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UNESCO Says Venice Maybe Endangered Calling for Cruise Ship Ban

The Maritime Executive 23 Jun 2021
The renewed call for an immediate ban on all large cruise ships came less than three weeks after the first cruise ship docked in the city in more than a year and a half ... UNESCO is calling for a long-term solution that immediately and permanently prevents large cruise ships from entering the canals.

Massive cranes give Boston an economic lift

Boston Herald 23 Jun 2021
A trio of some of the largest cranes in the world arrived at Conley Terminal on Tuesday where they will soon be put to work to keep Massport competitive in the shipping industry ... “The Port being big ship ready comes at a critical time as the region’s economy recovers from the impacts of the pandemic,” Wieland said.

#BlockTheBoat: No to global militarism and Israeli apartheid

The New Arab 23 Jun 2021
In 2014, we successfully blocked the largest cargo shipping company from Israel - ZIM - from unloading its cargo at the Port of Oakland ... Seven years later in 2021, the ship attempted to return ... Thanks to our international call to action, the Israeli cargo shipping company has faced resistance across the US, Canada, South Africa, and Italy.

China’s worse-than-Suez ship delays set to widen trade chaos

Live Mint 23 Jun 2021
The global shipping industry, already exhausted by pandemic shocks that are adding to inflation pressures and delivery delays, faces the biggest test of its stamina yet ... Why You Can’t Ship a Teddy Bear From Hong Kong Now ... Ships Diverted ... Some goods have stopped shipping altogether. Chong Junxiong owns a clothing firm called Genesis Group Pte.

B.C. cruise industry frustrated with feds

CTV 23 Jun 2021
B.C.'s cruise ship industry says its calls for clarity on when the multi-billion dollar sector can reopen is falling on deaf ears ... .

Heatwave bakes Moscow as temperatures set 120-year record

Dawn 23 Jun 2021
MOSCOW ... The weather service, which has kept records since 1881, is forecasting temperatures above 35 degrees Celsius on Thursday and Friday ... Russia is also set to benefit from climate change, with a historic decline in the summer ice cover of Russia’s Arctic maritime shipping route, called the Northern Sea Route, allowing for longer transit periods ... .

Northern European Ports Target Shore Power for Large Containerships

The Maritime Executive 22 Jun 2021
Faced with growing calls to improve the environment around major ports and with pending EU regulatory actions requiring ships to reduce emissions while in port, five of Northern Europe’s largest port authorities announced a joint effort focusing on increasing the use of onshore power supply for ships at berth.

Duluth to donate Viking replica ship to nonprofit for public display

Duluth News Tribune 22 Jun 2021
The ship then continued through the St ... Left exposed to the elements, the ship, also named Leif Erikson, fell into disrepair ... On Monday, the Duluth City Council unanimously voted to transfer ownership of the ship to a local nonprofit called Save our Ship Inc., the initiators of the Leif Erikson Restoration Project ... SHIP.

Explosion in test of Navy aircraft carrier registers as 3.9 magnitude earthquake

WPTV 22 Jun 2021
Watch footage from #USSGeraldRFord's first explosive event of Full Ship Shock Trials and find out! 🤯#ThisIsFordClass #WeAreNavalAviation #Warship78 ... The ship being tested is called the USS Gerald R ... Blasts like the one on Friday are part of “full ship ...

Jacksonville cruises to Bahamas still on hold until after August

The Florida Times Union 22 Jun 2021
The cruise industry will fire up the propellers again this summer for the first time since March 2020, but it still will be sometime after August before passengers resume boarding Carnival Cruise Line's Ecstasy ship in Jacksonville ... JaxPort CEO sees broad growth in shipping volume, wants land to grow facilities.

U.S. has only shipped a fraction of pledged vaccine doses overseas as deadline looms

Politico 22 Jun 2021
has only shipped a fraction of pledged vaccine doses overseas as deadline looms ... The Department of Health and Human Services recently put out a call for solicitation for 14 temperature-controlled shipping containers that do not require the use of dry ice, according to a copy of the request obtained by POLITICO.

Cadet Berths are Crucial to Future Crewing Pipeline

The Maritime Executive 22 Jun 2021
“We are going to spoil the market if we don’t give the next generation the opportunity to join ships,” warned Luca Poddine, Head of Crewing for Seaworld Management, which provides a full maritime services platform to manage shipping investments.

European ports join forces on onshore power supply for containarship giants

Splash24/7 22 Jun 2021
“We call upon policy makers, private and public stakeholders to join our initiative and put in place the right framework to enable a step forward in the deployment of onshore power supply to the benefit of emission reductions in our ports and the further greening of the ...

South Africa to revamp ailing port system, says President Ramaphosa

The Times of India 22 Jun 2021
The Container Port Performance Index considered the total port hours per ship call, which is defined as the time it takes for a ship to unload it's cargo when it docks and then departs ... call, compared to triple the time at 3.6 minutes for African ports, according to the index.

Tamil Nadu opposes draft ports bill, seeks support of other coastal states

Deccan Chronicle 22 Jun 2021
The Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways has framed the draft bill to modify the current management model of minor ports and a meeting of the Maritime State Development Council (MSDC) has been called with the state Ministers on June 24 to discuss it, he said.

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