Micronesian colonists gradually settled the Marshall Islands during the 2nd millennium BC, with inter-island navigation made possible using traditional stick charts. Islands in the archipelago were first explored by Europeans in the 1520s, with Spanish explorer Alonso de Salazar sighting an atoll in August 1526. Other expeditions by Spanish and English ships followed. The islands derive their name from British explorer John Marshall, who visited in 1788. The islands were historically known by the inhabitants as "jolet jen Anij" (Gifts from God).
Hayes spent a memorable week at camp headquarters at the Del CoronadoHotel on Coronado Island, serving drinks to the officers, playing cards and chasing girls who flocked to the island in search of officers to flirt with ... “We went to the MarshallIslands for training, and then they marched us into the pineapple hills of Hawaii,” he said.
IRI’s Tokyo office has provided marine safety, technical, and operational services to shipowners and operators in Japan... and its affiliates (IRI) continue to expand resources to provide strong support to the Republic of the MarshallIslands (RMI) fleet throughout Asia and the world.
These are among the preliminary results of the MarshallIslands national census conducted late last year that have been released by the government's Economic Policy, Planning and StatisticsOffice's ... The data shows that the Marshall Islands population has shrunk since the census ...
"I felt a strong drive to realize the plans of establishing MarshallIslands Registry in Manila, for setting up a physical office and putting in place the foundation of a world-class organization ... The Marshall Islands, an independent island country of the Micronesia island group in the Pacific Ocean, has been a key hub for international shipping.
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