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Unique lighthouse heritage in the spotlight in Incheon

One could almost hear visitors holding their breath as soon as they entered the first-ever World Lighthouse Heritage Exhibition. Staged by the Korean Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) at the Songdo ConvensiA Centre in Incheon, this exhibition marks a brave initiative that has come to full fruition against a tight deadline. Officially opening the […]

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A Satellite-Based Augmentation System for the Australian region

The Australian Government has allocated some $225 million to develop a world-leading satellite-based positioning capability.  The funds are to be allocated as follows: $160 million to deliver a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS), which will provide improved positioning capability across Australia, with applications in aviation, maritime, agriculture, mining and other industries; and $64 million to establish […]

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Best Practice at its best!

An innovative element of the 19th IALA Conference in Incheon was a special session devoted to a “Best Practice Competition”. Eight presentations (all excellent and all deserving of an award!) led a team of five judges to declare as the winner the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for its disaster preparations and response during the […]

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