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MIL-OSI New Zealand: France

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Foreign Affairs, France, Human Rights, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Police, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Trade, Transport, Travel  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: France

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 12 October 2018, 15:25 NZDT Still current at: 12 October 2018 Exercise increased caution in France due to the ongoing threat of terrorism. TerrorismThere is a heightened threat of terrorism throughout France with a number of attacks in the recent past: –       […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Matakohe Bridge beams make the long haul from Auckland

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Auckland, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government - Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Open Source Intel, Transport  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Matakohe Bridge beams make the long haul from Auckland

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Matakohe Bridge beams make the long haul from Auckland The journey of just over 140 kms usually takes about 2 hours by car but the transporter takes three and a half hours negotiating the route up State Highway 1 and along SH12 to Matakohe. The transporter […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Derailment of loaded ore train M03544 near Walla, Western Australia, on 3 December 2015

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australia Government Statements, Australian Transport Safety Bureau, Crude, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Exploration, Gas, KB, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, Oil, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Rail, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, Trade, Transport, Weather, West Australia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Derailment of loaded ore train M03544 near Walla, Western Australia, on 3 December 2015

Source: Australian Transport Safety Bureau What happened On 2 December 2015, BHP Billiton (BHPB) train M03544 was loaded with iron ore at Yandi, Western Australia (WA). The train departed Yandi at about 2211 Western Standard Time (WST) and travelled north towards Port Hedland, WA, on the Newman main line. At about 0530 on 3 December […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Gippsland Line Upgrade Supporting Local Jobs

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian State Governments, Business, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Employment, English, Environment, Government of Victoria, KB, Media Intelligence, Media Release, MIL OSI, Minister for Public Transport, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Premier of Victoria, Trade, Transport  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Gippsland Line Upgrade Supporting Local Jobs

Source: Premier of Victoria The first of many local contractors has been awarded work to support the planning phase for the new rail bridge over the Avon River. Preparatory works are now underway and local contractors are already beginning to reap the rewards of this vital $95 million project. OnePlan Land Development Group, which has […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Kenya

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Commerce, Crime, English, Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government - Public Service, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Police, Political Parties, Safe Travel, Security, Tourism, Trade, Transport, Travel, United Nations, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Kenya

Source: New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Safe Travel Reviewed: 26 January 2018, 10:40 NZDT Still current at: 12 October 2018 Do not travel to areas bordering Somalia due to the significant threat of terrorism, kidnapping and cross-border attacks. This includes Garissa county, Mandera county and with Somalia, including Kiwayu and coastal areas […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Approves Financing for Bangladesh’s Sustainable Fisheries, Forests, Climate-Resilient Roads

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Adaptation, Afforestation & Reforestation, Agriculture & Food Security, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, biodiversity, Climate, Climate Change, Conservation, Culture, Economics & Investment, English, Environment, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, Gender, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Human Settlements & Population, Indigenous & Community Forests, International Financial Institution, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Poverty Eradication, Project, Protected Areas, SDGs (All), SFM, Small Island Developing States, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Transport, Weather, Wildlife, World Bank  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: World Bank Approves Financing for Bangladesh’s Sustainable Fisheries, Forests, Climate-Resilient Roads

Source: Small Island Developing States 5 October 2018: The World Bank approved financing for three projects on improving coastal and marine management, forest management and rural roads in Bangladesh. The projects are expected to further help reduce poverty, create livelihoods opportunities and improve resilience to climate change. The Bangladesh Sustainable Coastal and Marine Fisheries Project […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WEF Paper Highlights Importance, Examples of City Agility Across Sectors

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Education, Energy, English, Environment, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, Health, Human Settlements & Population, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, Internet of Things, land, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Publication, Renewables, Science, SDGs (All), Small Island Developing States, Stakeholders and Major Groups, Systemic Issues, Technology, Technology / Transfer, Trade, Transport  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: WEF Paper Highlights Importance, Examples of City Agility Across Sectors

Source: Small Island Developing States 19 September 2018: A white paper titled, ‘Agile Cities: Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution,’ by the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization explores the concept of agility as it relates to cities. The paper highlights the importance of agility in the context of the […]

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MIL-OSI USA: August 2018 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, america, Americas, English, Exploration, Gas, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Statistics, Transport, United States, United States Federal Government, United States of America, US Bureau of Transportation Statistics, US Transportation, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: August 2018 Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI)

Source: US Bureau of Transportation Statistics The August Freight TSI (135.3) was the third highest index level on record but was 0.7 percent below the all-time high level of 136.2 in June 2018 (Table 2A). BTS’ TSI records begin in 2000. See historical TSI data. The July index was revised to 135.2 from 135.1 in […]

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MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Transport Secretary announces terms of reference for the Rail Review

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  British, British Parliament News, commonsnews, England, English, Europe, great britain, houseofcommons, MIL OSI, News, Open Source Intel, railways, Show on home page, Transport, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Kingdom: Transport Secretary announces terms of reference for the Rail Review

Source: British Parliament News 11 October 2018Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, has announced the terms of reference for the Rail Review in the House of Commons on 11 October 2018. The Government announced a “sweeping review to transform Britain’s railways” on 20 September 2018. The review will consider a range of issues relating […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: CO2 emission standards for cars and vans: Council agrees its position

By   /  October 10, 2018  /  Climate, Climate Change, Council of the European Union, English, Environment, Europe, European Union, Eurozone, Imports, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Tourism, Trade, Transport, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: CO2 emission standards for cars and vans: Council agrees its position

Source: Council of the European Union . Infographic – Cutting CO2 road transport emissions See full infographic The Council today agreed its position (general approach) on a regulation to set stricter CO2 emission standards for new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. Today’s agreement is a further step towards new legislation on CO2 emissions. It […]

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