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Ailing orca stuck in France’s River Seine to be lured to sea using drone with loudspeakers

The Observer 29 May 2022
“The use of these non-invasive methods, from several hundred metres’ distance, will make it possible to avoid using ships in the immediate proximity of the animal, which could aggravate its stress and endanger it survival, as well as the safety of rescuers,” said the Seine-Maritime prefecture in a statement. The orca’s distinctive fin surfaces ... .
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Russia Opens Humanitarian Corridors for Ships, Kiev Refuses to Cooperate - Moscow

Urdu Point 28 May 2022
... safely used by civilian ships, and a 139 nautical miles long and 3 miles wide naval humanitarian corridor from other Ukrainian ports in the Black Sea will be open daily starting May 27, with the Ukrainian side being responsible for ensuring the safety of ships leaving the ports.
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Anxiety for the Greek crew of ships captured by Iran

Greek City Times 28 May 2022
The two ships, the Delta Poseidon and the Prudent Warrior, were in the Persian Gulf when the Revolutionary Guards launched an operation to seize them ... “He called for the immediate release of the ships and their crews ... To ensure, as it should, the safety of the Greek sailors on board and the immediate return of the two Greek-flagged ships.
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Executive Achievement: Alfonso Castillero, COO, Liberian Registry

The Maritime Executive 28 May 2022
Having previously run the world’s largest ship registry – PanamaAlfonso Castillero came to the Liberian Registry eight years ago with a single goal in mind ... Yes, we had to change some of the rules governing ships in the registry in to get those things done ... Safety measures, environmental requirements, living conditions onboard.
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‘Human library’ in Frederick brings stories to life

Caledonian Record 28 May 2022
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Everyone knew each other on McKinstry’s Mill Road in the 1960s ... +2 ... Florida passes condominium safety bill in wake of Surfside ... At the library, Duthinh showed 7-year-old Emmett Harris, of Frederick, a photo of the ship his family took to safety, the USS Marine Serpent. Emmett wanted to know what kind of food they ate on the ship.
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French officials to use orcas sounds to guide lost killer whale back to sea

Metro USA 28 May 2022
“The use of these non-invasive methods, from several hundred meters (feet) distance, will make it possible to avoid using ships in the immediate proximity of the animal, which could aggravate its stress and endanger it survival, as well as the safety of rescuers,” ...
photo: Unsplash / NOAA
The orca or killer whale is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family, of which it is the largest member, November 11, 2019.
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France: Scientists hatch plan to save orca stranded in River Seine

Deutsche Welle 28 May 2022
"The use of these non-invasive methods, from several hundred meters (feet) distance, will make it possible to avoid using ships in the immediate proximity of the animal, which could aggravate its stress and endanger its survival, as well as the safety of rescuers," the Seine-Maritime prefecture said on Twitter on Friday ... .
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Author shares untold story of heroism, faith during WWII

The Dispatch 28 May 2022
KINGSPORT, Tenn ... I thought, 'I have got to put this into a novel.'" ... It started when word spread that the ships were in the harbor, and at midnight, the Nazis were going to start raiding the homes of the Jews ... It’s been more than 70 years since those brave men and women helped hide, protect and ship Danish Jews to safety ... "And that’s my goal ... .
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Carnival Freedom catches fire; cruise line to send 2nd ship to bring guests home to ...

Finger Lakes Times 27 May 2022
All guests and crew are safe, and the ship’s guests were cleared by local authorities to go ashore.” ... Luckily the wind was blowing away from our ship ...Carnival apologized to all those guests who are impacted and offered special thanks to the crew who handled the situation on the ship effectively and according to safety protocols,” the line stated.
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Drones Monitor Ship Emissions in English Channel, North Sea and Baltic

The Maritime Executive 27 May 2022
The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has resumed emission monitoring programs for ships operating within the EU Emission Control Areas in Northern Europe ... In a similar effort based in Germany, they are launching a large-scale emissions monitoring campaign monitoring ships crossing portions of the Baltic.
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Senate passes bill naming Benson post office after Nebraska WWII hero

Norfolk Daily News 27 May 2022
It shows Charles Jackson French swimming injured sailors to safety after their ship sunk in World War II ... The ship was sinking, and 15 injured sailors were stranded. Petty Officer 1st Class French tied on a rope, jumped into the ocean and swam their boat to safety, through shark-infested waters.
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P&O Ferry Firings Condemned by Rival Stena as Bad for Industry

Yahoo Daily News 27 May 2022
(Bloomberg) -- Disruption to Britain’s transport links after P&O Ferries was ordered to confine its ships to port on safety grounds has been negative for the whole sector, according to one of the UK firm’s main rivals ... One ship, Pride of Kent, resumed sailings only after passing muster on the fourth inspection.
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Federal court rules against Port on harbor fee

The Daily Astorian 27 May 2022
In an attempt to help fund pier maintenance, the Port in 2019 enacted a $300 fee on oceangoing ships over 250 feet long heading upriver. The Columbia River Steamship Operators’ Association, which represents regional shipping interests, strongly opposed the fee and warned of the potential for legal action.
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Carnival Cruise Ship Catches Fire in Caribbean: Company

The Epoch Times 27 May 2022
All guests and crew are safe, and all other ship, hotel, and guest services, along with safety equipment are fully functioning.” “While ...
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Revealed: P&O Ferries struggles to win back customers 10 weeks after brutally sacking 800 crew

ITV 27 May 2022
“We only had two [out of four] ships operating last week but even so, Port of Dover was busy but we weren’t, we’re not even covering fuel costs on some crossings ... The company’s eight ships were required to pass safety inspections by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, the regulator, before sailing again.

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