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The tech marvel changing our view of the world

Dawn 27 May 2023
Organisations like the Karachi Port Trust and the Sindh Wildlife Department employ drones to survey and protect marine ecosystems, including mangroves and nesting sites for endangered species like green turtles ... Drones are employed to conduct aerial surveys, capture high-resolution images and videos of the city’s rapidly changing landscape.

Unleashing Nigeria’s Economic Potential: Hydrographic Survey’s Impact on Oil and Gas Sector

This Day 26 May 2023
This is where hydrographic surveying emerges as a game-changer. By conducting comprehensive surveys of the maritime environment, hydrographic survey technology is playing a pivotal role in transforming Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, leading to substantial economic benefits and growth opportunities.

7,000 year old cave paintings discovered in Spain using drones

Sott 26 May 2023
The team were conducting a drone survey of the Castellet-Barranc del Salt ravine and Port de Pen�guila, revealing Neolithic cave paintings from ...

UK P&I: Shortages and customs fines on Argentinian soya beans

SAFETY4SEA 23 May 2023
Members should arrange draft surveys and sealing of hatches at the port of loading (jointly with the shippers and Customs when/if possible) ... the Customs House and Receivers to attend joint draft surveys and unsealing of hatches.

Archaeologists discover cave paintings using drones

Heritage Daily 23 May 2023
The team were conducting a drone survey of the Castellet-Barranc del Salt ravine and Port de Penáguila, revealing Neolithic cave paintings from 7,000-years-ago. The survey is part of a pioneering project, enabling the researchers to study inaccessible mountain shelters by ...

Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla

Korea Times 18 May 2023
In 1797, British Navy Captain William Broughton made unofficial contact with Korea during his voyage to Asian countries aboard the survey ship HMS Providence, which anchored at the port of Busan. In addition, Sir Edmund Belcher surveyed the Geomundo archipelago off the south coast of Korea in 1845 and named it Port Hamilton after Captain W.A.B ... .

UNWTO identifies priorities for boosting rural tourism potential

TravelDailyNews 18 May 2023
A Policy PerspectiveResults of the UNWTO Survey on Tourism for Rural Development to Member States” represents the first ... Deficiencies in roads, ports, airports and other infrastructure that allow access to rural areas remain a challenge for the surveyed countries.

BV opens first international class society office at Sanya

Seatrade Maritime News 16 May 2023
... consulting and ship survey and offering more comprehensive, professional and efficient services for Hainan free trade port construction, said an official from BV.

A purring cat is not always contented

The Spectator 16 May 2023
These are gleanings merely from the footnotes of Jonathan Losos’s The Age of Cats, which is portly with information. The book, surveying cats’ evolutionary history, behavioural habits and potential future, has a lovely cast list of felines wild and domestic, large and small.

Children are ‘wasting’ away in Haiti as violence leads to skyrocketing malnutrition, UN says

Longview News-Journal 13 May 2023
More than 115,600 children are expected to suffer from severe wasting this year, compared to 87,500 last year, according to a national nutrition survey. Currently 1 in 5 children suffer from some form of malnutrition in metropolitan Port-au-Prince, which is plagued by violence, worsening hunger and cholera.

Lack of shore leave lowers seafarers' happiness level

The Manila Times 09 May 2023
"Shore leave is impossible as we have constant inspections/surveys/audits in a short, crammed port stay with only a small crew," said one of the seafarers who participated in the survey. SHI is a quarterly survey to gauge the sentiment of seafarers at sea ... The survey revealed that ...

Group Decries Alarming Rate of Poverty, Abandoned Projects in N’Delta

This Day 09 May 2023
Blessing Ibunge in Port Harcourt ... Coordinator of CODE in Cross River, Ubong Ekpe, stated this during his presentation at a capacity strengthening workshop for policy actors on the provisions of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) and Host Community Development Trust (HCDT), it organised in Port Harcourt.

Pakistan, China to bolster naval capabilities for regional security

Dawn 09 May 2023
BEIJING ... Any sign of that happening would fuel New Delhi’s worries over growing Chinese military alliances and assets in its backyard.In 2022, New Delhi expressed concern over a Chinese survey ship’s visit to a strategic port in Sri Lanka. In 2014, Sri Lanka angered India when a Chinese submarine and a warship were allowed to dock in Colombo ... .

China seeks ‘new fields’ of cooperation with Pakistan military

Dawn 08 May 2023
Ties between the two militaries stretch back years, with their navies and air forces holding bilateral exercises in each other’s territory ... So far, China has not disclosed if it had sought military access to Pakistan’s deepwater port of Gwadar ... In 2022, New Delhi expressed concern over a Chinese survey ship’s visit to a strategic port in Sri Lanka ... .

China's brazen ambitions in Indian Ocean decoded

DNA India 08 May 2023
It’s widely perceived that the establishment and subsequent expansion such as transformation of Djibouti as a complete naval base; the docking of satellite tracking ship ‘Yuan Wang 5’ in Sri Lanka’s Hambantota port; extended deployment of surveillance ship ...

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