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Cargo ship sinks off Taiwan, 9 sailors abandon ship: Emergency officials

LBC International 25 Jul 2024
"(They) they fell into the sea and were floating there (with life jackets)," said Hsiao Huan-chang, ...
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Hoax mayday could have put lives in danger - Northland Police

RNZ 25 Jul 2024
Police said a hoax mayday call about a ship in danger tied up emergency services for several hours today. Police said they received a call about a vessel in danger off Whangārei Heads at about 10.45am.
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IMO Secretary-General advocates for enhancing women’s roles in maritime

SAFETY4SEA 25 Jul 2024
The panel emphasised the need for accurate data and proactive planning in shipping’s digitalisation. It concluded with a call for the IMO to provide global regulations on ESG, fuel standards, and reporting requirements.
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Insurance cheat who rang 999 as he faked accident saying a tree branch had poked ...

The Daily Mail 25 Jul 2024
Former cruise ship chef Alan Bills, 74, claimed to have fallen on broken pavement near his home in Whitstable, Kent in 2017, with the end of a tree branch penetrating and damaging his ear as he fell.
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Throwing the IDPs to the Sharks

This Day 25 Jul 2024
... in emergency situations, such as storms, to improve its stability and buoyancy things are thrown into the sea; this is called “lightening the ship” or “lightening the load.”.
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Expansion Mode

The Maritime Executive 25 Jul 2024
He added that diversions were handled on a vessel-by-vessel basis, typically on ro-ro services that were already calling on both Brunswick and Baltimore ... Enhancements include Berth 20 being expanded to accommodate two larger ships simultaneously.
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Search called off for missing crew member of Lady Moana

Cook Islands News 24 Jul 2024
Police patrol vessel Te Kukupa II called off the search yesterday for 22-year-old Luke Vakayawa, a Fijian crew member of the Taio Shipping cargo vessel, who fell overboard over the weekend ... The ship ...
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USS Tarawa, once a fixture in San Diego, sunk by missile in training exercise

The San Diego Union-Tribune 24 Jul 2024
The USS Tarawa — a venerable, decommissioned amphibious assault ship that was a fixture in San Diego for decades — was sunk by a missile as a part of war games off Hawaii on Friday, the Navy said.
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Inside the world

The Daily Mail 24 Jul 2024
Hello from Port Canaveral in Orlando and from a preview sailing to the Bahamas on a whole new genre of ship that offers the ultimate short-break cruise ... Like most other ships in the fleet, Utopia has an aqua theatre that stages daredevil dive shows.
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63-year-old fatally injured in work accident at Salamis Shipyards; investigation underway

Ekathimerini 24 Jul 2024
Shipping and Island ... The umbrella union of Greek seamen, PNO, expressed frustration with safety regulations in the country’s ship repair zones and called for those responsible to be held accountable.
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Pilbara Ports: Best practices when using Engine Power Limiters

SAFETY4SEA 24 Jul 2024
As explained, in response to IMO requirements, vessels are increasingly adopting measures to comply with the Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) and the Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII).
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U.S. Navy Sinks 3 Boats In The Red Sea

OWP 24 Jul 2024
Navy fleet that was based off the coast of Yemen in the Red Sea responded to a distress call by a Maersk Hangzhou container ship. The distress was due to members of the Houthi who tried to attack and board the container ship.
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Register now for 411-mile Great Lakes relay swim of ill-fated Edmund Fitzgerald route

Michigan Live 24 Jul 2024
The 17-stage, 411-mile relay swim begins in Lake Superior, where the shipwreck lies, and ends in Detroit, the ship’s intended destination ... See photos of the Great Lakes’ most famous ship ... The ship lies ...
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Career Paths: Cristina Aleixendri, bound4blue

SAFETY4SEA 24 Jul 2024
In her work, she feels fortunate to tackle the challenge of maritime decarbonization and calls on ship operators to consider wind propulsion as an alternative fuel source ... I’m an aeronautical engineer, which means that shipping was not in my plans.
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RIMPAC exercises continue on USS Carl Vinson

West Hawaii Today 24 Jul 2024
Michael Wosje told a group of reporters aboard the ship Friday ... But the Chinese military has also in recent years worked to develop so-called carrier killer missiles specifically to destroy ships like Vinson.

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