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Barque: ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLT II, Named for the Oceanographer
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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 13, 2012
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THE NAMAZU SCHOOL NOTICED A RECENT ARTICLE THAT SOUNDS A BIT COUNTER INTUITIVE: The recent record melting of Arctic sea ice may give the U.S. and Europe more extreme winters. Read all about it at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/12/arctic-ice-melt-extreme-weather_n_1878833.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl3%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D204945
VISITING FROM MONTGOMERY? WE HAVE BEEN WRITING ABOUT YOUR RIVER AND YOUR TOWN'S ECONOMIC POTENTIAL FOR NAVIGATION RELATED ECONOMIC GROWTH FOR A FEW DAYS. A COMPLETE REVIEW OF ALL PREVIOUS WRITINGS IN SEQUENTIAL ORDER IS AVAILABLE SIMPLY BY SCROLLING DOWN THROUGH THE POSTINGS FROM YESTERDAY, TUESDAY, MONDAY, AND ON SUNDAY, WE REPRINTED EVERYTHING FROM THE PREVIOUS WEEKS. WE HAVE A LITTLE MORE FOR YOU TODAY.
JAPANESE AND CHINESE COAST GUARDS WERE REPORTED CONVERGING ON DISPUTED ISLANDS YESTERDAY. FROM OUR NEWS SERVICE HERE IS A BACKGROUNDER ON WHAT THE CONFRONTATION IS ALL ABOUT: Will There Be War Over The Tiapytais Islands? ( another China Sea issue , this one between China and Japan):
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/commentary/the-china-post/joe-hung/2012/07/23/348538/p1/Will-there.htm SEE ALSO:http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/08/20/the_sino_japanese_naval_war_of_2012
We will keep you posted on how this first direct confrontation is playing out.
There is something new in "Ben's Tech Corner" of our Navigation Section. The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) now offers charts with security information on them to aid in voyage planning.The Charts warn of piracy and other hazards clue the navigator about contact with naval escorts and other security related services. More details are in the Navigation section. Her eis a link to the UKHO: www.ukho.gov.uk/security.
If you are an admiralty lawyer, paralegal, steam ship agent, or marine insurance professional we have some useful tools for you relative to cargo claims this morning as a post, just scroll down.
Click here for a truly inspirational rendition of the Star Spangled banner By Alex Boye