New standby vessel for Sakhalin-2 named Stepan Makarov (photo) - PortNews IAA

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 16:18

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New standby vessel for Sakhalin-2 named Stepan Makarov (photo)
PortNews IAA
Stepan Makarov will have Saint Petersburg as her home port and is registered under the Russian flag. The main tasks of the vessel are to ensure the safety of the personnel on the offshore oil and gas production platforms of Sakhalin Energy in the Sea ...

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Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic - National Geographic Australia

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 06:07

National Geographic Australia

Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic
National Geographic Australia
A similar issue has struck a region near Russia's Ural Mountains, which has seen a 23-fold increase in tick-borne encephalitis in 20 years. Temperature changes have lengthened the tick ... Nowhere had those outbreaks been more dramatic than in the ...

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UN Announces 23 New Nature Reserves While US Removes 17 - National Geographic

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 00:40

National Geographic

UN Announces 23 New Nature Reserves While US Removes 17
National Geographic
Moen Biosphere Reserve (Denmark)—This reserve consists of a series of islands and islets in the southern Baltic Sea, over approximately 45,118 ha. Its landscapes include ... and administrative frontier. Bringing them together should allow better ...

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At BALTOPS, It's Back to Prepping for High-End Warfare - Defense One

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 19:22

At BALTOPS, It's Back to Prepping for High-End Warfare
Defense One
This is BALTOPS, the largest annual naval exercise in the Baltic Sea, a region made tense by a Russia seemingly bent on reordering European security and challenging American leadership on the continent. The BALTOPS exercise has been around for decades ...

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At BALTOPS, It's Back to Prepping for High-End Warfare - Defense One

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 19:18

Defense One

At BALTOPS, It's Back to Prepping for High-End Warfare
Defense One
This is BALTOPS, the largest annual naval exercise in the Baltic Sea, a region made tense by a Russia seemingly bent on reordering European security and challenging American leadership on the continent. The BALTOPS exercise has been around for decades ...

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Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic - National Geographic

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 16:23

National Geographic

Climate Change Pushing Tropical Diseases Toward Arctic
National Geographic
"We are seeing lots of new hospitable areas opening up for these bacteria," says Craig Baker-Austin, a Vibrio expert who runs the United Kingdom's Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences laboratory in southern England. "Climate ...

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The pipeline feeding billions to Putin ... evading sanctions on the way - The Guardian

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 09:00

The Guardian

The pipeline feeding billions to Putin ... evading sanctions on the way
The Guardian
It involves piping gas directly from Russia to Germany through the Baltic sea, and it is unaffected by sanctions. Its progress means that ... I recently participated in a public hearing on Nord Stream 2 at the Estonian environment ministry.Company ...

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German Computer Aided Marine Contingency Planning System Developed with TatukGIS SDK - GISuser.com (press release)

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 06:59

GISuser.com (press release)

German Computer Aided Marine Contingency Planning System Developed with TatukGIS SDK
GISuser.com (press release)
To address this risk, the Ministries for Environment of all five German coastal states, in cooperation with German federal government, engaged in a project to provide sustainable contingency planning system for pollution incidents along the German ...

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German Computer Aided Marine Contingency Planning System Developed with TatukGIS SDK - DirectionsMag.com

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 03:03

DirectionsMag.com

German Computer Aided Marine Contingency Planning System Developed with TatukGIS SDK
DirectionsMag.com
To address this risk, the Ministries for Environment of all five German coastal states, in cooperation with German federal government, engaged in a project to provide sustainable contingency planning system for pollution incidents along the German ...

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North America - Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 22:49

Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine

North America
Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine
The consortium behind the planned Nord Stream 2 project in the Baltic Sea has started the environmental impact assessment procedure for the twin 1,220-km (758-mi) long gas pipelines. The partners favor the Narva Bay route through the Russian section.

