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Indonesia in negotiations to buy Rafale fighter jets.

Image Credit: Dassault Aviation.

After several months of searching for a new fighter jet, Indonesia is in negotiations with France negotiations over the purchase of Dassault Rafale fighter jets. 240 more words

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Container ship loses 2,000 containers enroute to California.

Image Credit: John Koh

A container ship, ONE Apus, lost 2,000 containers enroute to California from Yantian in China. The container ship hit a massive storm in the Pacific Ocean. 130 more words

United States

Mary Celeste

Did you know that the ship named Mary Celeste was discovered in 1872? On November 7, 1872, Captain Benjamin Briggs set sail from New York City for Genoa, Italy. 393 more words

Lunch Notes

The Arctic: Climate Change Has Awoken a Geopolitical Giant

Jack Simpson is a Master’s student in International Conflict Studies. He has developed an interest in emerging geopolitical threats and new theatres for conflict e.g. the Arctic and Space, as well as analysing how climate change affects geopolitical scenarios and energy security. 1,509 more words

Risk

Methanol - the safe clean Arctic fuel?

In late November, IMO states have agreed amendments to MARPOL regulations to restrict the use of Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) in Arctic waters, changes that have come in for criticism from environmental groups thanks to exemptions and waivers that may not see a comprehensive ban on HFO come into effect until 2029. 421 more words

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MSC Cruises wins NAMEPA Environmental Award

Every year, NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) recognizes companies, educators, associations, government agencies, academic institutions and individuals whose efforts support their mission to the “Save Our Seas” program. 447 more words

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