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  1. New Device Combines Cell Data and Satcom in One Unit

    Satcom provider NSSLGlobal has launched a one-dome, two-connection connectivity service. The new device, called FusionIP, combines VSAT and cellular connectivity within one 60cm SAILOR dome, combining  LTE and satellite broadband in one. The firm says that it all…
  2. For Puerto Rico, Reopening Ports is a Top Priority

    Puerto Rican authorities report widespread devastation from the impact of Hurricane Maria, which traveled along the length of the island on Wednesday, uprooting trees, flooding homes and downing power lines. The port of San Juan remains closed, and Governor Ricardo Rosselló told media …
  3. North Korea: Trump Orders More Sanctions

    U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new Executive Order imposing additional sanctions with respect to North Korea on Thursday. The provocative, destabilizing, and repressive actions and policies of the Government of North Korea constitute a continuing threat to the national security,…
  4. World Rhino Day: The Trade is Changing

    World Rhino Day is celebrated on September 22 every year, and as poaching becomes more sophisticated, so does the world's response to it. Earlier this month, the United Nations General Assembly concluded its 71st session with the 193 Member States adopting a strong new Resolution on…
  5. Rowden: Navy Will Bring Back Maneuvering Boards

    Vice Admiral Thomas Rowden, the commander of U.S. naval surface forces, announced Wednesday that the service will implement common standing orders for bridge and engineering watchstanders across the fleet. Rowden said that the orders will accommodate variations in vessel-specific equipment,…
  6. Medevac Nearly Saves Two Sick Crewmembers

    South Africa's National Sea Rescue Institute reported Thursday that two seafarers died in the hospital following a medevac from the bulker Agios Fanourios. Physicians believed that the two men had contracted malaria.  At 1600 hours on Wednesday, the Transnet National P…
  7. U.S. Pacific Fleet Orders More Near-Miss Reporting

    In the wake of two deadly collisions involving Japan-based destroyers, the commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet's surface forces has issued new, strict requirements for near-miss reporting. The directive is the latest in a series of changes to Navy operating practices in response t…
  8. Tanker Arrested During Salvage of Greek Tanker

    The scandal surrounding the sunken Greek product tanker Agia Zoni II took on new dimensions this week when Greek authorities found undocumented petroleum aboard the vessel that had been contracted to pump out the Zoni's fuel tanks.  Prosecutors contend that the response tanker, …