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W�rtsil� and Weathernews Partner to Enhance Smart Data Solutions

The Maritime Executive 18 Jun 2021
The partnership will enable the integration of WNI’s weather forecasting data and Optimum Ship Routeing (OSR) service with Wärtsilä’s products and solutions, thereby increasing navigational safety and supporting the decarbonisation efforts of ship owners and operators.
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Dramatic moment Indian coastguard airlifts sailors off a sinking ship as huge waves break over ...

The Daily Mail 18 Jun 2021
Sixteen crew members are rescued from a sinking ship in rough waters by helicopter in this dramatic footage ... Two rescue helicopters and a ship from the Indian Coast Guard were dispatched to the barge, which was sinking near the Raigarh district of Maharashtra in western India.
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How America quietly lost 2,700 ships

Business Insider 18 Jun 2021
Farewell, sweet ships ... It's thanks to the government slashing support of shipping, and the rise of overseas tax havens. Our domestic snubbing of shipping underlies why we're in a shipping crisis ... Registering your ship in, say, Panama means you can hire cheaper labor, deal with fewer pesky safety regulations, and avoid income taxes altogether.
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CX Daily: Japanese Companies List Concerns About Doing Business in China

Caixin Online 18 Jun 2021
Shipping /. Demand swells for Chinese shipping crews amid global shortage. Chinese ship workers have become a hot commodity on the world’s high seas, welcomed by global ship operators for their relative safety due to China’s ability to remain largely free of Covid-19 this year.
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HCMC lifts lockdown at SP-ITC container port

The Saigon Times 18 Jun 2021
The port has also adjusted the way it operates to ensure the safety of its employees and the crew of vessels coming to the port. Shipping lines and businesses are encouraged to make their transactions with the port via online channels and the port’s website, eport.sp-itc.com.vn.
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IHDLife ships 2 million syringes to the US to ensure continued COVID-19 vaccinations

Yahoo Daily News 18 Jun 2021
Read full article ... IHDLife ships 2 million syringes to the US to ensure continued COVID-19 vaccinations ... To support the US government's efforts to ensure vaccination against Covid-19, the IHDLife has been shipping syringes and safety boxes to ensure that the supply remains uninterrupted, thereby saving lives that are more vulnerable to the virus.
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Auckland port's controversial automation system paused after another crash

RNZ 18 Jun 2021
The handbrake has gone on the Ports of Auckland's controversial automated system for unloading freight containers because of safety concerns. On Thursday a giant robotic straddle carrier - which moves the shipping containers around - lost control and smacked one container into a stack of others.
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Exposed: How Border Force tries to cover up missions to pick up migrants in the ...

The Daily Mail 18 Jun 2021
Seeker's arrival at Dover port with 30 men of multiple nationalities did not merit a mention on the afternoon news ... We have discovered that the cutter plucked them to safety under the watchful eye of a French Navy rescue ship, Abeille Liberte, which was illegally in English waters of the Channel from 9.52 (British time) that morning ... Previous 1 Next.
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As N.C.'s Juneteenth celebrations grow, thinking moves 'beyond the plantation'

News & Record 18 Jun 2021
RALEIGH — William Gould fled his bondage in Wilmington with seven other slaves in 1862, rowing 28 miles down the Cape Fear River, raising sail only when they reached the ocean and the safety of the Union blockade ... Navy and chased Confederate ships all over the Atlantic, learning of the war's end while off the coast of Spain, writing in his diary ... .
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Turkey: 1 dead in Bosporus Strait container ship collision

Beaumont Enterprise 17 Jun 2021
Turkey’s Directorate General of Coastal Safety said the ship AS ROSAILA hit a 7-meters-long (23-foot-long) fishing boat ...
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ClassNK Grants AiP to TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING for Concept Design

The Maritime Executive 17 Jun 2021
Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) based on its Rule Part GF (regulation for ships using low-flashpoint fuels) incorporating “International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low-flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code) to TSUNEISHI SHIPBUILDING Co., Ltd.
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CDC Lowers Warning For Vaccinated Travelers On Cruise Ships

CBS Sports 17 Jun 2021
The agency still advises that all unvaccinated travelers avoid travel on cruise ships ... Each ship must either perform a trial cruise with volunteer passengers to test safety protocols in advance of welcoming paying passengers or sail with 95% of passengers and crew who are vaccinated.
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Demand Swells for Chinese Shipping Crews Amid Global Shortage

Caixin Online 17 Jun 2021
Chinese ship workers have become a hot commodity on the world’s high seas, welcomed by global ship operators for their relative safety due to China’s ability to remain largely free of Covid-19 this year. One such worker, ship captain Shao Bo, recently accepted his latest assignment despite having labored for the last eight months.
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EMSA Quantifies Impact of COVID-19 on Shipping to Plan Recovery

The Maritime Executive 17 Jun 2021
While anecdotal reports and data from ports showed some of the impacts the COVID-19 pandemic had on global shipping over the past year, the European Maritime Safety Agency set out to conduct the first comprehensive review to quantify the impact of the pandemic ... All the primary segments of commercial shipping were impacted by the pandemic in 2020.
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Spain detains tanker for dumping oil off Canary Islands

Reuters 17 Jun 2021
MADRID, June 17 (Reuters) - Spain has detained a tanker ship for illegally dumping fuel in waters off the Canary Islands and creating a 55-square km (21 square miles) oil spill, the Transport Ministry said.
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