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2009-04-02 07:45:00

Modern technology and global demand have collaborated to make mining precious metals from the colossal, mysterious depths of the ocean floor economically practical for the first time in history

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2009-02-02 16:15:00

A Florida-based treasure-hunting firm reported the discovery of a British Royal Navy warship on Monday.

2009-02-01 13:00:00

MIRAMAR, Fla., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- COSPAS-SARSAT turns off satellite detection of the 121.5 MHz and 243 MHz emergency radio beacons today. In order to track the new 406 MHz generation of emergency radio beacons the US Coast Guard selected Becker Avionics' SAR MAN-PACK for ground operations.

2008-12-11 15:39:00

- World Premiere 11-Part Series Kicks Off Thursday, January 15 at 10PM ET/PT - SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- TREASURE QUEST takes the meaning of "cold case" to a new level - it's not always what you find, but what you find out.

2008-09-20 12:00:28

Text of report by Edwin Agola entitled "Magufuli hikes foreign trawler fees" published by Tanzanian newspaper The Guardian website on 20 September The government has increased fishing license fees for foreign vessels.

2008-09-19 00:00:16

Salvage work on the beached cargo vessel MSC Napoli out of Brixham has been suspended until spring in the face of 'treacherous' winter storms brewing. It is for the safety of workmen and to prevent any environmental damage to Lyme Bay's wildlife and coastline.

2008-09-18 00:00:16

By David Wilcock All work on salvaging the remaining part of the MSC Napoli will be halted until next year because of bad weather, it was announced yesterday.

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2008-09-10 13:15:00

A new virtual simulator lets people operate their own virtual submersibles to explore hidden treasures at deep underwater archaeological sites.

2008-07-24 00:00:29

By Evangeline Majawat KUALA LUMPUR: Singapore's claims of territorial waters and an exclusive economic zone (EEZ) around Pedra Branca contravene the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (Unclos) 1982, of which it is a signatory.

2008-06-25 15:02:53

By TIFFANY, Martin An Australia-based NGO is encouraging Pacific governments to take a closer look at the potential devastation of sea-bed mining.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.