Latest News for: Nautical distances


PCG reports more WPS intrusions

The Manila Times 30 Mar 2023
The PCG added that the Chinese ship tailed BRP Malapascua at a distance of approximately 1,600 yards, ignoring warnings from the Philippine vessel. "The vessel came as close as 1.2 nautical miles from the grounded Philippine Navy vessel BRP Sierra Madre during the encounter," the PCG said.

The Ocean Race, Virtual Regatta and Accenture Launch Metaverse Experience

The Galveston Daily News 28 Mar 2023
... RI, USA - Aarhus, Denmark - Kiel Fly-By, Germany - The Hague, the Netherlands - Genova, Italy) and will feature a leg with the longest racing distance in the 50-year history of the event - a 12,750 nautical mile, one-month marathon from Cape Town, South Africa to Itajaí, Brazil.

Vietnam sends ship to track Chinese vessel patrolling Russian gas field in EEZ--data

Asahi News 27 Mar 2023
The Vietnamese ship Kiem Ngu 278, operated by a fisheries law enforcement agency, followed the vessel, data show, at times closing to distances of just a few hundred meters ... Exclusive economic zones generally extend 200 nautical miles (370 kilometers) beyond its shores.

Vietnam sends ship to track Chinese vessel patrolling Russian gas field in EEZ -data

Yahoo Daily News 27 Mar 2023
The Vietnamese ship Kiem Ngu 278, operated by a fisheries law enforcement agency, followed the vessel, data show, at times closing to distances of just a few hundred metres ... Exclusive economic zones generally extend 200 nautical miles (370km) beyond its shores.

Radhika Jones Welcomes Spring, and VF’s Gisele Bündchen Cover

Vanity Fair 22 Mar 2023
And there’s our portfolio of this season’s stellar Broadway talent ... I remember vividly those pages and pages of fresh-faced beautiful people gazing serenely into the middle distance, possibly from a boat, in sensible yet sexy swimsuits, or chilling out in nautical stripes and madras shorts on the edge of a dock or at a clambake ... .

US Denies Russia Intercepted Bombers Over Baltic Sea, Flights Stayed in Estonia - Pentagon

Urdu Point 21 Mar 2023
Russia did not intercept any US bombers over the Baltic Sea on Monday despite claims to the contrary by the Russian Defense Ministry, US Air Forces Europe said ... distance of 50 nautical miles from Russian air space ... ....

Tunisia's Saied revives oil sharing controversy with Libya

The New Arab 20 Mar 2023
"Tunisia only got a few crumbs from the Bouri field ... Libya ... At the time, the court indicated that the border between Libya and Tunisia must follow a line that begins from where the land border between the two countries meets the coast and extends to the sea for a distance of 12 nautical miles ... Tunis is a small producer of oil and gas ... ....

China rescues foreign cargo ship with 21 crew in South China Sea

China Daily 17 Mar 2023
After nine days of efforts, the ship was successfully towed into waters of the Pearl River estuary, having covered a distance of nearly 1,100 nautical miles, overcoming unfavorable conditions such as strong winds, high waves and deep water.

Stakeholders Unveil Navigational Charts of Lower River Niger

This Day 17 Mar 2023
*AFREXIM bank funded project with $350,000 ... In his speech, the Managing Director of NIWA, George Moghalu, said the “unveiling of the navigational charts of the Lower River Niger from Lokoja in Kogi State to Burutu in Delta State, covered a total distance of 594KM (321 Nautical Miles) with a total survey area of 1719.8 Square Kilometers ... .

Why cruise?

Provo Daily Herald 15 Mar 2023
Last week I mentioned that one of my problems in life was that I was tired of the cold. I love that we’ve had a cold, wet winter. And I hope it keeps raining and yes, snowing (in the mountains) for a while ... Our voyage traveled 2,333 nautical miles ... A nautical mile is how distance is measured on the water. One nautical mile equals one minute of latitude.

Oriental Mindoro oil spill now reaches Palawan shores

The Philadelphia Inquirer 10 Mar 2023
The distance between Taytay and Naujan is 159 nautical miles or 295 kilometers ... .

Mindoro oil spill has reached Palawan

Manila Standard 10 Mar 2023
nautical miles or 295 kilometers away from the waters of Naujan, Oriental Mindoro where a tanker sank and spilled 800,000 liters of oil that is proving to be an environmental catastrophe ... There is more than 159 nautical miles or 295 kilometers distance between shores of Barangay Casian in Taytay, Palawan and the water of Naujan, Oriental Mindoro ... .

PCG: Chinese vessels ‘lingering’ in Pag-asa

Manila Standard 06 Mar 2023
The vessels, first seen in the area on Saturday morning, were estimated at a distance of 4.5 to 8 nautical miles from the islands, the PCG, quoted by ABS-CBN News, said ... Chinese vessels is within Pag-asa Island’s 12-nautical mile territorial sea.

Over 40 Chinese Vessels Swarm Philippine-Claimed Island Ahead of Talks

The Epoch Times 06 Mar 2023
“These Chinese vessels are estimated to have a distance of approximately 4.5 to 8 nautical miles from Pag-asa Island, clearly inside the land feature’s 12 nautical ...

Photos: Chinese Flotilla Gathers Off Philippines' Pag-asa Island

The Maritime Executive 06 Mar 2023
... eight nautical miles from Pag-asa - well within the Philippine territorial sea limit ... A China Coast Guard vessel spotted last March 4 within the surrounding waters of Pag-asa Island with a distance of 4 nautical miles, or inside the island’s 12 nautical mile territorial sea.

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