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Sovcomflot boss Sergey Frank targets growing LNG demand - PortNews IAA

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 16:19

Sovcomflot boss Sergey Frank targets growing LNG demand
PortNews IAA
In April, it finalised its LNG-supply deal with Shell Western LNG to supply fuel to the Hyundai Mipo-built tankers at Gate Terminal, Rotterdam and in the Baltic Sea. “The deal completes two years of intensive work by Shell and Sovcomflot, covering ...

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'All-star lineup' of US strategic bombers make historic deployment to ... - Stars and Stripes

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 18:31

Stars and Stripes

'All-star lineup' of US strategic bombers make historic deployment to ...
Stars and Stripes
A B-1B Lancer, B-2 Spirit and B-52 Stratofortress are parked on the ramp at RAF Fairford, U.K., June 12, 2017. This marks the first time in history that all three of ...

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Sovcomflot boss Sergey Frank targets growing LNG demand - LNG World Shipping

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 02:07

Sovcomflot boss Sergey Frank targets growing LNG demand
LNG World Shipping
In May, Russian economy Alexei Ulyukayev said the government might raise US$357 million from selling 25 per cent of Sovcomflot. And in March, Sovcomflot completed sea trials and mooring trials on its 172,600m³ ice-class newbuilding, Christophe de ...

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Black oil clogs and contaminated floating garbage detected in Big Port of St Petersburg - Maritime Herald

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 14:20

Maritime Herald

Black oil clogs and contaminated floating garbage detected in Big Port of St Petersburg
Maritime Herald
St Petersburg pollution A oil spot was detected in the East Basin of the Big Port of St Petersburg in Russia. The information for the water pollution was reported from the container ship Conger, which crew saw a black oil clogs and contaminated ...

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Aerotech News & Review - Aerotech News (blog)

Sat, 06/10/2017 - 00:07

Aerotech News (blog)

Aerotech News & Review
Aerotech News (blog)
Bob Alvis welcomes local veterans advocate Dennis Anderson to the first installment of AV Veterans Talk, presented by Aerotech News and Review. Anderson is a retired journalist with 30 plus years experience locally, nationally, and as an embedded ...

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Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg takes part in conference dedicated to Big Port St. Petersburg development - PortNews IAA

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 17:56

Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg takes part in conference dedicated to Big Port St. Petersburg development
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... a company of UCL Holding) took part in the 9th International Conference “Prospects for development of the Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg” devoted to maritime business functioning in the modern economic environment, says PR Department of SPSP ...

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Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg takes part in conference dedicated to Big Port St. Petersburg development - PortNews IAA

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 17:53

Sea Port of Saint-Petersburg takes part in conference dedicated to Big Port St. Petersburg development
PortNews IAA
... a company of UCL Holding) took part in the 9th International Conference “Prospects for development of the Greater Port of Saint-Petersburg” devoted to maritime business functioning in the modern economic environment, says PR Department of SPSP ...

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HELCOM statement at the Ocean Conference highlights regional and cross-sectoral cooperation - PortNews IAA

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 16:33

HELCOM statement at the Ocean Conference highlights regional and cross-sectoral cooperation
PortNews IAA
... Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Sweden - and the European Union. A particular challenge in restoring the marine environment of the Baltic Sea is that the Baltic Sea is isolated from other sea areas and its catchment is substantially larger than the ...

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Making America second-rate - The Ellsworth American

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 14:09

The Ellsworth American

Making America second-rate
The Ellsworth American
Since the end of the Vietnam War, Asia has been a striking success story — made possible by a stable security environment sustained by the US Navy and economic ties to the United States. ... Russia has responded with a campaign of military ...

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June 8, 2017 - Aerotech News (blog)

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 19:34

June 8, 2017
Aerotech News (blog)
News Russian fighter jet 'dispatched' to intercept U.S. heavy bomber over Baltic Sea – A Russian fighter jet intercepted a U.S. B-52 bomber over the Baltic Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry told Russian media outlets June 6. THAAD deployment faces ...

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