and a Florida-based salvage company that uncovered the treasure. The treasure, 594,000 gold and silver coins (nearly 17 tons), was salvaged by Odyssey Marine Exploration in 2007, taken from a shipwreck believed to be the Nuestra Senora de las...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin