Marshall Islands Newswire

Marshall Islands Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Marshall Islands.

Results 1 - 20 of 104 in Marshall Islands

  1. Marshall Islands Confirms No Class Certificate SurchargeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Marine News

    International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates announced that the Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry will not levy surcharges and commissions on vessel documents and certificates issued on its behalf by the classification societies. "The RMI Registry will continue to provide its clients with a transparent pricing structure for the issuance of key certificates needed by shipowners," it said in a statement.

    Comment?

  2. Satellite tech to create more effective, 'true' shark sanctuariesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Science Daily

    When they first set out to follow grey reef sharks around the Republic of the Marshall Islands , researchers intended to survey their movement in the protected waters there. What they found was a disturbing development for the Pacific island nation.

    Comment?

  3. Navy recovers fuel from sunken ship once used for atomic bomb practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Stars and Stripes

    ... to be surrendered to the Allies intact, began Sept. 1 off Enubuj Island, a part of Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. Mobile Diving Salvage Unit 1, with support from the USNS Salvor and the commercial tanker Humber, recovered 97 percent of the oil ...

    Comment?

  4. EuroDry Gets Refinance, Expands FleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Marine News

    ... instalments and a balloon payment of $8.42 million along with the last instalment. The Republic of the Marshall Islands registered company also announced that it has signed a definite term-sheet and is in the process of customary documentation to ...

    Comment?

  5. Eglin squadron to test 'Space Fence'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 14 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Lockheed Martin, the initial radar installation on Kwajalein - a remote atoll in the Pacific Ocean's Marshall Islands - will allow the Air Force to see 200,000 objects in orbit. That is 10 times more than the 20,000 objects - dead ...

    Comment?

  6. Warnings across the Pacific against 'reputational risk' of digital currenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | ABC News

    ... develop blockchain regulation. Meanwhile, the International Monetary Fund has urged the Republic of the Marshall Islands to reconsider its plans to release its own national digital currency. "We fear for the reputational risk of the country being ...

    Comment?

  7. Marshall Islands Confirms No Class Certificate SurchargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Marine News

    International Registries, Inc. and its affiliates has announced that the Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry will not follow competitors by levying surcharges and commissions on vessel documents and certificates issued on its behalf by the Classification Societies. The RMI Registry will continue to provide its clients with a transparent pricing structure for the issuance of key certificates needed by shipowners.

    Comment?

  8. Blockchain Week in Review - September 2018 #4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | JD Supra

    ... in federal district court against 1pool Ltd. a/k/a 1Broker, a corporation registered in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and its CEO Patrick Brunner, for allegedly violating the federal commodity laws and regulations, and the federal securities ...

    Comment?

  9. Small islands use big platform to warn of climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | KTMF

    ... a large section of land between the trees washed away due to continuing rising sea leaves on Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands. Small island nations are using the weeklong gatherin... (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File). FILE - In this March 2, 2012, file ...

    Comment?

  10. Fiji and Marshall Is announce Enhanced Climate Ambition planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | Matangi Tonga

    On the sidelines of the One Planet Summit in New York, Dr. Hilda C. Heine, President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands and Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum ( President, set the bar as the first countries to show the world concrete steps on the path of raising the ambition of Nationally Determined Contributions ( by next year and President Heine highlighted the Marshall Islands' new 2050 Strategy, which provides a hook to enhance its own Speaking at the event, the Prime Minister explained why Fiji, which has contributed so little to the warming that now threatens the planet, is committing to enhancing its own "While there is certainly pride attached in being amongst the first, in the end, this isn't a race against each other, it's a race against time.

    Comment?

  11. Blockchain Week in Review - September 2018 #2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | JD Supra

    ... not impacted the cryptocurrency markets. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) against its plans to create a government-issued digital currency. RMI had solidified plans earlier this year for its ...

    Comment?

  12. Pacific Island nations: 'Climate change, not war, the main security threat' in the regionRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2018 | Green Left Weekly

    ... Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu - and two large ones, Australia and New Zealand. In practice, however, the ...

    Comment?

  13. Marshall Islands Warned Against Adopting Digital CurrencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Slashdot

    The International Monetary Fund is warning the Republic of the Marshall Islands to " seriously reconsider" the idea of adopting a digital currency as a second form of legal tender . As it stands, the U.S. dollar is the only legal tender in the islands.

    Comment?

  14. 'Women's Assembly For Climate Justice' EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | Common Dreams

    ... People Organizing for Change); Her Excellency President Hilda C. Heine (President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands); Honorable Mary Robinson (President of the Mary Robinson Foundation-Climate Justice, former President of Ireland); Annie ...

    Comment?

  15. U.S. Engagement in the PacificRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2018 | Holtville Tribune

    ... for administering United States assistance to the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau under their respective Compacts of Free Association with the United States. The United States is a ...

    Comment?

  16. Where is Promised Money, Campaigners Ask at Climate Talks in BangkokRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Voice of America

    Global warming activist Milan Loeak, left, and poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner walk along the shore at low tide in Majuro Atoll in the Marshall Islands, Nov. 8, 2015. Developed countries are dragging their feet on meeting their pledges of billions of dollars to help developing nations tackle climate change, leaving poor nations with mounting costs from rising temperatures, rights groups said.

    Comment?

  17. Bollinger Delivers USCGC Robert WardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Marine News

    ... the Coast Guard deployed the FRC 1124, Oliver Berry from Hawaii across the Pacific to the Republic of the Marshall Islands. The 4,400 nautical mile trip marked the furthest deployment of an FRC to date, showcasing the FRC's hugely expanded ...

    Comment?

  18. Meet the 'climate kids' suing the US government over global warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | New Scientist

    SCHOOL student Aji Piper goes snowboarding in the mountains behind Seattle - but for how much longer, he wonders. Miko Vergun fears her native Majuro atoll in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific could soon be under water.

    Comment?

  19. Health Woes Hit 1 in 7 Babies Exposed to Zika in U.S. TerritoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Drugs.com

    ... Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands. About 2,141 of the babies in this group were at least 1 year old in February. But only 1,450 (68 percent) had received ...

    Comment?

  20. RMI Registry Establishes Worldwide Gas TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Marine News

    The world's second largest ship registry said it is looking to advance its position as the largest registry of gas carriers and expand its footprint in the transportation and processing of liquefied gases with the formation of a dedicated gas experts team. The Republic of the Marshall Islands Registry said its new Worldwide Gas Team is comprised of experts in the design, technical management, inspection and commercial operation of gas carriers.

    Comment?