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Son of man whose ashes were sent to Brooklyn rocker slams ‘outrageous’ mistake: ‘Shame on them’

New York Post 03 Feb 2023
He says this funeral home was dead wrong not to call him!. The son of a trucker whose cremated remains were mysteriously shipped to a Brooklyn indie rocker told The Post Thursday the funeral home that mailed them made an “outrageous” and “heartbreaking” mistake ... Neman didn’t return a call Thursday.

Sharpening Poseidon’s razor

Splash24/7 03 Feb 2023
Newly released data clearly shows the better the welfare onboard, the better the condition of the ship ... Much of what is produced by shipping companies, across fleets, or churned out from ships, is about performance ... Good ships, good times ... Let’s call it Poseidon’s razor…that all things being equal a good ship is good for crew.

Brazil to sink warship dubbed '30,000-tonne toxic package'

Live Mint 03 Feb 2023
... it into port, citing the 'high risk' to the environment.The navy said it had towed the ship to a location 350 kilometers (215 miles) off the Brazilian coast, with 5,000-meter-deep water, calling it the 'safest area' for the operation.It did not say when it planned to scuttle it.

Project to Demonstrate Hydrogen Carrier Powering Fuels Cells on CSOV

The Maritime Executive 03 Feb 2023
The project calls for incorporating a liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC) and hydrogen release unit into the ship ... In the first phase of the project, they aim to introduce high-temperature solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) and the LOCH technology to the test ship which will be one of the CSOVs built for Edda Wind.

Lighting your world

News-Press Now 03 Feb 2023
Hatteras Island has an unusual shape that presents particular hazards for ships coming to shore. Up until the late 1860s, the bend in the island was sometimes called the “Graveyard of the Atlantic.” The shape of the shoreline contributed to underwater sandbars that made that part of the coastline dangerous.

Thousands of ships set to be hit by India’s age restrictions

Splash24/7 02 Feb 2023
New Delhi is readying age restrictions for ships calling at the world’s second most populous nation. Under the new rules no bulk carrier, tanker or general cargo ship aged 25 or older will be allowed to call at Indian ports ... Locally flagged ships will be deregistered when they hit these new age limits.

Veteran shares stories about his Navy service aboard USS Antietam

Stars and Stripes 02 Feb 2023
The model is a proud memento of his 1957-1959 service on the ship, he said ... Conigliaro called his parents to bail him out of jail and they helped him get to Florida by train ... “You’re not supposed to miss your ship.” ... Although the Antietam was called to assist in the conflict, the ship received word it would not be needed while en route.

The Bahamas Maritime Authority Signs MoU with Argenmar SA in Argentina

The Maritime Executive 02 Feb 2023
... shipping and logistics services in Argentina and Latin America ... Argentina, which is a member of the Acuerdo Latinoamerico Vina del Mar MoU on port state control within Latin America, had over 10,000 ships calling at its ports and operating within the River Plate region in 2021.

Port of Los Angeles: Request for proposals on cruise terminal development

SAFETY4SEA 02 Feb 2023
Each cruise ship that calls the Port of Los Angeles generates more than $1 million into the local economy, so it’s important that we maximize our opportunities to bring more visitors and revenue into the community. The Port is already experiencing a post-COVID cruise industry rebound, with 229 cruise ship calls in 2022, the most since 2008.

'We're not pushing the envelope': Port fends off critics over use of its $175m wharf

NewstalkZB 02 Feb 2023
Dawson said it was “quite normal” for the port to use different wharves for different purposes every day according to the dynamics on the day - the type of ship or cargo and ship sizes calling, weather conditions, operational demands, that all plays into us deciding what to use a wharf for on a given day.”.

A Proud Ship Turned Into a Giant Recycling Problem. So Brazil Plans To Sink It.

Slashdot 02 Feb 2023
The story of Sao Paulo's demise started when a Turkish company called Sok Denizcilik bought the ship for just over $1.8 million in an auction in 2021 ... But the Turkish company's plans were met with protests from environmental groups that said the ship was carrying a lot more dangerous material than the company had disclosed.

Sneak peek at China’s next-gen missile-armed frigate

Asiatimes 02 Feb 2023
The report mentions that the new ship might be the Type 054B or a new class called the Type 057. Furthermore, it states that the partially completed ship is bigger than the Type 054A, with dimensions closer to the Type 052D destroyer that has an estimated length of 147 meters, a beam of 18 meters, and an estimated displacement of 6,500 tons.

Another sailor assigned to the USS George Washington dies by suicide, police say

Yahoo Daily News 02 Feb 2023
A sailor assigned to the Navy ship USS George Washington died by suicide on Jan ... In addition to an embedded mental health team, the ship has two civilian resiliency counselors (Deployed Resiliency Counselor, DRC) who work on the ship and are available to Sailors right where they work.Story continues ... All calls are confidential.

Celebrate Valentine's Day on The Love Boat

Victoria Advocate 02 Feb 2023
Chef Rudi Sodamin, Princess Cruises' Head of Culinary Arts, calls food "the international language of love," and he has created a romantic menu to be available on all ships in the Princess fleet on Feb ... Love will be celebrated with hearts, flowers and special touches throughout the ship.

Gardening: Rules about shipping plants meant to protect state’s crops, environment

The Spokesman-Review 02 Feb 2023
Have you ever wondered why some plant catalogs that say they can’t ship a particular plant to a particular state? On the surface, it doesn’t make sense and can be frustrating ... I’ve seen several catalogs that won’t ship ornamental chives into Washington and the reason is simple, they might carry a fungus called white rot.

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