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Coast Guard kicks off Operation Be Whale Wise

Tillamook Headlight Herald 05 Jul 2022
The State of Washington has adopted an emergency rule to prevent commercial whale watching vessels from approaching these individual whales or groups in which they are in within 0.5 nautical miles. The additional distance is necessary to ensure the ability of the SRKW's survival is not hindered by the presence of vessels.� ... Keep your distance.
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Five Sri Lankan, two Omani seafarers rescued by PSMA

Dawn 23 Jun 2022
The PMSA said that the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) Sri Lanka informed MRCC Pakistan on Tuesday that a Sri Lankan fishing vessel Amila Sea Food-Tuna-01 was in distress due to engine failure at around 560 nautical miles South of Karachi.
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Ministry slams Chinese ‘harassment’

Taipei Times 01 Jun 2022
In the report, titled Three Rounds of Coercion, the organization said that on March 23, Chinese Coast Guard vessel 5203 departed from Mischief Reef (Meiji Reef, 美濟礁) in the Spratly Islands (Nansha Islands, 南沙群島) and “began shadowing” the Legend at a distance of 2 to 3 nautical ...
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PH raps China for sea threats

Manila Standard 31 May 2022
DFA protests research ship harassment, fishing ban in country’s EEZ ... In a May 26 report, the AMTI said RV Legend was shadowed by Chinese Coast Guard vessel 5203 at a distance of two to three nautical miles while conducting research about 60 nautical miles northwest of Luzon on March 24 ... 75 and 72 ... ....
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Preliminary investigations suggest bad weather caused Tara Air plane crash

Business Line 31 May 2022
The Canadian-built turboprop Twin Otter 9N-AET plane went missing on Sunday morning in the mountainous region of Nepal minutes after taking off from the tourist city of Pokhara ... The crash site is situated at a distance of eight nautical miles from the Jomsom Airport. Rescuers have so far pulled out 20 bodies from the wreckage of the crashed plane.
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Inclement weather caused Tara Air plane crash: Nepal's Civil Aviation Authority

The Telegraph India 30 May 2022
The Canadian-built turboprop Twin Otter 9N-AET plane went missing on Sunday morning in the mountainous region of Nepal minutes after taking off from the tourist city of Pokhara. Advertisement ... The crash site is situated at a distance of eight nautical miles from the Jomsom Airport ... Nepal ... .
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Ankara continues escalating tensions

Ekathimerini 21 May 2022
“We condemn in the strongest terms the unprecedented violation of Greece’s national sovereignty by two Turkish fighter aircraft, which illegally entered our national airspace and approached Alexandroupoli within a distance of just 2.5 nautical miles,” the Foreign Ministry said in ...
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Ankara accuses Athens of violating Turkish airspace over Aegean Sea

Greek City Times 21 May 2022
For its part, the Greek Foreign Ministry on Friday condemned the violation of airspace by Turkish fighter jets, which approached the Greek port city of Alexandroupolis at a distance of 2.5 nautical miles, and strongly condemned Ankara ... waters, is limited to six nautical miles.
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Greece accuses Turkey of violating its air space

The New Arab 21 May 2022
It said the Turkish fighter jets "illegally entered our national airspace and approached Alexandroupolis within a distance of just 2.5 nautical miles". "This action constitutes a clear escalation of Turkish provocative conduct ... ....
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Greek Foreign Ministry Dismisses Claims of Violation of Turkey's Airspace

Urdu Point 21 May 2022
The Greek Foreign Ministry on Saturday denied Turkey's claims that Greek fighter aircraft had violated Ankara's airspace ... ". On Friday, the ministry condemned "in the strongest terms" Turkish fighter jet's violation of Greece's airspace in the vicinity of the city of Alexandroupolis within a distance of 2.5 nautical miles ... ....
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Turkish fighter jets flew 2.5 nm. from Alexandroupolis – Intense action by Dendias

Greek City Times 20 May 2022
An unprecedented violation of Greece’s national sovereignty was committed by Turkey on Wednesday as fighter jets proceeded to violate the Greek Flight Information Region as they reached Alexandroupolis at a distance of only 2.5 nautical miles ... of just 2.5 nautical miles.
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Greece Registers 'Unprecedented' Violation of National Airspace by Turkish Fighters

Urdu Point 20 May 2022
"We condemn in the strongest terms the unprecedented violation of Greece's national sovereignty by two Turkish fighter aircraft, which illegally entered our national airspace and approached Alexandroupolis within a distance of just 2.5 nautical miles ... Athens regarded the actions as a clear disregard for all fundamental norms of international law.
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Fisherman feared drowned after falling into sea

Malaysian National News Agency 17 May 2022
... said the disappearance of the victim was only discovered by his friends at a distance of four nautical miles from the Chendering base.
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BC Ferries adding sailings for May long weekend, with the help of extra staff

North Shore News 17 May 2022
BC Ferries is adding up to 110 extra sailings to handle increased traffic on the May long weekend ... sailings on May 19, 20, 21 and 24 ... During the long weekend, BC Ferries will operate about 2,400 sailings — the equivalent of 19,200 nautical miles, or the driving distance from Vancouver to Halifax and back twice ... .
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UFO sleuths make extraordinary discoveries; Congress should take note

The Hill 15 May 2022
(UFO skeptic Mick West developed the most sophisticated of these reconstructions; an interactive simulation that allows users to view the flight path for the “Gimbal” object at various distances.) ... Readers can view the object’s trajectory on West’s simulator by setting “LOS Traversal Method” to “Straight Line” and “TGT Start Distance NM” to “10.”.

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