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Japan conducts first submarine drill in disputed South China Sea: Report

TOKYO: Japan has carried out its first submarine drill in the South China Sea, a newspaper said Monday, a move that could provoke Beijing which claims most of the disputed waters. Submarine Kuroshio on Thursday joined three Japanese warships in waters just southwest of the China-controlled Scarborough Shoal, the Asahi Shimbun said.

SC: P0.10 levy vs oil tankers constitutional

THE Supreme Court (SC) has unanimously declared constitutional a provision in Republic Act (RA) 9483 that compels operators of petroleum tankers and barges to pay a 10-centavo levy per liter for every delivery and transshipments of oil from storage facility to its point of destination. It would cover damage to property…

Robert Hardman tells story of the Queens personal mission to fulfil her fathers Commonwealth dream

Thousands crammed the quayside in a state of high excitement. There hadnt been much to cheer in this part of Glasgow through all those drab years of post-war austerity but people were thrilled as Britains glamorous young Queen and her dashing husband made their way to John Browns shipyard on the Clyde.She was on her way to launch a new symbol of British maritime excellence…

Tropical Storm Florence closer to East Coast, could be major hurricane

Hurricane Florence weakened to a tropical storm overnight but continues to creep closer to the United States is expected to regain strength as it nears the East Coast. USA TODAYFlorence, the swirl of clouds at the center of this satellite image from early Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, continues to slowly move toward the U.S. East Coast.

What's still open, what's still left at Grand Strand stores

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - As Hurricane Florence continues to head toward the coast, many businesses and organizations have announced closings until further notice.In a letter to their valued customers, Walmart Stores Inc. said that all local stores that are located in the mandatory and voluntary evacuation zones will be closed after 11:30 p.m.

September 14 Natural Gas Weekly: Significant Bearish Risks Remain In Place

This report covers the week ending September 14, 2018. Daily data for September 8 to September 13 is estimated. Daily data for September 14 is forecast. TOTAL SUPPLY/DEMAND BALANCEWe estimate that aggregate demand for American natural gas (consumption + exports) totaled around 490 bcf for the week ending September 14 (down 4.5% w-o-w, but up 10.0% y-o-y).

Green Sheet report released on fatality following retardant drop

The report concluded that a low drop by the 747 Supertanker uprooted and broke off trees and limbsDiagram from the Green Sheet.(Originally published at 4:15 MDT September 14, 2018)The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) has released what they call a “Green Sheet” report about the fatality and…

US stocks are little changed after mixed economic reports

U.S. stocks are little changed Friday morning as banks climb but retailers and big-dividend stocks slide. The Federal Reserve said production of cars and energy jumped in August.Interest rates are climbing as investors expect continued economic growth and further interest rate increases. However, monthly retail sales were…

FEMA's Former Chief Taps AI to Prep for Hurricanes and Rising Seas

The ability to forecast a major flooding event like Hurricane Florence has improved significantly. But understanding how such a storm will interact with the built environment and affect people living in a specific area is still quite limited.The factors involved in predicting flood scenarios are changing faster than tools that help people prepare and adapt.

How Can AI Help to Prepare for Floods in a Climate-Changed World?

The ability to forecast a major flooding event like Hurricane Florence has improved significantly. But understanding how such a storm will interact with the built environment and affect people living in a specific area is still quite limited.The factors involved in predicting flood scenarios are changing faster than tools that help people prepare and adapt.

Mass. Maritime Academy Crews Ready To Provide Hurricane Relief « CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – The T.S. Kennedy is a 600-foot training ship, used to teach the cadets at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. The ship is also a veteran at helping out after hurricanes. It becomes a floating hotel.With Kennedy being activated, we can put 700 people on board, when it comes to natural disasters like this, the need for first responders to get in there…

Robots ahoy! Mapping Earth's surface

Media playback is unsupported on your deviceMedia captionSEA-KIT and its submersible work in tandem to map the sea floorOne of the big favourites to win the ocean-mapping XPRIZE has formally confirmed its presence in the final. The GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team has just completed 24-hour trials of its technology and is ready for the competition's ultimate challenge.

Appetite for shark fin soup drives massive shark population decline

Consumers need to stop demanding shark fin soup and other products in the absence of robust laws and sustainable practices regulating shark overfishing, research co-authored by the Sea Around Us initiative at UBC has found. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Hong Kong, the Sea Around Us initiative at the University of British Columbia and WildAid HongKong…

A Marvelous Mingling of Light and Shadow

Cassie L. Damewood,New marinas are built every day around the globe, but only a few draw attention as architectural wonders like the innovative complex at Keppel Cove in Zhongshan, China. The spectacular 538,000-square-foot project is comprised of a massive service building, luxury residential villas, and a sprawling infrastructure including a stunning bridge…

MWCA: Verizon 5G Home coming to more cities

Verizon's 5G Home service will be launching in many more cities, Verizon chief network engineering officer and head of wireless networks Nicki Palmer has told ZDNet, with the carrier showing off its "ultra wideband" network. Speaking with ZDNet during Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA) in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Palmer said a 5G mobile service will "follow quickly".

FYI Miami: September 13, 2018

AdvertisementWritten by Miami Today on September 11, 2018Below are some of the FYIs in this weeks edition. The entire content of this weeks FYIs and Insider sections is available by subscription only. To subscribe click here.PUBLIC RECORDS STUDY:The office of Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Giménez will study how to better streamline public records request fulfillment…

Transocean's Acquisition, Chevron's Legal Victory & More

Nilanjan Choudhury,It was a week where both oil and natural gas finished lower.On the news front, offshore driller Transocean Ltd. RIG agreed to acquire smaller peer Ocean Rig UDW, Inc. for $2.7 billion, while supermajor Chevron Corp. CVX scored a big legal victory over pollution claims in Ecuador that protects the company from having to pay $9.5 billion fine.Overall…

Three more proposed amendments going before Florida Supreme Court | News

SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - Three more proposed constitutional amendments are going before the Florida Supreme Court after a Leon County circuit judge ruled last week they should be blocked from the November ballot.On Tuesday, the 1st District Court of Appeal sent the case to the Supreme Court, bypassing the usual steps in the appellate process.

Mirah shares the Origins of her new video, Lake/Ocean: Watch

Mirah shares the Origins of her new video, Lake/Ocean: WatchMoreOrigins is a recurring new music feature that finds a musician taking us through the inspirations behind their latest work.The lake was big as an ocean/ An ocean of my fears/ The mountains rise clouds in my eyes/ And I brought myself out here, sings Mirah on her new single Lake/Ocean.

Marine Social Sciences Network Launched | News | SDG Knowledge Hub

6 September 2018: A group of marine social scientists launched an international network to increase awareness of the role of social sciences in the worlds oceans. The Marine Social Sciences Network will bring together researchers, practitioners and policymakers to increase public engagement on marine issues and influence marine and ocean policy.The networks Chair…