2016-08-09 03:44:18
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Maritime Boundary Guyana / Surinam

The importance of delimitation of maritime boundaries
On 3 June 2000 the CGX Energy Inc. (a Canadian Company) Drilling rig, was reportedly ‘ordered’ from its drilling position in Guyana’s Mining location named ‘Eagle’ by Surinam naval gunboats. It is assumed that the Surinam naval officers' action was based on their use of Dutch charts with annotations by their authorities, and their positioning reliability at sea. On 3 June 2000 the CGX Energy Inc. (a Canadian Company) Drilling rig, was reportedly ‘ordered’ from its drilling position in Guyana’s Mining location named ‘Eagle’ by Surinam naval gunboats. It is assumed that the Surinam naval officers' action was based on... (read more)
2008-01-01 01:00:00

Maritime Boundaries Workshop

The International Boundaries Research Unit of the University of Durham (UK), is organising a workshop on maritime boundaries. The event is to take place from 19th to 21st September 2011 in the Centre for International Law and the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore. Clearly defined maritime boundaries are essential for good international relations and effective ocean management, yet few coastal states have agreed all their maritime boundaries with their neighbours.   Part of the reason for this is that boundary delimitation requires a range of specialist legal and technical skills which are not always readily available... (read more)
2011-07-21 09:30:12

Maritime Animal Mapping

CSIRO scientists from Australia have learned animal trekkiing quirks by fitting them with electronic recording and transmitting devices, setting them free, and studying the information they retrieve. King penguins in the Indian Ocean ride ocean currents to eddies rich with fish before making a bee-line back to their chicks. European eels navigate to ocean currents and make deep dives to dodge predators on their 5,000 kilometre migration from Ireland to Bermuda to breed. More than 250 specialists in the use of telemetry devices (tags) to study animals meet in Hobart from 14-18 March at the Fourth International Science Symposium on... (read more)
2011-03-11 11:05:54

Kongsberg Maritime Korea Headquarters

Kongsberg Maritime Korea (KMK), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime has officially opened the doors of its purpose-built new headquarters in Jungkwan, northeast of Busan, South Korea.   The official opening ceremony took place on 5th December 2007 and was attended by customers and Kongsberg Maritime management in addition to a number of local dignitaries. Starting out with a reception, the building was then officially opened by President of KMK, Mr. Steinar Gran. Speeches by prominent guests followed, such as Norway's Ambassador to Korea, Mr. Didrik Tønseth and the Mayor of Busan, Mr. Nam-Sik Hur.   The visitors were... (read more)
2007-12-11 12:26:40
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