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Pilot recalls sudden, chaotic shipwreck off Georgia coast

Times Union 30 Jul 2021
(AP) — When the giant cargo ship began to tip over off the Georgia coast, harbor pilot Jonathan Tennant found himself on his side, screaming orders in the darkness while flying debris that felt like gravel pelted him ... Simons Island, when the ship began to list to one side ... The only thing that worked on that ship after the capsizing were alarms.”.
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Charleston-born harbor pilot recalls chaotic shipwreck off Ga. coast

The Post and Courier 30 Jul 2021
SAVANNAH — When the giant cargo ship began to tip over off the Georgia coast, South Carolina-born harbor pilot Jonathan Tennant found himself on his side, screaming orders in the darkness while flying debris that felt like gravel pelted him ... Deconstruction scheduled for capsized cargo ship piloted by SC native; no safety reviews so far.
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Call on God when facing terrible storms

Victoria Advocate 30 Jul 2021
Once, during a terrible storm at sea, a small passenger ship rolled out of control in the crushing waves ... The passengers were confined to their cabins for their safety ... He noticed that the ship was nearing land and was between some jagged rocks. It became apparent that the captain was trying to reach the safety of a calm bay up ahead.
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Six Royal Caribbean cruise ship passengers test positive for COVID-19

The Hill 30 Jul 2021
... before boarding the ship ... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been attempting to impose safety regulations on ships, though a federal judge last month ruled the CDC cannot enforce its conditional sail order imposing COVID-19 restrictions on cruise lines.
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Pakistan: Stranded cargo ship in Karachi safely defuelled

Gulf News 30 Jul 2021
The cargo ship MV Heng Tong 77 stranded at the Karachi beach has been successfully defuelled during an operation conducted by Pakistan Navy and other maritime organizations on July 29. Fire tenders and ambulances were deployed during the de-bunkering or defuelling operation to ensure safety.
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US Navy charges sailor with arson in fire that destroyed warship

Straits Times 30 Jul 2021
Cmdr Robertson said the sailor was a member of the ship's crew at the time of the fire, which began on July 12, 2020 ... Initial firefighting efforts were halted after an explosion inside the ship forced sailors to temporarily withdraw for safety ... The ship's home port was Sasebo, Japan, from 2012-18 before it returned to San Diego.
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Pakistan Navy, PMSA successfully recovers stranded crew members of Merchant Vessel SUVARI H

Urdu Point 30 Jul 2021
Pakistan Navy in coordination with the PMSA, immediately tasked ships and aircraft to provide assistance to the stranded ship and save precious lives ... Pakistan Navy, being overall coordinator of NAVAREA IX, always accords priority to maritime safety and responds immediately to render assistance to shipping community in distress at sea.
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Pakistan Navy, PMSA rescue 15 crew members of stranded merchant vessel near Karachi

Dawn 30 Jul 2021
"​Pakistan Navy, being [the] overall coordinator of Navarea IX, always accords priority to maritime safety and responds immediately to render assistance to shipping community in distress at sea.".
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Insurance Companies Are Pushing Biosimilar Drugs That May Damage Vision

The Philadelphia Tribune 30 Jul 2021
We've also informed the insurers that their pursuit of the bottom line is a danger to patient safety ... safety for use in the eye. Optum, one of the largest suppliers of Avastin, is currently unable to ship the drug due to an overhaul of their production process to enhance safety.
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Time for Covidnomics

The Atlantic 30 Jul 2021
First Canada overtook the United States in the vaccination race. Now the European Union has done so ... [ Read ... Now it’s time for public-health-conscious consumers to strike back, just as they would if the state of Florida tried to junk its fire codes or abolish food-safety rules or forbid cruise ships at Florida ports from carrying lifeboats ... Market. .
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ABB to Power First Fully Electric U.S. Tugboat

The Maritime Executive 29 Jul 2021
“The eWolf’s innovative propulsion system and advanced control technology will provide a sustainable ship assist solution with increased safety and capabilities,” said Crowley’s Porter Sesnon, director, business development for ship assist and offshore services.
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Rare Roman 'highway' and canal unearthed in the Netherlands were used by the army to ...

The Daily Mail 29 Jul 2021
The canal would most likely have carried ships bearing soldiers, construction materials and food supplies between the city of Nijmegen and the Rhine ... The team's excavations are being conducted along the route of the Wolferen-Sprok dyke, which is due for reinforcement to meet new high water safety standards.
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UAE promotes its candidacy for Category B membership in Executive Council of IMO

Urdu Point 29 Jul 2021
The organisation not only issues legislation but also regulates the shipping industry and everything related to maritime security, safety, protection of the marine environment, in addition to facilitating maritime transport ... The system allowed marine crews to communicate on board the ship with the central database.
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UAE preps up its credentials for another stint in International Maritime Organization’s Council

Gulf News 29 Jul 2021
The Organization not only issues legislation, but also regulates the shipping industry and everything related to maritime security, safety, protection of the marine environment in addition to facilitating maritime transport,” said Suhail Al Mazrouei, the UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure.
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Cruise industry charts summer comeback, but it’s far from smooth sailing

Finger Lakes Times 29 Jul 2021
When Matzel rounded the final turn and saw crew members on both sides of the ship’s entryway, she felt tears coming ... More than 13 million passengers boarded cruise ships in the U.S ... But persistent COVID-19 cases on ships and two unresolved legal battles in Florida surrounding safety regulations mean it’s far from smooth sailing ahead.

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